Possibly building a new jail facility in South BC?

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Possibly building a new jail facility in South BC?

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Our cozy little City south of the Border (Tonasket) is all abuzz with these concrete enclosures that are going through the middle of town, do you guys know if someone is building a jail somewhere up your direction?
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There is a Huge Jail going into Oliver. I dont know how many inmates it can hold...but supposedly it will be a major jail.
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Thank you.
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from googling it...I guess they prefab the cells to make sure of integrity....some jails do that...how many rolled through the town.

off topic...going that way next month going to Omak and hitting up that Mexican restaurant El Portal...lol...
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Symbonite wrote:There is a Huge Jail going into Oliver. I dont know how many inmates it can hold...but supposedly it will be a major jail.

It's a provincial jail, but still they are asking for a 1.21 gigawatt service, so it's got to be huge.
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B.C.'s new 360-cell prison will be built in the Okanagan Valley on Osoyoos Indian Band territory, Premier Christy Clark announced Monday.

The facility carries an estimated $200-million construction cost, and will be located between Oliver and Penticton in the Senkulmen Enterprise Park on Highway 97.

The government expects the completed jail to be run by 240 full-time employees.

http://bc.ctvnews.ca/new-prison-facilit ... y-1.764438
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Good pay and benifits.....all from tax payers...nothing better than getting payed by the lowly tax payer
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Glacier wrote:It's a provincial jail, but still they are asking for a 1.21 gigawatt service, so it's got to be huge.


Maybe the electric chair is a 2 seater?
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Bsuds wrote:Maybe the electric chair is a 2 seater?

Let's hope so.
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Symbonite wrote:Good pay and benifits.....all from tax payers...nothing better than getting payed by the lowly tax payer


Who do you expect to pay for Provincial employees??????
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Here is a couple of links in response to the original question.
http://oliverdailynews.com/page/6/
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/o ... big-house/

You will have to scroll down on the ODN site.
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Interesting that these concrete cells aren't being made north of the border.

I guess if you think $19.99 an hour is good money then have at it, and it'll be part time to start. After 5.5 years if all goes well you might be able to pay some bills.
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