City and county approve inmate housing agreement

With prices going up, local agreements need to be adjusted, including the agreement between Sweetwater County and the cities of Green River and Rock Springs concerning inmate housing contracts.

The contract change came before both the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners and the Green River City Council during their meetings on Tuesday.

“The City of Green River currently has an agreement with Sweetwater County to use their detention facility to house municipal offenders sentenced to a jail term,” City Council documents explained. “The City pays a fee in order for the County to house...


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