Department of Corrections Program Plan Amendment
COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT
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|Approve the 250-Bed Expansion, San Carlos Correcti||PASS|
08:24 AM -- Department of Corrections Program Plan Amendment
Mr. Karl Spiecker, Chief Financial Officer, and Mr. Richard Weems, Director of Facilities Management Services, both of the Department of Corrections, presented a Program Plan Amendment for the 250-Bed Expansion, San Carlos Correctional Facility (SCCF) project. Committee members received a copy of the program plan amendment (on file with Legislative Council Staff), and an analysis of the program plan amendment, prepared by Legislative Council Staff (Attachment E). Mr. Spiecker talked about the escalating population of offenders with mental illness in the prison system. He explained the importance of addressing this population's treatment needs in order to reduce recidivism. Mr. Weems provided the committee with background about the request. He explained the department has recognized the need to expand the SCCF for at least 14 years. He then described changes to the original program plan.
Mr. Weems responded to a question about how fixtures within the existing housing tower will be reused or recycled. Discussion ensued about donating or reusing fixtures. Mr. Weems addressed a question about locating wind turbines on correctional facility sites in order to capture wind energy.
|BILL:||Department of Corrections |
|TIME: || 08:40:25 AM|
|MOTION:||Approve the 250-Bed Expansion, San Carlos Correctional Facility, Program Plan Amendment. The motion carried on a vote of 6-0.|
Final YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS
Prior to the vote, Mr. Weems addressed a question about the topographical map included in the program plan amendment (on file with Legislative Council Staff).
The committee adjourned.