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Jail Renovation

Award Information

Award #
2008-IP-BX-0017
Location
Congressional District
0
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2008
Total funding (to date)
$459,935

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $459,935)

The Renovation of Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Discretionary Grant Program assists tribes in developing strategies to cost effectively construct or renovate existing facilities associated with the incarceration and rehabilitation of juvenile and adult offenders subject to tribal jurisdiction. Careful planning is critical to ensure that new and renovated correctional facilities are appropriately designed for the intended population, supportive of cultural and traditional values, safe and secure when completed, and are in compliance with Bureau of Indian Affairs' standards regarding correctional operations, programs, and design.

The Akiachak Native Community is in need of a correctional facility that will be appropriate, supportive of cultural and traditional values, safe and secure when completed, and adhere to Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) standards regarding correctional operations, programs, and design. The grantee intends to develop and complete a renovation plan that explores correctional building options to ensure the construction of a cost-effective design. They will work closely with the Bureau of Justice Assistance to ensure that the renovation is completed within the identified time frame.

The Akiachak Native Community will combine grant and match funds to the renovation of the existing correctional facility on their tribally-owned land. The majority of funding will be set aside for the construction contract, and the remainder of the funds will be used to compensate a full time project director and to provide the project director with an office, furniture, and fixtures to facilitate oversight of the project.

CA/NCF

Date Created: August 20, 2008