HD82 - Capital Construction Practices of the Department of Corrections

Executive Summary:
Information for the Crime Commission's study concerning the capital construction practices of the Department of Corrections was gathered through: interviews, working groups, discussions with representatives of the Department of Corrections, discussions with local and state officials, and extensive site visits. During the course of the study, the Commission addressed and made recommendations on issues pertaining to policies and procedures of the Department. The Commission made the following recommendations:

• After conducting follow-up visits to numerous Department of Corrections facilities, staff recommends that each of the recommendations contained, within the APA report be adopted by this Commission.

• The Crime Commission should continue to monitor the capital construction projects of the Department of Corrections, particularly as related to change orders and the costs associated with the completion of final projects.