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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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Eastwood Road closure to continue until end of October

Crews are replacing a cross culvert on Eastwood Road in the Town of Marilla. The road is closed between Williston Road and East Blood Road, expected to reopen on Oct. 27, 2017, or when work is complete. Detour is in place. 

Restrictions on Leydecker Road from Oct. 9-Nov. 17

Leydecker Road (CR 364), in the Town of West Seneca, will be restricted from Seneca Street to East and West Road, starting on Monday, October 9 to allow for bridge deck repairs.  Restriction is expected to be in place until Friday, November 17 or until complete. Traffic will be down to a single lane with temporary traffic signals. If you have any questions regarding DPW projects, please contact Legislator Lorigo's office at 858-8922 or email joseph.lorigo@erie.gov. 

Majority Leader Lorigo joins officials in announcing new SRO at Holland High School

Legislator Lorigo  joined Senator Patrick M. Gallivan, Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard, Legislator Ted Morton Holland Central School Superintendent Cathy Fabiatos and Alden School Superintendent Adam Stoltman to announce continued funding for school resource officers (SRO) in several local districts. The SRO program provides a uniformed officer in schools as a way to promote student safety, conflict resolution and anti-bullying initiatives.


 

Majority Leader Lorigo to host public input session at Elma Senior Centers on proposed ‘Dental Law’

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo has scheduled a public input session at the Elma Senior Center to discuss the details in his proposed “Dental Law” and to hear feedback from residents who will directly benefit from this law.


Majority Leader Lorigo honors retiring member of the Sheriff’s K9 Team

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo recognized Hayco and his partner, Erie County Sheriff’s Deputy Bradford Ballantyne, during a ceremony held Sept. 21, 2017 at the Erie County Legislature Chambers for his years of service. Hayco will officially retire on Sept. 30.


September 2017 Column - Good government requires compromise

Prior to any good law or proposal being finalized there is often the need to compromise. The Erie County Legislature is currently addressing two proposals that many feel are good policies, but are facing obstacles in the finer details.  Despite those obstacles, I am optimistic they will be approved for the good of our community. 


Majority Leader Lorigo announces funding approved for East & West Road repairs

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo announces that funding has been approved to repair East & West Road in West Seneca. At the Sept. 7 session, the Legislature approved a resolution allocating funding to complete design work, a necessary step before construction can begin.


Majority Leader Lorigo invites Amazon CEO to consider Erie County for company’s second headquarters

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo is asking Amazon to consider Erie County for its second North American headquarters. Majority Leader Lorigo took steps Thursday to move Erie County forward in the process after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced the company is looking to develop a $5 billion headquarters, and has actively asked local governments to apply and show interest.


Oral Rabies Vaccination Program Information

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo reminds residents that rabies baits were dropped throughout Erie County the past few weeks. Held in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, NYS Department of Health, and Cornell University Animal Health Diagnostic Center, the Erie County Health Department recently conducted the Oral Rabies Vaccination program to protect residents and pets from the threat of rabies.


Elma's Annunciation Church to host Erie County Senior Services' Powerful Tools for Caregivers class

Legislator Joseph Lorigo announces that Annunciation Church, located at 7580 Clinton St. in Elma, is one of several sites for the next series of Erie County Senior Services' Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes. This course is designed for individuals who help elderly relatives or friends and is held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays from September 12 through October 17.