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Posted on: June 18, 2020

City of Buffalo borrowing to close Fiscal Year 2019-2020 budget deficit approved

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Buffalo Comptroller Barbara Miller-Williams responds to the adoption of the financial measures approved to close out the 2019-2020 fiscal year during a Common Council Special Session this morning. Per the Comptroller’s analysis of the City&r...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Buffalo Designates $4.2 Million from CARES Act to Fund Housing Initiatives

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The City of Buffalo announced that it will designate $4.2 million dollars provided through the CARES Act to address housing issues and homelessness to alleviate the impacts of the Coranavirus pandemic.

As a part of the City of Buffalo’s Emergency...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Miller-Williams responds to Mayor's 2020-2021 Recommended Budget

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Buffalo Comptroller Barbara Miller-Williams issued a response to Mayor Byron W. Brown’s 2020-2021 recommended budget that is geared toward returning the City to a path of economic recovery amid the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. &...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Financial Status Report provided amid COVID-19 pandemic

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A Year to Date Budget Report for the City of Buffalo has been submitted to the Common Council, noting a reduction in general revenues and sales tax receipts amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

"We are confronting a challenging time as a city, however the Depa...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

City of Buffalo Receives Favorable Interest Rate on $34.8 Million Borrowing for Capital Projects

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Buffalo Comptroller Barbara Miller-Williams has announced that the City of Buffalo went to the bond market on Thursday, April 16, 2020 to borrow $34.8 million in bond anticipation notes (BAN), receiving a rate of 0.92% on the one-year notes. The routine a...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

BMHA owes taxpayers $4 million

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It took 16 months for the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority to admit that Comptroller Mark Schroeder was right – it does owe the City of Buffalo $4 million dollars. Now the comptroller wants to know when taxpayers will get their money.

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Paid to Sleep? City Paying Napping Dispatchers

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Civilian dispatchers in the Buffalo Fire Department can sleep on the job for 10 hours during their 48-hour shifts, the department acknowledged at a special meeting of the Common Council’s finance committee last week.

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Schroeder Warns of Buffalo’s Dwindling Reserves

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Year-end financials show difficult road ahead for Buffalo, as nearly $35 million in reserves are needed to close budget gap.

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Audit Finds Dispatchers Working 48-Hour Shifts

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There were also 137 instances of about a dozen city dispatchers working 24 consecutive hours, as Comptroller Schroeder’s audit exposes excessive overtime in the Buffalo Fire Department.

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