Agenda Item # 8
Columbus Consolidated Government
Agenda Report # 139
Mayor and Council
FY17 Inmate Capacity Agreement
Muscogee County Prison
Approval is requested to enter into an Inmate Capacity Agreement with the Georgia Department of Corrections for a minimum of 528 State inmates to be housed at the Muscogee County Prison.
Historically the Columbus Consolidated Government and the Georgia Department of Corrections have annually agreed to the minimum number of State inmates to be housed at the Muscogee County Prison and further utilized as supplemental laborers within Muscogee County.
The annual specification of the minimum number of State inmates to be housed at the Muscogee County Prison is beneficial to both budgetary efforts of the Georgia Department of Corrections and the Columbus Consolidated Government in achieving their respective goals.
Within the agreement, the Georgia Department of Corrections agrees to pay the sum of $20.00 per inmate per day for the duration of the agreement to the Columbus Consolidated Government. These funds are used to offset the annual operating budget of the Muscogee County Prison.
The Muscogee County Prison is in compliance with all Standard Operating Procedures and Certifications necessary to execute this Inmate Capacity Agreement.
Approval is requested to enter into this Inmate Capacity Agreement with the Georgia Department of Corrections in order to insure the maximum availability of inmate labor within Muscogee County.
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING TO EXECUTE A CAPACITY AGREEMENT WITH THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017.
the Georgia Department of Corrections desires to obtain appropriate care and custody of State inmates; and
the Columbus Consolidated Government desires to provide appropriate care and custody of State inmates at the Muscogee County Prison operated by the Consolidated Government, Columbus, Georgia.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute a Capacity Agreement with the Georgia Department of Corrections on behalf of the Columbus Consolidated Government to maintain a continuing, cooperative, and comprehensive care and custody agreement for housing State inmates at the Muscogee County Prison in a safe, secure and compliant environment.
Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of _____________, 2016 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of ____________ members of said Council.
Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Garrett voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.
Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor