Commission approves bonds to finance jail/courthouse
Resolutions authorizing the sale of bonds to finance building a new Dickinson County Jail and renovating the courthouse were approved Thursday.
The Dickinson County Public Building Commission (PBC) approved a resolution to issue $13.5 million in Kansas Public Building Commission Revenue Bonds “authorizing the execution, delivery and sale of said bonds.”
The project is a long time coming. Commissioners first began talking about the need for a new jail back in 2013. In 2014 they budgeted two mills to start generating funds to be set aside until it was time to build.
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