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Edward Rath III
District 6

District Office:
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street
Fourth Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202
Phone: (716) 858-8676
Fax: (716) 858-8895
Email: edward.rath@erie.gov

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August 2016 Column - Legislature holds hearings focusing on emergency services, ability to respond to calls

During the past month The Erie County Legislature called two important informational hearings to look into how our region responds to emergencies. As the Chairman of the Public Safety Committee I thought it was critically important to focus on these issues. 

Legislator Rath to host Newstead Public Library Fundraiser to purchase children’s reading materials

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath, III will host a Hot Dog Roast Fundraiser to benefit the Newstead Public Library from 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 10 at the front entrance of the library, 33 Main St., Akron. Funding will be used to purchase new children’s books.

July 2016 Column - Highlights from the Charter review process, final say should rest with residents

Proposed changes to Erie County’s Charter are one step closer to becoming reality. The Legislature voted on the Charter Review Commission’s proposed changes on June 23 with the vast majority receiving strong support.

Legislator Rath to host Clarence Library Fundraiser to benefit new Children’s reading Garden

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath, III will host a Hot Dog Roast Fundraiser to benefit the Clarence Public Library’s ongoing efforts to create a Children’s Reading Garden. The Library’s goal for the garden is to create a serene, peaceful place for children to develop a lifelong interest and passion for nature and to encourage the love of reading.    

Legislator Rath names E. Peter Forrestel II as June’s Citizen of the Month

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath is pleased to announce that Akron resident E. Peter Forrestel II, President of Bank of Akron, has been named the June 2016 Citizen of the Month. Mr. Forrestel was recognized at the June 23, 2016 session and honored with a proclamation highlighting his contributions to Erie County.