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COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE REVIEWS COVID OVERTIME HOURS FOR ADMINISTRATION’S TOP COMMISSIONERS

July 31, 2020

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw, Jr. provided to the Erie County Legislature  a further breakdown of overtime costs for two of the Administration’s top commissioners, as lawmakers continue to analyze the high amounts of overtime paid to some managerial confidential, salaried employees.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW NOMINATES HEROES AFTER WHITE HOUSE REQUEST TO PRESERVE AMERICA’S HISTORY

July 30, 2020

Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia.  Congresswoman and Presidential candidate Shirley Chisholm.  Father of the American cavalry and Revolutionary War Hero General Casimir Pulaski.  Vice-Presidential candidate and Cabinet Secretary Jack Kemp.  These are just some of the Buffalo based heroes nominated by Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw, to U.S. Department of Interior Secrtary David Bernhardt to be immortalized in future built memorials and monuments.  

FINAL REPORT RELEASED ON CORONAVIRUS OVERTIME PAID TO ALL COUNTY EMPLOYEES

July 28, 2020

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. issued a final report to the Erie County Legislature today on overtime pay charged to Coronavirus for union county employees.  An initial report was released last week outlining $825,039 paid to 54 Managerial Confidential, political appointees, for working COVID-19 related overtime.

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.