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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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Erie County opposes Governor’s proposed changes to add unnecessary regulation to IDA process

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath, Chairman of the Economic Development Committee, announces that the Legislature has approved his resolution opposing changes to Industrial Development Agencies’ regulations. The resolution calls on Governor Andrew Cuomo to revise his proposal that would place unnecessary burdens on businesses and IDAs.

Legislator Rath honors North Amherst Firefighter for 50 years of service

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath, III honored Clarence Ball of Amherst for 50 years of service with the North Amherst Fire Company. A proclamation honoring Mr. Ball was recently approved at a Legislative session.

Legislator Rath announces Pothole Hotline, email

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath, III is responding to the numerous concerns surrounding county road conditions and reminding residents that the County’s Department of Public Works maintains a complaint line, however it hasn’t been promoted actively in the past. Because of the beating the county roads are taking this winter, Legislator Rath wants to ensure that number is readily available to anyone who needs it.

March 2015 Column - Spring has to come eventually; county must be prepared with road work plan

Believe it or not, daylight savings time begins this weekend and spring is a little over two weeks away. I know we are still dealing with a dreadful winter but spring is hopefully not too far away and we need to get ready for construction season. In January I started communicating with the town officials in my district to get their perspective on what county roads should be made a priority in 2015. Rest assured it is my intention to aggressively advocate to the County Executive for the repair of these Erie County assets.

Legislator Rath explores County’s 911 tracking system to ensure cell phone users can be adequately located

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath, III will be hosting a discussion at the March 19, 2015 Public Safety Committee meeting to ensure that Erie County is doing all it can to have reliable tracking methods to locate individuals who place 911 calls from a cell phone.