RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE HOWARD SHOCKEY & SONS INC.

NOTICE TO PROCEED WITH THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 204-BED

COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS CENTER

 

            WHEREAS, the Clarke-Fauquier-Frederick-Winchester Regional Adult Detention Center is overcrowded, and public safety and efficient operations are deleteriously impacted by the inmate populations that exceed the design capacity; and

 

            WHEREAS, affected jurisdictions have approved a Comprehensive Agreement to develop, design, and construct a community corrections center, and the City of Winchester, acting as the responsible public entity for the affected jurisdictions, has executed the Comprehensive Agreement in accordance with the Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002; and

 

            WHEREAS, the jurisdictions that own and operate the Clarke-Fauquier-Frederick-Winchester Regional Adult Detention Center have requested State funding to reimburse 50% of the cost of construction; and

 

            WHEREAS, on November 17, 2004, the Virginia Board of Corrections approved the Community Based Corrections Plan submitted by the affected jurisdictions, and approved reimbursement funding in the amount of $9,607,303 for a 204-bed community corrections center and 96-bed addition to the existing detention facilities, contingent upon completion of both projects and certification that the construction complies with State standards; and

 

            WHEREAS, Howard Shockey & Sons Inc. has provided a 35% design cost estimate for the proposed community corrections center in the amount of $8,752,554, excluding the cost of project financing; and

 

            WHEREAS, commencement of construction of the community corrections center is scheduled for the first full week of May 2005;  now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 10th day of March 2005, That Howard Shockey & Sons Inc. be, and is hereby, given notice to proceed with the construction of a 204-bed community corrections center, provided that the negotiated cost does not exceed $8,752,554.