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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

Legislator Lorigo marks Marilla Library’s milestone with county proclamation

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo presented a proclamation to the Marilla Free Library in celebration of its 100th anniversary during an event held April 17, 2013 at the library.

April 2013 Column - Prescription Drug Take-Back Day offers opportunity to dispose of medications properly

On Saturday, April 27, the annual Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held and is expected to collect more than 245 tons of materials. Part of a national effort, this local take-back program ensures the materials are disposed of properly which is extremely important on several levels.

Legislator Lorigo to sponsor blood drive with Unyts during National Donate Life Month

In recognition of National Donate Life Month, Legislator Joseph Lorigo will be hosting an open-to-the-public blood drive with Unyts, WNY’s only organ, eye, tissue and community blood center, on Monday, April 15th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Southgate Plaza Neighborhood Blood Donation Center, 1000 Union Road, parking lot F.

Legislator Lorigo announces funding for deputies to attend critical training program

The Erie County Legislature unanimously approved a request from the Sheriff’s Office to allocate asset forfeiture funds to purchase equipment and attend training that will help deputies prepare and respond in the event of an active shooting. At the March 7 session, the Legislature approved the transfer of $340,800 to fund several equipment purchases and training sessions.

March 2013 Column - Local law would create county employee residency requirement

This week I introduced a local law that would require county employees reside in Erie County. While there are several benefits to such a requirement, I believe that most importantly, policymakers should be stakeholders.

Legislator Lorigo proposes Employee Residency Requirement Act

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo has submitted a proposed local law that would require county employees to reside within Erie County. The “Erie County Employee Residency Requirement Act” was filed in the Legislature on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.

District 10 residents honored at Sheriff's Office graduation

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo congratulates the residents from District 10 who graduated from the Erie County Sheriff's Office Jail Management Division Basic Corrections Training on March 8, 2013.

Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale deadline is March 15

Erie County Legislator Jospeh Lorigo reminds anyone interested in ordering trees, shrubs or seeds that the deadline for the 2013 Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale is Friday, March 15.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 2013 ORDER FORM

February 2013 Column - Erie County Opposes SAFE Act, calls for repeal, revision

Personal opinions aside, the process surrounding the passage of the NY SAFE Act of 2013 was a disgrace. It lacked transparency and proper procedure. And, in just two days, officials from the Senate and Assembly, along with the governor, forced through a major piece of legislation that, at the end of the day, doesn’t address the major problems associated with gun violence but instead impedes on the rights of law abiding gun owners.

NY SAFE Act - Opt-Out Form

Legislator Joseph Lorigo has made the NY SAFE Act - Opt-out form available on his website. Pistol permit holders, who wish to keep their personal information private, can CLICK HERE to download and print the form. The completed form must be returned to the County Clerk's Office 60 days from Feb. 15.