Avon joint public safety facility passes voters

By John LaConte

AVON — Voters approved moving both the police and fire stations in town to a combined facility on Buck Creek Road Tuesday.A complicated deal that started last spring with a land swap and culminated Tuesday with separate voter approval on both the police and fire plans, the Eagle River Fire Protection District received 1,744 votes in favor, 1,296 opposed; while the town of Avon police received 457 votes in favor and 217 opposed, according to unofficial results issued Tuesday evening.“There were an incredible number of moving parts,” Fire Chief Karl Bauer said of the deal, known as the joint public …

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