Public encouraged to attend jail cost meeting - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Public encouraged to attend jail cost meeting

SPOKANE, Wash. - Representatives of the Spokane County Sheriff's Detention Services Division will present weighted analysis and construction costs for the top three jail sites to the Board of County Commissioners at a 3:15 p.m. meeting Tuesday, April 20th.

The briefing will be held in the Spokane County Elections Office conference room and will be open to the public.  Although written comments will be accepted from the public Tuesday, verbal testimony will not be taken until a public hearing scheduled for May 12th in the commissioners hearing room.

Detention services staff are planning for a jail expansion project made necessary by a growing inmate population and the pending closure of the Geiger Corrections Center site in 2013.

 

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