Benton County Officials Eye Jail Health Care

Posted: March 12, 2014 at 6 a.m.

Benton County's justices of the peace heard a pitch Tuesday to privatize medical care for inmates in the jail.

At A Glance

Committee Action

Benton County’s Committee of the Whole met Tuesday and recommended for approval:

• Appointing Alicia Tilghman to the Benton County Historical Preservation Commission.

• Changing the interim filling of an emergency vacancy in the Sheriff’s Office.

• Applying for a grant for the Adult Drug Court.

• Spending $1,450 from the Arkansas Festival GIF Grant.

• Spending $4,500 from the Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant.

• Spending $20,000 from the Maysville Community Center GIF Grant

• Spending $20,000 from the County Clerk’s for moving expenses associated with the Rogers office.

• Deleting a deputy collector supervisor position and adding a deputy collector position.

Source: Staff Report

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