County set to give jail decision to voters

Coryell County voters will likely again be asked to decide whether or not the county should construct a new jail facility.

After previously approving a motion for the county to issue Certificates of Obligation to finance the construction of a new $29.435 million 80,000 square foot jail facility, the Commissioners Court voted on Tuesday to discuss sending the jail decision to county voters.

During a special Commissioners Court held Tuesday, Commissioners heard from a handful of local business and property owners about their concerns over the tax increase that would be incurred to cover the more than $29 million construction costs and future operating expenses associated with a new jail.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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