Erie County Donates Surplus Van to Buffalo Urban League

Modified: July 29, 2019 1:42pm

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Buffalo, NY – On July 26, 2019, Erie County Legislator Howard Johnson (D-Buffalo) along with County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Commissioner of Senior Services David Shenk presented the keys to a multi-passenger van that was donated by Erie County to the Buffalo Urban League.  The van donation was secured by Legislator Johnson via his resolution approved by the Legislature on June 6, 2019.


The van is a surplus “Going Places” van from the Department of Senior Services.


“I’m grateful that the County Executive and the Erie County Department of Senior Services were able to make sure that residents of the 1st Legislative District and across the city of Buffalo have access to the transportation support they need. I also wish to thank Brenda McDuffie and the staff of the Buffalo Urban League for the great work they do serving our community,” said Legislator Johnson.


Constituents or community organizations in the 1st Legislative District with concerns or needing help with County services are encouraged to call or email Marietta at Legislator Johnson’s district office at 842-0490 or via email to