Modified: October 8, 2018 5:02pm

Latest News

  • Dual Port station at Chestnut Ridge will provide free electric car charging

    October 16, 2018 3:10pm
  • Plan is intended to establish a framework for preservation, enhancement of existing system


    Public comment period follows stakeholder meetings at county parks, Parks User Survey  

    October 16, 2018 9:32am
  • Balanced 2019 proposal includes property tax rate cut of 2%, largest decrease in over a decade


    Enhances public health, senior protections; preserves and strengthens the People’s Mandates  


    Funding for SUNY Erie, libraries, arts & cultural groups, public art would increase; proposal also includes $32 million for road & bridge investments, $3.2 million for capital improvements in Parks

    October 12, 2018 12:45pm
  • Poloncarz, Higgins announce grants from U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


    Funding to be used to support existing Erie County Opioid Epidemic Task Force projects,

     implement Probation Opioid Response Initiative, Opioid Overdose Review Board


    October 9, 2018 3:42pm
  • County Executive Poloncarz, Legislator Burke visit repaired roadway

    October 8, 2018 5:02pm

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Today, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz joined Legislator Patrick Burke (7th District) to tour ongoing road work on Beach Drive in Cheektowaga near Cleveland Drive.  Beach Road (from Genesee Street to Wehrle Drive) and nearby Cleveland Drive (from I-90 to Union Road) are being repaved as part of a mill & overlay project that also repaired drainage inlets, strengthened shoulders, and updated sidewalk ramps to ADA standards. Cleveland Drive is 0.61 miles long from I-90 to Union and has a vehicle count of 10,000 vehicles per day while Beach Road is 1.7 miles long from Genesee to Wehrle and has a vehicle count of 7,500 vehicles per day. The work is being conducted by Destro Bros. and should be substantially complete (weather permitting) by October 19.  



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