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County Saves Almost $5 Million Through Control Board Borrowing

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw has released most recent financial data showing Erie County saved almost $5 million this year by borrowing through the Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority.

Comptroller Mychajliw Releases Statement on FEMA Ruling

I am proud to have stood side by side with the County Executive in February to fight for taxpayers in a bi-partisan manner to protect them from the federal government.  It was outrageous for the federal government to try and hurt taxpayers by forcing Erie County to pay back $48.5 million. 

Overestimated Pension Bill Results in Unexpected Money for Erie County

N.Y.S. overestimated the amount of money Erie County needed to pay in order to meet its pension obligations, resulting in an estimated positive cash impact of $3.9 million for Erie County in 2013

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.