New Fire Station Project

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On this page, please find a frequently asked questions document, a map of other sites considered, a video tour of the current fire station, and more.

Project news:

March 1, 2023: Full text of letter in response to Bedford Citizen letter to the editor

February 16, 2023: The Request for Qualifications for a designer is  available on the Town of Bedford's website, and bid responses are due by February 16, 2023.

February 13, 2023: The Select Board appointed members of the Fire Station Building Committee, and the committee met for the first time on February 22, 2023. Please see the committee webpage for a list of members, meeting agendas, and meeting minutes. 

Fall 2022: An owners' project manager and an historic preservation consultant have been contracted with the Town as of the. Two petitioners' articles were on the 2022 Special Town Meeting Warrant and neither was adopted. The next steps will include beginning the designer selection process, forming a building committee, designing the building, and engaging with neighbors, the Historic District Commission, and other stakeholders.

Spring 2022: A warrant article to approve and fund the acquisition of this property, as well as to fund design / project management services for a new fire station, was adopted at the March 2022 Annual Town Meeting. A lawsuit against the Town alleging procurement violations was found by a judge to have no merit. 

January 2022: Following several years of studies and analyses of potential sites for a new fire station, the Bedford Select Board voted to acquire the property at 139 The Great Road in order to build a new facility.

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Related Documents

Public Forum & Opportunities to Learn More

Public Forum (February 17, 2022)

Public Board Meetings

Email the Town Manager's Office with questions about the project.

Virtual Tour of the Current Fire Station (Filmed in 2019)