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Ted Morton
District 8

District Office:
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street
Fourth Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202
Phone: 858-8856
Fax: 858-8895
Email: ted.morton@erie.gov

 

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OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

Legislator Morton announces Summer Primetime funding for youth programming

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton announces that Plymouth Crossroads has received Primetime Funding for 2016. The Legislature approved the funding package for 61 organizations at its Thursday, June 9, 2016 session, including $4,226 for Plymouth Crossroads, located in Lancaster. The funding will be used to provide programming to youths throughout Erie County through supervised, recreational activities during the upcoming summer recess. 


Legislator Morton announces free notary services provided at Legislature

Legislator Ted Morton announces that a resolution he sponsored to provide free notary services to the public courtesy of the County Legislature Clerk’s staff was approved unanimously at the June 9, 2016 session.

June 2016 Column - Reforming County Government

Every 10 years an independent commission of volunteers dedicates hours to review and revise the county charter, the document under which Erie County government operates. This is an incredibly important document that sets the framework for the operation of the entire county including its elected officials.


May 2016 Column - Spring Work Begins

As many of you who have travelled Losson Road the past few years can attest, it has been quite a rough experience as road construction had stalled for quite a while.


Legislator Morton to host 3rd annual Unyts Blood Drive

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton is recruiting donors for his 3rd annual Unyts Blood Drive to help neighbors in need and support Unyts’ mission.

Officials Advocate for Increased First Responder Grant Funding

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton joined Congressman Chris Collins and Congressman Peter King at a press conference urging an increase in first responder grant funding. The two Congressmen discussed a letter they signed and sent to the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee requesting additional funding for the Assistance to Firefighters (FIRE) Grant Program and for the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program.


Legislator Morton Delivers Donations to SPCA

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton recently delivered the pet supplies collected during his Pet Supply Drive to Executive Director Gary Willoughby at the SPCA – Serving Erie County.


April 2016 Column - Urgent Issues Before Us

As snow continues to surprise us by falling here in early April, it’s at least nice to know that spring is soon to arrive in full bloom, with it a couple of urgent issues have come before the Legislature.

Legislator Morton announces April 12 Drive-Thru Disposal event to collect drugs, needles

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton announces that Erie County will host a Free Drive-Thru Disposal event to collect medications and needles. All prescription and over-the-counter medications, as well as needles will be accepted, no questions asked.

Legislator Morton demands answers on New Stadium Working Group

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton has called on Executive Mark Poloncarz to provide answers on the status of the New Stadium Working Group. In a letter dated March 24, 2016, Legislator Morton raises questions after the announcement that the Group has been suspended.