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Facility Project

An Ambulance Facility

for the 21st Century

Did you know?

The Cambria Community Healthcare District operates our community's ambulance and emergency medical services?

The CCHD facility located at 2515 Main Street is 65 years old and no longer provides a safe and healthy work environment for our EMS crew or staff?

  • The CCHD facility does not meet current County or State building codes and standards for:
    • Fire sprinklers
    • Electrical and plumbing systems
    • Heating, ventilation and cooling systems
    • Hazardous materials such as asbestos
    • ADA Accessibility
    • Building security for crews and medications
  • Ambulances are parked outdoors causing:
    • Accelerated body rust
    • Increased repair costs
    • Shortened service life
    • Unsecured parking of expensive emergency response vehicles

What Can We Do Together to Provide a 21st Century Solution?

  • Build a replacement ambulance facility to last 50+ years:
    • House FOUR ambulances securely
    • Provide large, heated triage and evacuation area
    • Meet all building codes and standards
    • Provide whole-facility solar power with battery backup
    • On-site fuel storage and dispensing

The Cost

Approximately $10 per $100,000 assessed property value annually for a 30 to 32-year bond.

Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of the old facility and hear from building experts, ambulance crew, and community members on why the new ambulance facility is needed.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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Committee Members

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Laurie Mileur, PhD, CCHD Board Director and Chair, Property & Facilities Committee

A California native, Laurie has B.S. and MS degrees in dietetics and nutrition from Utah state University and a PhD in exercise physiology from the University of Utah. Over the past 40 years she has worked as a dietitian, educator, and research professor promoting healthy eating and physical activity for all ages and abilities. Laurie and her husband Ron moved to Cambria in 2013 and share their home with Osma, Laurie’s guide dog.

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Igor Fedoroff CCHD Board Director and Co-Chair, Property & Facilities Committee

Graduated from Syracuse University with an A.B. in economics and has an M.B.A. After a 20 year career in contracting, he retired from the U.S. Air Force as a lieutenant colonel. Then worked 12+ years with an aerospace company, finishing in 2000 as a senior vice president of contracts and global marketing for BAE SYSTEMS North America Aircraft Controls in Santa Monica. Iggy is married to the former Suzanne Harrington and they have lived full-time in Cambria since 2000. Iggy and Suzanne have a blended family of seven children and seven grandchildren.

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Timothy Benes, CCHD Paramedic and Director of Operations

Tim grew up on the central coast and began his fire and EMS career in 1993 working as an EMS volunteer with Kings County Fire Department, firefighter and driver operator with SLO County Fire Dept. EMT with San Luis Ambulance, and paramedic for the CCHD. Tim is a certified firefighter and National Registered Paramedic and has worked as an EMS teaching assistant for Allan Hancock and Cuesta Community Colleges. Tim has been the CCHD Operations Manager since 2019.

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Gary Moyer, Community Volunteer

Gary is a retired California architect living in Santa Rosa, CA. He has over four decades of experience designing and managing construction. Gary has expertise in healthcare facilities and publicly funded projects from his work as Senior Project Manager for 14 years with Kaiser Permanente and 9+ years as Associate Director of Capital Planning, Design, and Construction at San Francisco State University. Gary brings considerable experience with commercial, institutional, residential, and infrastructure projects for new construction or renovations small and large with budgets to $150 million. He has utilized wood, steel, masonry, and concrete materials for low and high-rise facilities.

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Donald Sather, Community Volunteer

Don Sather relocated to Cambria in 2002, where he and his wife, Lee Oliphant, designed and built their ‘forever’ home. Don was a partner in an architectural / structural engineering firm in San Francisco for over 20 years, then joined the County of San Luis Obispo as Senior Project Coordinator, retiring in 2009. Don is a licensed architect in California.

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Rob Nash, AIA, NCARB, Pre-Design Project Manager, Vanir Construction Management, Inc.

With over 38 years as an architect and project manager Rob served as the CCHD’s primary point-of-contact with Vanir CMI. Rob was responsible for the oversight and the delivery of the facility condition study as well as conceptual designs with estimated costs to meet the CCHD’s operation needs.

	Former Committee Members:
		Bruce Berry, AIA, Community volunteer
		Miguel Hernandez, MD, Community volunteer
		Cecilia Montalvo, CCHD Board President and Director
	

For More Info Contact

The CCHD values community input. Please direct your questions or comments to
Laurie Mileur at lmileur@cambria-healthcare.org or phone (805) 927-8304.