After the county Board of Commissioners approved a resolution to proceed in the process of building a new jail and juvenile transition center, County Administration has presented a proposed timeline of the project through 2015 to the Jail and Juvenile Transition Center Committee (JJTCC).
The county Board of Commissioners approved a resolution after much discussion on Tuesday, March 12. An article regarding that meeting can be found on page 3a.
County Administrator Bonnie Hammersley gave a presentation to the JJTCC on Thursday explaining how the next few years will go with regards to the new jail and juvenile transition center.
According to Hammersley, a request for proposals went out on Wednesday night and will be open for 21 days.
“This is a very aggressive schedule,” Hammersley said. “But it is a draft. We are recommending that we bond in 2013.”
Hammersley was referring to the short phases of the project. The conceptual design phase will only be eight weeks, ending on April 23. The design phase will run for about 6 months, through the end of October. The construction phase, which includes receiving bids for all the different aspects of the project will run from the end of October until August 2015.
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