Although no new beds were appropriated, $14.4 million was appropriated in repair and renovation funding for replacement and expansion of existing housing. This resulted in a net increase of 387 new beds. They include:
*number of appropriated beds was adjusted for beds subsequently deleted due to budget reductions.
|Hamilton Correctional Institution
Modifying 8 existing open bay dorms into 4 dorms.
|Glades Correctional Institution
Adding 3 single cell housing units and closing deteriorated housing.
|Mayo Correctional Institution
Adding 2 single cell housing units and demolishing deteriorated open bay dorms.
Work camps are the least expensive facilities. They hold 266 inmates at total capacity and cost approximately $3.4 million or $12,700 per bed. Total capacity is the maximum number of inmates the facility can legally hold. The department has built 31 work camps in the last six years.
Single cell prisons house 1,356 inmates at total capacity and cost $40 million or $29,498 per bed. Prototypes opened in 1995 and 1996 in Okeechobee and Santa Rosa Counties.
"Combo" institutions have both single cells and dormitories. They have 1,205 beds at total capacity and cost $33 million or $27,386 per bed. One was completed in 1996, and one is in the planning phase.
"Combo" Annexes to existing institutions have both single cells and dormitories. They have 1,244 beds at total capacity and cost $23 million or $18,489 per bed. Four were completed in 1996 and one is currently under construction.
(vertical axis is "Cost per Bed")