MAYVILLE - A special meeting of the County Legislature has been announced to sell the Chautauqua County Home.
Legislature chairman Jay Gould, R-Ashville, has confirmed 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 will include the sale of the Dunkirk skilled nursing facility to Altitude Health Services Inc.
Altitude Health has offered $16.5 million in cash for the County Home.
Legislators were made aware of the special meeting today during Planning and Economic Development and Human Services committee meetings on the 2013 county budget.
The meeting 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 OBSERVER for complete coverage.