At Thursday's session
The county commissioners also handled these matters Thursday:
Heard that the two county deputies who will crack down on illegal dumping sites in Youngstown and the county begin their duties Sunday. The deputies' salaries will be funded by the county's Reuse & amp; Recycling Division and the Youngstown Litter Control Division. James Petuch, division director, said people won't get warnings but will be cited into court. "People must learn to take responsibility for the proper disposal of their trash," Petuch said, adding their are 40 to 50 illegal dump sites in the county, most in the city.
Approved the second amendment with Prison Health Services Inc., Brentwood, Tenn., to continue providing health-care services for jail inmates. Jail Nurse Robert Knight said the agreement goes from June 1 to Dec. 31, 2005. The county was paying $149,000, but now will pay $110,703 for an inmate population between 301-350, Knight said. The county was able to negotiate a sliding-scale payment plan with Prison Health based on the inmate population.