The county Board of Supervisors was told final plans and specifications are being developed for the conversion of the former Bank of America building in Brawley into a Northend county administration center.
Randy Rister, county director of property services, said the various needs for space in the building are being reviewed, that the city of Brawley is inspecting the building to ensure it meets fire code requirement and that the state is reviewing the facility for prisoner security.
Calexico-area architect Kent Hems said the floor plans should be finalized in two to four weeks, followed by seeking bids for the work in three to six months and a six-month construction process.
On the issue of redrawing supervisorial lines due to the 2000 census, community members selected by each supervisor to participate in the decennial process were announced. They are: