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Majority Leader
Joseph C. Lorigo -
District 10

 

District Office:
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street
Fourth Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202

Phone: 858-8922
Fax: 858-8895
Email: joseph.lorigo@erie.gov

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Legislator Lorigo introduces local law to impose term limits, excludes exemption clause

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo is sponsoring a local law that would account for years served if the Legislature passes a local law to impose term limits on Erie County elected officials.

Legislator Lorigo promotes Library’s ‘Read Aloud 15 Minutes’ campaign

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo joined Library and public officials, as well as young book enthusiasts, to kick off the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library’s “Read Aloud 15 Minutes” campaign on April 14, 2015.

April 2015 Column - County’s plan for repairs to roads, bridges released

The Erie County Legislature got its first look at the 2015 Road Project List at the end of the last week, which outlines the administration’s plan to tackle infrastructure concerns. The plan calls for more than $29 million in road work throughout the county, however some questions remain about how much of that funding will be spent this year. 

County Legislators, Meals on Wheels kickoff National Volunteer Month

Members of the Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus kicked off National Volunteer Month by joining dedicated Meals on Wheels volunteers on their routes to deliver to those in need. The home meal delivery program wouldn’t be possible without its hundreds of volunteers.

Hero honored for saving truck driver on I-90

The Erie County Legislature honored West Seneca resident Ed Brunner at the March 26, 2015 session in recognition of his efforts to save the life of Larry Coulter. Mr. Brunner’s quick thinking and disregard for his own safety lead to Mr. Coulter being freed from the cab of his burning dump truck after crashing on Interstate 90 on March 16. Mr. Brunner was presented with a County Proclamation recognizing his heroism.

March 2015 Column - County addresses potholes, discusses proposed laws

While the end of winter brings much relief to the drivers of Western New York, it also brings a whole new set of issues – damaged roads. At the beginning of March, a new county email was launched allowing residents to report potholes on county roads. Please email potholes@erie.gov to make a report. You can also call (716) 858-7966 to make a complaint.

Legislators respond to County Executive’s recommendation for Social Services Commissioner

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo and Legislator Lynne Dixon said they learned through social media that a recommendation for the commissioner of the Department of Social Services had been made. The County Executive announced he will recommend Al Dirschberger to lead the department.

Legislator Lorigo announces Pothole Hotline, email

Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo announces that Erie County’s Department of Public Works has added an email for residents to report a pothole. The email is in addition to a complaint tip line, (716) 858-7966, where residents can leave a voicemail with a complaint.

Legislature discusses County Government Efficiency Plan aimed at providing tax credit to residents

The Erie County Legislature’s Finance and Management Committee, Chaired by Majority Leader Joseph C. Lorigo, discussed the County Government Efficiency Plan at today’s meeting to implement improvements that could provide additional relief to taxpayers.

Legislator Lorigo delivers educational art kits to West Seneca School District’s middle schools

Thanks to a partnership between Albright Knox Art Gallery and Erie County, thousands of educational art kits are being delivered to local middle schools. On Wednesday, Feb. 25, Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo joined West Seneca East Middle School administrators to distribute the kits to students.