Henderson City Council has approved using the Henderson municipal jail to house some misdemeanor offenders arrested during weekends on the Las Vegas Strip.
Officials are calling the summer-season contract with Clark County the "Safe Strip Initiative."
Henderson gets about $102 per day for the first two days each detainee is held, and about $112 per day after the third day.
The cross-jurisdictional program sends up to 50 detainees per weekend to the 540-bed Henderson Detention Center.
Meanwhile, the Clark County jail in downtown Las Vegas is undergoing a four-year, $88 million renovation.
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