Facility Planning Committee

The Courthouse, Jail, and Law Enforcement Facility Planning Committee was formed to assist the Board of Clay County Commissioners and the City of Vermillion City Council by reviewing the study performed in 2018 by Klein McCarthy Architects, exploring the options for meeting the identified facility needs, and providing recommendations. The volunteer committee consists of seven voting members, selected from applicants with a desire to serve the citizens of Clay County and three non-voting county and city officials who were selected due to their knowledge of the facilities.

Voting Committee Members:
Robert Fuller
Marty Gilbertson
Gregory Huckabee
Meghan McCauley
John Walker
Steven Waller
Nate Welch

Non-Voting Committee Members:
County Auditor Carri Crum
County Sheriff Andy Howe
City of Vermillion Police Chief Matt Betzen

Resolution Declaring Necessity and Expediency for Issuance of General Obligation Bonds and Calling an Election (Please note that more information and public meetings will be forthcoming.)

Chronology of Committee Activity

Summary Report December 2020

Report of Public Survey Results

Video of Courthouse and Safety Center Issues

Click here to see the displays from the March 18th Public Listening Meeting. It should be noted that slides/pages 4 and 5 are a breakdown of the cost of remodeling the existing courthouse, which is encompassed within slides 1 and 2, what the renovations would entail, and also an explanation of the deficiencies within the jail with cost projections for transporting and boarding Clay County inmates if the jail has to be closed. 

Click here for a document containing other pertinent facts. 

PRESS RELEASE 4/27/2021

The next scheduled meeting will be August 10, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom and in person in the Commissioner Room at the Courthouse.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83006480396?pwd=Z3l6ek1JY3d2RlY3dG16RmxIMlNMZz09

Meeting ID: 830 0648 0396
Passcode: 932932
One tap mobile
+13462487799,,83006480396# US (Houston)
+16699006833,,83006480396# US (San Jose)

Dial by your location
        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
        +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
        +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
        +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
        +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
Meeting ID: 830 0648 0396
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdzWpR9zPd

Join by Skype for Business
https://us02web.zoom.us/skype/83006480396

 

Departments & Offices
Other Links