The City of St. Charles invites the public to attend a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction of the new Police Department headquarters.
The event will be held on Monday, July 23, 2018, at the site of the new facility, 1515 Main St. (formerly the Valley Shopping Center). Opening remarks begin at 6 p.m., followed by an official groundbreaking and photos at 6:15. Parking is available onsite.
Remarks will be delivered by St. Charles Police Chief James Keegan and Mayor Raymond Rogina. Other attendees will include police department staff and officials; members of the St. Charles City Council; and executives and staff of Riley Construction, construction manager for the project.
The 56,000-square-foot, two-story police station headquarters will replace the police station’s current location in downtown St. Charles. The new station will feature:
- Wellness center and training room for police employees
- Modern layout with private and communal workspaces
- Second-floor community room for public use
- Squad garage with drive-in bay
About the City of St. Charles
City of St. Charles Mission: Heritage. Community. Service. Opportunity.
Friendly neighborhoods, unique architecture, beautiful parks, cultural amenities and innovative schools have earned St. Charles its reputation as the Pride of the Fox.
Located in both DuPage and Kane counties, the city of St. Charles is 35 miles west of downtown Chicago, and has a population of about 33,000. More than 2,100 businesses, consisting of a balanced mix of retailers, restaurants and manufacturing facilities, employ more than 18,000 people.
The city of St. Charles was named the #1 City for Families by Family Circle® magazine in 2011; one of the “150 Great Places in Illinois,” by the AIA Illinois; and one of the “Top 10 Towns to Live In” by West Suburban Living magazine. www.stcharlesil.gov
About Riley Construction
One of the largest construction management and general construction firms in Wisconsin and Illinois, Riley Construction is headquartered in Kenosha, WI, with additional offices in Waukesha, WI, Mt. Prospect, IL, and Lake Bluff, IL.
The company provides services in the municipal, industrial/manufacturing, healthcare, corporate/commercial, education, parking structures and recreational markets. Projects include new, expansion, renovation and restoration for a variety of building types.
SOURCE: city of St. Charles news release