Starke County Jail Committee Public Meetings Begin Tomorrow

A series of meetings scheduled by the Starke County Jail Committee begins tomorrow night. The Committee is informing you of their discussions surrounding jail facility options. The Committee is pondering building a new jail facility, rehabbing the current jail or rehabbing an existing building to convert to a jail.

The first meeting will be on Tuesday, January 17th at 7:30 p.m. at the Knox Middle School Cafeteria. The second in the series of meetings will be Wednesday, January 18th at 6:00 p.m. at the North Judson-San Pierre High School and on Thursday, January 19th at 6:00 p.m. at the Oregon-Davis High School.

A history of the Starke County Jail will be given and jail needs will be presented. A representative from Umbaugh and Associates will discuss financing options.