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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 tours the Village of East Aurora with
Minority Leader John Mills.

Touring the Roycroft Campus' Power House on Jan. 27, 2012
with Legislator John Mills and Assemblywoman Jane Corwin.

Queen of Heaven students created handmade cards
as part of the 2012 Valentines for Veterans program.

Kiwanis March 2012
Legislator Lorigo was the guest speaker at the West
Seneca Kiwanis Club's March 7, 2012 meeting. He is
joined by Kiwanis President Don Rauscher and
Kiwanis Past Lt. Governor & Program Chair Eric Paul.

 


Crista Botticello, owner of Ooo La La Boutique in East
Aurora, was honored during the April 5, 2012 session
for creating a scholarship program for high school seniors.

 


Julia Shea received a proclamation in recognition of being
a Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce 2012 Chambers
Choice honoree. Legislator Lorigo was proud to sponsor
Shea at the event.
(Photo courtesy of Joseph Stanek)


Doug Swift was recognized for his service as president
of the Roycroft Campus Corporation for seven years.
Legislator Lorigo presented the proclamation during the
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Power House in April 2012.


Legislator Lorigo and a Meals on Wheels volunteer
deliver meals to a resident. 


Students from Marilla Primary School in the Iroquois
School District listened as Legislator Lorigo read,
"Seed, Soil and Sun"  on March 19, 2012 during
Agricultural Literacy Week.

 

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo, right, named
Joseph Cantafio of West Seneca as December’s Citizen
of the Month. Mr. Cantafio was joined by his wife, Karen,
and three sons, from left, John, Paul, and Daniel at the
Dec. 6, 2012 Erie County Legislative Session. 

Marykate Hoffman and Daniel Kelley, educators at The
Gow School, recently received recognition from
the International Multisensory Structured Language Education
Council. Legislator Lorigo honored them during an assembly
held at the school on Dec. 7, 2012.  

OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

Weights and Measures Director appears before committee, refuses to answers questions

At today’s Finance and Management Committee, members of the Legislature questioned Edwin Gonsiorek, Director of Weights and Measures, whose division was the subject of an investigation by the Comptroller’s Office. Unfortunately, only some of the questions were answered.

Finance and Management Committee Chairman disappointed County Executive wasted $406,650

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo, Chairman of the Legislature’s Finance and Management Committee, has released the following statement after learning that the County Executive borrowed through the county, instead of the Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority (Control Board), wasting $406,650:

Legislator Lorigo honors East Aurora Boys and Girls Club on 75 years of service

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo applauds the East Aurora Boys and Girls Club on 75 years of service to youths and their families. The Club marked this milestone at a celebration held Oct. 25 at Knox Farm.

October 2014 Column - Public asked to weigh-in on recommendation to increase elected officials salaries

Earlier this year a group of resident volunteers were appointed to the Salary Review Commission to decide if they thought salary increases were warranted for Erie County’s elected officials. Upon conclusion of their review, they have recommended increases for the county executive, sheriff, clerk and comptroller. I have thoroughly reviewed the commission’s report and stand adamantly opposed to the recommended increases.

Legislators focus on cutting taxes for 2015 during review of county executive’s proposed budget

The Erie County Legislature has begun to review the County Executive’s proposed 2015 budget, and the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Finance and Management Committee say their focus is on identifying opportunities to cut taxes.

Legislator Lorigo announces Costumes for a Cause

Legislator Joseph Lorigo is joining Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw, Assemblyman Mickey Kearns and other local officials to support “Costumes for a Cause” and ask the community to donate new or used Halloween costumes for youths in need. 

Legislator Lorigo, Rite-Aid to host Flu Clinic

Legislator Joseph Lorigo and Rite-Aid will host a flu vaccination clinic from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 at the Aurora Town Hall, 300 Gleed Ave., East Aurora. The clinic is for adults, age 18 and older, and attendees are asked to bring their insurance card. Most insurance plans cover the vaccination in full. For additional information, please contact Legislator Lorigo at 858-8922 or email joseph.lorigo@erie.gov.

Visit Buffalo Niagara president tours District with Legislator Lorigo

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo recently welcomed Visit Buffalo Niagara President and CEO Patrick Kaler to visit some of the tourism sites located in the municipalities he represents.

Pharmaceutical Drug Collection Event is Saturday, Sept. 27

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo announces that Erie County, local agencies and businesses are partnering to set up collection sites for a Pharmaceutical Drug Collection Event.