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From the Comptroller


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  • 11/20/2019 : COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW: STRONG TRUMP ECONOMY BENEFITS FISCAL HEALTH OF ERIE COUNTY

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. has announced that Standard and Poor’s (S&P) recently affirmed the county’s strong credit rating, thanks to federal tax cuts that created a strong economy that put more money in the business owners, families and even local governments like Erie County.  Today, S&P confirmed Erie County will maintain its strong AA- rating as sales tax has grown over four-percent and the county is operating with a surplus.

  • 10/31/2019 : COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW WARNS SOCIAL SERVICES OF ALARMING CRIMINAL ACTIVITY AT MOTELS/HOTELS USED AS EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR FAMILIES

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. released a report that reviewed Erie County’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and found that vulnerable families, including children, are being housed in motels and hotels that are hotspots for police calls involving violent crimes and criminal activity.

  • 10/30/2019 : ROAD SCORES DATA: CONDITIONS
 OF ERIE COUNTY ROADS WORSENED OVER SIX YEAR PERIOD

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr.’s report on road conditions shows that Erie County’s roads are in worse condition today than they were 10 years ago. According to the 2019 independently graded road scores, Erie County has the most roads scored as “poor” since 2011. Furthermore, the independent report shows that repairs are not holding up and repaired/reconstructed roadways are deteriorating rapidly.

  • 10/29/2019 : COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW FINDS HAZARDOUS CONDITION ON LAKE SHORE ROAD FOLLOWING RECENT REPAVING

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw sent a letter to DPW Commissioner William Geary concerning dangerous road conditions on Lake Shore Road near Wendt Road in the Town of Evans.

  • 10/28/2019 : AUDIT: ERIE COUNTY VIOLATED LAW BY FAILING TO PROPERLY BID ROAD PROJECTS

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. released an audit that reviewed Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) reimbursement claims for road projects by the Erie County Department of Public Works,’ and how that department managed state funding reimbursements.  The audit found bid requirements and bid laws were largely ignored.