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COMPTROLLER STOPPING PAYMENT FOR VEGAS JUNKET

May 5, 2021

Marble bathrooms.  Roman bathtubs.  Aromatherapy diffusers.  The Las Vegas luxury casino suties Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz wants to send five political patronage employees to for a Las Vegas junket.

COMPTROLLER CALLS ON NYS HEALTH TO INTERVENE; LET STUDENTS ATHLETES WRESTLE

April 27, 2021

After Erie County Department of Health blocks high school wrestling and reportedly refuses to meet with sport organizers, Comptroller Mychajliw reaches out to top NYS Health Official to assist student athletes find a way back to the mat. 

ERIE COUNTY CONTINUES TO SHELL OUT BIG BUCKS IN OVERTIME TO SALARIED, POLITICAL APPOINTEES

April 21, 2021

The Office of Erie County Comptroller completed a report updating the continuation of overtime pay for managerial confidential employees for the first quarter of 2021.  The choice by the Poloncarz administration to give overtime pay to salaried, political appointees continued into the new calendar year, and is not the standard practice for counties across New York State.

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Iwan Mychajliw is the son of Polish and Ukrainian immigrants, the youngest of seven children, who grew up in blue-collar beginnings near the corner of William and Fillmore on the East Side of Buffalo.

The people of Erie County first elected Mychajliw Erie County Comptroller on November 6th, 2012. Husband to Ashley, a social worker, and proud father of Mia Theresa, Maksym Roman and Emeryk Francis

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The Erie County Comptroller’s Office is monitoring expenses related to the Covid-19 pandemic and how your tax dollars are being spent. Whether it is local tax dollars from the county surplus or federal funds, your taxes are being used to cover costs associated with the county-wide response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. You have a right to know how this money is spent.