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John J. Mills
District 11

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Majority Leader
Joseph C. Lorigo
District 10

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Kevin R. Hardwick
District 4

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Edward A. Rath III
District 6

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Ted Morton
District 8

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Lynne M. Dixon
District 9


Legislators respond to County Executive’s recommendation for Social Services Commissioner

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo and Legislator Lynne Dixon said they learned through social media that a recommendation for the commissioner of the Department of Social Services had been made. The County Executive announced he will recommend Al Dirschberger to lead the department.

Majority Caucus announces Pothole Hotline, email

The Erie County Legislature's Majority Caucus announces that Erie County’s Department of Public Works has added an email for residents to report a pothole. The email is in addition to a complaint tip line, (716) 858-7966, where residents can leave a voicemail with a complaint.

Legislature discusses County Government Efficiency Plan aimed at providing tax credit to residents

The Erie County Legislature’s Finance and Management Committee, Chaired by Majority Leader Joseph C. Lorigo, discussed the County Government Efficiency Plan at today’s meeting to implement improvements that could provide additional relief to taxpayers.

Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District Annual Conservation Tree & Shrub Seedling Program

The Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District reminds residents that the deadline to order through the Annual Conservation Tree & Shrub Seedling Program is Friday, March 13. CLICK HERE for an order form. 

Legislature urges State to extend brownfield clean-up tax credit to support economic development

The Erie County Legislature has unanimously approved a resolution calling on the New York State Governor and Legislators to extend the Brownfield Clean-up Tax Incentives Program in support of regional business development. The program allows tax credits for companies that rehabilitate unused, contaminated industrial sites to create new business opportunities.