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Jupiter could spend up to $36 million for new town hall

New police station/town hall could be built in Jupiter

Plans to renovate the town hall/police department building or construct a new one costing up to about $36 million are the subject of a town workshop planned for Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the town’s Community Center, 200 Military Trail.

There will be no vote at the meeting, which is free and open to the public.

To view a presentation of the four proposals, go to jupiter.fl.us.

The four proposals are:

  • About $10 million to expand the lobby and improve the roof, walls, windows and doors — known as hardening — of the town hall data center. The police department would get an expanded sally port, where prisoners arrive and police officers bring vehicles.
  • About $14 million for a new lobby, new council chamber and renovations in town hall. The police department would be remodeled.
  • About $25 million would build a new police department with a larger lobby and improved security. The police department would go from the current 26,800 square feet to 35,000 square feet. The town hall lobby would be expanded and security improved.
  • About $36 million would demolish the old building and build a new town hall and police department in separate buildings.



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