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Trusty Housing Facility Having To Be Revised Due To Increases In Construction Costs
Jun02

Trusty Housing Facility Having To Be Revised Due To Increases In Construction Costs

Hopkins County Commissioners Court, auditor, fire marshal, and sheriff and jail personnel discussed with architects and construction-manager-at-risk what the next step should be – or if there should be a next step – in the pre-construction process for a new a trusty housing facility, which currently is projected to cost nearly twice the original construction budget allocated for the project. DRG Architects LLC Principal...

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Agreement For D6, Contracts For Legal Research, Construction Of Trusty Housing Facility Approved
Mar30

Agreement For D6, Contracts For Legal Research, Construction Of Trusty Housing Facility Approved

A 381 agreement was approved for D6, Inc., along with contracts for legal research resources and construction of a trusty housing facility, and other items this week. 381 Agreement Hopkins County Commissioners Court at their regular meeting this week approved a 381 agreement for D6, Inc., providing a tax incentive for the company to relocate its corporate headquarters from Oregon to Sulphur Springs, Texas and expand their...

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Construction Manager-At-Risk Selected For Trusty Housing Project
Mar06

Construction Manager-At-Risk Selected For Trusty Housing Project

In one of the shortest meetings on record, Hopkins county Commissioners Court Friday approved the recommended company to serve as construction manager-at-risk for the trusty housing project. Hopkins County Commissioners Court Friday, March 4, 2022 A review committee Monday afternoon rated the three companies – Tegrity, Sedalco and Harrison Walker Harper – that submitted bids for the project. Auditor Shannah Aulsbrook...

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Hiring Process For Construction Manager-At-Risk For Jail Trusty Housing Facility In Progress
Mar01

Hiring Process For Construction Manager-At-Risk For Jail Trusty Housing Facility In Progress

The hiring process for a construction manager-at-risk for pre-construction services and construction of a county jail trusty housing facility is in progress, with Hopkins County Commissioners Court slated to consider a recommendation of one of the three companies submitting bids during a special meeting this Friday. Hopkins County Grants Consultant Beth Wisenbaker and Auditor Shannah Aulsbrook opened packets containing three...

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Plans For Jail Trusty Facility Taking Shape But Still In Design, Development Stage
Dec15

Plans For Jail Trusty Facility Taking Shape But Still In Design, Development Stage

Plans for the 48-bed jail trusty facility are beginning to take shape, but are still in the design and development phase, according to DRG Architects LLC Principal Architect Wayne Gondeck. DRG is the company that designed the current Hopkins County jail facility/sheriff’s office. Wayne Gondeck, DRG Architects LLC President and Principal Architect, discusses with county officials plans for the new trusty housing facility to be...

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$7 Million In ARP Funding Dedicated To NETEX, Communications Tower, Road Equipment, Salaries, Trustee Housing Facility, Retainage
Oct06

$7 Million In ARP Funding Dedicated To NETEX, Communications Tower, Road Equipment, Salaries, Trustee Housing Facility, Retainage

Hopkins County Commissioners Court, in a special session Tuesday afternoon, committed the just over $7 million in ARP (American Rescue Plan) funding which has been allocated to the county toward 6 purposes: to assist NETEX, a communications tower, road equipment, salary replacement, a trustee facility and retainage. The Court also approved a security proposal and budget amendments for insurance proceeds received. American Rescue Plan...

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Portion Of County’s ARP Funding Earmarked for Trustee Housing Facility
Jul27

Portion Of County’s ARP Funding Earmarked for Trustee Housing Facility

County Eyes Hazardous Mitigation Assistance Grant For Community Safe Room Hopkins County officials are considering building two structures near the sheriff’s office, a trustee housing facility and a community safe room. Trustee Housing Hopkins County officials plan to use a portion of the $7-plus million the county has been awarded in American Rescue Program funding to construct a trustee housing facility. The facility would...

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Budget Amended To Cover Increased Costs Of Feeding Inmates At Hopkins County Jail
Sep28

Budget Amended To Cover Increased Costs Of Feeding Inmates At Hopkins County Jail

Housing Agreement With Rockwall County, Architect For New ‘Trustee Housing Facility’ Approved Too Several jail-related items were approved this week. The jail budget required amending to balance additional food costs not factored into the 2020-21 budget. An interlocal cooperation agreement with Rockwall County and an architect to construct the new Hopkins County Jail ‘Trustee Housing Facility’ too received...

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Commissioners Court Considers 2 Building Projects, Gutter Repairs, Roof Renovations
Aug25

Commissioners Court Considers 2 Building Projects, Gutter Repairs, Roof Renovations

Hopkins County Commissioners Court had a full agenda during their regular meeting this week, including discussion requests for qualifications for engineering and architectural services for two building projects, roof repairs, gutter and downspout replacements and a replat request. Courthouse Roof Repairs Hopkins County Courthouse The county sought bids to remove and replace existing cooper gutters and downspouts on Hopkins County...

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