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COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW HONORS BLASDELL KINDERGARTNER FOR LEADERSHIP EFFORTS

August 27, 2019

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. honored Gabby Yesis, a five-year-old Blasdell girl, for her efforts to raise nearly $100 through her lemonade stand for the Blasdell Police Department. During a presentation held at his office, Comptroller Mychajliw thanked Gabby for leading by example and supporting local law enforcement. Gabby is the daughter of Eileen and Michael Yesis, both of whom work in public service.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW FINDS $6.18 MILLION IN UNSPENT MONEY FOR PARKS IMPROVEMENTS

August 9, 2019

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. completed a report examining unspent money by the County Executive in the Parks Department. He found that $6.18 million authorized at the request of County Executive Mark Poloncarz since 2015 remains unspent. However, that unspent money is still costing taxpayers interest. In essence, the Poloncarz administration has unnecessarily racked up debt on the county credit card, taxpayers are forced to pay interest on that debt, and he didn’t spend a large portion of the borrowed money to improve parks. 

INDEPENDENT LAB FINDS LEAD IN PAINT AT COUNTY PARKS

July 24, 2019

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw called on County Executive Mark Poloncarz to immediately shut down all playground equipment across Erie County Parks.  The request follows results from an independent lab showing high levels of lead in peeling paint on swings and slides.

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw

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. Husband to Ashley, a social worker, and proud father of Mia Theresa, Maksym Roman and Emeryk Francis

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. If you are, or work for, a County Clerk in New York State and you suspect that a person who is in the United States illegally has applied for a driver’s license, you can anonymously report it to ICE by calling their hotline at 1-866-347-2423 or electronically on their website. OR, utilize our Erie County hotline, and we will forward all tips.

 

 

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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.