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COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW URGES ALL COUNTY EMPLOYEES TO SIGN UP FOR DIRECT DEPOSIT

March 12, 2020

With concern growing over coronavirus and more closures or cancellations being regularly reported, Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. is strongly encouraging all county employees that are issued paper paychecks to enroll in direct deposit payment as soon as possible. 

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW ADVISES LAWMAKERS ON POTENTIAL IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON COUNTY FINANCES

March 11, 2020

With the stock market fluctuating and health officials advising people to avoid significant public interaction, Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw is advising Erie County lawmakers about the potential impact this uncertainty could have on Erie County’s finances.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW TO COUNTY LAWMAKERS: MEDICAID COSTS & STATE BUDGET DEFICIT COULD BE DISASTROUS FOR ERIE COUNTY

March 6, 2020

Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw warns of the devastating impact an increase in Medicaid costs would have on Erie County.  The county’s Chief Fiscal Officer sent yet another official warning to the Erie County Legislature informing them of the devastating impact on taxpayers and the fiscal health of the government if New York State yet again forces Erie County to pick up even more Medicaid payments.

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.

 

 

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Every day, the Erie County Comptroller must pay vendors for goods and services obtained on your behalf.  You have a right to know how this money is spent.