Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz (seated at right of table) joins members of the Poverty Committee as the group came together for their inaugural meeting. The volunteer, seven-member Poverty Committee will advise Erie County government on measures to reduce poverty and its causes.
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz (seated at table) is flanked by environmental advocates and Erie County legislators as Erie becomes the first county in NYS to enact legislation prohibiting the sale of microbead-containing products.
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz (center) joins Commissioner of Public Advocacy Sawrie Becker (center left) and community partners in cutting the ribbon at the Domestic Violence Tribute Garden in Isle View Park. The Tribute Garden provides a place for peaceful, quiet reflection for individuals and families whose lives have been touched by domestic violence.
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz addresses attendees at the rededication event prior to the Memorial's unveiling. Commissioned by the Buffalo Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, the Worker's Memorial honors laborers who suffered and died at the workplace.
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz signs into law Local Law Intro. 1-5 with local law enforcement officials from around Erie County who supported the law.
March 2016 Erie County Senior of the Month Juan Negron (second from right) is joined by (l-r) Mr. Jonathan Rivera, Erie County Senior Services Commissioner Randy Hoak, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, and Community Planning Coordinator Timothy Hogues at Thursday’s celebration. Mr. Negron and Mr. Hogues are holding a photo of Mr. Negron shaking the hand of President Barack Obama in April 2015 during a White House ceremony honoring his U.S. Army Regiment, the Borinqueneers, with the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor.