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Barbara Miller-Williams
District 1

District Office:

427 William Street
Buffalo, NY 14204
Phone:(716) 842-0490
Fax:(716) 854-5722
Email: BMW@Erie.gov 

 

Hon. Barbara Miller-Williams
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OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

H.E.A.P. Outreach Site in District 1 Wednesday January 17, 2018

Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams will conduct a Home Energy Assistance Program (H.E.A.P.) Outreach on Wednesday January 17, 2018 from 10 am to 4 pm at the CAO Alphonso Rafi Greene Center, 1423 Fillmore Avenue, Buffalo NY 14211. Constituents are encouraged to apply for the benefit even if their bill is current so that the H.E.A.P. benefit can be applied as a credit to their account. 

All eligible households may submit an application to receive services for the Emergency H.E.A.P. Benefit, Electric H.E.A.P. benefit, Weatherization Assistance program, Heating Equipment Repair or Replacement Assistance program and the Heating Equipment (Furnace) Clean and Tune Assistance program.

Applicants are requested to bring the following Documentation to the Workshop:

  • One (1) form of identification for all household members (birth certificates, license, Social Security Card)
  • Proof of income received within the last 30 days for all household members (pay stubs, SS or pension award letters, proof of child support, rental income, unemployment benefits, worker’s comp., etc.)
  • Current heat bill (and/or electric bill; opens January 2, 2018)
  • For Heating Equipment: Two (2) furnace estimates from participating H.E.A.P. contractors; Proof of homeownership- Deed to home 

Legislator Miller-Williams Advocates for the Protection of the Child Health Insurance Program

During the first Erie County Legislature Session of 2018, Legislator Miller-Williams introduced a Resolution calling for the United States Congress to extend funding for the Child Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Thousands of children across Erie County utilize the much needed medical care and medical services afforded through the CHIP program and Legislator Miller-Williams has called on Congressman Brian Higgins to advocate for the continuation of the program in New York State.

H.E.A.P. Outreach Site in District 1 Wednesday January 10, 2018

Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams will conduct a Home Energy Assistance Program (H.E.A.P.) Outreach on Wednesday January 10, 2018 from 10 am to 3 pm at the Autumnwood Senior Center, 1800 Clinton Street, Buffalo NY 14206. Constituents are encouraged to apply for the benefit even if their bill is current so that the H.E.A.P. benefit can be applied as a credit to their account. 

All eligible households may submit an application to receive services for the Emergency H.E.A.P. Benefit, Electric H.E.A.P. benefit, Weatherization Assistance program, Heating Equipment Repair or Replacement Assistance program and the Heating Equipment (Furnace) Clean and Tune Assistance program.

Applicants are requested to bring the following Documentation to the Workshop:

  • One (1) form of identification for all household members (birth certificates, license, Social Security Card)
  • Proof of income received within the last 30 days for all household members (pay stubs, SS or pension award letters, proof of child support, rental income, unemployment benefits, worker’s comp., etc.)
  • Current heat bill (and/or electric bill; opens January 2, 2018)
  • For Heating Equipment: Two (2) furnace estimates from participating H.E.A.P. contractors; Proof of homeownership- Deed to home 

Legislator Barbara Miller Williams to recognize Ms. Dinorah Santos as Erie County Legislature’s Citizen of the Month

Friday December 29, 2017

District 1 Citizen of the Month 2018

Congratulations to Ms. Dinorah Santos on being selected by Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams as Erie County Legislature's Citizen of the month for January 2018.

The recognition ceremony will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 1 pm in Old County Hall, 92 Franklin Street. The Erie County Legislature’s Citizen of the Month Award recognizes outstanding members of the community to whom Ms. Santos will be added to this distinguished group.

Ms. Dinorah Santos is a resident of the 1st Legislative District and a dedicated member of the WNY Hispanic American Veterans Committee. Her faithful service to the Puerto Rican and Hispanic communities in Western New York and her commitment to empowering youth in the community are to be commended.

Congratulations to Ms. Dinorah Santos on being recognized as Citizen of the Month for January 2018. Please join us as we say thank you to Ms. Santos for her continued effort to assist constituents and help to make Erie County Legislature District 1 a place to work, reside, and recreate.

Celebrating the Past and Embracing the Future of St. Paul’s Cathedral in Commemoration of its Bicentennial Anniversary

Legislator Miller-Williams, along with her legislative colleagues, join the St. Paul's Cathedral Church in Downtown Buffalo in commemorating it's Bicentennial Anniversary. For 200 storied years, St. Paul’s Cathedral has been a shining symbol of worship in the City of Buffalo and beyond. In recognition of the Cathedral as Buffalo’s premier spiritual home and landmark, the Erie County Legislature proudly congratulates and applauds St. Paul’s Cathedral on its bicentennial anniversary, and desire for their faith and outreach to eternally expand to fill Western New York with the spirit of Christ.