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  211.341.  Detention facilities, how provided — government (third and fourth class counties). — 1.  Counties of the third and fourth classes within one judicial circuit, shall, upon the written recommendation of the circuit judge of that judicial circuit, establish a place of juvenile detention to serve all of the counties within that judicial circuit, and in like manner, the counties shall supply offices for the juvenile officers of that circuit.  The recommendation of the circuit judge shall be made only after a hearing conducted by him, after thirty days' notice, to determine the need and feasibility of establishing such a place of detention within the judicial circuit.  The provisions of section 211.331 apply as to the form of operation and means of maintenance of the place of detention, except that the total cost of establishment and operation of the places of detention shall be prorated among the several counties within that judicial circuit upon a ratio to be determined by a comparison of the respective populations of the counties.  The point of location of the place of juvenile detention shall be determined by the circuit judge of the judicial circuit.

  2.  Circuit judges of any two or more adjoining judicial circuits after a hearing as provided in subsection 1 may, by agreement confirmed by judicial order, and in the interest of economy of administration, establish one place of juvenile detention to serve their respective judicial circuits.  In such event, the circuit judges so agreeing shall jointly govern the affairs of the place of detention and the cost thereof shall be apportioned among the counties served in the manner provided for in subsection 1.

  3.  Any county of the third or fourth class desiring to provide its own place of juvenile detention may do so in the manner prescribed for counties of the first and second classes.


(L. 1957 p. 642 § 211.170)

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