What is the Cost of the Proposed Facility?

In 2015, DLR architects projected the total project cost and construction cost of a new jail to be $91 Million, with a construction cost of $70 Million. 

In comparison, the Skagit County jail costs for the  total project and construction cost is $62 Million, with the construction cost at $48 Million.  Skagit County built a 400 bed facility with 4 medical beds. 

The 2017 projection of $110 Millions includes construction cost for a new jail, project costs, land acquisition costs, a 15-20% inflation increase from original projection, a sally port and holding facility in the courthouse, removal of the old jail, and about $3 Million in immediate repairs to the existing jail.

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1. What is the Definition of Jail Overcrowding and What are the Impacts?
2. How was the Size of the Proposed New Jail Determined?
3. Where Will the Proposed New Jail be Located?
4. What is the Cost of the Proposed Facility?
5. How will the Public Safety Tax Revenue be Used?
6. What Financial Commitments Were Made for Alternatives?