Press Releases - 2018

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July
7/13/18 COSTA FLW SERIES 2018 ATTRACTS AVID ANGLERS FOR FISHING FUN AT SAFE HARBOR MARINA
7/12/18 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION
7/9/18 GUEST COLUMN: Strong county budget outlook, ADA anniversary highlight July
7/5/18 ERIE COUNTY BUDGET MONITORING REPORT REVEALS ROBUST SALES TAX GROWTH
7/3/18 ERIE COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS ADDS BULLIS ROAD IMPROVEMENTS TO GIRDLE ROAD PROJECT IN ELMA
June
6/22/18 POLONCARZ PROPOSES PACKAGE OF REFORMS FOR ERIE COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY
6/11/18 GUEST COLUMN: Mid-Year Review Reveals Busy 2018
6/8/18 ERIE COUNTY PARKS LOOKING FOR JUNIOR PARK RANGERS
6/6/18 ERIE COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES STAFF READY FOR 2018 CORPORATE CHALLENGE
6/4/18 Poloncarz, Burstein, Ranney Provide Updated Statistics On Opioid Fatalities, Discuss Impact The Epidemic Is Having On Erie County
May
5/24/18 Erie County Department Of Social Services Announces 2018 Summer Youth Employment Program
5/24/18 Local Law Enforcement Officials Recognized For Commitment, Dedication To DWI Prevention
5/18/18 Mental Health Awareness Month Activities Include Countywide Tour By Commissioner Ranney
5/18/18 Poloncarz Signs Amendment To Erie County Apprenticeship Law To Eliminate A Loophole Which Weakened Original Law
5/11/18 EC CENTRAL POLICE SERVICES HOSTS LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL SERVICE
5/11/18 ERIE COUNTY PARKS DEPARTMENT, PARTNERS PRESENT INTERCLUB GOLF EVENT AT GROVER CLEVELAND GC
5/10/18 GUEST COLUMN: Community Conversation on School District Expenses Kicks Off with Town Halls
5/9/18 ERIE COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL 2018 ROAD WORK
5/9/18 POLONCARZ KICKS OFF TOWN HALL MEETING SERIES AT NORTH COLLINS PUBLIC LIBRARY
5/8/18 POLONCARZ, HOGUES HONOR SUSAN BRAZILL AS 2018 ERIE COUNTY “SENIOR OF THE YEAR”
5/8/18 POLONCARZ STATEMENT ON SCHNEIDERMAN RESIGNATION AND CHOICE OF RELACEMENT
5/5/18 POLONCARZ, OFFICIALS JOIN TO PROMOTE MOTORCYCLE SAFETY, AWARENESS
5/3/18 POLONCARZ PROPOSES ADDITIONAL $3 MILLION IN ROAD FUNDING
5/3/18 ERIE COUNTY, PARTNERS OFFERING RAIN BARRELS AND COMPOST BINS
5/2/18 Erie County Kicks Off Mental Health Awareness Month
5/2/18 EC DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING, PARTNERS TO HOST PUBLIC FORUM ON BUFFALO RIVER
5/1/18 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES RECRUITING SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT WORK SITES
5/1/18 ERIE COUNTY GOLF COURSES READYING FOR ACTION
5/1/18 POLONCARZ SCHEDULES CONVERSATIONS ON SCHOOL DISTRICTS
April
4/27/18 CHESTNUT TREES RETURNING TO CHESTNUT RIDGE PARK
4/27/18 POLONCARZ ADMINISTRATION REACHES AGREEMENT WITH CSEA LOCAL 815 REGARDING DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES PROTECTION UNITS RESTRUCTURING AND SALARY ADJUSTMENTS
4/25/18 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO RELOCATE OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT
4/24/18 APRIL IS NATIONAL COUNTY GOVERNMENT MONTH
4/23/18 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS ANNOUNCES “DPW DAY” AT ELLICOTT CREEK PARK
4/18/18 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS READIES 2018 ROAD WORK AGENDA
4/17/18 FITCH RATINGS AFFIRMS ERIE COUNTY’S A+ RATING
4/17/18 ERIE COUNTY ANNOUNCES HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DATES
4/16/18 POLONCARZ UNVEILS SCHOOL DISTRICT EXPENSE REPORT
4/14/18 POLONCARZ ISSUES TRAVEL ADVISORY FOR ERIE COUNTY
4/11/18 NATIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATIONS WEEK RECOGNIZES VITAL WORK OF 911 CALL TAKERS
4/10/18 ELDER LAW DAY 2018 BRINGS FREE LEGAL ADVICE, INFORMATION ON AGING FOR SENIORS, CAREGIVERS
4/9/18 GUEST COLUMN: National County Government Month Spotlights How Erie County Serves The Underserved
4/9/18 POLONCARZ STATEMENT ON DMV HIRING PROPOSAL
4/9/18 CELEBRATE EARTH DAY AT BUFFALO MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
4/6/18 HEAP CLEAN AND TUNE PROGRAM NOW OPEN
4/5/18 DWI VICTIM IMACT PANEL SPEAKER JOINS POLONCARZ, JANCEWICZ TO SPREAD ANTI-DWI MESSAGE
4/1/18 RATH BUILDING RENOVATIONS TO ADD SPACE, FUNCTIONALITY
March
3/28/18 POLONCARZ RECOGNIZES MILITARY PERSONNEL IN PREPARATION FOR 2018 ARMED FORCES WEEK
3/28/18 POLONCARZ SIGNS NEW ERIE COUNTY ETHICS LAW
3/27/18 POLONCARZ APPOINTS MARIE CANNON COMMISSIONER OF ERIE COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES
3/22/18 POLONCARZ HONORS JOHN ROOT AS MARCH 2018 “SENIOR OF THE MONTH”
3/21/18 CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS WITH EC SHERIFF’S OFFICE TEAMSTERS’ SERGEANTS REACH SUCCESSFUL CONCLUSION
3/13/18 GUEST COLUMN: State of the County Address Urges More Shared Services
3/8/18 POLONCARZ DELIVERS 2018 STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS
3/8/18 ERIE COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES WELCOMES NEW RSVP DIRECTOR
3/8/18 EC DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES PILOTS EXTENDED HOURS ON THURSDAYS
3/5/18 FINAL OPPORTUNITY TO ORDER TREE AND SHRUB SEEDLINGS FROM EC SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
3/5/18 POLONCARZ SIGNS LOCAL LAW BANNING CONVERSION THERAPY
3/2/18 EC DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES ANNOUNCES MEDICAID TRANSITION
February
2/27/18 POLONCARZ, BURSTEIN REVIEW 2017 ERIE COUNTY OPIOID FATALITIES
2/26/18 NEW FAMILIES COME HOME TO LACKAWANNA
2/23/18 County Executive Poloncarz Challenges Congressman Collins To Participate In Town Hall Discussion On Sensible Gun Laws
2/23/18 Erie County Medicaid Data Contradicts U.S. Senate Committee Report
2/22/18 ERIE COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR “SENIOR OF THE YEAR”
2/15/18 POLONCARZ, HOGUES HONOR HELEN MACHYNSKI AS “SENIOR OF THE MONTH”
2/14/18 ERIE COUNTY UNVEILS 2019 CULTURAL FUNDING APPLICATION
2/13/18 GUEST COLUMN: Erie County Leads The Way In Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
2/9/18 EC SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS DIVISION FOCUSES ON BENEFIT FRAUD, COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL 2017
2/8/18 Erie County Health Department Confirms Case Of Hepatitis A Involving Homeless Man, The Impact On Buffalo City Mission
2/7/18 EC DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AWARDED FUNDING FOR ONGOING WORK ADDRESSING HOMELESSNESS IN WESTERN NEW YORK
2/6/18 Erie County Health Department Confirms Case Of Hepatitis A
January
1/31/18 RUSH CREEK INTERCEPTOR PROJECT SELECTED AS “2017 ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR”
1/29/18 ERIE COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS HIGHWAYS’ DIVISION OFFERS REAL TIME ROAD UPDATES, CLOSURES
1/25/18 ERIE COUNTY COMMITS TO THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT
1/23/18 PUBLIC HEARINGS ON 2018 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ACTION PLAN BEGIN TONIGHT
1/23/18 WINTERFEST BRINGS FREE SEASONAL FUN TO CHESTNUT RIDGE PARK
1/19/18 LOCAL NURSING HOMES REMINDED TO SUBMIT ‘RUTHIE’S LAW’ RELATED INFORMATION TO EC SENIOR SERVICES DEPARTMENT BY END OF JANUARY
1/19/18 POLONCARZ ADDS APPOINTMENTS TO FIVE LOCAL BOARDS
1/19/18 TREE AND SHRUB SEEDLINGS AVAILABLE FROM ERIE COUNTY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
1/17/18 BUFFALO AND ERIE COUNTY WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD ANNUAL REPORT NOTES PROGRAM EXPANSIONS, SUCCESSFUL COLLABORATIONS
1/17/18 POLONCARZ ANNOUNCES CONTRACT AGREEMENT WITH CSEA LOCAL 815
1/12/18 Statement From Mark Poloncarz Regarding Legislator Dixon's Request For Information About Sexual Harassment Claims
1/9/18 POLONCARZ ANNOUNCES 2018 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT AWARDS
1/2/18 1/2/18: Poloncarz Issues Travel Advisory For Northern Erie County (Includes City Of Buffalo)