KINGWOOD — Progress is being made with repairs on the Preston County Sheriff’s Workplace, in accordance with Joe Larew, county facility supervisor.
Throughout final week’s fee assembly, members of the Deputy Sheriff’s Affiliation voiced considerations about working circumstances within the constructing that have been brought on by a water line break in December. The water break flooded the constructing with 700,000 gallons of water.
Larew advised county commissioners Tuesday that Edison Electrical has ordered new breaker containers for the constructing, and the entire electrical work on the primary ground has been accomplished.
“The state fireplace marshal made a shock emergency go to at present and mentioned there isn’t any electrical risks to staff or staff. He discovered no harmful circumstances to staff,” Larew mentioned. “As everyone knows, progress is gradual however it’s all as much as code.”
Larew mentioned the drop-ceiling is now in place, the primary ground has been painted and the flooring is being put again down.
“There may be a variety of additional jobs that should be finished,” he mentioned. “Something you need costs on, they (contractors) have. They haven’t began on the basement but, however they’re transferring to the kitchen. The sheriff determined to not change a number of flooring in rooms that wasn’t broken.”
Larew mentioned work will quickly begin on the set up of the sprinkler system and fireplace alarm system.
In different enterprise, Commissioner Don Smith mentioned Prosecuting Lawyer Jay Shay requested about upgrading mileage primarily based on the GSA and IRS suggestions, which is 65.5 cents per mile.
Smith mentioned it was only a matter of writing a coverage letter, which he can be keen to do. Fee President Samantha Stone mentioned commissioners would look into it.
The PSD 1 enlargement assembly has been moved to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 11.
Fee accredited the hiring of Macy Likens as a full-time deputy circuit clerk to work within the courtroom room. The place pays $13.31 per hour.
The following assembly of the Preston County Fee can be 9:30 Sept. 12.