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COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – Columbia County commissioners authorized a listing of initiatives Tuesday together with an improve for a number of the county’s first responders.
“It’s going to be a three-story constructing, about 27,000 sq. ft. It’s going to be out within the parking zone beside the prevailing information constructing,” mentioned Deputy County Supervisor Matt Schlachter.
A brand new administration constructing goes to be constructed on the Sheriff’s Workplace.
Schlachter mentioned, “The information constructing was truly constructed by inmate labor for about $100,000 most likely within the 80s so it’s acquired a very good lengthy life out it. The previous jail is in that space too, the crime lab so the previous constructing has been there a very long time. There’s been loads of good work however this admin constructing will sit proper out in entrance of that now.”
Commissioners awarded a greater than $6 million bid to SD Development Inc. to construct the additions on the Sheriff’s Workplace.
“Sheriff’s Workplace will go in there. His majors can be in there. I’m positive his captains can be in there with him. I’m unsure who all he’s planning to carry over, detectives, CSI. I’m unsure who all he’s bringing however that’ll be one thing he figures out as we get the constructing constructed,” defined Schlachter.
The brand new administration is a tier two SPLOST undertaking within the 2017 – 2022 referendum. Columbia County voters authorized it in 2015.
Schlachter added, “We’ve been planning it for fairly some time. We lastly began gathering the tier two cash so now we acquired the designs accomplished, we acquired our bids in, we’re able to go to work.”
Development is anticipated to take greater than a yr.