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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

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.

Legislator Lorigo announces funding for East Aurora & Holland Boys and Girls Clubs

Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo announces that, with unanimous approval of the Legislature on Thursday, June 6, 2013, the Boys and Girls Club of East Aurora and Boys and Girls Club of Holland will receive Summer Primetime funding to support programming.

Legislator Lorigo announces free rabies clinic will be held Wednesday, May 29

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo encourages pet owners to take advantage of the County’s free rabies clinic for dogs, cats, and ferrets on Wednesday, May 29. 

Legislator Lorigo’s local law to establish employee residency requirement approved

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo announces that his proposed local law, “Establishing a Residency Requirement for Employees in Erie County,” was approved by a majority of the Legislature at the May 23, 2013 session.

Erie County Legislators call for investigation into Social Services Department

The Erie County Legislature’s Minority Caucus held a press conference Tuesday, May 21, 2013 calling for a Legislative hearing to fully examine how sensitive Department of Social Service documents were disposed of improperly. 

Free Guided Walk through Emery Park - Saturday, May 18

Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo announces that a free guided walk through Emery Park will be held on Saturday, May 18, kicking off this season's Walk in the Park Series. Registration begins at 9 a.m at the Field House, 2084 Emery Road, South Wales.