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Committee approves next step in jail process

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Citing it as the next step in the jail process, the Pierce County Finance and Personnel Committee Monday approved the creation of an Ad Hoc Jail Planning Committee.


"This won't be the final," Committee Chair Jeff Holst said in describing the committee. He said this committee's goals will include retaining an engineering/architectural firm to determine what type of configuration will work best on county property at what cost.

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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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