Proposed jail costs shock Reardan
Town, county sheriff negotiating contract renewal
Last updated 7/29/2020 at 12:33pm
REARDAN – Under a proposed contract change, the Town of Reardan may end up paying substantially higher jail fees to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, a cost that Reardan Police Chief Andy Manke said isn’t feasible for the town of 623.
While the town has its own police force, it contracts with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for jail and dispatch services. The contract between the town and the county is currently under negotiation and set to renew in January.
Under the new contract terms, the Town of Reardan would pay $63 per day to the Lincoln County Jail to house an inmate c...