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Pact lowers inmate cost

Prior to the budget hearing in September, the Baker County Commission in regular session adopted a new contract with the Baker Correctional Development Corporation, or BCDC, for the housing and care of local inmates at the county jail, which officials said would result in substantial savings to the county.
The contract reduces the daily rate the county pays for local prisoners from $84.72 to $80.40 for up to 125 inmates, which would cost taxpayers $3,671,900. The rate drops to $76.25 for each inmate in excess of 125. Read More »

Democrats summoned

The Baker County Democratic Committee will meet Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m. for coffee and donuts at 6852 Cattle Gap Lane in Glen St. Mary.
It’s located off CR 125 South between U.S. 90 and the interstate.
All Democrats interested in the support of our Democrat candidates and organizations in Baker County are urged to attend.
For more information, please call 259-6667 or 655-0439.

Cites the owner for a damaged roof

The Baker County Code Enforcement Board agreed during its regular monthly meeting on September 8 that a damaged roof on an abandoned house in Macclenny II constitutes a violation of the zoning code.
Building Official Bobby Griffin indicated the home on Raintree Dr. was in foreclosure and may be in the hands of a lending institution, but the CEB entered the violation order against owner of record Thomas Medlock. Read More »

2014 County Commission Candidates Q&A

Adam Giddens, county commissionerIncumbent District 4 county commissioner Adam Giddens, 30, is the chief financial officer of Giddens Security. He lives in Macclenny and holds a master’s degree in accounting. He also graduated from the Florida Association of Counties’ Certified County Commissioner program. Read More »

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