• Agenda for Feb. 8 Commissioners meeting
• Supporting materials for tax commitment
• Airport Hanger options discussed
• enacted 2016 budget
• Casino revenues boost coffers by $1 million
• Robert Everett nominated to Me Land Use Planning comm
• County considers drug dogs
• Police chiefs present state of county law enforcement
• Commissioners OK pay to Cumberland County Jail
• Airport contractor honored for 45 years
• Commissioners Okay new contract for deputies
• County, state to overhaul courthouse
• Jail gets perfect inspection score from state
• Christina McAllister named Deputy of the Year
• Enacted 2015 county budget
• County considers closing regional Airport
• Cost to restore jail to full time pegged at $1.4 million
• 911 dispatch - the glue that binds emergency services
• County tax levy by towns-15
|Oxford County Jail Administrator Capt. Edward Quinn addresses the legislative delegation as Oxford County Commissioners, from left, Timothy Turner of Buckfield, Steve Merrill of Norway and David Duguay of Byron listen Tuesday at the commissioners' office in Paris.
County Commissioners talk jail finances with lawmakers
by Monica Jerkins Staff Writer Sun Journal Dec. 16, 2015
PARIS — Oxford County's legislative delegation met with county commissioners, representatives from the Oxford County Sheriff’s Office and jail administrative staff Dec. 15 to discuss options to close gaps in jail funding.
Since the state switched from a consolidated jail system, financial pressures have mounted for the county. Oxford County has all but depleted its $600,000 reserve account, according to County Administrator Scott Cole. This is mostly because of an arrangement with Cumberland County Jail to house inmates who need to be jailed for longer than the 72 hours.
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