An effort to keep individuals with mental health issues out of the Lee County Jail is proceeding.
The Lee County Board of Supervisors has signed off on the county borrowing up to $650,000 to expand the jail to accommodate more female inmates.
Lee County wants to collect more money from the people who use its jail the most.
It appears Lee County has come up with a way to pay for a planned expansion of the county jail.
Lee County will add more beds to its jail to account for a growing population.