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Sales Tax Revenue Continues to Fall Short of Administration Projections

Poloncarz Administration predicted 3.73% annual growth from 2012 to 2013.  Actual growth for the first four months of the year is 2.32%. That equals an almost $6 million hole in this year’s budget

Audit Uncovers Workers Throwing Highly Confidential Record Of Erie County Residents In The Trash

This serious security breach that potentially exposed thousands of Erie County residents to identity thieves could have been taking place for years. Copies of the personal documents that were dumped in open boxes and totes without being shredded

Audit finds sensitive records discarded in boxes by Erie County Department of Social Services

Due to the lack of sufficient internal controls and the lack of sufficient monitoring activities, the Department of Social Services has allowed for the disclosure of confidential information that is a violation of federal and state regulations

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.