The Controller serves ex officio as a member of the Allegheny County Jail Oversight Board. This Board ensures discipline and safekeeping of prisoners and also proper management of the County Jail.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Allegheny County Jail Oversight Board will hold all meetings virtually.
The meeting will be made available to the public live, online. Due to the importance of public input, individuals may submit comments and questions online to the Jail Oversight Board prior to the meeting by clicking on the link below. All comments/questions must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon the day before the board meeting.
Comments and questions submitted will be read in their entirety provided they do not exceed 5 minutes and will be presented in the order in which they were received. Depending on the number of comments received, some may not be read at the meeting. All comments/questions, including those in excess of 5 minutes, will be given to the Board and made a part of the meeting Minutes.
Because of a Microsoft outage, the live feed to the April 1, 2021 Allegheny County Jail Oversight Board Meeting was disrupted. You can view below the public comments submitted with responses from President Judge Kim Berkeley Clark. Additional public comments with responses from Warden Harper and Deputy Warden Williams will be posted as well.
Because of a Microsoft outage, the live feed to the April 1, 2021 Allegheny Oversight Board Meeting was disrupted, posted below are the results of the vote on the Motions during the remainder of the meeting.
PLEASE NOTE: Meeting minutes are posted after the proceeding month’s meeting where they are approved for accuracy. Warden’s reports containing information from the previous month are presented at the next board meeting (Example: the Warden’s report presented to the board at the April meeting would be for the month ended March 31st)