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F10CE598D0DFD7F08725836200721899 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Date Dec 13, 2018      
Location SCR 357



Department of Corrections - Committee Discussion Only


01:46:26 PM  

Deb Goheen, Interim Director of Finance and Administration, and Travis Trani, Interim Director of Prisons, Department of Corrections, presented the department's FY2019-20 captial construction requests and a handout to the committee [Attachment C].

01:48:09 PM  

Mr. Trani explained the department's Denver Reception and Diagnostic Center - Centennial Correctional Facility Population Swap project.  He explained that this swap will allow the department to better meet treatment needs.  He discussed the impacts of low vacancy rates in the facilities.

01:56:13 PM  
Ms. Goheen and Mr. Trani responded to committee members' questions regarding advantages and disadvantages of the facilities' geographic locations, backlogs and wait lists, and the department's prior year supplemental budget request.
02:13:31 PM  

Mr. Trani responded to committee members' questions about the style of beds in low vacancy department facilities and about legislative changes needed to achieve the department's request.

02:27:23 PM  

Ms. Goheen proceeded to present the department's Sterling Correctional Facility and Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility Utility Line Replacement capital construction requests.