Madison Co. leaders continue process toward new jail
JACKSON, Tenn. — Madison County leaders move a step forward in planning for a new jail.
The County Correction Partnership Committee met Thursday to discuss the next phase of a contract. The committee voted to ask the County Commission to give them permission to begin negotiating a contract with the architectural firm HFR.
They’re now entering phase 3 in which they’re looking for a “construction manager at risk” and will narrow down applicants before interviews.
“Maybe have yet another interview with the top two or something so we can get more in-depth,” Madison County Mayor Jimmy Harris said.
Committee members hope to have someone in line for that role around the end of May.