History of Jail Replacement Planning

  • 2014 – Sheriff proposes new Jail
    • Mead and Hunt propose building an entirely new jail
      • County Board rejects $160M cost
  • 2015 – Resolution 556
    • MOSES plays a large role in proposing language for the resolution
    • 2015 – Resolution 556 sets up three workgroups. MOSES members are appointed to all of the workgroups
      • Alternatives to Incarceration
      • Length of Stay
      • Mental Health and Solitary
  • 2016 – Diversions Workgroup
    • MOSES member appointed to workgroup
  • 2016 – As part of Resolution 556 Mead and Hunt are hired to do another study
    • 2016 May – First report
      • Recommends abandoning the  “old” jail on the 6th and 7th floors of the City County Building
    • 2016 Sept – Second Report
      • Recommends Spending  < $4M for stopgap repairs
      • Recommendation approved
    • 2016 Dec – Final Report provides two options
      • Option 1 Build on top of Public Safety Bldg, then in parking lot $158M
      • Option 2 Build adjacent to Public Safety Bldg,  $164M
        • Neither option approved
    • 2017-June  – New option presented (similar to Option 1 , but cheaper)
      • Option 3 Make option 1 cheaper
      • Delay some construction from option 1 (drop other items?)