Marion County May Put Jail Up For Sale
The Board of Marion County Commissioners is exploring the idea of selling Marion County's jail property to a private prison company.
Vice chair Stan Mcclain says the idea is to sell the land, then lease the property and possibly buy it back in the future. The county would get a chunk of money upfront if they decide to sell the jail.
Mcclain says the board will only approve this "idea" if it's beneficial to the county, community, and the sheriff's budget.
According to Mcclain, the Marion County Sheriff's Office will still run the jail no matter who owns the property.
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