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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
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Legislators accept Homeland Security grant for Sheriff’s Office to protect waterfront

Erie County Legislators John Mills, Lynne Dixon and Kevin Hardwick, whose districts border waterfronts, along with Legislator Ted Morton, whose district includes the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, announce that the Legislature has taken the necessary steps to receive a State of New York Office of Homeland Security grant totaling $75,169 to increase security of the international border along the Niagara River and Lake Erie. The grant will be utilized by the Erie County Sheriff’s Office, which patrols seven days a week/24 hours a day during boating season.

Legislator Dixon approves funding for youth programming in Lackawanna, Hamburg

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon is pleased to announce that 2015 Summer Primetime funding for several youth centers benefiting Hamburg, Lackawanna and South Buffalo residents was approved unanimously at the May 14 session. The funding will be used to offer a variety of programming and provide youths with supervised, recreational activities during the upcoming summer recess. 

Legislator Dixon announces funding approved to repair Amsdell Road in Hamburg

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon announces that Amsdell Road in the Town of Hamburg will be repaired this year. At a special session held on Thursday, April 23, 2015, the Legislature approved more than $29 million for road work, including $950,000 to repair Amsdell Road from Route 5 to Southwestern Boulevard.

Legislator Dixon questions handling of November storm, requests list outlining dispatch of resources

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon sent a letter to Erie County’s Department of Public Works Commissioner John Loffredo on behalf of towns and villages who expressed concern about the support received during the November 2014 snowstorm that dumped nearly 7 feet of snow on some parts of the county. The letter was sent to Commissioner Loffredo on March 27 and Legislator Dixon is awaiting a response. 

Erie County supports legalization of Mixed Martial Arts, premier contests would boost economy greatly

Members of the Erie County Legislature have joined elected officials across New York State who support legalizing Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) to allow this popular full-contact combat sport to host professional contests within the state. Currently, New York is the only state in the nation that bans professional MMA.