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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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February 2015 Column - County continues to question Thruway Authority

According to the infamous groundhog, we are looking at six weeks of winter. Which means six more weeks of snow, ice and wintry mix that wreaks havoc on our roadways. This winter we have seen two extremes on our major thoroughfares: a monster storm in November that stranded motorists on the Thruway for more than a day and a minor snowfall in early January that closed much of the Thruway for 36 hours.

HEAP Outreach will be held Feb. 2 at Concord Town Hall

Erie County Legislator John Mills announces that a Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Outreach will be held on Monday, Feb. 2 at Concord Town Hall, 86 Franklin St., Springville. Interviews will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.  All applicants will be interviewed. 

Chairman Mills, Majority Leader Lorigo reappointed at reorganizational meeting

The Erie County Legislature held its annual reorganizational meeting on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 and elected Legislator John Mills to his second term as Chairman. He was appointed unanimously (11-0) to the one-year term.

January 2015 Column - Year in Review – Chairman looks ahead to 2015

In the beginning on 2014 I was elected by my colleagues in the Legislature to serve as the first Republican Chairman in 37 years. It was one of the highest honors I have received during my tenure as a public official, and it has been a privilege to serve in the capacity. As we enter the New Year I have reflected on 2014 and I am very proud of the accomplishments the Legislature recorded and optimistic that 2015 will see continued success.

Legislator Mills names Annette Gernatt as December Citizen of the Month

Erie County Legislator John J. Mills is pleased to announce Annette Gernatt of Concord has been named the Citizen of the Month for December 2014. Gernatt was the Library Director of the Hulbert Library of the Town of Concord for 30 years, greatly improving programming during her long tenure.