Task force addresses costs of overflowing Boone County Jail

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 | 11:01 p.m. CDT; updated 12:22 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — Boone County Jail budgeted $300,000 in 2008 to house excess inmates in neighboring counties. But recently there have been so many overflow inmates that the costs could exceed that budget by more than $100,000.