County commission discusses budget


Jail, Page 26

It was discussed that the state had talked about closing down the annex to the jail because of the staffing issues.

Brown asked a question about a request for a TASER, whether one could be reallocated. Ayscue responded that the funding for the item destined for a Crisis Intervention Officer came from a grant.

Ayscue mentioned that the county gets approximately $700,000 from the jail and law enforcement budgets, as lunches are cooked at the jail for the Senior Center.

Brown noted that a there was a $50,000 computer system upgrade for the jail in the supplimental budget.

Ayscue responded that it was something that was needed, but it did not fit into the budget.