Design plans are underway for the new Richardson Fire Station No. 3, slated to be built at 2519 Custer Parkway, Richardson, across from the station’s current location in the Canyon Creek neighborhood. The facility will include a three-bay, 13,200 square foot station, nine firefighter bedrooms and two officer suites. Fire department officials hope to solicit bids for construction by the end of this year, with a completion date scheduled for early 2020. 972-744-5700. www.cor.gov
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.