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Commitee approves consulting firm to study jail options

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Wednesday’s Pierce County Jail planning committee meeting focused on firms willing to provide consultation as the County takes the next steps in the search for a new jail. 


After a 30-minute discussion in closed session, the three-man committee of Jim Ross, Dale Auckland and Jerry Kosin decided on Potter Lawson by a vote of 2-1 (Kosin was the no vote), subject to contractual approval. 

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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