Plans are moving along for the new jail. Recently members of an architect firm met with several county commissioners, the mayor and sheriff to discuss plans for the new jail.
Architects showed the Jail Board plans for a new facility. A new jail will fix a major problem that Clay County is currently facing. Readers may remember some of the problems that the aging Clay County Jail is facing. The most serious problem is that the jail is facing being decertified and shut down, as highlighted in a Citizen-Statesman article from April, 18, 2017.
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