The Anderson County commissioners’ court is expected to consider development plans relating to the Anderson County Jail expansion during a special meeting Tuesday afternoon.

The meeting is set to begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the County Courtroom of the Anderson County Courthouse Annex.

On Nov. 14, court members were presented information by architect Armand Fisher and a representative of SEDALCO Construction Services, outlining the design and estimated costs of the project.

The project essentially consists of constructing a 200-bed jail around the existing facility on East Lacy Street, bringing the jail’s total capacity to more than 300.

In May, Anderson County voters overwhelmingly approved the $9.95 million jail expansion project. In recent months, the county has typically been spending between $1,000 and $2,000 per day to house some of its inmates in other facilities.

In other business Tuesday, the court is expected to:

• CONSIDER authorizing auditor to go out for bids on road oil, hot mix asphalt, hot sand mix, high performance patching material, rock and base stone, gasoline, diesel, office supplies, railroad tank car culverts, corrugated metal culvert pipe and contract asphalt paving for year 2006.

• CONSIDER approving holidays for year 2006.

• CONSIDER budget amendments.

• CONSIDER approving bills and payroll.

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