The Eagan Fire Safety Center will be open toward the end of Spring 2011. It will have 64 underground wells, which…More will heat and cool the building.
In addition, a police car and fire truck were restored and will be housed at this location.
"The Eagan Fire Safety Center will be the first registered Green Globes fire safety building in the country, resulting in long-term energy and operational saving for the City in addition to strong public visibility," according to the fire department.
There are many ways the new building will be more eco-friendly, such as, LED outdoor parking lights, more natural light inside, the use of recycled materials and geothermal heating and cool, among many others.
Overall, the building will only cost half of what Station #6 and #2 cost to keep running.
Grafix Shoppe 3240 Mike Collins Dr, Eagan, MN55121 Grafix Shoppe specializes in large-format printing, including retail signage, event marketing and vehicle graphics. Its…More public safety designs can be customized to suit the needs of law enforcement, fire and ambulance vehicles. Commercial wraps can transform the look of any car, truck or van, making it a mobile advertisement.
The Public Works Department oversees four divisions: Engineering, Water Resources, Transportation Operations and…More Utilities. The department's goal is to "protect the health, safety and welfare of the public and natural environment at large."
The Engineering Division is responsible for road construction, stormwater issues and providing the city with the best-designed and most economical solutions.
The Utilities Division is responsible for the water supply treatment distribution system, and the "maintenance of more 530 ponds and lakes in the storm system." It is also responsible for sewer collection.
The Transportation Operations Division is responsible for street maintenance, structural maintenance of infrastructure, operational maintenance for snow/ice, street lights and litter removal and tree trimming.
Please see the Lakes and Wetlands Department listing for more information on the Water Resources Division.