Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) WNY News Now Image.MAYVILLE — A tentative county budget reflecting the impact and realities of COVID-19 will be presented Wednesday to the County Legislature by Chautauqua County Executive P.J. Wendel.“I look forward to presenting my first tentative budget as County Executive,” said Wendel. “The presentation will reflect the efforts made by the COVID-19 Finance team, department heads and county employees to help keep this year’s budget in line and to better prepare us for next year.”After Wendel presents his budget, county legislators will begin their review of it by meeting with department heads and determining if any additional modifications are needed. They will then need to pass a final budget for 2021 on or before December 1.Copies of the 2021 Tentative Budget Presentation and the Chautauqua County 2021 Tentative Budget will be available online by Sept. 30. The presentation will be available on the County Executive’s website at chqgov.com/county-executive/County-Executive and the tentative budget will be available on the Finance Department’s website at chqgov.com/finance/Finance . Wendel will provide his 2021 tentative budget to the county legislature during the full legislature meeting, which starts at 6:30 p.m. and will be live streamed on the Chautauqua County Government Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ChautauquaCountyGovernment/.For more information, please contact the County Executive’s Office at (716) 753-4211.
Officials have arrested a 16-year-old student in connection to the cyber attacks that targeted the online school system for Miami-Dade County Public Schools.On Thursday, the Miami-Dade School Police Department announced the arrest of David Oliveros, 16, who is a junior at South Miami Senior High.Police made the arrest at his home at around 2:45 AM. Police more than one person was involved in the hacks and they plan to make more arrests.According to police the student admitted to orchestrating eight cyber attacks on the schools systems. He has been charged with Computer Use in an Attempt to Defraud, a 3rd degree felony, and Interference with an Education Institution a misdemeanor.The teen is set to make his first appearance in juvenile court on Oct. 8.Miami-Dade Schools Police are working with the FBI to continue investigating.