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File #: 21-6309    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Investment Memo Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/12/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 11/30/2021 Final action:
Title: Request by Justice of the Peace, Precinct 5, Place 1 for approval of the Final Investment Memo for the JP 5-1 courtroom remodeling and security update project for $280,993 and initial commercial paper funding for the Office of the County Engineer (FPM) for the project in the amount of $285,000.
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Department: Justices of the Peace
Department Head: Judge Israel B. Garc?a, Jr.

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA
Type of Request: Investment Memo
Investment Memo Type: Final Investment Memo

Project Name: JP 5-1 Courtroom Remodeling and Security Update Project
Project ID (if applicable): N/A
Vendor Legal Name (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Participation (if applicable): N/A

Managing Entity: County Engineer
Incremental Authorization Requested: $280,993
Total Estimated Project Cost: $280,993

Request Summary:
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Request by Justice of the Peace, Precinct 5, Place 1 for approval of the Final Investment Memo for the JP 5-1 courtroom remodeling and security update project for $280,993 and initial commercial paper funding for the Office of the County Engineer (FPM) for the project in the amount of $285,000.
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Project Description:
On May 11th, 2021, Commissioners Court approved the Budget Office's (OMB) recommendations on Rollover requests. Of the $69.4 million in requests, OMB recommended that $1,410,000 go to a countywide initiative of enhancing security at Justice of the Peace facilities. The current JP 5-1 facility lacks specific security measures consistent with the operational needs of the department.
This security upgrade includes: 1) hardening the courtroom bench with ballistic material and 2) installing bullet-resistant glass at clerk counters. JP 5-1 has 1 judge's bench and will require glass and panels in the clerk area. Updating the JP facility with ballistic materials would enhance JP security and provide 30 employees at JP 5-1 a safer work environment.
The renovation project includes 4 major elements: 1) Renovate and convert the civil department window teller area to a fully functional workstation. 2) Add working stations in the civil department back office. 3) Replace projectors and upgrade video cabling. 4) Renovate employee rest area/kitchen.
The project will last approximately 6 months and is estimated to be complete in Spring 2022. The p...

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