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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Trustee Building Update
Apr14

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Trustee Building Update

April 13, 2023- Hopkins County Commissioners Court, the sheriff, chief deputy and jail administrator met with SEDALCO Construction Services to discuss progress and get some clarification for some items for construction of the facility. In November, the Commissioners Court approved a guaranteed maximum price contract for $4,799,477 for a 48-bed trusty facility, which is still within the $4.9 million budget for the...

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First Phase Of Construction Begins On New Jail Trusty Housing Facility
Jan11

First Phase Of Construction Begins On New Jail Trusty Housing Facility

The first phase of construction has begun on the new jail trusty housing facility on Houston Street, across from Hopkins County Law Enforcement Center which houses the current jail and sheriff’s office. Hopkins County Commissioners Court, the sheriff, chief deputy and jail administrator met with SEDALCO Construction Services Superintendent Brad Huber, Project Manager Will Burgess, Wayne Gondeck with DRG Architects, and other...

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Proposed Guaranteed Maximum Price Contract For Construction Of Trusty Building Approved
Nov15

Proposed Guaranteed Maximum Price Contract For Construction Of Trusty Building Approved

The proposed guaranteed maximum price agreement for construction of a trusty building was approved by Hopkins County Commissioners Court, readying the project for the start of construction in approximately 1 month. The Commissioners Court was asked to “consider and take appropriate action on the proposed Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) and Amendment Number 1 to the construction manager-at-risk agreement with SEDALCO Construction...

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Trusty Housing Facility Project Progresses, Cost Estimates Discussed
Oct28

Trusty Housing Facility Project Progresses, Cost Estimates Discussed

Hopkins County Commissioners Court, Auditor Shannah Aulsbrook and Sheriff Lewis Tatum met with representatives from the construction manager-at-risk, architect and others associated with the planning of the new county jail trusty housing facility Thursday afternoon to go over some cost estimates for the project. Hopkins County Commissioners Court, Sheriff and Auditor met with construction manager-at-risk reps to go over projected...

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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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Commissioners To Honor Balkcom, Appoint New  Local Health Authority
Mar27

Commissioners To Honor Balkcom, Appoint New Local Health Authority

Hopkins County Commissioners Court is scheduled to honor Dr. I.L. Bakcom IV, then consider appointing a new Local Health Authority for Hopkins County, as well as a number of other items during the regular court session Monday morning. Dr. I.L. Balkcom IV Dr. I.L. Balkcom IV is slated to be honored for his service to Hopkins County, which has included filling the role of Local Health Authority, a position appointed by the county...

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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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Sheriff’s Department Seeks Funding for Blood Hounds
Dec24

Sheriff’s Department Seeks Funding for Blood Hounds

In hopes of getting some financial support from the Hopkins County Commissioners Court, Sheriff’s Department Corporal Walt Kimmel put on a demonstration of his bloodhounds Tuesday behind the Sedalco Construction Building on Houston Street across from the new jail. The dogs have already been out three times to aid Sheriff’s Office cases. Kimmel, the department’s dog handler for the bloodhounds, said the dogs are only used...

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