Prison Board discusses July populations

The Lycoming County Prison Board discussed prison population during its meeting on Friday.

For the month of July, the daily average of male population in the prison was 195 and female was 32.

The Pre-Release Center saw a daily average of male population of 86 and female 32 for July.

For the year so far, the male population daily average is 197 and the female is 32 for the prison, and the Pre-Release Center has male population daily average at 97 and female at 31.

Adult probations average daily male population was 282 and female was 64 for July. For the year so far, adult probation has daily male population average of 294 and female 63.

Last year in July, the male average daily population for the prison was 213, Pre-Release Center was 10 and adult probation was 317. The female average daily population for last July was 32 in prison, 32 in pre-release and 64 in adult probation.

The daily average population in overcrowding transfers to other prisons for the month of July was 13 and 0 for male. The year average is 0 for male and 8 for female.

Last year in July, the average daily population in overcrowding transfers was 10 for males and 2for females.

The male prison capacity is 222 and pre-release 105. The female prison capacity is 34 and pre-release is 32.

In other business, the board discussed the expenditures and revenues for the month of July for the county prison.

The expenditures were $20,698 in health services and medical supplies, $23,446 in kitchen supplies and food and $61,030 in general services, supplies and maintenance. Revenue was $32,296.

The expenditures for the Pre-Release Center for the month of July were $18,602 in health services and medical supplies, $15,093 in kitchen supplies and food and $2,544 in general services, supplies and maintenance. Revenue was $3,532.

Present at the meeting were voting members Comissioner Tony R. Mussare, Commissioner Rick Mirabito, District Attorney Eric Linhardt, President Judge Nancy Butts, Chief Deputy Curtis Ulmer — filling in for Sheriff Mark Lusk — and Deputy Controller Nicki Collins — filling in for Controller Krista Rogers.

The next meeting will be at 8:30 a.m., Sept. 8, at the county prison.

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