The Common Council’s Legislation Committee is expected to discuss a state law that would stiffen the penalties for disposing of human remains in an attempt to conceal a death.
Leslie Brill, the mother of Amanda L. Wienckowski, whose frozen body was found in a trash bin in 2009, has been invited to speak at the meeting, at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Council Chambers.
A measure from Council Member Darius G. Pridgen would put the Council on record in support of “Amanda Lynn’s Law,” sponsored by state Sen. Mark J. Grisanti.
“The purpose of the resolution is to continue to bring attention to a gruesome crime,” Pridgen said.
Also this week:
• The Planning Board will meet at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday in Room 901 in City Hall.
• The Board of Ethics will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday in Room 1317 in City Hall.
• The Council’s Civil Service Committee will meet at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday in Council Chambers.
• The Council’s Finance Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Council Chambers.
• The Buffalo Urban Development Corp. will meet at noon Tuesday in the Erie County Industrial Development Agency offices at 143 Genesee St.
• The Council’s Community Development Committee will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Council Chambers.
• The Council’s Finance Committee will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday in Room 1417 to discuss a policy that would govern the city’s use of its Rainy Day Fund. While the fund exists, there are no laws regarding when the money can be used. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the administration and the comptroller’s office.