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Herkimer County Jail Plans Moving Ahead

By WKTV News

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Plans to build a new Herkimer County Jail are moving forward. The New York State Commission of Correction has approved Herkimer County's latest parcel of land, officials hope to build a jail on.

The piece of land is the former Pharmhouse Plaza on Route 28. Herkimer County Administrator, Jim Wallace, says an appraisal study of the land is due back sometime next week.

When that appraisal comes, Wallace says the county will then start negotiating with the owner, about a sale.

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