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Comptroller Mychajliw hosts former County Comptrollers for Portrait Unveiling

Former Erie County Comptrollers gather for the unveiling of portraits of all previous office holders in the lobby of the 11th floor of the Rath Building.

Comptroller Mychajliw Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

Mychajliw hops in the Rath Building fountain and nominates freshmen Erie County Legislators Ted Morton, Pat Burke and Peter Savage.

Comptroller Calls On County Executive To Stop Wasting Almost One Million Dollars

Mark Poloncarz stubbornly refuses to stop playing politics with the people’s money by forcing the county to borrow at higher interest rates, needlessly wasting taxpayer dollars

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.