Modified: May 8, 2018 10:44am

Latest News

  • New pilot program will be first of its kind in NYS outside New York City


    Area restaurants will be added to senior dining program; allows participating seniors to choose a venue and meal each day

    October 17, 2018 1:51pm
  • 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

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Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz today issued the following statement regarding the resignation of NY State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and the difficult choice now facing the NYS Legislature as they decide on a replacement: 


“Like others, I was shocked to read the multiple, credible allegations against Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Violence against women can never be tolerated and his resignation is wholly appropriate.  The upcoming decision facing the Assembly and Senate on the replacement of New York’s Attorney General is an incredibly important one. The Attorney General is the people’s lawyer as well as the sheriff of Wall Street. Now is not the time for the legislature to pick an Albany insider but to choose a highly-qualified individual who has the integrity to fight for the values of all New Yorkers. The issues facing New York and our country dictate that the legislature makes a decision that is best for all of us, not just a few political insiders. On behalf of all Erie County residents and my fellow New Yorkers I hope they will choose wisely.”




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