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The new Coleman County Law Enforcement Center has passed inspection. The State of Texas started the jail inspection process Tuesday morning and gave the final word Tuesday afternoon. Official papers filed by the jail commissioner are expected to be in county hands Wednesday.

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Coleman County Law Enforcement Center was held one year ago today, on December 12, 2017.  One year later, Coleman County is just a few weeks away from completion of the facility.  When ColemanTODAY visited the site Tuesday with County Judge Billy Bleds…

A communications meeting was held Thursday, September 20, at the site of the new Coleman County Law Enforcement Center. It involved local county officials and those representing companies that will install internet and telephone services and the 9-11 dispatch services in the new county jail.…

Work at the new Coleman County Law Enforcement Center is running on schedule. As of Thursday, August 9, the estimated time for the contractor, SEDALCO, to turn the building over to the County for use, is the second week of January 2019. A state jail inspection must occur before that and law …

  (Coleman Today Photo) - We took this photo on Tuesday, June 26,  at the new Coleman County Law Enforcement Center.  A large crane has been on site, helping workers place steel beams.

Work is progressing on schedule at the new Coleman County Law Enforcement Center.  When ColemanTODAY.com toured the facility on Friday, June 1, work continued on interior walls.  Plumbing and electrical contractors continue working throughout the building.  On the outside you may have notice…

Masonry work is in full swing at the new Coleman County Law Enforcement Center.  When ColemanTODAY.com visited the site on Friday, April 6th, the center wall was in place and work was underway on outer walls on the north and west side of the building.  We took several photos for you to see w…

Masonry work is underway at the site of the new Coleman County Law Enforcement Center.  Wall layout began last Wednesday and the first ridge wall went up on Thursday.  According to contractor Sedalco, the electrician is working alongside the masons installing conduit and boxes.  Today (Monda…

A major step forward on Friday, March 16th, as a large section of the slab was poured at the new Coleman County Law Enforcement Center.  The section of slab not poured on Friday will be done this Tuesday, March 20th.  Also at the job site, masonry contractor Gay and Son is mobilizing materia…

Pouring concrete for the Law Enforcement Center on Friday, March 16th.

Moving into the month of February and work continues on the new Coleman County Law Enforcement Center on Highway 283 on the north side of town. As of this past Friday, February 2nd, here is where the project stands, according to the construction company SEDALCO.

As of Friday, January 19, 2018 construction on the new Coleman County Law Enforcement Center was running right on schedule.   In the first two weeks of construction, contractors have been installing all underground plumbing pipe and underground electrical conduit.  Work on the plumbing is pr…

Work is steadily progressing at the site of the new Coleman County Law Enforcement Center, located on Highway 283 in north Coleman.  Barker Construction of Coleman continues work on the pad for the building.  The main entrance to the facility will be off Highway 283.  The $9.1 million projec…

Dirt work is underway at the construction site of the new Coleman County Law Enforcement Center and County Jail.  Monday morning, October 23rd, heavy equipment operators were moving dirt on the site in the early stages of getting the pad ready.  Construction of the facility will take approxi…

The wheels are in motion on the new Coleman County Law Enforcement Center project, approved by voters in May. County Commissioners met Monday morning, June 5th, for a 30 minute session with Jeff Heffelfinger of Southwest Architects and Vince Viaille of Specialized Public Finance.  

Coleman County voters approved construction of a new county jail and law enforcement center during the May election.  The next steps of the project will be taken during a Special Called Meeting of Coleman County Commissioners on at 8:00 am Monday, June 5th. The items up for discussion and co…

A brief meeting of Coleman County Commissioners Court was held Tuesday morning, May 9, to canvass the election results from the May 6, 2017 bond election for a new county Law Enforcement Center.

Coleman County voters on Saturday said YES to a $9.1 million dollar bond issue to construct a new Law Enforcement Center which will house a 48 bed county jail.  The final vote was 751 in favor and 275 against the issuance of general obligation bonds not to exceed $9,150,000.00 to pay for the…

To the citizens of Coleman County,                First off I will start with introducing myself; I am Clint Hammonds and am currently serving as the Sheriff of Mills County, Texas (Goldthwaite). I was born and raised in Coleman County and graduated from Novice High School in 1992 and began …

Monday night was the first of five town hall meetings for citizens of the county to get information on the proposed Law Enforcement Center. There were about 25 people in the Santa Anna Armory, including several law enforcement officers, County Judge Billy Bledsoe, jail advisory committee mem…

The Jail Advisory Committee met Monday night to discuss several topics. Architect Jeff Heffelfinger began by answering questions the committee brought to him. There has been some discussion in the public about the taxes presently paid to the county by residents. He gave further information, …

Coleman County Commissioners on Monday, December 12, 2016 selected a Construction Manager at Risk for the proposed Law Enforcement Center and County Jail project. Of three companies that showed interest in the project, Commissioners voted 4-0 in favor of Sedalco Construction Services of Fort…