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COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW RELEASES FULL VIDEO OF MARK POLONCARZ ON THE ICE AT NORTHTOWN CENTER

December 29, 2020

Full video of morning skate, shoot around and full scrimmage from Sunday, December 27th, contradicts public statements made by the Erie County Executive. 

COMPTROLLER CONTINUES HELPING BUSINESSES BY WAIVING HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX PENALTIES

December 22, 2020

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw announced his continuation of waiving all penalties for Erie County hotels that are late paying Hotel Occupancy Tax.  The restrictions on travel due to COVID-19 have resulted in far fewer visitors and hotel room stays this year.

COMPTROLLER STATEMENT ON CLOSING OF GOWANDA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

December 21, 2020

A letter was sent from the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision today, advising Gowanda Correctional Facility that it is one of three facilities to close as of March, 2021.  The letter states that the enacted 2020-2021 New York State budget authorizes the closure of these facilities.

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.