Press Releases - 2022

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September
9/26/22 ERIE COUNTY PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES MODERNIZATION OF CIVIL SERVICE EXAM PROCESS
9/26/22 POLONCARZ OFFICIALLY DECLARES SEPTEMBER 24, 2022 AS 'THE GOO GOO DOLLS DAY' IN ERIE COUNTY
9/20/22 BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES JOB FAIR SLATED FOR NEXT WEEK IN DOWNTOWN BUFFALO
9/19/22 ERIE COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENT IN THE CITY OF BUFFALO SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE NEXT MONTH
9/15/22 ERIE COUNTY, PARTNERS JOIN TO REVEAL THE TRUE COST OF CHILD CARE
9/15/22 ERIE COUNTY PARKS DEPARTMENT UNVEILS SYSTEMWIDE IMPROVEMENTS
9/13/22 ERIE COUNTY INVESTMENT OF $675,000 IN CARES ACT FUNDING AIDS FIFTEEN SENIOR CENTERS WITH HVAC IMPROVEMENTS
9/13/22 THE UNIVERSITY EXPRESS 2022 FALL SEMESTER HAS A UNIVERSE FULL OF FREE ONLINE AND IN-PERSON CLASSES ON VARIOUS TOPICS
9/12/22 FIRST REGULAR MEETING OF MEMBER AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ERIENET LDC FORMS FRAMEWORK FOR OPERATIONS
9/9/22 ROADWORK SEASON IN ERIE COUNTY IN FULL SWING
9/9/22 PUBLIC FORUMS SET FOR RESIDENTS TO TAKE PART IN 2023 ERIE COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
9/8/22 DEPUTY ERIE COUNTY EXECUTIVE MARIA WHYTE ACCEPTS LEADERSHIP POSITION AT THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR GREATER BUFFALO
9/7/22 POLONCARZ JOINS ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH, PARTNERS FOR WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY
August
8/23/22 ERIE COUNTY STOREFRONT REVITALIZATION PROGRAM READIES $10 MILLION IN GRANT FUNDING FOR LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES
8/17/22 EXPANDED SUMMER PRIME TIME PROGRAMS REACH MORE YOUTH WITH SUMMER FUN, LEARNING
8/12/22 ERIE COUNTY ARTS AND CULTURAL CAPITAL PROJECTS COMMITTEE DESIGNATES AWARD RECIPIENTS
8/9/22 POLONCARZ APPOINTS BRIAN BRAY COMMISSIONER OF PERSONNEL
8/4/22 ERIE COUNTY PARKS DEPARTMENT WARNS FALL FEST VENDORS TO BEWARE OF SCAMS
8/1/22 POLONCARZ APPOINTS BENJAMIN SWANEKAMP CHIEF OF STAFF
July
7/29/22 POLONCARZ APPOINTS JEREMY TOTH AS ERIE COUNTY ATTORNEY
7/21/22 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION RECEIVES NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES 2022 ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
7/18/22 ERIE COUNTY GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION TASK FORCE PRESENTS FIRST REPORT
7/13/22 POLONCARZ ADDRESSES WHITE HOUSE WORKFORCE SUMMIT
7/13/22 MONKEYPOX DETECTED IN ERIE COUNTY RESIDENT
7/11/22 ERIE COUNTY EXECUTIVE POLONCARZ TO ATTEND WHITE HOUSE WORKFORCE SUMMIT
7/8/22 ERIE COUNTY ANNOUNCES PLANS TO INVEST MORE THAN $63.2 MILLION IN OPIOID SETTLEMENT FUNDS BY 2038
7/5/22 ROAMING GNOME FESTIVAL COMING TO THE DOWNTOWN CENTRAL LIBRARY READING PARK
7/1/22 SEQR PROCESS FOR PROPOSED NEW STADIUM IS UNDERWAY
7/1/22 UPDATE ON PLANS FOR ADA-ACCESSIBLE TRAIL AT TIFFT NATURE PRESERVE ALONG BUFFALO’S OUTER HARBOR FROM ERIE COUNTY, COMMUNITY PARTNERS
June
6/24/22 POLONCARZ STATEMENT ON U.S. SUPREME COURT DECISION OVERTURNING ROE V. WADE
6/23/22 ERIE COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE AND LATEX PAINT COLLECTION EVENT IN THE TOWN OF BRANT NOW ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR EVENT SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE JULY 9
6/17/22 ERIE COUNTY EARNS FIVE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
6/15/22 ERIE COUNTY WINS THREE NEW YORK STATE TOURISM EXCELLENCE AWARDS FROM NYS TOURISM INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
6/13/22 ERIE COUNTY CULTURAL CAPITAL GRANT PROGRAM SEEKS APPLICATIONS
6/8/22 LIVE WELL ERIE AFFORDABLE HOUSING SUMMIT BRINGS PARTNERS TOGETHER TO INCREASE, PRESERVE AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN ERIE COUNTY
6/7/22 ERIE COUNTY, CSEA UNIT 6700 REACH TENTATIVE CONTRACT AGREEMENT
6/3/22 UPDATE: ERIE COUNTY CONTINUES MOBILIZATION OF COMMUNITY SUPPORTS
6/1/22 POLONCARZ TO CLOSE ERIE COUNTY BUILDINGS IN RECOGNITION OF JUNETEENTH HOLIDAY
May
5/26/22 UPDATE: ERIE COUNTY CONTINUES MOBILIZATION OF COMMUNITY SUPPORTS
5/24/22 ERIE COUNTY SOIL AND WATER 2022 FISH STOCKING PROGRAM OPENS
5/20/22 ERIE COUNTY EXECUTIVE MARK POLONCARZ VOICES OPPOSITION TO PROPOSED CONGRESSIONAL AND NEW YORK STATE SENATE DISTRICTS
5/17/22 UPDATE: ERIE COUNTY MOBILIZES COMMUNITY SUPPORTS IN WAKE OF SATURDAY SHOOTING
5/15/22 ERIE COUNTY MOBILIZING SUPPORTS IN WAKE OF SATURDAY SHOOTING
5/12/22 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS READIES 2022 ROAD AND BRIDGE PROJECT SCHEDULE
5/10/22 ICYMI: ERIE COUNTY, PARTNERS OFFERING RAIN BARRELS AND COMPOST BINS
5/9/22 ERIE COUNTY SENDING MEDICAL SUPPLIES, PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AS PART OF UKRAINIAN RELIEF EFFORT
5/4/22 LIVE WELL ERIE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PILOT PROJECT READY TO ROLL
5/2/22 ERIE COUNTY HOME ENERGY, COOLING ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
April
4/28/22 ERIE COUNTY STOREFRONT REVITALIZATION PROGRAM READY TO HELP SPRUCE UP LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES
4/27/22 EC200 BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION CULMINATES YEAR-LONG HISTORICAL OBSERVATION, UNVEILS HERITAGE PROJECTS
4/27/22 ERIE COUNTY SERVICE LINK STOP, GObike BUFFALO TEAMING UP ON BICYCLE OUTREACH
4/22/22 ERIE COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COUNCIL ANNOUNCES 2022 ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS
4/21/22 ERIE NET BUSINESS PLAN ENVISIONS NEW BROADBAND STRUCTURE ACROSS ERIE COUNTY
4/14/22 ERIE COUNTY COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN'S STATEMENT ON RECENT ACT OF VIOLENCE IN EDEN AGAINST FEMALE ELECTED OFFICIAL
4/11/22 ERIE COUNTY JOINS NATIONAL OBSERVANCE OF PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATORS WEEK
4/8/22 THE UNIVERSITY EXPRESS SPRING SEMESTER HAS A LOT TO OFFER
4/7/22 POLONCARZ DELIVERS 2022 STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS
4/1/22 ERIE COUNTY DRONE FORCE TAKES TO THE SKIES
March
3/28/22 POLONCARZ DETAILS ERIE COUNTY INVESTMENT IN NEW BUFFALO BILLS AGREEMENT
3/23/22 ERIE COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS ANNOUNCED
3/21/22 WNY EARTH DAY CHALLENGE NOW UNDERWAY
3/14/22 POLONCARZ ANNOUNCES CONTRACT AGREEMENT BETWEEN ERIE COUNTY, AFSCME LOCAL 1095
3/9/22 POLONCARZ UPDATES STATUS OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN PROJECTS IN ERIE COUNTY
3/4/22 POLONCARZ STATEMENT ON EXPECTATIONS FOR END OF STATE OF EMERGENCY IN ERIE COUNTY
3/1/22 ERIE COUNTY RECEIVES $2 MILLION IN FUNDING FROM NYS ATTORNEY GENERAL TO EXPAND COUNTY DIVISION OF CONSUMER PROTECTION
February
2/26/22 ERIE COUNTY TO LIFT MASK MANDATE FOR ALL COUNTY BUILDINGS EFFECTIVE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28
2/25/22 OLD ERIE COUNTY HALL TO BE LIT BLUE AND GOLD IN SUPPORT OF UKRAINE
2/25/22 ERIE COUNTY, PARTNERS OFFERING RAIN BARRELS AND COMPOST BINS
2/22/22 POLONCARZ STATEMENT ON EXPECTATIONS FOR LIFTING MASK MANDATE IN ERIE COUNTY BUILDINGS
2/10/22 COMPLETED 2021 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROJECTS SPAN TWELVE COMMUNITIES, OVER $2.5 MILLION IN INVESTMENT
2/8/22 POLONCARZ STATEMENT ON EXPECTATIONS FOR RELAXATION OF MASK MANDATE
2/8/22 2023 ERIE COUNTY CULTURAL FUNDING APPLICATION RELEASE, APPLICANT BRIEFINGS SCHEDULED
2/3/22 POLONCARZ STATEMENT ON EXPECTATIONS FOR MUNICIPALITIES CONSIDERING LEAVING ERIE COUNTY
2/1/22 ERIE GROWN RECEIVES NYS BEST PRACTICE AWARD
January
1/28/22 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, COMMUNITY PARTNERS PROVIDE VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE
1/26/22 CONSERVATION TREE AND SHRUB SEEDLINGS AVAILABLE
1/26/22 COUNTY INVESTMENT OF RENEW PLAN FUNDING INVIGORATES HISTORIC PARKS’ STRUCTURES
1/25/22 POLONCARZ STATEMENT ON STATUS OF RECENT EMERGENCY ORDERS
1/24/22 ERIE COUNTY SMALL BUSINESS WORKING CAPITAL GRANT PROGRAM AIDS SMALL BUSINESSES
1/19/22 ERIE COUNTY, CORNELL UNIVERSITY, PARTNERS COLLABORATE TO HIGHLIGHT THE TRUE COST OF CHILD CARE
1/19/22 ERIE COUNTY SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT ANNOUNCES 2022 ENVIROTHON COMPETITION
1/14/22 POLONCARZ SIGNS LOCAL LAW ESTABLISHING OFFICE OF HEALTH EQUITY
1/10/22 POLONCARZ ANNOUNCES 2022 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT AWARDS