Sunday, October 22, 2017
TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! JACKSON COUNTY CONFRONTS NEARLY $2.5-MILLION BILL TO FIX BUSTED JAIL!!!
Tomorrow, the Jackson County Executive and the Legislature will confront nightmarish costs that hope to address an ongoing human rights crisis at the jail . . .
To wit . . .
CHECK THIS QUICK LIST OF TRANSFERRED FUNDS AND EPIC DEBT ON THE AGENDA FOR THE UPCOMING COURTHOUSE LEGISLATIVE SESSION!!!
Like it or not, this impacts every resident of Jackson County given that these EPIC bills will certainly increase County Property taxes.
Here's the breakdown and quick description . . .
- Mechanical Fix - Appropriating $533,559.00 from the undesignated fund balance of the 2017 General Fund and authorizing an Addendum to the Agreement with Cornerstone Detention Products of Madison, AL, for the replacement of additional corridor sliding doors for use by the Department of Corrections
- Broken Budget Consequences - Transferring $1,623,837.00 within the 2017 General Fund, $245,449.00 within the Anti-Drug Sales Tax Fund, and $40,000.00 within the 2017 Inmate Security Fund to cover budget shortfalls for overtime and other services within the Department of Corrections.
- Most Costs Considered - Transferring $24,000.00 within the 2017 General Fund to cover the cost of a replacement dock door for use by the Department of Corrections.
- Outsourcing to JoCo - Security officer services for use by the Department of Corrections to Twin City Security of Overland Park, KS
In conclusion, here's CONFIRMATION of a recent story we blogged FIRST which kinda signals ongoing courthouse financial turmoil . . .
From Exec Frank White's office - Chief Financial Officer to serve until the appointment of a permanent Chief Financial Officer, effective October 19, 2017.
Developing . .