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Sales Tax Slump Continues

Poloncarz Administration predicted 3.73% annual growth from 2012 to 2013.  Actual growth for the first seven months of the year is 2.69%. That represents a $4.2 million hole in this year’s budget

Comptroller Questions County Executive on Lack of Transparency

Year-end projections not included in the last two Budget Monitoring Reports produced by the administration, which are required to be completed according to the Erie County Code

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 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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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.