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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 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.

Majority Caucus sees bright future in ECC’s new STEM Building

Members of the Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus attended Wednesday’s groundbreaking ceremony for Erie Community College’s STEM Building at the North Campus in Amherst, highlighting the partnerships that lead to the one of the largest investments in the college in 50 years.

Free Rabies Clinics will be held Sept. 14, 20 & 28

The Erie County Legislature Majority Caucus announces that three free rabies will be held in September. 

Legislature questions DPW on plans for remaining summer roadwork

Erie County Legislature Chairman John J. Mills and Legislator Edward A. Rath, III are once again asking the Department of Public Works to provide an update on its road work plans for this summer and how it plans to spend an influx of state funding. The duo sponsored a resolution requesting that the DPW release a complete report detailing its plan to spend $2 million allocated from the PAVE NY fund. The resolution, which was approved unanimously on July 14, 2016, requested the report be submitted by July 26, however that deadline was missed.

Legislature approves new security plan for Rath Building, metal detectors to be added

A new $1.5 million plan to address security concerns at the Rath Building (95 Franklin St., Buffalo) has been approved by the Erie County Legislature and will include the installation of metal detectors and addition of armed Sheriff’s Deputies. The plan, which was amended by the Majority Caucus, was approved at the July 14, 2016 session.