Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Fire Alarm System Replacement


This project will replace the existing fire alarm systems at Ron Larson Elementary School and the School District Administration Building.

Project Benefits

This project ensures for code compliant fire alarm systems that can readily be maintained by the MSBSD operations and maintenance staff.

Project Status

In March, Borough Assembly approved the contract to replace fire alarm systems in Ron Larson Elementary School and School District Administration Building. This work is over 90% complete with testing scheduled for the first week of August 2017. Previous fire alarm system replacement work has already upgraded fire alarm and life-safety systems in 18 schools.


Bob Bechtold, MSB Project Manager
(907) 861-7707

Project Cost

The Total Project Budget is $3,400,000 including the 18 schools already completed. The State of Alaska will fund this project at a 70/30 split with the Borough.