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Current Status of project, as of August 1, 2021: The new jail is still on target to complete a few weeks ahead of schedule. An open house is being planned for the public to view the new facility sometime in September.
Current Status of project, as of April 14, 2021: Jail project is still ahead of schedule and with all changes we are still $3,295,725.00 under budget.
Current Status of project, as of January 22, 2021:The building is in the dry and is still about two weeks ahead of schedule. The HVAC unit will be tested in early February.
Current Status of project, as of November 10, 2020: The project is still about two weeks ahead of schedule. The roofing structure may be finished in December, almost one month ahead of the original schedule.
Current Status of project, as of April 15, 2020: Excavation and Dirt Work have been completed Pad for the building has been started Soil Samples have been complete
Current Status of project, as of February 15, 2020: Land Survey has been completed
The timeline for the project is: June 19, 2019 - Facilities Review Committee Meeting Late July 2019 - Design-Development Review Meeting Early November2019 - Signed and sealed drawings will be finalized Mid to late January2020 - Construction bids will be received Late February2020 - Begin construction September 21, 2021 - Expected completion of project with building turned over to the County