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COMPTROLLER JOINS MARILLA SUPERVISOR AND TAXPAYER ON TOUR OF CRUMBLING COUNTY ROADS

August 2, 2018

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. accepted the invitation of Town of Marilla taxpayer Cyndee Stelmach to personally see the crumbling conditions of Erie County roads in and around their town.  Not only do numerous potholes litter sections of Town Line and Bullis Road, both Marilla Supervisor Earl “Skip” Gingerich, who joined the tour, and Stelmach believe the county is not going far enough this construction season to repair the entire length of Bullis Road.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW AND CONGRESSMAN COLLINS HONOR WWII HERO WITH SERVICE MEDALS

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. and United States Congressman Chris Collins recognized Eugene Straub, posthumously, with the medals he earned during his service with the United States Navy. In a ceremony held on July 31, 2018 on the USS The Sullivans at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, Comptroller Mychajliw presented the medals that Mr. Straub was awarded to his daughter, Marjorie Jean Lagana, who was only six months old when her father was killed in battle.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW EARNS $400,000 IN INTEREST EARNINGS FOR TAXPAYERS

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. reported at the mid-year budget hearings held before the Legislature that judicious yet aggressive investments under his leadership has yielded almost $400,000 in interest earnings for the taxpayers of Erie County. In working with M&T Bank, Comptroller Mychajliw took advantage of rising interest rates and invested in treasury bills (T-bill) that have successfully earned more than triple the total annual budgeted revenue for interest earnings in the first part of the year.  The approximate earnings are $396,068 for the first five months of the year.

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. 

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