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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


Legislature’s Majority Caucus cuts spending, delivers tax decrease in 2015

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus has revised County Executive Mark Poloncarz’s proposed 2015 budget that only held the line on taxes and approved a budget that decreases taxes. The Majority Caucus’s cuts to the budget provided much needed tax relief for residents in 2015. 

Leading by example, Legislature reduces own budget for 2015

At today’s Annual Budget Meeting the Erie County Legislature Majority Caucus voted to reduce its own budget by nearly $100,000. The reduction was achieved by eliminating a position, slashing the office supply budget line and reducing its rental costs, among other cuts.

Revised Budget Hearing Schedule announced - all hearings to be held Monday, Nov. 24

Due to the November snowstorm, the Legislature has revised its budget hearing schedule. Please find the revised schedule below. 

Erie County’s elected officials will not receive pay increase

The Erie County Legislature has voted against the Citizens Salary Review Commission’s recommendation to raise the salaries for the County Executive, Clerk, Comptroller and Sheriff. Legislators unanimously opposed the raises at the Nov. 6, 2014 session. 

Weights and Measures Director served with subpoena

Erie County’s Director of Weights and Measures, Edwin Gonsiorek, has been served with a subpoena by Chairman John Mills, making him legally obligated to testify before the Erie County Legislature’s Finance and Management Committee. Failure to appear would result in further legal action to compel his appearance.