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Teams and Details

Project Manager
Paul Dawson, Managing Director of Construction Projects
Tel: 847-214-7364

Construction Manager
Shales McNutt Construction
Elgin, IL 60123 John Shales
Tel: 847-622-1214

DLA Architects
Bill Templin, DLA Architects
Two Pierce Place, Suite 1300
Itasca, IL 60143
Tel: 847-742-4063 ext. 125

Elgin Community College is applying for LEED certification for this project.

Public Safety & Sustainability Center

Public Safety Training Center


  • Proposed facility features: burn tower, fire fighter and police training programs, energy management programs, and classrooms
  • Programming to be developed Spring 2012
  • Construction documents to be completed by early 2014

Project Updates

  • 119.7 acres bought outside Burlington (east on Plank Road)
  • Final schematic design and budgets being finalized
  • Project needs to be within $18 million budget before submission for final approval by Village of Burlington and development of construction bidding documents

For business opportunities, please contact Melissa Tait, senior director of business services, at 847-214-7365 or