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Sunday, June 25, 2017
New Jail Project: County is Now Down to Two Short-Listed Firms....
The recent email Commissioners received, above, tells the tale. We are now down to just two (2) shortlisted firms that will compete for the jail rebuild contract.
Archer Western has pulled out of the solicitation via this letter dated June 16th.
So the board will be reviewing the presentations of the last two remaining firms in contention to be awarded this huge contract in a series of day-long workshops to be held on August 8-9 2017.
Now that we are down to two firms, the board's options are being narrowed significantly.
These two presentations will be important....