City of Greensboro, NC

J. Edward Kitchen Municipal Services Operations Center

Completion: 2004



The City of Greensboro’s Kitchen Operations Center provides office space, training rooms, and
support space for Water Resources and several public safety departments.

The center accommodates the Southern Operations Center for the City Police Department which includes 74 sworn officers as well as administrative support staff. The Police Department’s Community Resource Team of officers specialized in crime prevention techniques is also located in the new Operations Center.

The 11,200 square foot fire station includes a 5,700 sf, 5-bay apparatus room, 5,400 sf of fire fighter support areas, including sleeping quarters, day room with kitchen, dispatch center, and 4 offices. Training and
fitness rooms are conveniently located in other areas of the center.

The center also houses the City’s Water Resources Department including the administration, customer
service, maintenance, storm water management, and engineering divisions, and a dispatch area, a water meter repair shop, an extensive open storage area, and various repair and support facilities for the large
numbers of heavy vehicles and equipment.