The addition of a $1.3 million kitchen and laundry facility to the county’s jail invoked a lively discussion at Monday’s meeting.
“The jail committee has not done a complete analysis of what it would take to remodel the old jail,” Commissioner Adrion Baird said during debate of Commissioner Rusty Orick’s motion to proceed with the project.
Baird called the jail committee’s failure to wait for the recommendations from a pending feasibility study on possible uses for the old facility “irresponsible.”
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