Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald wants to turn over the county's historical records to an entity dedicated to the region's history, the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh.
A resolution will be introduced at County Council's Feb. 3 meeting, before the matter will be considered by a council committee.
Fitzgerald says the records provide a ``picture of what events, issues and initiatives were important in our county's history.''
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If approved, the records to be turned over would include minute books dating to 1868 and records up to Dec. 27, 1999.
That was the last time the county was governed by a three-member board of commissioners before a home-rule charter changed the government to the executive and 15-member council.