Tours offered of Johnson County Courthouse, jail in advance of election
Voters are being asked to approve a $43.5 million bond issue to help build a justice center
IOWA CITY – A public tour of the Johnson County Courthouse is being offered the day before a special election on a criminal justice center.
The 45-minute tour starts at 4 p.m. May 6. Call the Johnson County Attorney’s Office at (319) 339-6100 to reserve a spot.
A 45-minute tour of the county jail will be held at 6 p.m. May 2. Anyone interested should contact Capt. Dave Wagner at (319) 356-6020 ext. 1035 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Voters are being asked to approve a $43.5 million bond issue to help build a justice center, which would have a 195-bed jail and court space. County and court officials say the current jail and courthouse are too small and unsafe.