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Fiscal Concerns Expressed by Control Board

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw shared the same concerns expressed by the Control Board regarding the proposed 2014 budget, which is now before the Erie County Legislature

Comptroller Analyzes Proposed 2014 Budget

The Office of Erie County Comptroller completed its review of the proposed 2014 budget and submitted the report to the Erie County Legislature.  The analysis reviewed the interest payments Erie County would be responsible for if it were to balance the budget using the “one-shot” revenue of kicking the can on $8.6 million in pension payments.

Comptroller Seeks Bids for Banking Business

It has been almost eight years since Erie County put out its main banking business to bid, seeking the best price for financial institutions to serve taxpayers.  The last time Erie County solicited bids for its banking business: the year 2006.

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.