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Jail Expansion

Commissioners seek more details on jail diversion plan

Yellowstone County commissioners indicated support for a pilot proposal to relieve jail crowding by diverting inmates, but told proponents on Monday they wanted more information.

November 10, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
County commissioners consider plan to reduce inmates at jail

County commissioners consider plan to reduce inmates at jail

Yellowstone County commissioners will review a plan to ease jail crowding and explore possible funding with the county’s finance director and sheriff at their Nov. 10 discussion meeting.

November 06, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
Divided county commission OKs budget with money for jail expansion

Divided county commission OKs budget with money for jail expansion

By a 2-1 vote, the Yellowstone County commissioners approved the 2015 budget Tuesday morning, with money available if the county decides to expand the jail.

September 03, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
County finds a way to pay for new jail, but can't nail down money to operate it

County finds a way to pay for new jail, but can't nail down money to operate it

With a combination of protested tax distributions and county funds, Yellowstone County can scrape together the estimated $7 million it needs to expand to add 100 new beds to relieve crowding at the jail.

August 13, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Yellowstone County raising rates for inmates from other counties

Yellowstone County raising rates for inmates from other counties

If other counties are going to use the Yellowstone County jail to house their prisoners, they can help pay for jail expansion costs.

July 30, 2014 8:25 amLoading…
Price tag for Yellowstone County jail expansion goes up

Price tag for Yellowstone County jail expansion goes up

The estimated cost of expanding the Yellowstone County jail got a little higher on Tuesday with no clear way for how the county would pay for it.

June 25, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Yellowstone County's biggest budget decision is addressing crowded jail

Yellowstone County's biggest budget decision is addressing crowded jail

Yellowstone County commissioners started crunching budget numbers on Monday morning as they began a week of formal hearings on the proposed 2015 budget.

June 23, 2014 4:35 pmLoading…
County budget: 'The jail is the biggest problem'

County budget: 'The jail is the biggest problem'

Heading into a new budget year, Yellowstone County’s financial picture generally looks good.

June 10, 2014 4:40 pmLoading…

County picks Schutz Foss Architects for jail project

Yellowstone County commissioners on Tuesday selected Schutz Foss Architects of Billings for a project to expand the jail.

February 04, 2014 1:15 pmLoading…

Local architecture firms interested in jail expansion project

Four local architecture firms submitted proposals to be considered by Yellowstone County for a project to expand the jail.

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