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Kevin Hardwick
District 4

District Office:
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street
Fourth Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202
Phone: 858-8672
Fax: 858-8895
Email:
Kevin.Hardwick@erie.gov

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OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

December 2017 Column - The Final 2018 County Budget

With Christmas approaching, many people are rediscovering the magic of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Recent events, however, have had me thinking about a different Dickens classic, namely A Tale of Two Cities. It’s the one that starts, “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . .”

Legislator Hardwick awards grant to Boys and Girls Club of the Northtowns

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick announces that a grant has been awarded to the Boys and Girls Club of the Northtowns in a continued effort to support youth programming.

Majority Caucus supports proposal to eliminate fee veterans are required to pay to obtain their military records

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus sponsored a resolution at Thursday’s session in support of proposal that would eliminate fees charged to veterans and/or their next of kin to obtain records. The bill, H.R. 4325, was recently introduced by Rep. Brian Higgins. 

HEAP Outreach scheduled for Dec. 5 in City of Tonawanda

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick announces that HEAP applications are being accepted. HEAP is a federally funded program to assist income eligible Erie County residents with the costs of home heating, electricity, and energy conservation. The HEAP outreach will be administered by the Erie County Departments of Social Services and Senior Services and is open to all income eligible households. Complete HEAP information can be found HERE.

November 2017 Column - The 2018 County Budget

This past Tuesday our annual experiment with democracy continued, as voters cast ballots for a number of offices including Erie County Sheriff, Comptroller and Clerk.  In addition, all eleven seats in the County Legislature were up.  At this writing I do not know the results of these contests.  But I want to congratulate the victors and extend my gratitude to the candidates who fell short.  Now it is back to the business of making county government work.