Tuesday, November 21, 2017
JACKSON COUNTY LEGISLATURE ARGUES AGAINST EXEC FRANK WHITE'S TASK FORCE AS MILLIONS IN JAIL REPAIR STALLED!!!
The Legislature continues to lose patience with the current Administration and wants to start working to improve the jail . . . Meanwhile, the County Executive pushes for another study and a long term bond solution . . .
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Examiner: County jail task force debate continues
"Jackson County legislators on Monday expressed concerns that County Executive Frank White Jr. is moving too slowly to address safety issues at the County Detention Center . . . Meanwhile, there was no action Monday on a multi-million dollar package of immediate repairs to the existing jail. Those are the high-priority items that the consultant detailed in September. Burnett put that package at $14 million to $15 million last Monday, and the next day White said $16 million."
“This will be the fourth different task force or study that we’ve had,” said Legislator Dennis Waits, D-Independence.
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