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Sometimes it seems like government cannot do anything right. This perception is certainly shared by many. This is understandable, given the problems at government agencies from the Department of Veterans Affairs at the federal level to the...

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick announces that the Boys and Girls Club of the Northtowns and the Town of Tonawanda Recreation have received funding through Erie County’s Primetime Program to support summer activities. The...

The course will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 24 and Wednesday, June 25, at the City of Tonawanda Fire Department, 44 William St., Tonawanda. Registrants must attend both sessions of the two-day course in order to be eligible for a New...

I have always subscribed to the philosophy of “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” The problem is that sometimes things do break and action is required. Such is the case currently in county government in a couple of vital...

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick cosponsored a resolution at the May 8, 2014 session to transfer $5 million from the undesignated fund balance, which is currently at $89 million, to allow for additional road projects this year. With the...

12/11/12
December 2012 Column - Reflections on the 2013 County Budget Process

 
 
 
10/23/12
 

9/12/12
September 2012 Column - The Citizen Tax Cut

8/13/12
Legislator Hardwick announces free rabies clinic Wednesday, Sept. 5

8/10/12
Legislator Hardwick to host District Community Meetings at libraries

8/8/12
August 2012 Column - Keeping in Touch

7/11/12
July 2012 Column - Hot Summer Topics – Bills lease and ECC development

6/18/12
Cultural funding application available through Legislator Hardwick’s Office

6/13/12
June 2012 Column - Cooperation is the Key

6/6/12
Legislator Hardwick to host District Outreach Meetings in June

5/9/12
May 2012 Column - Making New York State Relevant Again

4/17/12
Legislator Hardwick announces Boater Safety Course planned

4/10/12
April 2012 Column - Land Bank will Help Curb Blight

3/28/12
Legislator Hardwick announces scholarship opportunity

3/21/12
Legislator Hardwick: County reinstates funding for baiting; controlling rat problem is a joint effort

3/14/12
March 2012 Column - Another Productive Month

3/6/12
Legislator Hardwick explains to how unknown chargeback fee impacts community

2/15/12
Legislator Hardwick, local students thank veterans with thousands of Valentines

1/11/12
January 2012 Column - A Good Start to a New Year

1/9/12
Legislator Hardwick to continue serving on Finance and Management Committee

1/3/12
Legislator Hardwick's Winter 2011 Newsletter

12/21/11
December 2011 Column - County budget reminds me of classic Dickens’ tales

12/6/11
Legislator Hardwick announces HEAP Outreach will be held Dec. 13 at United Way

11/18/11
Legislator Hardwick seeks participants for roundtable discussion of County budget

10/26/11
Legislator Hardwick donates funds to help students with tuition

10/24/11
Legislator Hardwick supports funding for critical public safety improvements

08/26/11
Legislator Kevin Hardwick Announces Free Rabies Clinic on September 7

08/26/11
Legislator Kevin Hardwick Announces District Outreach Schedule

08/25/11
Legislator Kevin Hardwick Recognizes Tonawanda American Little League Champs 

08/10/11
August 2011 Column - Controlling Erie County's Debt

07/22/11
Legislator Hardwick sponsors American Red Cross’ ‘90 Days of Remembrance’

07/13/11
July 2011 Column - Keeping Our Libraries Viable

07/12/11
Legislator Hardwick's Summer 2011 Newsletter

07/12/11
Funding approved to move construction forward at Spaulding Site

06/22/11
Legislator Hardwick announces Bicycle Route Guide now available

06/15/11
Legislator Hardwick invites residents to take a guided walk in Isle View Park

06/09/11
Legislator Hardwick announces District Outreach Meeting schedule

06/08/11
June 2011 Column - Political Games Must Not Delay Legislature’s Downsizing Efforts

06/03/11
Legislator Hardwick donates portion of salary to Tonawanda American Little League

05/18/11
May 2011 Column - We Must Continue to Invest in Our Future

05/13/11
Hot Spot Fishing Maps available through Legislator Hardwick’s office

04/21/11
Erie County to participate in National Prescription Drug Drop Off Day

04/18/11
Legislator Hardwick's March 2011 Newsletter

04/14/11
Legislator Hardwick, Minority Caucus secure funding for rodent control

04/13/11
April 2011 Column - Resolving the Rat Problem

04/11/11
Hardwick announces availability of second emergency HEAP benefits

03/25/11
Legislator Hardwick’s attempts to fund rodent control blocked

03/18/11
Legislator Hardwick congratulates Tonawanda Warriors Boys Basketball Team

03/08/11
ECC Improvements will Result in Savings to Tonawanda Taxpayers (March 2011 Column)

03/01/11
County’s Minority Caucus opposes imposing registration fee on bicycles

02/24/11
Legislator Hardwick announces HEAP Outreach will be held March 10 at Tonawanda Senior Center

 02/18/11
Legislator Hardwick teams up with Jammies for GI’s program

02/09/11
Communication with residents is crucial to gaining results (February 2011 Column)

02/03/11
Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedlings Available; orders due March 18

 02/02/11
Legislator Hardwick announces February District Outreach Meeting schedule

12/30/10
Legislator Hardwick announces January District Outreach Meeting schedule

12/22/10
Legislator Hardwick purchases emergency radios for City of Tonawanda Fire Police

12/08/10
Difficult choices must be made during budget process

11/10/10
Legislature downsizing is a must; redistricting will be a challenge

11/05/10
Local law to create Erie County Silver Alert System approved

10/15/10
Legislature accepts grant for Libraries to install self checkout system, improve efficiency

10/15/10
Legislator Hardwick to host Erie County Senior Services ‘Connects’ program

10/13/10
County executive proposes ‘honest’ budget

09/13/10
Legislator Hardwick announces Electronic Recycling Day in Tonawanda

09/10/10
Ken-Ton Bee article - Decent arguments delivered during early bar closing deliberation

09/03/10
Legislator Hardwick announces new Bicycle Route Guide now available

08/11/10
Ken-Ton Bee article - Getting finances in order will show if lessons have been learned

08/09/10
Legislator Hardwick announces free rabies clinic

07/27/10
Legislator Hardwick announces grant will assist volunteer firefighters with recruitment

07/19/10
Ken-Ton Bee Column - Financial hardships may result from return of pork-style spending

07/01/10
Legislator Hardwick to hold community meetings in July

06/25/10
Legislator Hardwick partners with UNYTS to host blood drive on July 8

06/07/10
Legislator Hardwick partners with UNYTS to host blood drives

05/21/10
Republican Caucus members attend grand opening of Delta Sonic Heritage Farm

05/21/10
Amber Alerts to appear on all County owned cell phones, Republican Caucus proudly supports action

05/15/10
Ken-Ton Bee - May 2010 Column

05/05/10
Legislator Hardwick sets May Outreach Meeting schedule

04/29/10
Legislator Hardwick supports funding for Erie County Fire Training Academy

04/28/10
Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day set for May 8

04/07/10
Legislator Hardwick announces Unwanted Pharmaceutical Drop-Off Day

03/23/10
HEAP Outreach to be held April 21

03/15/10
Republican Caucus applauds County Executive's efforts, plans for $44 million surplus

03/09/10
Residents invited to bring concerns to Legislator Hardwick during outreach meetings

02/24/10
Closing of District Offices Will Save Taxpayers Money