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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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OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

Legislator Lorigo announces District Outreach Meetings

Legislator Joseph Lorigo will host District Outreach Meetings to meet with residents and discuss any questions or concerns they may have. Information about county services and programs will be available.

September 2013 Column - Prescription collection kiosks reduce risk of abuse, poisonings

Recently, Erie County has started offering residents the opportunity to dispose of unwanted drugs when they choose. Collection kiosks have been set up across the county allowing residents to safely drop off pharmaceuticals at their convenience.

Legislator Lorigo announces repair work on Bullis Road is complete

Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo met with County Highway workers last week on Bullis Road in Elma to receive an update on the repairs being done to improve the roadway for drivers. The two-week long project concluded at the end of August and included the application of asphalt overlays on several long stretches of roadway to address pothole and cracking complaints.

August 2013 Column - County has to prioritize funds, focus on infrastructure repairs

In my tenure as Erie County Legislator, I’ve learned about the priorities of the current administration and some of my colleagues.  I’ve also learned that their priorities don’t always line up with mine.

Legislators Lorigo and Mills to host Annual Hot Dog Roast Fundraiser at West Falls-Colden Library

Erie County Legislators Joseph C. Lorigo and John J. Mills announce that the 7th annual West Falls-Colden Community Library Hot Dog Roast Fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at the library, 1966 Davis Road, West Falls.

County Primetime funding supports programs for hundreds of youth in East Aurora, Holland

Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo recently joined local Boys & Girls Club directors to observe how county Primetime funds were being used to maximize the benefit for local youths. On July 22, Legislator Lorigo toured the East Aurora Boys and Girls Club, Camp Ska-No-Ka-San in Holland and the Holland Boys and Girls Club, which are all utilizing County Primetime funding to operate summer programs.

July 2013 Column - Veterans’ organizations demonstrate commitment to helping our country’s bravest

I recently attended a fundraiser at the Harvey D. Morin VFW Post in West Seneca that brought awareness to the post's mission of rejuvenation under new, young leadership. Experiencing the same membership decline as other posts across the country, local veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan took action to bring in new membership, as well as promote its unique purpose.

Legislator Lorigo honors West Seneca resident for 75 years of service with the Boy Scouts

During the July 11, 2013 session, Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo presented a proclamation to Carl P. Dimmig Sr. of West Seneca in recognition of his more than 75 years with the Boy Scouts organization. Joining as a member in 1937, Dimmig has been very involved with several local troops and has held numerous leadership roles.

June 2013 Column - Lorigo hopes Comptroller’s Report answers questions surrounding Medicaid application process

Nearly every dollar of Erie County property taxes goes to pay for the county's Medicaid bill, which totals more than $211 million each year. That is an important figure for Erie County residents to understand, especially as the Comptroller's Office is investigating claims that Medicaid recertification applications may not have been processed properly, which could lead to costly penalties for the county.

Legislator Lorigo announces Hazardous Waste Drop-off Saturday, June 15

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo reminds residents that the county is hosting a Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at Erie Community College - South Campus. Please enter from Big Tree Road - Route 20A via Abbott Road.