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From the Comptroller


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  • 07/09/2020 : COUNTY EMPLOYEES CONTINUE SHARING CONCERNS OVER COVID-19 WORK ENVIRONMENT

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw reported a spike in the number of CSEA Local 815 union employees contacting the Office of Erie County Comptroller, to report retribution for making public concerns about the safety of working remotely and the conditions of the Rath Building and other county buildings. 

     

  • 07/09/2020 : COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW RELEASES DECLINING SALES TAX FIGURES

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw’s office released the most recent sales tax figures from New York State for the month of May, 2020. The Office of the New York State Comptroller has notified the office that for Erie County for the first quarter, sales tax revenue is down nearly 16%. For the period March to May 2020, sales tax revenue is $172,057,982.14.

  • 07/06/2020 : COMPTROLLER CONTINUES MODERNIZATION OF OFFICE VIA ELECTRONIC PAYMENTS

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw announced today that school districts, towns and villages enrolled in the office’s direct deposit program will receive their share of sales tax revenue quickly and efficiently through an electronic direct deposit payment, rather than a paper check.

  • 07/01/2020 : WALL STREET RECOGNIZES COMPTROLLER’S FISCAL LEADERSHIP IN TOUGH ECONOMY

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw announced today that Wall Street ratings agency “Fitch Ratings” has affirmed Erie County’s A+ rating for long-term bonds, with a stable outlook. 

  • 06/29/2020 : COMPTROLLER’S REPORT: RATH BUILDING NOT READY FOR WORKFORCE TO RETURN

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. issued a report to the Erie County Legislature today outlining numerous concerns with the Administration’s return-to-work policy.  The Poloncarz Administration sent an email to the Erie County workforce at approximately 1:41 PM on Sunday, June 28 its policy for some employees to return to work.