Pueblo of Acoma – Renovation of Detention Center

Grant Amount: $500,000

Location: The Pueblo of Acoma (POA) is located 60 miles west of Albuquerque NM on 534,000 acres in western New Mexico. The project is located at the existing Acoma Detention Center within the Public Safety Complex in Acoma.

Scope of Project: The project involves the design and construction of an 1,800 square foot expansion to the one story 22,000 square foot Acoma Detention Center. The expansion includes the addition of a kitchen and day room intended for correctional use. Associated site work will include minimal parking lot and sidewalk alterations to tie-in with the expansion. Relocation of the existing electrical service will be performed under a separate contact. Security enhancements and the purchase of fixtures, furnishings, and equipment will be acquired using tribal funds.

The project encompasses phase one of a two phase plan that involves the design and construction of additional cells, classrooms, and multipurpose rooms. The projected cost of phase one is $571,564. POA received an award of $500,000 from BJA. The tribal in-kind contribution is $71,564.

Status: This Project involved the design and construction of a 1,800 square foot expansion to the existing one-story 22,000 square foot Pueblo of Acoma Detention Center. The expansion included the addition of a kitchen and day room intended for correctional use. The Project budget was $500,000. POA retained Core, Ltd. Architecture, from Albuquerque, New Mexico to provide Architectural and Engineering (A/E) design services. The general contractor was Flintco Inc., also from Albuquerque. The Project completed November 29, 2010. Security enhancement and purchase of fixtures, furnishings, and equipment were completed with tribal monies. BIA was not involved in performing design reviews nor will they provide Operations and Maintenance funding. BIA did, however, perform a site facility inspection in August 2010. The renovation is complete and the grant was closed in April 2012.

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