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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

Legislators approve resolution requesting meeting with ECFSA Board to review $100 million borrowing plan

Members of the Erie County Legislature have requested that the Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority (ECFSA) Board appear at the next Finance and Management Committee meeting to discuss the new plan that would allow the ECFSA to borrow on behalf of the Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) new emergency room. To account for the borrowing the County Executive has submitted a Declaration of Need, which requires Legislative approval.

Erie County joins support to repeal burdensome SAFE Act regulations

The Erie County Legislature approved a resolution supporting the repeal of the SAFE Act in Upstate New York at the Thursday, March 9, 2017 session. The resolution, sponsored by the Majority Caucus, supports a Senate bill that calls for the repeal of the unnecessary regulations placed on lawful gun owners that accomplish nothing but creating bureaucratic, expensive hoops to jump through.

Erie County Legislature takes action to protect Great Lakes funding

The Erie County Legislature unanimously approved a resolution that requests that federal funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative be maintained to insure that the progress already made to keep Lake Erie clean continues.

Erie County Legislators deliver thousands of Valentine’s Day cards to Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station

Members of the Erie County Legislature delivered thousands of cards through the Valentine’s for Veterans program to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. Cards were also delivered to veteran’s posts throughout Erie County, the VA Clinics in Lackawanna and Springville, and the new Freedom Lounge at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

Majority Caucus lists February HEAP outreach dates to assist residents in need

The Erie County Legislature Majority Caucus announces that Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Outreaches will be held throughout the county to assistance residents in need this year. Attendees do not have to live in the specific town/village/city hosting the outreach to attend.