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Lawmakers to discuss moving detainees from Erie County Holding Center to Correctional Facility

Posted at 6:49 AM, Jul 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-14 06:49:23-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Erie County Legislature will hold a meeting Tuesday morning to discuss their plan to transition a majority of detainees from the Erie County Holding Center to the County Correctional Facility in Alden.

Informational sessions of both the Public Safety and Finance and Management Committee will begin at 9 a.m.

Following those sessions will be followed by a Zoom meeting at 1`1 a.m. with the Erie County Division of Budget and Management and other departments to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on Erie County’s fiscal status.

That meeting will feature Erie County Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein.

You can find a link to the 11 a.m. Zoom meeting here.

The meeting ID is 847 7068 1445, and the password is 976905.