County Commission approves funding for mental health diversion center, jail study

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 09, 2024 10:17 PM CT | Published: April 09, 2024 10:13 PM CT

County commissioners approved $18.6 million in funding to plan and build the diversion center. The jail study was an easier call at $250,000. The separate votes on the two projects came with very different timelines and expectations.


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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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