Articles Tagged “County Jail”

  • Flooring Issue at New County Jail Discussed by Commissioners

    At Monday morning’s session of Walker County Commissioners, Commissioners discussed an issue of a high moisture content of the floor slab of the new County Jail which is above a standard norm that would result…

  • Funds Approved for IT Analyst at New Jail

    Because the new County Jail will be opening several months earlier than is scheduled–perhaps, by the 1st or middle of March–the County’s IT department is requesting that an IT Analyst be hired effective January 1st…

  • Jail Construction Update

    The construction of the new County Jail continues. Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith said that rain over the weekend had delayed the exterior work like the sidewalks, the remainder of the driveways, parking at the…

  • According to County Auditor Jail Costs May be Offset in Future Due to Tax Rate Increase

    Walker County Commissioners approved a new budget and higher tax rate Monday morning. Shortly before adoption of the new budget, and amid quite an opposition locally to raising the County tax rate to 67.78 cents…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse for a regular session at nine this morning. They’ll hear an update on the construction of the new County Jail and receive departmental reports. Juvenile Services Director…

  • Jail Construction Update

    At Monday morning’s regular session of Walker County Commissioners Court, Construction Project Manager Eddie Smith gave an update on the construction of our new County Jail which really seems to be coming along well .…

  • Jail Construction Update

    Tuesday morning, Project Manager Eddie Smith updated Commissioners on the construction progress of the new County Jail. He said, they “had 45 percent of the blocks laid and poured in concrete.” He said the planks…

  • New Jail Construction Update

    At Monday’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith reported that the rain last week slowed them down a couple of days on pouring concrete for the new County Jail. However,…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will get together for a regular session this morning at nine at the Courthouse. This morning’s “Consent Agenda” includes the approval of donating used bulletproof vests to the San Jacinto County Sheriff’s…