Should move the prison? The political leadership of the city wants it, the management of the correctional facility (JVA) sees the matter positively, the residents are opposed to a possible relocation with mixed feelings – after all, one does not know what was to follow. And the ministry of justice, which must ultimately decide on it?
So far, the reaction in munich to the issue, which was raised by mayor andreas starke (SPD) and mayor werner hipelius (CSU) in an open letter to minister-president horst seehofer (CSU) on the occasion of the meeting of the bavarian cabinet in bamberg at the end of january, has been rather reserved. The need for action in other jvaen is greater, according to minister beate merk (CSU). Bamberg has no priority.
Expert discussion on site
But now there seems to be some movement in the matter. At an on-site technical meeting attended by representatives of the ministry of justice, the supreme building authority, the state building authority and the prison management, it was agreed to prepare a feasibility study on a possible relocation of the prison. In the process, as state secretary melanie huml (CSU) learned from the ministry of justice in response to a question, the economic viability of continuing to run the "cafe sandbad – including necessary renovation measures – can be compared in detail with that of a new building elsewhere in bamberg.