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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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December 2015 Column - County parks aren’t dormant in winter

It might seem like an odd time of year to be talking about parks, but in Erie County that certainly isn’t the case. In fact, winter is an extremely busy time at the parks with a lot of fun, free activities offered.

Legislator Mills secures $15,000 for Eden-North Collins Food Pantry building fund

Erie County Legislature Chairman John Mills announces that the Legislature has approved $15,000 for the new Eden-North Collins Food Pantry in the 2016 Erie County budget. The funding was approved at today’s annual Budget Meeting to support the Eden-North Collins Food Pantry’s efforts to build a permanent center.

Legislator Mills announces HEAP Outreaches in Angola, Concord & Eden

Erie County Legislator John Mills announces that a Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Outreach will be Tuesday, Dec. 8 at Evans Town Hall, in the courtroom, 8787 Erie Road, Angola. Interviews will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. Doors open at 8:30am.  All applicants will be interviewed.

November 2015 Column - Legislature begins budget review process, asks for public input

The proposed 2016 Erie County budget holds the line on taxes and totals $1.6 billion. Starting next week, on Monday, Nov. 9, the Legislature will conduct budget hearings throughout the week with each of the departments to discuss their individual budget to ensure critical services are being funded while identifying areas where we can possibly save money. 

October 2015 Column - Changing distribution of sales tax revenue would aid district

Together, the towns of Boston, Brant, Collins, Concord, Eden, Evans, North Collins, Orchard Park and Sardinia make up the district I represent in the Erie County Legislature. I represent the largest geographic area made up of 15 towns and villages; however the towns are among the smallest by population and have often felt ignored by the County Executive and his administration.