Warren supervisor OK extension
Published 7:26 pm Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Warren County supervisors have given a planner an extra month to complete a study on the size and scope of a new Warren County jail.
Payments to Voorhis/Robertson Justice Services Inc. total $171,227 since it was hired.
The county is on track to find a 50-acre rural site and complete an expandable 350-bed detention facility in the next four years.
The capacity of the current jail is 128, almost all of whom are pretrial detainees. The City of Vicksburg routinely uses other facilities for detention, primarily one in Issaquena County.