§7-9-22. Enlargement of buildings.
The board of joint city and county workshop directors, or
county workhouse directors, may enlarge or improve the buildings,
shops or grounds from any surplus that may arise from the income of
such workhouse, or from the levy from such maintenance made by such
county and city, or county; but no levy for maintenance shall be
made when it has not been necessary to use more than one half of
the avails of the levy for the year preceding; and any surplus
arising from the carrying on of such joint workhouse shall be
returned to the general fund of such city and county in the
proportion that such surplus may have been produced by the labor of
the convicts of each, and any surplus arising from the carrying on
of such county workhouse shall be returned to the general fund of
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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