Yankton County Increases Jail Fees

Yankton County Increases Jail Fees

The Yankton County Commissioners reorganized for the new calendar year at their meeting Tuesday evening.

The first piece of business for the commissioners was an approval to increase jail fees to house out of county prisoners in the Yankton County Jail.

Yankton County Sheriff Jim Vlahakis says the jail operating costs, like everything else, is increasing…

Vlahakis recommended increasing the daily housing fee from eighty to eighty-five dollars…

The commissioners took Sheriff Vlahakis’s recommendation and approved the fee increase.

In addition, the Commissioners voted and appointed Joe Healy as the new commission chairperson for 2022.