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COMPTROLLER CALLS ON COUNTY AND STATE TO OPEN RESTAURANTS PERMANENTLY

January 11, 2021

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw is calling on the New York State Health Commissioner to revise state standards regarding restaurants to accommodate increased demands with the Buffalo Bills playoff appearance.  The request: use the playoff game to fully open bars and restaurants.

43 NORTH REFUSES TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ON HOW THEY SPENT FEDERAL TAX DOLLARS

January 11, 2021

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw is exploring the use of outside counsel or subpoenas to force 43 North to provide information on how they spent and disseminated $19 million in federal dollars through the “Back to Business” grant program. 

 

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW CALLS ON STATE TO RE-OPEN ICE RINKS FOR KIDS

December 31, 2020

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw sent a letter to the state health commissioner, asking the state to re-open ice rinks.  The request came after it was discovered that Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz was skating at a local rink.

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.