Board approves jail medical contract amendment

There are times when additional costs aren’t viewed as a bad thing. At the Aug. 8 meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, Captain Pat O’Malley of the sheriff’s department came to the board with a request for an additional $94,000 in funding for medical costs at the county jail.
However, the cost is due to the recent opening of a pod in the jail so the county can board more prisoners, which is more than paying for the additional cost.

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