Thursday, December 23rd, 2010
Hays County commissioners voted unanimously this week to approve a 12-month plan for streamlining the county's criminal justice system while creating a committee to help coordinate the changes.
Monday, September 27th, 2010
The Hays County Jail passes a surprise inspection by the state jail commission this month, indicating that the county is mitigating its compliance problems. The county is considering $31 million in jail renovations.
Friday, August 27th, 2010
Hays County commissioners paid $2 million for emergency repairs for the air conditioner at the Hays County Jail this week, and now are looking at more than $30 million in improvements to the jail.
Monday, June 14th, 2010
By a 3-2 vote last week, Hays County commissioners said they have heard enough about the problems with the Hays County Jail and rejected the possibility of a needs analysis by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards...
Monday, June 7th, 2010
Though the Hays County Jail has attained compliance with state standards and no longer is subject to state sanctions, Sheriff Tommy Ratliff told county commissioners last week that maintenance problems still abound.
Tuesday, May 18th, 2010
Hays County commissioners approved a $2 million expansion last week for a Resource, Protection Transportation and Planning (RPTP) building on Yarrington Road. The expansion is larger than originally planned because the county decided to add space for...
Monday, May 3rd, 2010
Hays County officials and others joined in the ground breaking on April 30 for a 232,209-square-foot government center to be located on Stagecoach Trail. It is expected that the building will be completed before the end of...
Thursday, April 29th, 2010
A study commissioned by Hays County commissioners said the county doesn't need an entirely new jail. Instead, the study said the county should add beds to the existing jail and develop alternative means of bonding, docketing and...