Yakima City and County Looking to Reach Jail Contract Agreement

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Jail Bed

The City of Yakima and Yakima County may be reaching an agreement to house inmates at the county jail house.

The city council will be asked to consider a new five-year contract agreement with the county tomorrow night, which takes in about half the inmates arrested by the city police.

The agreement would save the city about $600,000 a year.

The city is also currently looking at expanding the city jail in the near future.