Remodeling of Eatonville Town Hall’s basement has been completed, clearing the way for a unit of the Pierce County Sheriff Department to move in this week.
The 20-officer Mountain Detachment is scheduled to move in by Aug. 15, town administrator Doug Beagle told the Town Council at a recent meeting.
The county’s five-year lease for the renovated space started Aug. 1.
The county and the town reached an agreement earlier this year for the detachment to relocate its base of operations to Town Hall. The county will rent the space for $2,500 a month.
(Read more in the Aug. 14 print edition of The Dispatch)