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John J. Mills -
District 11

 

District Office:
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street
Fourth Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202
Phone: 858-8850
Fax: 858-8895
Email: john.mills@erie.gov

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OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

April 2013 Column - Erie County to host Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Days

Twice a year, Erie County hosts Hazardous Waste Drop-off Days to collect various materials that have been stored at homes. Keeping such materials around the home or throwing it out in the weekly trash can be very dangerous.

March 2013 Column - County responds to FEMA audit, delay in E911 project

While this winter hasn’t been the mildest on record, we also didn’t have a major blast that paralyzed the community, causing massive cleanup efforts. Unfortunately, the effects of a storm that hit seven years ago resurfaced in a big way. On Feb. 27, the Erie County Legislature learned that the Federal Emergency Management Agency audited the claims from the October Surprise Storm of 2006 and wants more than $48 million to be paid back.

Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale deadline is March 15

Erie County Legislator John J. Mills 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

Legislator Mills co-sponsors resolution Opposing NY SAFE Act of 2013

Erie County Legislature's Minority Leader John Mills has co-sponsored a resolution calling for the repeal and revision of the New York SAFE Act of 2013. The resolution, "Opposing NY SAFE Act of 2013," CLICK HERE TO READ THE RESOLUTION  will be considered by the Legislature at the Thursday, Feb. 21 session, held in Old Erie County Hall, 92 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202. 

February 2013 Column - Opt-out option protects pistol permit holders’ information

A statute in the “NY Safe Act,” recently imposed by the Governor and New York State legislators, addresses the issue of pistol permit holders’ information being a matter of public record by allowing permit holders to protect their information. Initial reports state that pistol permit holders can begin completing the opt-out forms on Feb. 15. Erie County is assisting permit holders with the process by hosting a webpage, www.erie.gov/optout, that allows anyone interested in receiving the opt-out form to register their email address with the county.