BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz delivered the 2022 State of the County address at the Buffalo Bills ADPRO Sports Training Center Thursday.
The county executive touched on several topics from education, child care, workforce development, infrastructure and more.
You can watch the full address above and find highlights below from 7 News' Ashley Rowe who attended the address.
Erie County will also purchase a mobile air filtration system for every classroom in Erie County. These systems are manufactured in Buffalo.— Ashley Rowe (@AshleyroweWKBW) April 7, 2022
Sewer infrastructure: kicking off several construction projects, including $80 mill expansion of Southtowns wastewater treatment facility— Ashley Rowe (@AshleyroweWKBW) April 7, 2022
Broadband: Erie County will start construction on the highspeed broadband ErieNet infrastructure project. Poloncarz says last year the county asked for $34 mill of American Rescue Plan assistance for this.— Ashley Rowe (@AshleyroweWKBW) April 7, 2022
Erie County investing in a $25 million fund to support capital effort to support all small & medium sized arts & cultural organizations. The money will be for capital improvements.— Ashley Rowe (@AshleyroweWKBW) April 7, 2022