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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Accepted


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Legislator Ted Morton (R-Cheektowaga) announces that the Erie County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department will hold two focus group sessions to gather public opinion on Como Lake Park as the department works to update the Parks Master Plan.

Legislator Ted Morton (R-Cheektowaga) announces that a measure has been passed unanimously by the County Legislature urging New York State to enact new policies to encourage living organ donation. With the rates of living donors dropping, several policies including donor reimbursement, tax deductions for lost wages, and long term follow up medical care for donors has been recommended to help rebuild the donor base in New York State.

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton (R-Cheektowaga), with the support of community partners, announces his 3rd  annual Food Drive to benefit the Alden-Marilla Community Food Pantry and Tri-Community Food Pantry. Non-perishable goods will be collected from Monday, Nov. 21 through Monday, Dec. 12.

It’s that time of the year again when the Legislature reviews the County Executive’s budget proposal. The Legislature recently concluded its budget hearings with every county department and elected office where we reviewed spending requests.

At the Erie County Legislature’s annual budget hearings, Legislator Ted Morton (R-Cheektowaga) called on the Erie County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department to submit a budget request to fund dredging of Como Lake as part of next year’s Capital Projects Budget.

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton accepted the ALS Ice Bucket challenge in memory of a friend who passed away after years of battling the disease. He took the challenge along with his colleagues, Legislator Pat Burke and Legislator Peter Savage. The rookie Legislators were challenged by County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw.

Legislator Morton challenged Cheektowaga Supervisor Mary Holtz, Lancaster Supervisor Dino Fudoli and Alden Supervisor Bud Milligan. In addition to accepting the challenge, Legislator Morton will be donating to the cause. 

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