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Sales Tax Tanks Significantly

Poloncarz Administration predicted 3.73% annual growth from 2012 to 2013.  Actual growth for the first eight months of the year is 2.20%. That represents a $6.3 million hole in this year’s budget

Audit: Lack of Controls Over County Gas Cards

Findings show gas cards with names of fired and former employees being used, large number of gas cards assigned to the wrong employee, and only one person in charge of the entire operation

County Executive Violates County Charter

The Office of Erie County Comptroller received an incomplete 2014 Budget Revenue and Expense Projections report from Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, a direct violation of the Erie County Charter

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 Mychajliw, a student at Cleve Hill. 

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.