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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 announces funding for Newstead Historical Society

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath, III is pleased to announce that the Legislature has supported his request for funding for the Newstead Historical Society in the 2016 Erie County budget. The Legislature approved $5,000 at today’s annual Budget Meeting to support the Society’s efforts to preserve local history and provide educational programming.

Legislator Rath secures $50,000 for firefighting training equipment

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath, III is pleased to announce that the Legislature has supported his request for $50,000 for new turnout gear in the 2016 Erie County budget. The Legislature approved the funding at today’s annual Budget Meeting to support the local firefighters and increase their safety during training exercises.

Legislator Rath announces HEAP Outreaches in Clarence, Akron

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath announces that a Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Outreach will be held Thursday, Dec. 10 at Clarence Town Hall, in the auditorium, 1 Town Place, Clarence. Interviews will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. Doors open at 8:30am.  All applicants will be interviewed.  

Legislator Rath announces testing approved to resolve Maple Road issues

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath, III announces that at the Nov. 19 session the Legislature approved a resolution to fund experimental testing to address the continuous deterioration of Maple Road. Especially during periods of freeze/thaw, Maple Road suffers significant cracking in the asphalt, causing crevices and potholes, creating a nightmare for motorists.

Erie County Legislature opposes ECIDA’s policies that overregulate private business

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus approved a resolution that urges the Erie County Industrial Development Agency (ECIDA) to reconsider some of its recent actions that threaten to harm this region’s private business development and growth. The resolution also urges the ECIDA to refrain from pushing through policy ideas before they are properly vetted.