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Davison Co. board to revisit jail contact with Mitchell Clinic

The Davison County Commission will return to the inmate medical cost discussion it kicked off two weeks ago. The five-person board will meet at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the Davison County North Offices in Mitchell to continue talks regarding an appro...

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The Davison County Commission will return to the inmate medical cost discussion it kicked off two weeks ago.

The five-person board will meet at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the Davison County North Offices in Mitchell to continue talks regarding an approximate $5,000 increase in costs for regular inmate check-ups, raising the Davison County Jail's rate with the Mitchell Clinic from more than $22,000 to $27,500 if approved.

The contract adjustment is believed to be the first in at least three years, but follows a year in which the jail's medical costs went $36,965.43 over budget.

Other business

The commission's agenda is as follows:

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• 9 a.m.: Call the meeting to order, conduct the Pledge of Allegiance, hear board reports, ask for citizen input and consider approving minutes from the previous meeting and amending the April 4 meeting minutes.

• 9:15 a.m.: Meet as the Board of Equalization. No other information is provided.

• 10 a.m.: Meet with 4-H Youth Advisor Amber Erickson regarding a summer intern.

• 10:15 a.m.: Hear the quarterly welfare report from Welfare Director Dawn Grissom.

• 10:30 a.m.: Meet with Corrections Administrator Don Radel regarding the Mitchell Clinic contract and to hear a quarterly report.

• 11 a.m.: Meet with Director of Physical Plants Mark Ruml to regarding resealing the Davison County Courthouse parking lot.

• 11:15 a.m.: Hold a discussion regarding iPad stipends.

• 11:30 a.m.: Hear miscellaneous motions brought to the board and consider approving bills.

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