Prison Meeting Notes for July 27, 2017 for Greene County Prison Board, Greene County Government, Pennsylvania

Prison Board Meeting Notes
Greene County Board of Commissioners

The Prison Meetings are conducted on the third Thursday of the month (except for May and August, which will occur on the second Thursday) at 11:45 AM, following the Commissioners Meetings and held in the first floor meeting room. Quarterly meetings will be held at 12:00 noon at the Greene County Prison. Meeting dates and any changes will be posted publically in the local newspaper and on the county website at The purpose of these board meetings are to review monthly business and happenings at the prison, as well as to vote on matters concerning the Greene County Prison.

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July 27, 2017 — Prison Board Meeting Notes
Greene County, Pennsylvania

Prison Board Officers:
• Commissioners Archie Trader
• Sheriff Brian Tennant, Chairman,
• Commissioner Dave Coder, Secretary

Board Members:
• Honorable Farley Toothman, Greene County President Judge
• Marjorie Fox, Greene County District Attorney
• Blair Zimmerman, Greene County Commissioner
• Dave Balint, Greene County Controller

Public Contact Person: Cookie Popielarcheck, Assistant Chief Clerk

Prison Warden: John Kingston

Greene County Commissioners
County Office Building, 3rd Floor
93 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370
Phone: 724-852-5210 / Fax: 724-852-5327
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m., Monday—Friday

Meeting Opened:
The Greene County Prison Board meeting was brought to order by by Commissioner Archie Trader at 11:45 am in the first floor meeting room of the county office building. Others in attendance were: Commissioner Zimmerman, Commissioner Coder, Chief Clerk Jeff Marshall, John Kingston, Michael Kraus, Dave Balint, Jeff Marshall and Charlotte Popielarcheck.

  1. Commissioner Zimmerman made the motion and Commissioner Coder the second to approve the minutes from the June 22, 2017 meeting. Vote unanimous.
  1. With the completion of pre-installation logistics, PSx has started the installation of the new inter-com system today.
  2. Will be conducting the on-site inspection of the area proposed for the installation of the live scan system on August 22, 2017. This inspection will be conducted in part by Mr. Jerry Miller, the Offender Identification Technology Coordinator for the PA Chiefs of Police Association and his associates.
  1. The garden started this year by the inmate workers is starting to produce some vegetables, most notably green beans, zucchini, and some peppers. The inmates that have been involved in the preparation and maintenance of the garden have expressed their satisfaction in that they were provided with an opportunity to be outside working and that they have demonstrated the ability to create something. Regardless of what volume of produce generated this year, I would recommend that we continue with this program next year, if for no other reason that the development of the vocational and self-developmental aspects.
  1. Administrative Assistant Jennifer Gumbarevic and Food Service Karen Taylor received computer training for excel application on -7-25-17 and 07-26-17. Corrections Officer Darcy Bostich is currently in her fourth week of Basic Training at the DOC Academy.
  1. Cummins-Bridgeway provided an annunciator for the main generator which will alarm in operations when a power failure occurs. The equipment was installed on 07-25-17 with a follow up systems check to be conducted on 07-28-17.
Financial Report:
  1. Fayette County currently owes $14.500.00 for the month of July in regards to rental fees and has paid $29,750.00 for the month of June.
  2. Deposits totaling $1,880.00 have been made with the treasurerís office for June work release and weekend inmates.
Population Report:
Full Time Males

Full Time Females

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47 (This includes (6) Fayette, (1) Westmoreland, and (2) Washington County inmates.)

Weekend Males

Weekend Females

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Weekend Release Males

Weekend Release Females

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General Discussion:

Public Comments:
The next Prison Board meeting will be held on August 17, 2017 and conducted at the Commissioners Conference Room at 11:45 hours.

Meeting Adjournment:
Commissioner Coder made the motion and Commissioner Zimmerman the second to adjourn the meeting. Vote unanimous.

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