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district 11

Chairman 
John J. Mills
District 11

district 4

Majority Leader
Joseph C. Lorigo
District 10

district 6

Kevin R. Hardwick
District 4

district 8

Edward A. Rath III
District 6

district 9

Ted Morton
District 8

district 10

Lynne M. Dixon
District 9

OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

Legislature, under leadership of Republican Majority, wins county-wide award for paper reduction

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus has taken several steps to reduce its paper consumption, along with the associated costs, as it further improves efforts to bring efficiency to the Legislature. As a result, the Legislature was declared the winner of the county’s Paper Reduction Contest for August 2016 with a 46.8 percent reduction from August 2015.

Local sites to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The Erie County Legislature's Majority Caucus reminds residents that National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at several local sites. The event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

Legislature’s Majority Caucus partners with Rite-Aid for Community Flu Clinics

Members of the Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus are partnering with local Rite-Aid Pharmacy locations to offer Community Flu Clinics to residents who wish to vaccinate against influenza. Each year, the County Department of Health advises residents to get a flu vaccine. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications.

Public Forums Set For Citizens To Take Part In 2017 Erie County Community Development Program

The Erie County Department of Environment & Planning has announced upcoming citizen forums to help determine the needs and priorities of low and moderate income residents residing within the Erie County Community Development (“CD”) Block Grant Consortium.

Legislature backs 911 call takers in an effort to improve public safety

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon announces that the Legislature unanimously approved a resolution in support of improving the work environment for E-911 call takers. Legislator Dixon cosponsored a resolution with several of her colleagues in response to a letter sent from 20 Central Police Services employees asking for assistance. The employees requested that the Legislators support them in any way they can to revise their current schedule to alleviate some of the stress caused by their demanding shifts.