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COMPTROLLER: AUGUST SALES TAX FIGURES NOT INDICATIVE OF FISCAL CHALLENGES THAT REMAIN

October 12, 2020

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw, Jr. released the latest sales tax revenue data today to Erie County lawmakers, showing income from that funding source is down year to date from 2019.

COMPTROLLER CALLS FOR MORE TRANSPARENCY IN DEALING WITH COVID CASES IN COUNTY BUILDINGS

October 8, 2020

Since Tuesday, when my office sent you correspondence detailing that a county employee working at
460 Main Street in Buffalo had tested positive for COVID-19, our Whistleblower Hotline received additional confidential tips suggesting that additional county workers have contracted COVID-19.

COUNTY COMPTROLLER ASKS QUESTIONS ABOUT APPARENT COVID CASE IN COUNTY LEASED BUILDING

October 6, 2020

It has come to the attention of the Office of Erie County Comptroller via the Whistleblower Hotline that a positive COVID-19 case has been linked to an individual working at a county leased building at 460 Main Street in Buffalo, specifically on the second floor. 

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

If you see or suspect waste, fraud or abuse of county resources, don’t ignore it!  Please take a minute and report your suspicions to our Erie County Whistleblower Hotline. If you are, or work for, a County Clerk in New York State and you suspect that a person who is in the United States illegally has applied for a driver’s license, you can anonymously report it to ICE by calling their hotline at 1-866-347-2423 or electronically on their website. OR, utilize our Erie County hotline, and we will forward all tips.

 

 

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.