The law enforcement services agreement between the County of Riverside and the Mt. San Jacinto Community College District has been amended to add two deputies.
A 5-0 Riverside County Board of Supervisors vote Sept. 21 approved the amendment while also adding the salaries of the additional deputies to the county budget. The community college district will reimburse the county for the cost of the deputies, which is estimated to be $422,500 for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2021-2022 and $2,280,000 for the duration of the contract.
The original contract was approved by the board of supervisors in August 2020 and covered the period from July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2025. The contract called for four sheriff’s deputies to patrol the school district facilities, but the addition of two positi