Sun. Jul 12th, 2020

County Commission tour detention center renovations

CLOVIS (KSMX)- The Board of Curry County Commission will tour and review the Detention Center Renovation and Addition Project today, June 24, at 9:00 a.m. Per the Press release, a quorum will be present, but no public policy will be formulated and the tour will not be open to the public.

The Board will provide a report of their tour at the next regular Commission Meeting that is scheduled for Tuesday, July 7, at 9:00 AM.

The County Detention Center Renovation and Addition Project includes a new forty-eight bed housing unit addition with two recreation yards and a new medical unit for the facility consisting of approximately 22,860 square feet of new space. A new sally-port was also constructed allowing for renovations to the old sally-port converting it into a new booking area that contains a pre-booking space, medical exam area, holding cells and inmate property room.

Other renovations to the Detention Center include a new security electronics control system, security camera system, video visitation system and a new HVAC system.  The construction cost of the renovations and additions to the Detention Center was $12,794,226.