A vote on whether or not to construct a new Dallas County Sheriff’s Office will take place for the third time this May, and to get the word out about the need, Dallas County Sheriff, Chad Leonard, will host a series of public information meetings, jail tours and will speak at City Council meetings throughout the rest of February and all of March and April.


Public information meetings and jail tours will take place on March 5, March 19, April 2 and April 23. The Meeting and tours will start at 5 p.m. each of those nights with tours starting approximately every 30 minutes until 7 p.m.


Those wishing to attend should meet in the front lobby of the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office.


In addition, Leonard will also hold public meetings to discuss the plans for the facility on the following dates:


Feb. 28, 7 p.m. De Soto City Hall 405 Walnut Street De Soto


March 6, 6:30 p.m. Adel Public Library 303 S. 10th Street Adel


March 7, 6:30 p.m. Minburn American Legion 319 Baker Street Minburn


March 11, 10 a.m. Dawson City Hall/Fire Station 208 S 1st Street Dawson


March 14, 6:30 p.m. Waukee Community Center 675 Walnut Street Waukee


March 16, 6:30 p.m. Dallas Center Memorial Hall 1502 Walnut Street Dallas Center


March 18, 10 a.m. Dexter Roundhouse, 707 Dallas St, Dexter


March 21, 6:30 p.m. Granger Community Center 2200 Walnut Street Granger


Other townhall meetings are currently being scheduled.