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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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Legislator Rath's Fall 2012 Newsletter

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath III releases a quarterly newsletter to share information from the County Legislature with his constituents. To view a copy of the Fall 2012 newsletter, please CLICK HERE.  

November 2012 Column - County needs to keep property taxes down

The County Executive released his proposed 2013 budget in mid-October, which includes analysis of increased expenditures and the resulting 3.4% tax increase.

Legislator Rath, Cornell Cooperative Extension invite youths, families to 4-H Informational Meeting

4-H smallErie County Legislator Edward Rath and Cornell Cooperative Extension – Erie County are pleased to announce that an informational meeting to highlight the many exciting programs available through 4-H will be held in November. With an extensive list of opportunities available to youths, ages 5-19, the informational meeting will discuss what programs are offered and how to get involved. 

October 2012 Column - Calling for end to chargeback fees

When paying town taxes there is a basic break down. Each taxpayer’s portion pays for services, such as roads, police, fire protection, refuse, etc., depending on the town.

September 2012 Column - Government should assist businesses

In August, I crisscrossed my district to visit factories, shops, restaurants, grocery stores, a veterinarian and other industries during my “25 Businesses in 25 Days” tour.