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City Hall
P.O. Box 2315
480 East Ave. N.
Ketchum, ID  83340
Ph: 208.726.3841
Fax: 208.726.8234
Essential Services Facilities
Ketchum's essential services facilities are; police; city operations, inclusive of emergency communications; and fire. They are defined in the 2015 International Building Code as buildings or other structures that are intended to remain operational in the event of extreme environmental loading from flood, wind, snow or earthquakes.

Essential facilities, or critical facilities, as identified by Federal Emergency Management Agency, commonly include all public and private facilities that a community considers essential for the delivery of vital services and for the protection of the community. They usually include emergency response facilities (fire stations, police stations, rescue squads and emergency operations centers), emergency shelters, communications facilities and any other assets determined by the community to be of critical importance for the protection of the health and safety of the population. The adverse effects of damaged critical facilities can extend far beyond direct physical damage. Disruption of health care, fire and police services can impair search and rescue, emergency medical care and even access to damaged areas.

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PHOTOS OF POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS

2015 Ketchum Essential Services Facilities Space Study - ZGA Architects

2001 Ketchum Facilities Programming Analysis - Michael Doty

$23.1 Million General Obligation Bond Scenarios
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Press Release - January 21, 2016
Press Release - February 9, 2016

Read historical Idaho Mountain Express articles on the need for new facilities:

Ketchum outgrowing itself - December 19, 2001
Ketchum establishes '90-day plan' - September 26, 2001
New city hall could result from private sector deal - December 24, 2002
Ketchum revamping master plan - November 20, 2002
Ketchum to host Nov. 13 meeting on town center options - October 30, 2002
City surprised by limited land ownership - August 14, 2002
Development plan proposed for Simplot lot - October 8, 2003
The making of a modern resort town - May 14, 2003
Will Ketchum join building boom? - December 1, 2004
Ketchum closes land exchange - November 17, 2004
Ketchum debates Giacobbi parcel uses - November 3, 2004
Ketchum mulls uses for drug money - October 8, 2004
Ketchum decides to swap downtown land - July 9, 2004
Ketchum land swap proposal in limbo - June 25, 2004
Ketchum council starts to think big - May 12, 2004
'There are problems at City Hall' - March 17, 2004
Ketchum considers real estate questions - February 20, 2004
Ketchum officials press for new city hall - August 31, 2005