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Lynne Dixon
District 9


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Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street
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Buffalo, N.Y. 14202
Phone: 858-8671
Fax: 858-8895

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CO Detector Giveaway on Thursday, Sept. 15

The Amanda Hansen Foundation, New York State Assemblyman Michael Kearns and Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon announce that thanks to the generosity of event sponsor Baillie Lumber, a total of 200 carbon monoxide detectors will be given away from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at the Lackawanna Senior Center, 230 Martin Road, Lackawanna.

Legislators Lorigo, Dixon meet with Cornell Cooperative Extension’s first Primetime interns

Erie County Legislators Joseph Lorigo and Lynne Dixon met with some of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County’s (CCE Erie) 4-H Youth Community Action Network (CAN) teen leader interns, who were the first to be supported by Erie County’s Primetime Funding Program, and found the experience was extremely successful.

Legislature backs 911 call takers in an effort to improve public safety

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon announces that the Legislature unanimously approved a resolution in support of improving the work environment for E-911 call takers. Legislator Dixon cosponsored a resolution with several of her colleagues in response to a letter sent from 20 Central Police Services employees asking for assistance. The employees requested that the Legislators support them in any way they can to revise their current schedule to alleviate some of the stress caused by their demanding shifts.

August 2016 Column - Update on Heroin/Opioid Task Force efforts, supporting scheduling change for 911 call takers

When talking about the number of heroin deaths a week, it is never “good” news but it was encouraging to learn that the number dropped from approximately 11 a week to 8 in the past year. While the loss of just one life to this terrible addiction is too many, we must focus and build on the successes and outreaches that are working to save more lives.

July 2016 Column - Lackawanna, Blasdell projects focus on creating walkable communities

One of the top complaints heard in Lackawanna is that the city isn’t benefitting from Buffalo’s resurgence, specifically along the water. With a great deal of waterfront of its own, Lackawanna hasn’t been able to capitalize, plagued by dangerous remnants of the past. Despite efforts from local officials, who are working to bring change, any future development plans often look bleak as many sites are highly contaminated from the days of Bethlehem Steel.