Audio Feature: April 18 Greene County jail information meeting
Beth Schneck recorded the meeting for WGXC.
Click here to download or listen to Part 1 the meeting.
Click here to download or listen to Part 2 the meeting.
Call to order
First speaker: Shaun Groden, Greene County Administrator
Average stay in the county jail is less than 50 days
Drug treatment and training
Greene County receives no money from the state of New York
Reducing size? Cells come in pairs; double-bed cells
How much? Started at $51.3 million, now at $46.7 million. More will be cut. This represents the cost of building only, and not amortized over 30 years.
Interest rate is locked in. Description of how this process works.
Not able to whittle down price below $38 million.
Greene County Legislator Lori Torgersen for the 6th District (Prattsville, Ashland, Windham, Jewett)
Solar usage at jail
Water reservoir used and concerns
UPDATED Thu., Apr. 20 to correct the event host and the project cost.