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Letter to Legislature Regarding FEMA Audit

I am reaching out concerning the recent audit conducted by the Office of Inspector General, United States Department of Homeland Security, as it pertains to the $48 million they claim FEMA should recover from Erie County as it relates to reimbursements from the “October Surprise Storm”.

Comptroller Mychajliw's Statement on ECFSA Report about Revised Four-Year Plan

The Office of Erie County Comptroller wholeheartedly agrees with the Control Board’s positions in their review of the revised four-year plan.  We share a grave concern with the county’s reliance on volatile sales tax revenues to balance budgets.

Buffalo Public Schools Art Students' Original Works on Display in Comptroller's Office

Partnership between the Office of Erie County Comptroller and Buffalo Public School District provides students the opportunity to display artworks in a gallery setting in the Rath Building.

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. CLICK HERE, email or call with your report. 

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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.