The Fayette County Commission has approved a $89,000 project to remove mold and prevent it from recurring in inmate showers at the Fayette County Jail.
The showers at the jail will be coated with a urethane/epoxy material to make them impervious to mold, officials said. The problem with the existing tile showers was that mold was growing in the grout.
Most of the funding for the project will come from $78,000 in leftover funds from a completed jail project to repair the exercise yard, said Capt. Charlie Cowart of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, who oversees jail operations. Read More»