The city of Reynoldsburg has entered into a partnership with Century City apartments to open a police substation on the apartment grounds near the northeast corner of Brice Road and East Livingston Avenue.

The city of Reynoldsburg has entered into a partnership with Century City apartments to open a police substation on the apartment grounds near the northeast corner of Brice Road and East Livingston Avenue.

The substation will open the week of Sept. 5. Mayor Brad McCloud said the decision to put one there is part of the city's comprehensive strategic plan for that area.

McCloud said the owner of Century City, Al Seffens, approached him and said there was a vacant room on the apartment grounds, formerly a training room, and asked if the city would like to use it for a police substation.

"The owners I've been working with and building a relationship with offered to just give us that space (about 600 square feet) for free, and we would just pay utilities, which is about $200 per month," McCloud said.

"I think this is a positive thing. It's a big step and a part of the continuing redevelopment of that corridor," he added.

For more on this story, read the Sept. 8 edition of ThisWeek Reynoldsburg.