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Press Releases - 2012


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December
12/27/12 12/27/12: Poloncarz Notes Winter Activities at Erie County Parks
12/21/12 12/21/12: Cuomo, Poloncarz Announce Agreement to Keep Bills in Buffalo
12/19/12 12/19/12: Poloncarz Announces Bond Refunding Plan Expected to Save Taxpayers More than $2.6 Million
12/14/12 12/14/12: Poloncarz Announces Ratification of Contracts With Unions Representing County's Jails
12/13/12 12/13/12: Poloncarz Welcomes Santaland to Chestnut Ridge Park
12/6/12 12/06/12: Poloncarz, Officials Visit Remediated Spaulding Fibre Site
12/4/12 12/4/12: Poloncarz Statement on Approval of 2013 Erie County Budget
November
11/29/12 11/29/12: Poloncarz Calls on Legislature to Reject Minority Caucus' Budget Amendments
11/16/12 11/16/12: Poloncarz Joins in Official Designation of Veteran's Park in Wales
11/14/12 11-14-12: November is Adoption Awareness Month
11/9/12 11/09/12: Poloncarz, Officials Visit Renewed Como Lake Park
11/7/12 11/07/12: Poloncarz Highlights Commitment to Fully Invest In Aging Infrastructure
11/5/12 11/05/12: County Volunteer Effort Produces Bounty at Food Bank of WNY
11/2/12 11/02/12: Bennett Beach Wall Comes Down
11/2/12 11/02/12: Additional County Personnel Respond To Downstate Call for Assistance
11/1/12 11/01/12: Erie County Sending Additional Personnel to Downstate Relief Effort
October
10/31/12 10/31/12: Safety Improvements Approaching at Intersection of Strickler, County Rds.
10/30/12 10/30/12: Poloncarz, EMS Officials Send Off Swift Water Rescue Teams
10/26/12 10/26/12: ECFSA Approves Proposed 2013 County Budget, Four Year Plan
10/25/12 10/25/12: Erie County Expedites Creation of Railroad Quiet Zone in Hamburg
10/23/12 10/23/12: Poloncarz Statement on Outer Harbor Stadium Proposal
10/18/12 10/18/12: Renew Erie County Business Energy Event Focuses on Usage, Costs
10/17/12 10/17/12: County Executive’s Office Responds to False Legislator Comments on County Jobs
10/15/12 10/15/12: Poloncarz Presents 2013 Erie County Proposed Budget
September
9/28/12 9/28/12: County Child Care Fraud Team Identifies Subsidy Deceptions
9/26/12 9/26/12: Improvements at County Parks Continuing into Autumn
9/25/12 9/25/12: Poloncarz: Free Rabies Clinics Wrap Up Record Setting Year
9/18/12 9/18/12: Poloncarz Lauds Success of Prescription Drug Discount Program
9/18/12 9/18/12: Poloncarz Notes One Remaining September Date for Free Rabies Clinic
9/17/12 9/17/12: Poloncarz Notes Upward Trend in Local Need for Assistance
9/15/12 9/15/12: Poloncarz, Volunteers Clean Up at Great Lakes Beach Sweep
9/14/12 9/14/12: Poloncarz Issues Declaration of Need on County Borrowing
9/10/12 9/10/12: Poloncarz, Officials Visit Black Rock Canal Park Site
August
8/31/12 8/31/12: Poloncarz: Erie County Medicaid Anti-Fraud Task Force Taking Shape
8/29/12 8/29/12: Poloncarz Commends Passage of Law Protecting Social Service Workers
8/28/12 8/28/12: Poloncarz Joins UnitedHealthcare to Announce 150 New Jobs at Its Tonawanda Site
8/6/12 8/06/12: Poloncarz, Officials Visit Revitalized City of Tonawanda Main Street
July
7/30/12 7/30/12: Poloncarz Praises Award-Winning Probation Warrant Squad
7/23/12 7/23/12: Poloncarz Announces Tentative Agreement Reached with County's Largest Labor Union
7/16/12 7/16/12: Poloncarz Reports on Mid-Year Budget, Warns of Fiscal Challenges Ahead
7/11/12 7/11/12: Poloncarz Announces Creation of Erie County Medicaid Anti-Fraud Task Force
7/3/12 7/03/12: Poloncarz Previews County Designated Driver Project
June
6/29/12 6/29/12: Poloncarz Announces members of New Erie County Arts and Cultural Advisory Board
6/6/12 6/06/12: Poloncarz, Legislators Announce Operation Prime Time Grants
6/1/12 6/1/12: Poloncarz Addresses Rules, Recreation at County Beaches
May
5/30/12 5/30/12: Poloncarz Lauds Incredibly Successful Rabies Clinic in Buffalo
5/30/12 5/30/12: Poloncarz, In Canada, Promotes WNY Business Climate
5/25/12 5/25/12: Poloncarz Announces Application for 2013 Cultural Funding
5/24/12 5/24/12: Poloncarz Honors First Responders, Proclaims "EMS Week"
5/17/12 5/17/12: A New Countywide Land Bank is Among The First in State
5/10/12 5/10/12: Poloncarz Presents Senior of the Year Award to Eden Resident
5/8/12 5/08/12: County Issues Request for Proposals to Provide Bond Counsel
5/5/12 5/05/12: Elected Officials, Riders Roll Out for Motorcycle Safety and Awareness
5/4/12 5/04/12: Poloncarz Welcomes Participants at Workforce Development Summit 2012
5/3/12 5/03/12: Poloncarz Announces Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day
5/2/12 5/02/12: Poloncarz Celebrates Achievements of Foster Parents
April
4/30/12 4/30/12: Poloncarz Promotes Literacy, Celebrates the Day of the Child
4/27/12 4/27/12: Poloncarz Salutes Officers, Joins Marchers in Friday Events
4/19/12 4/19/12: Poloncarz Participates in Holocaust Remembrance
4/16/12 4/16/12: Poloncarz, Local and State Fire Officials Issue Call for Volunteer Firefighters
4/12/12 4/12/12: Poloncarz Welcomes "The Second Front" Exhibit to Erie County
4/9/12 4/09/12: Poloncarz Reflects on First 100 Days as Erie County Executive
4/5/12 4/5/12: Erie County Recognizes April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month
March
3/31/12 3/31/12: Poloncarz Announces Erie County, PGA to Hold Amateur Golf Tournament
3/30/12 3/30/12: Erie County and Cities of Buffalo, Lackawanna, Tonawanda Submit Joint Land Banking Application
3/28/12 3/28/12 Poloncarz Statement on Tentative State Budget Agreement
3/15/12 3/15/12: Poloncarz Issues Executive Order Streamlining Process for Public Access to Government Records
3/14/12 3/14/12: Poloncarz Announces Return of Rodent Control Program
3/12/12 3/12/12: Poloncarz Signs Cyberbullying Local Law
3/9/12 3/09/12: Nixon Peabody Selected as Erie County's Outside Counsel for Bills Stadium Lease Negotiations
3/7/12 3/07/12: Poloncarz Announces Availability of 2012 Golf Permits
3/1/12 3/01/12: Erie County Joins Libraries in Celebrating March as Women's History Month
3/1/12 3/01/12: Poloncarz Announces Appointments to Erie County IDA
February
2/16/12 2/16/12: Poloncarz Blasts Legislature Republicans' Fiscal Irresponsibility in Blocking Lawsuit Settlement Payment Plan
2/13/12 2/13/12: Erie County Increases Day Care Income Eligibility Level, Expects to Extend Service to an Additional 200 Children
2/10/12 2/10/12: Outside Counsel RFP Bids Received as County Prepares for Bills Stadium Lease Negotiations
January
1/27/12 1/27/12: Erie County Winterfest Returning to Chestnut Ridge this Weekend
1/24/12 1/24/12: Poloncarz Testifies at Joint Legislative Public Hearing on 2012-2013 Executive Budget Proposal
1/17/12 1/17/12: Poloncarz Lauds Governor Cuomo's 2012 Executive Budget
1/13/12 1/13/12: Poloncarz Administration Announces Appointments of Key Officials Across County Government
1/3/12 1/03/12: Poloncarz Signs Several Executive Orders as First Order of Business as Erie County Executive
1/1/12 1/01/12: Poloncarz Sworn In as Erie County Executive