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IFC approves Reno tribal land swap to build prison transitional center

A land swap with the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony will pay for construction of a new transitional center for inmates preparing to re-enter society.

Public Works Manager Gus Nunez told the Interim Finance Committee on Tuesday that the state gets an $8 million center at the corner of 2nd Street and Kietzke Lane.

The tribe gets the land where the old transitional center is located next to the 2nd Street Walmart along the Truckee River. That Walmart is already on tribal land.

Colony chairman Arlen Melendez said the colony hasn't yet decided what to so with the land but is considering, …

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