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Comptroller Mychajliw Updates the "Taxpayer's Checkbook"

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw updated his good government initiative, the “Taxpayer’s Checkbook,” to include most recent expenses related to the November 2014 Storm. The most recent public posting of how politicians spent taxpayer dollars shows receipts totaling almost $120,000 to repair guardrails across Erie County.

Comptroller Mychajliw Publishes November Storm Expenses

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw has expanded his good government initiative, the “Taxpayer’s Checkbook,” to now include all receipts, documentation, and expenses related to the November Storm

Comptroller Mychajliw Receives Another National Award

Mychajliw becomes first Comptroller in county history to be honored nationally for his good government initiative that breaks down the complex finances  in an “easy to understand” report.

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Iwan Mychajliw is the son of Polish and Ukrainian immigrants, the youngest of seven children, who grew up in blue-collar beginnings near the corner of William and Fillmore on the East Side of Buffalo.

The people of Erie County first elected Mychajliw Erie County Comptroller on November 6th, 2012. He is the proud father of eight-year-old Mia Theresa Mychajliw, a third-grade student. 

If you see or suspect waste, fraud or abuse of county resources, don’t ignore it!  Please take a minute and report your suspicions to our Erie County Whistleblower Hotline. 

Image of a check signed by Erie County taxpayers

Every day, the Erie County Comptroller must pay vendors for goods and services obtained on your behalf.  You have a right to know how this money is spent.