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Ordinance #: 2019-19
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE A PER CAPITA JAIL FEE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF ELKINS AND WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS FOR THE PURPOSE OF CHARGING MUNICIPALITIES FOR HOUSING OF THEIR PRISONERS IN THE WASHINGTON COUNTY JAIL.
WHEREAS, the Mayor and City Council of the City of Elkins has received a Per Capital Jail Fee Agreement (the “Agreement“) by and between Elkins, Arkansas and Washington County, Arkansas which is attached hereto as Exhibit “A“; and
WHEREAS, Washington County has proposed a system for handling the expenses for keeping municipal prisoners at the County Jail in lieu of paying a daily rate and this agreement is in the best interest of the City of Elkins.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor of Elkins, Arkansas, is hereby authorized to execute the Per Capita Jail Fee Agreement with any changes he deems necessary and all further action which may be necessary in order to carry out and perform the purposes and intents of this Resolution and all actions taken by the Mayor in connection therewith are hereby approved, confirmed and ratified.
PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council for the City of Elkins, Arkansas, this 17th day of October , 2019.