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2022 UC Budget (2): UCIA Aid

The 2022 Union County Executive Budget is out and the first curious entry is:

Has the county left off propping up the Union County Improvement Authority in light of the latest fiasco?

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2022 Union County Executive Budget (1) Pop Outs

The 2022 Union County Executive Budget is out and this blog kicks off a series that will look at the numbers in detail. Here are the pertinent pages and we start with items that pop out at you to the point where you assume it is some kind of mistake.

 

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Sneaking In Union County Jail Closing

2021-319: Authorizing the County Manager to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the County of Essex for the relocation of inmates from the Union County Jail on as a needed basis, for a five (5) year period commencing July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2026 at a per diem/per inmate housing fee to be paid by the County of Union to the County of Essex for the duration of the Agreement in accordance with the fee schedule specified in the MOA.

What the Board had to say about both closing the jail and needing more space:

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