Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and
Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION STUDY COMMITTEE
TO CONDUCT INITIAL MEETING
WHAT: Initial meeting of the Lima
Correctional Institution Study Committee
The Lima Correctional Institution Study Committee will conduct their initial
meeting, to include adopting operating procedures for the committee.
Additional points of discussion shall include the procedures to be utilized in
selecting a consultant to conduct the independent feasibility study, as well
as the scheduling and location for the committee to hear public testimony.
WHEN: Tuesday, October 30, 2007
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Riffe Center
77 S. High Street
Floor, Conference Room 1952
WHO: The creation of the Lima
Correctional Institution Study Committee was approved by the legislature and
signed into law by Governor Ted Strickland in Amended Substitute House
Bill119, the FY 2008-09 budget bill.
Terry Collins, Director of the Ohio Department of
Rehabilitation and Correction, shall serve as chairperson of the committee.
The members of the committee include Senator Stephen Austria, Senator Timothy
Grendell, Representative Robert Hagan, Representative Robert Latta, Senator
Lance Mason, Senator Shirley Smith, Representative John White, and
Representative Tyrone Yates.
WHY: The Lima Correctional Institution
Study Committee is charged with objectively reviewing the status of the Lima
Correctional Institution, which was closed in 2003, and procuring an
independent feasibility study to examine the highest and best future use for
the facility. The Committee shall consider the results of the independent
study and submit a report of their findings to the Governor, President of the
Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives no later than April 1,
CONTACT: Questions regarding the initial
meeting of the Lima Correctional Institution Study Committee may be directed
to Julie Walburn, DRC Coordinator for the Committee, at 614-752-1680. Requests
to receive future meeting notices may be submitted to