Longboat Key firefighters will have to wait about a month or two longer to begin working in the new fire station.
The town’s contractor experienced a delay in the delivery of garage doors because of a manufacturing disruption at a plant in Texas, according to Longboat Key Manager Tom Harmer.
“The supply chain is still not where it should be,” Harmer said.
Public Works Director Isaac Brownman told town commissioners that crews are set to finish construction by early July on Fire Station 92 at 2162 Gulf of Mexico Drive. The town is planning to hold a grand opening in July.
“This is the primary remaining component for us to really finish out the station,” Brownman said.
Renovations at the town’s north-end station, Station 91 at 5490 Gulf of Mexico Drive, are set to finish by mid-June.
“Otherwise, those are going well,” Brownman said. “You see the stations, especially the south station,…