facilities are in need of renovation, not only for energy efficiency
improvements, but also improvements that will help save funds in the
long run," said Gov. Blagojevich.
Chester Mental Health
Center -- $313,596
project calls for replacing the smoke and heat detectors and
updating the fire alarm system to meet codes. Chester Mental Health
Center is one of nine state-operated residential centers for people
with mental illness. The facility has 282 residents and 470 staff.
Center -- $1 million
project calls for rehabilitating the interior of the main and
administration buildings at Dwight. Also included in the work will
be the replacement of flooring, doors and frames. It also provides
for the abatement of asbestos-containing materials. Fox
Developmental Center is one of nine state-operated residential
centers for people whose disabilities are complicated by severe
medical or behavioral needs. The facility has 167 residents and 265
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Developmental Center -- $700,000
project calls for improvements to the mechanical components of the
coal-burning power plant that generates power for the Jacksonville
facility. The work also includes removal of asbestos-containing
materials. The facility has 265 residents and 529 staff.
Center -- $2.7 million
This project calls for
renovating the 40 year old boiler house, including upgrading the
coal- and ash-handling systems and stokers and replacing pumps and
other equipment. The work also includes removal of
asbestos-containing materials. The Centralia facility has 350
residents and 665 staff.