Jail Open to More City Inmates Thursday.
The Josephine County jail capacity is expected to expand its capacity by 30 inmates August 1st. The 30 inmate expansion is for city offenders and with the current rate of activity, those extra beds could be filled by Sunday.
The 30 additional beds are being rented by the City of Grants Pass at the rate of $100 per bed per day for 20 beds every day and an additional 10 as needed.
It is anticipated the additional population will run, on the average, between 20 and 30 daily.