LOVELAND — Construction has begun on a building for Larimer County at First Street and Denver Avenue in Loveland.
The two-story, 46,000-square-foot building, being constructed for $19.5 million, will house offices of the Larimer County Sheriff, Department of Motor Vehicles, County Clerk, Larimer County Workforce Center, and Larimer County Department of Health and Environment. The location is expected to be more convenient for county residents.
The building is being constructed on 8.9 acres, providing room for future expansion.
Haselden Construction of Centennial is expected to compete work in late summer or early fall of 2018. The building was designed by The Architects’ Studio
“This (building) was the wish and desire of so many people in the county,” said Tom Donnelly, a county commissioner, during a ground-breaking ceremony held June 29. “I’m really excited to tell you that this building is being constructed in a way that I think is consistent with the values of our community.”
Also in attendance at the event were county commissioners Lew Gaiter III and Steve Johnson, Loveland mayor Cecil Gutierrez, district attorney Cliff Riedel, city councilman Steve Olson, mayor pro tem John Fogle and undersheriff Bill Nelson.