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Joseph C. Lorigo -
District 10


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

Phone: 858-8922
Fax: 858-8895

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June 2015 Column - State asked to change policy for selling personal information

A few weeks ago it was discovered that New York State had earned $60 million from selling residents’ personal information that is collected through the DMV to for-profit companies. Drivers had no idea that this was going on, and while the state was collecting the money, residents were being put at increased risk of identity theft.

Legislator Lorigo announces free, guided walk at Emery Park

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo announces that a free guided walk will be held on Saturday, June 20 at Emery Park. The walk is part of the county’s “A Walk in the Park” series, sponsored by Erie County’s Parks and Health Departments, as well as the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, to promote an active and healthy lifestyle. 

Majority Leader Lorigo urges County Executive to take steps to save on borrowing

The Erie County Legislature has unanimously approved a resolution requesting that the County Executive ensure Erie County is borrowing at the cheapest rate possible. The Legislature approved Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo’s resolution at the June 11, 2015 session requesting that the County Executive issue a Declaration of Need, which is necessary in order for the Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority (ECFSA) to borrow the 2015 Revenue Anticipation Note (RAN).

Legislator Lorigo announces East Aurora site participating in Social Adult Day Program Open House

Legislator Joseph Lorigo reminds residents that Aurora Adult Day Program, 101 King Street, Suite B, East Aurora, will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 13. 

Legislator Lorigo, Sheriff’s Office to host Elder Abuse Seminar to address threats to vulnerable residents

Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo invites residents to attend an Elder Abuse Seminar being held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 22 at the Aurora Senior Center, 101 King St., East Aurora. The purpose of the seminar is to address the various forms of abuse that threaten senior citizens on a daily basis, and to provide valuable assistance to victims, family members or anyone with a concern.

Legislator Lorigo announces Elma CERT to receive trailer for storing critical equipment

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo announces that Erie County is transferring a trailer to the Elma Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) to be used for storage of Citizen Preparedness Equipment in support of CERT’s efforts to assist first responders and residents during emergencies.

May 2015 Column - County begins reviewing major capital projects slated for 2016, sees increase in requested work

When completing major repairs to your house or property, often times you have to budget the total cost to ensure the work is done without impacting your daily expenses. Currently, the county is doing the same for our assets. Last week members of the Capital Projects Committee began the annual process of evaluating major work that needs to be done and determining if we can afford them without affecting day-to-day operations. 

Legislator Lorigo announces funding for local Boys and Girls Clubs

Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo announces that the Boys and Girls Clubs of East Aurora and Holland have received 2015 Summer Primetime funding to support seasonal programming.

Legislator Lorigo proposes county investment into Explore and More’s new museum

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo has proposed that the county invest in the new downtown Explore and More Children’s Museum, which will serve as an anchor attraction in the booming Canalside area. In a resolution submitted at the April 30, 2015 session, Legislator Lorigo requested that the County Executive invest $2 million of the county’s large surplus into this regional destination.

Statement from Legislator Lorigo regarding vote to oppose Conditional Release program

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo has released the following statement with regard to his vote against a local law to reinstate the county’s conditional release program.