Stop, smell the roses in Smith County and watchStop, smell the roses in Smith County and watchhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=180542017-10-17T05:00:00Z2017-10-17T20:00:00Z

​​Renderings of the new Cotton Belt Building after the renovations

SMITH COUNTY – The Smith County Commissioners Court approved its new five-year capital improvements plan that will run from fiscal years 2018 to 2022.

Below are the major projects the county is tackling.

The historic Cotton Belt Building—which currently sits at 75 percent vacant:
  • $2.3 million over the five-year period
  • a $650,000 window replacement job
The Road and Bridge Building:
  • $1.53 million over the five-year period 
  • The projects will include additional operations space for shops and repair bays.
Smith County Courthouse Annex Building: 
  • $900,000 for new chillers
Smith County Jail:
  • $500,000 in work scheduled to finish up HVAC and shower facilities in the old jail.
Expenditures for 2018 come out to $2.175 million, with the total for the five-year plan reaching $3.95 million.
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Public Facilities
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