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Ted Morton
District 8

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Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street
Fourth Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202
Phone: 858-8856
Fax: 858-8895


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March 2014 Column - State of the County leaves unanswered questions

As a first-year legislator, I looked forward to hearing the county executive’s State of the County address last month to gain a sense of exactly what challenges we were facing and to hear an update on successes. When the final word was spoken, I felt very torn in my response, as I was encouraged by some proposals but felt the address as a whole was very incomplete.

Legislator Morton applauds Brownie Troop 415 for a successful food drive

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton recently met with members of Brownie Troop 415 to thank them for their efforts to collect donations for the Tri-Community Food Pantry. The girls were awarded certificates of merit in recognition of their hard work and kindness.

Download poster warning residents about utility worker scam!

Download an important poster alerting residents about a scam involving fake utility workers. 

Legislator Morton’s Valentines for Veterans program brings students and soldiers together

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton partnered with local schools to create handmade cards for veterans through the Legislator’s Valentines for Veterans program. Thanks to the hard work of the students and staff at Depew Central School District’s Cayuga Heights Elementary School; Lancaster Central School District’s John Sciole Elementary School; Our Lady of Pompeii in Depew; and John the Baptist in Alden, hundreds of cards were delivered to the Veterans One-stop Center of Western New York on Feb. 13 to thank our veterans and remind them they are remembered and honored this holiday.

February 2014 Column - Warning to residents about imitation utility workers

A few weeks ago I was watching the news and saw an unsettling report about three men who posed as Erie County Water Authority workers to gain access into a woman’s home. While one man distracted the homeowner the other ransacked her home. They took her personal belongings and invaded her security. They then attempted the same scheme at different homes in several towns.

Du Drop Athletic Club honored on 60th Anniversary

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton honored the Du Drop Athletic Club at the Jan. 23, 2014 session in recognition of its 60th anniversary. Accepting a proclamation were: President Don Friedrich, Skip Rohloff, Ralph Calucci and Mickey Stempowski.

Legislator Morton appointed to Erie County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton has been named to the Erie County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board with unanimous support by the Legislature. The appointment was announced by Chairman John Mills at the Jan.23 session of the Legislature.

District 8 HEAP Outreaches announced

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton announces that Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Outreaches will be held throughout the county to assistance residents in need this year. Attendees do not have to live in the specific town/village/city hosting the outreach to attend.

Legislator Morton begins first term as District 8 representative

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton was officially sworn in as the next representative for District 8 – Alden, Cheektowaga & Lancaster during the annual reorganizational meeting of the Legislature, held Jan, 2 in Old County Hall. A resident of Cheektowaga, Legislator Morton was elected in November to his first term.