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ERIE COUNTY CONTINUES TO SHELL OUT BIG BUCKS IN OVERTIME TO SALARIED, POLITICAL APPOINTEES

April 21, 2021

The Office of Erie County Comptroller completed a report updating the continuation of overtime pay for managerial confidential employees for the first quarter of 2021.  The choice by the Poloncarz administration to give overtime pay to salaried, political appointees continued into the new calendar year, and is not the standard practice for counties across New York State.

COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE FRAUD INVESTIGATION LEADS TO CRIMINAL CHARGES

April 18, 2021

A fraud investigation started by the Office of Erie County Comptroller has led to criminal charges stemming from a suspected theft by the employee of a non-profit organization based in Lancaster, N.Y.

ERIE COUNTY 2021 SALES TAX RECEIPTS SHOW AN ECONOMY STILL STRUGGLING

April 16, 2021

The Office of Erie County Comptroller has released sales tax numbers for January and February 2021.  Receipts show the western New York economy, along with area businesses, are still working to recover from a challenging year due to COVID-19.

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.