State, city officials prepare to meet over Nelles

first_imgWHITTIER — City and state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials will meet next month to discuss the future of the Fred C. Nelles Youth Correctional Facility property, a former state youth prison in Whittier that the city has eyed for redevelopment. State officials, who took the 74.5-acre property off the open market earlier this year, now are apparently committed to retaining at least a portion of the property for use by the corrections department, possibily as a correctional officers’ training facility. City officials, meanwhile, say they might willing to accept a training facility, provided it would take up no more than 15 acres of the Nelles site. For more on this story, pick up tomorrow’s Whittier Daily News. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESurfer attacked by shark near Channel Islands calls rescue a ‘Christmas miracle’165Let’s talk business.Catch up on the business news closest to you with our daily newsletter. Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img