Police Station at Jerome Smith Road
At the April 2017 Annual Town Meeting, and subsequent ballot box, voters approved an $8.625 million dollar expenditure for the design and construction of a new police facility at 16 Jerome Smith Road.
The link below will direct you to the Power Point Presentation given to the Select Board at their meeting on November 13, 2018 with an update on the project's progress, as well as the proposed cost. The second link will send you to the video of that Select Board meeting. The Police Station Presentation began at minute 50:33 and ended at 1:46.57.
- Provincetown Police Site Plan (PDF) – site design at 16 Jerome Smith Road prepared by Flansburgh Associates, Inc. Architects dated November 13, 2018
- Select Board Meeting 2018-11-13
The link below will direct you to a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the proposed Provincetown Police Station, the PDF presentation from the Building Committee on the proposed building, and the video of the presentation to the Select Board.
On February 9th, 2019, the Town held a Town Topics Forum: an opportunity for the public to listen to and receive answers on questions about the project from the design team, Building Committee, Police Chief, and DPW Director.
On March 27th, 2019, the Town of Provincetown received Bids for the Construction of the proposed Police Station. The total cost to construction the police station, including both hard and soft cost expenses, came to a total of $12.5 million dollars: $3.9 million dollars above the approved $8.625 million dollars.
At the April 2019 Annual Town meeting, voters were asked to approve the additional $3.9 million dollar expenditure to supplement the cost of the proposed Police Station. The article failed to receive the 2/3rds majority to move forward.
On April 29th, 2019, the Select Board voted to keep the funding of the Provincetown Police Station as a ballot question for the June 18th, 2019, election.
At the June 18th, 2019 annual Town Election, voters were asked to approve a debt exclusion to pay the bonds issued in order to provide supplemental funding for the Provincetown Police Station. The ballot question did not pass.
At this time, the Select Board is re-considering its options for the Police Station.