Adams sheriff says inmate meals savings possible

Source: Associated Press, December 1, 2010

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) – Adams County Sheriff Chuck Mayfield says he can save about $53,000 a year by paying someone else to feed prisoners at the local jail.

Mayfield tells The Natchez Democrat that he is looking at a contract with Valley Food Services.

Mayfield says the $198,000 cost of the contract would be included in the $200,000 food budget for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1, 2010, and ending Sept. 31, 2011.
Outsourcing food costs means savings
Source: Emily Lane, The Natchez Democrat, November 30, 2010

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