Stanley County To Pay 35% More To House Juveniles In Hughes County In 2018

The Stanley County Commission finished out business for 2017 with a brief meeting, lasting less than 15 minutes before the group met in executive session for a personnel matter. The Commission approved a re-platting for an area approximately four miles north of Hayes. Commissioners also approved the annual memorandum of understanding with S-D-S-U Extension for their services in 2018. Stanley County Commissioners also approved a contract with Hughes County for holding juveniles who get in trouble with the law…

Auditor Philena Burtch says the 75-dollar a day increase is a boost of 35-percent. The Commission also approved a jail contract for 2018 with Brule County. The fee of 55-dollars per day is unchanged from 2017. Commissioners approved a 50-cent raise for Keva Briggs and approved contingency transfers. The total amount transferred from contingency funds was 53-thousand 872 dollars.