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

Press Releases - 2011


OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

For several years, a section of Hopkins Road in northern Amherst has been a major concern for residents, motorists and emergency personnel. Legislator Edward Rath recently toured the construction on Hopkins Road and is pleased to announce work is...

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath placed a friendly wager with his colleagues in the Legislature on the 16th annual Battle of the Books, and on Aug. 2, when Clarence Library once again won the battle, Legislator Rath claimed...

The Erie County Legislature utilizes its committee process to fully vet the vast majority of actionable items. Committee meetings allow the necessary time to meet with commissioners and experts to discuss the pros and cons of each decision put...

When it comes to repairing the damage done to our roadways this past winter, I am discouraged that the County Executive has not been more aggressive when approaching the problem. His immediate response has been that we simply can’t do...

As the fiscal house for Erie County, I was happy to support an audit of the Legislature to ensure we were operating as efficiently as possible. Last week the Comptroller’s Office released its findings, highlighting inappropriate expenses...

12/2/11
November 2011 Column - A successful budget process requires participation from everyone involved

10/26/11
October 2011 Column - Cyber-bullying must not be ignored any longer

10/21/11
Legislator Rath supports funding for critical public safety improvements

08/12/11
Legislators Rath and Walter Remind Residents About Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day

07/27/11
July 2011 Column: Savings are jeopardized by political game play

07/25/11
Legislator Rath applauds creation of statewide adult alert system

07/12/11
Legislator Rath's Summer 2011 Newsletter

07/11/11
Legislator Rath announces ‘Retirement Income Strategies’ to be presented at Senior Center

06/22/11
June 2011 Column - Potential development must be granted exemption

06/22/11
Legislator Rath announces Bicycle Route Guide now available

06/20/11
Erie County Silver Alert System Implemented

05/31/11
May 2011 Column - Investments made in county will be future assets

05/23/11
Legislator Rath announces free rabies clinic will be held May 25

05/23/11
Legislator Rath, UNYTS to host blood drive during Williamsville Farmers Market

05/13/11
Hot Spot Fishing Maps available through Legislator Rath’s office

04/19/11
Legislator Rath announces Erie County to participate in National Prescription Drug Drop Off Day

04/12/11
Legislator Rath's March 2011 Newsletter

04/11/11
Legislator Rath announces availability of second emergency HEAP benefits

03/23/11
Amberst Bee March Column: Auditing practices in Erie County prove insufficient

03/18/11
Legislator Rath honors ECC hockey team, coach on winning National title

03/09/11
Legislator Rath plans District Outreach Meeting for March

03/01/11
County’s Minority Caucus opposes imposing registration fee on bicycles

02/23/11
Legislator Rath announces 2011 Williamsville Winterfest Snow Sculpture Contest Winners

02/23/11
Amherst Bee February Column: There is much to accomplish in local government

02/07/11
Legislator Rath plans February District Outreach Meetings

02/03/11
Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedlings available; orders due March 18