Montana Freeway Patrol headquarters relocate below authorities and political settlement
HELENA, Mont. (AP) – The governor of Montana signed an govt order this week, making a transfer in direction of shifting the seat of the Montana Freeway Patrol from Helena to Boulder.
Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte stated the Division of Justice would now be accountable for the previous Montana Developmental Middle campus in Boulder, except for the 12-bed Intensive Habits Middle run by the Division of Public Well being and Human Rights. Social Providers, The Unbiased File reported Tuesday.
The manager order signed Monday stated the departments had reached an settlement final Friday for the switch of possession for use for the Montana Freeway Patrol headquarters and coaching facility.
The order got here because the rental lease expires in June on the 7,600-square-foot (700-square-meter) constructing in Helena, which has served because the headquarters of the Montana Freeway Patrol since 1996. Division of Justice officers Justice stated the ability was not at present assembly the wants of the patrol and the transfer will save the division cash.
Boulder misplaced about 250 jobs when the state-owned Montana Developmental Middle campus closed a number of years in the past. The campus administration constructing, which authorities would occupy for the primary time, measures roughly 30,000 sq. ft (2,800 sq. meters).