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Legislator Mills announces free, guided walk at Chestnut Ridge Park

Erie County Legislator John Mills announces that a free guided walk will be held on Saturday, June 27 at Chestnut Ridge 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. 

Hot Dog Roasts in Angola (June 19) & Collins (June 20)

Erie County Legislator John J. Mills announces the next two Hot Dog Roast Fundraisers will be held June 19 and 20. In total, these popular events have raised more than $47,800 to support ongoing efforts to provide quality programming and materials at each of the branches in Legislator Mills’ District.

Erie County Legislature approves maintenance agreement for old 219 bridge

Erie County Legislature Chairman John J. Mills announces that the Erie County Legislature approved the memorandum authorizing the county to enter into a maintenance agreement with the New York State Department of Transportation for the former US Route 219 bridge that connects Erie and Cattaraugus counties. The approval came one day after the Cattaraugus County Legislature approved the contract. As a result, the counties will take over ownership of the bridge for the next 75 years with continued financial support from NYS.

June 2015 Column - Spotlight on Erie County’s farming community

Earlier this week Erie County and the Southtowns Coalition hosted a Southtowns Farm Tour to promote local agriculture and provide an update on local happenings in the farming community. My district is rich with farm land that produces an abundance of crops annually, in addition to the farms located throughout the rest of Erie County. The tour highlighted just a few of the many farms and growers located here, providing insightful information.

Legislator Mills pleased that County, State have reached agreement on old 219 bridge

Erie County Legislature Chairman John J. Mills has released the following statement in response to Erie County and the State of New York signing a memorandum of understanding on 219 Bridge.