Coshocton receives $10.1 million from state for construction of new jail

Senate Bill 310 makes it possible for for $50 million to construct new or renovate

  • Senate Bill 310 makes it possible for for $50 million to construct new or renovate nearby jails throughout the point out.
  • Six regional jails will receive funding dependent on prioritization from the Ohio Section of Rehabilitation and Correction.
  • Coshocton County will obtain $10.1 million for a new Coshocton Justice Heart at the north end of 3rd Street.
  • a 50 percent-{2099cc1b97d4d5af6b378c51833a8c0e04bb5da587377bd6b2cb473fa3104767} sales tax is on the Tuesday standard election ballot to support fund the jail. The condition grant will assist to minimize down on the duration of time the product sales tax will be on.

COSHOCTON — Development of a new Coshocton Justice Middle received a raise from the condition on Friday, but regional officers however tension the relevance of passing a fifty percent-per cent revenue tax in Tuesday’s common election. 

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine frequented Coshocton and Harrison counties on Friday share the news that $50 million in grant funding, via Senate Invoice 310, is likely to 6 jails throughout the point out to help with updates or constructing of new facilities. Coshocton will obtain $10.1 million. 

The Ohio Division of Rehabilitation and Correction prioritized grants centered on finest want for construction or renovation to strengthen jail disorders and functions. The skill of every jail to serve neighboring counties was also regarded. 

Sheriff James Crawford and personnel from the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office talk with Gov. Mike DeWine prior to a presentation Friday on the Coshocton County Court Square. The county will receive $10.1 million from the state for construction of a new Coshocton Justice Center.

DeWine said he is hopeful of furnishing extra funding for jail renovations and development in the future. He said the point out acquired 51 requests for funding that totaled $368 million. 

Other counties getting dollars involved Gallia County at $5.5 million, Harrison County at $9.1 million and Lawrence County at $16.8 million. Two multi-county jails acquiring funding for renovations have been the Scioto County Jail at $1.5 million and Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail at $1.9 million.