As announced on this past Tuesday, the Michigan Department of Corrections is closing the Ojibway Correctional Facility in December of 2018. MCO met with MDOC officials on Thursday and agreed to designate the Ojibway and Baraga facilities as the layoff unit.
MCO Executive Board members and staff will be holding informational meetings at the Ojibway and Baraga facilities as follows:
Friday, Aug 17
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday, Aug 20
12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug 22
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, Aug 18
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug 21
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, Aug 23
7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Informational packets are being prepared for members and will be provided at the weekday meetings. It is a difficult time and MCO will be there to provide as much information as possible to assist members through the process.