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Deschutes County will expand the jail without asking for a bond measure.

A 144-bed expansion is planned for the Deschutes County jail. According to Deschutes County Sheriff Larry Blanton, the expansion will not cost the taxpayers any more money.

The plan was approved by a unanimous vote by the Deschutes County Board of Commissioners.

The funding will come from the Deschutes County general fund, and the Sheriff Office's existing budget "we will sell a bond that, as the bids come in, what we think professionals have told us that it is going to cost us with existing money, no cut in service at the sheriff's office has and existing money, no cut in service that Deschutes County have we will be able to move forward and pay the debt service on that and enhance quality of life and continue to provide the very best public safety we can for the community"

In 2010, voters rejected a 45 million dollar bond measure for a 300-bed expansion of the jail.

 

 

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Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
 

Oregon State University off-site improvements for intersection reconstruction, July 11 – August 3,    7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at intersection of Chandler Avenue and Yates Drive.

 

Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way.  From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.

 

Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street.    7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.

 

R.A.B. Construction:

Powell Butte Highway at Neff and Alfalfa Market Roads (8/31)

 
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