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Brazeau Breaks Ground For New Building
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday, May 1 for the new Town of Brazeau Fire Department and Brazeau Ambulance Building. The building is located on Hwy. 64 and Parkway Road on land donated by the Elizabeth R. Washebek family. The proposed size of the building will be 4500 square feet, with allowable area with two stories of 13,500 square feet. Called the Elizabeth R. Washebek Memorial Building, Mark Rost, who owns Harlen Patz Construction, is the general contractor for the project. Pictured from left front row are Shirley Washebek, Sarah Carlin, Karen Carlin, Gerald Kempka, town supervisor; Mark Rost, General Contractor; David Parmentier, town supervisor; Ryan Wendt, town chairman; Scott Thomson, town supervisor; Rodney Gretzon, town chairman; Thomas Washebek Jr, Melissa Carlin, Jamie Waller and Tom Grosse; back row-Fran Giese, Sue Kanack, Samantha Portz, Thomas Portz, and Hubert Wiedemeier. The project is scheduled to be completed sometime in the fall according to Clerk/Treasurer Jean Grosse. Bottom photo town chairman Ryan Wendt is pictured saying a few words to those is attendance. Approval for the new building came from electors at the town's annual meeting several years ago. The town board has been setting aside money for the project for the last several years from the general budget.The Brazeau Ambulance Service covers the Town of Brazeau and parts of the towns of Beaver and Bagley. The Brazeau Fire Department covers towns of Beaver jointly with the Village of Pound plus part of the Town of Bagley.