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


Press Releases

Local Library

Local Park

Local DMV


October 2013 Column - Support More Caseworkers Instead Of More Management

Over the past few years, the Erie County Department of Social Services has failed to protect some of our most vulnerable children. Three tragedies have taken place that should have been prevented; and three young children have been lost due to failures that must be corrected immediately.

Legislator Rath announces free, guided walk at Akron Falls Park

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath announces that a free guided walk at Akron Falls Park will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. The walk is part of the “Be Active Erie County!” series to promote an active and healthy lifestyle. 

Minority Caucus pleased with snowplow contract agreement

The Erie County Legislature’s Minority Caucus is pleased that the administration and towns have come to an agreement to ensure that county roads will be plowed this winter.

Legislator Rath congratulates Clarence’s first place Battle of the Books Team

Erie County Legislator Ed Rath congratulates the Clarence Library for an outstanding showing at the 15th annual Battle of the Books competition held Aug. 3 at Erie Community College’s South Campus. Entering a total of three teams, Clarence was most impressive, finishing in first and second place.

July 2013 Column - Investigating Medicaid fraud needs to be priority of county executive

Last week, the Erie County Legislature concluded its investigation into what has been referred to as “document-gate,” the improper disposal of sensitive documents from the Department of Social Services. After the county comptroller brought the issue to the public’s attention, DSS appropriately revised its practices and has implemented changes to ensure that all documents are handled and disposed of properly.