Tours offered of Johnson County Courthouse, jail in advance of election

Voters are being asked to approve a $43.5 million bond issue to help build a justice center

Gregg Hennigan
Published: April 30 2013 | 11:05 am - Updated: 28 March 2014 | 2:43 pm in
Print Print

IOWA CITY – A public tour of the Johnson County Courthouse is being offered the day before a special election on a criminal justice center.

The 45-minute tour starts at 4 p.m. May 6. Call the Johnson County Attorney’s Office at (319) 339-6100 to reserve a spot.

A 45-minute tour of the county jail will be held at 6 p.m. May 2. Anyone interested should contact Capt. Dave Wagner at (319) 356-6020 ext. 1035 or dmwagner@co.johnson.ia.us.

Voters are being asked to approve a $43.5 million bond issue to help build a justice center, which would have a 195-bed jail and court space. County and court officials say the current jail and courthouse are too small and unsafe.

Have you found an error or omission in our reporting? Is there other feedback and/or ideas you want to share with us? Tell us here.

Comments



Featured Jobs from corridorcareers.com