(Riley County, KS – May 2, 2023) Members of the media, the public, and elected officials are invited to a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction for the new Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Station in Leonardville. The ceremony will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, May 8th at the building site, 506 E. Barton Road in Leonardville, KS 66449.
Riley County Commissioners, Riley County EMS Staff, and a representative from Schultz Construction will be present for the ceremony and photo op. Staff and officials from Leonardville, Riley, and Randolph are also invited to participate.
The new EMS station will house a full-time staffed ambulance and crew. The building will include an apparatus bay, sleeping rooms, office, kitchen, commons area, and storage. Riley County hired Schultz Construction, Inc. of Manhattan to build the facility designed by Anderson Knight Architects, also of Manhattan.
The total budget for the project is $866,875.
Construction is estimated to be complete by September.