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What is this project?
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office began developing a comprehensive capital improvement and management plan when Spokane International Airport announced that the Geiger Correctional Center’s lease would not be renewed upon its 2013 expiration. Among the goals of this plan are a new corrections facility that absorbs the future lost bed space at Geiger, reduces overcrowding in the current Spokane County Jail and improves inmate and public safety. A key component of this project is an innovative and sustainable Community Corrections Center to house existing and future programs designed to equip offenders with the necessary life skills to help them become productive citizens and avoid returning to jail.

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1. Can the Community Correction Center be built without replacing Geiger?
2. Have partnerships for a regional facility been considered with other jurisdictions such as the State of Washington, the federal government or neighboring counties including Kootenai County, Idaho?
3. How much will this cost?
4. The number of inmates housed at the Spokane County Jail and the Geiger Corrections Center has recently decreased. Does this mean that Geiger no longer has to be replaced?
5. What is the Community Corrections Center?
6. What is this project?
7. When will we vote on this proposal?
8. Why must the Geiger Corrections Center be replaced?
9. Why not remodel Geiger Corrections Facility instead?
10. Why was the property near the Medical Lake Interchange along I-90 chosen to build a replacement for the Geiger Corrections Facility?
11. Why will the Community Corrections Center be housed downtown rather than on the West Plains?
12. Will the Community Correction Center house sex offenders?

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