MAYVILLE A special meeting of the County Legislature has been called to consider the sale of the Chautauqua County Home.
Legislature chairman Jay Gould, R-Ashville, has confirmed to The Post-Journal that a special meeting will take place Thursday, Oct. 18,
at 6:30 p.m. in the Gerace Office Building. Gould said the only item on the agenda is the sale of the Dunkirk skilled nursing facility to Altitude Health Services Inc.
Chautauqua County Executive Greg Edwards discusses an upcoming meeting planned to discuss the sale o
Altitude Health has offered $16.5 million in cash for the County Home.
Legislators were made aware of the special meeting Wednesday during Planning and Economic Development and Human Services committee meetings on the 2013 county budget.
The special session on the County Home takes place a week before lawmakers meet for their regular business session, which will include discussing the 2013 county budget and new legislative district lines.
See Thursday's editition of The Post-Journal for complete coverage.