Meetings: The second Wednesday of each month at 9:00 AM
Location: Online Meeting (check the Online Meetings page for the next meeting/location)
Prison Board Minutes: Click here
The Prison Board is responsible for the safe-keeping, discipline, and employment of prisoners, and the government and management of the institution.
Why is there a Prison Board?
The Prison Board is in effect, in compliance with Pennsylvania Title 61 Pa. C.S.A. Below is an excerpt of this regulation:
(a) General rule. —
(1) In counties of the third, fourth and fifth class, the persons now holding the following offices and their successors in each county of the third, fourth or fifth class shall compose a board to be known as the board of inspectors of the jail or county prison.
(2) The following persons shall be members of the board:
(i) The president judge of the court of common pleas or a judge designated by him.
(ii) The district attorney.
(iii) The sheriff.
(iv) The controller.
(v) The county commissioners.