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City, county negotiating over prisoner costs at jail - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

December 19, 2014

City, county negotiating over prisoner costs at jail

Posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 11:17 pm

GALVESTON — A county request for the city of Galveston to begin paying more for city prisoners held in the county jail could affect the city’s budget for the next year.

For more than a month, the city and the county have been negotiating on how much the city should pay the county for 21 beds that are set aside at the Galveston County Jail for prisoners arrested on municipal charges by the Galveston Police Department.

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