Jefferson County Judge Booker Clemons on Friday said the county has finalized contracts to repair county buildings that had been damaged from the spring hailstorm and heavy rains.


According to a press release, “After a lot of time, energy, contracts, research and ensuring that all guidelines of insurance carrier(s) and state laws were in compliance, repairs services were purchased through TIPS-USA with a total amount of $1,282,816.”Roofs to be repaired were listed as the following:Election Commission OfficeExtension OfficePublic Defender’s OfficeWhite Hall LibraryWatson Chapel LibraryJefferson County CourthouseJuvenile DetentionCoroner, Veteran’s Affairs, Jr. Deputy OfficesAdult Detention CenterTire Recycling CenterCIDCounty Road Department


Clemons said in the press release that the district court building is being re-evaluated for repairs.


“I would like to thank all county employees and citizens for having an understanding of the County’s situation during this time and special thanks to all that provided positive and encouraging comments while we were going through these circumstances,” Clemons said in the press release.


“Also to the several hundred people that made statements about the two people that made negative comments wishing they would consider leaving Jefferson County.”