POMEROY — The Meigs County Commissioners approved contracts to house prisoners during last week’s meeting.
Contracts were approved with Washington County Jail and Middleport Jail under the same terms and conditions as in previous years.
The cost to house prisoners will be $60 per day. The contract was approved by the prosecutor’s office prior to approval by the commissioners.
The commissioners also approved a sub-lease with O’Bleness Memorial Hospital for medical office space on East Memorial Drive which is owned by the county.
An appropriation adjustment was approved in the amount of $47,626.31 from line item K100-K13 into K000-K13, engineer.
Bills were approved in the amount of $187,879.44, with $10,589.95 from county general. Minutes of the previous meeting were also approved.
The commissioners meet each Thursday at 11 a.m. on the third floor of the Meigs County Courthouse.
Present at the meeting were Meigs County Commissioners Tim Ihle, Michael Bartrum, and Randy Smith, clerk Gloria Kloes and Brian Dunham who gave the invocation.