title_header

ERIE.GOV | Your information resource from the government of Erie County, New York


County Executive Elected Officials County Departments Living In Erie County Visiting Erie County Growing your business in Erie County State and regional municipalities


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

District Map

Biography

Press Releases

Local Library

Local Park

Local DMV

OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

Legislator Rath, county responds to safety concern on Goodrich Road

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath and the County's Department of Public Works addressed a resident's safety concerns by installing new signage warning motorists they are approaching an intersection.

Legislator Rath co-sponsors resolution Opposing NY SAFE Act of 2013

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath has co-sponsored a resolution calling for the repeal and revision of the New York SAFE Act of 2013. The resolution, "Opposing NY SAFE Act of 2013," CLICK HERE TO READ THE RESOLUTION  will be considered by the Legislature at the Thursday, Feb. 21 session, held in Old Erie County Hall, 92 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202. 

Nominees sought for Legislature’s Citizen of the Month Award

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath announces the return of the Legislature’s Citizen of the Month Award, recognizing outstanding members of the community. Legislator Rath is seeking nominations for this honor and will recognize a resident from his district in June.

February 2013 Column - Efficiency, reforms will help take control of an out-of-control situation

The issue of unfunded mandates is arguably the greatest fiscal challenge we face in Erie County. The worst offense is the state’s Medicaid program. Medicaid alone accounts for nearly every dollar — or 98 percent — of property tax collected in Erie County annually.

January 2013 Column - A focus on savings and growth in 2013

Year in review news stories highlight both successes and tragedies. We are reminded that the past year was as much a struggle as it was a testament of achievements. In Erie County it was much of the same.