There are 2 City Councils in Erie County, New York, serving a population of 923,995 people in an area of 1,043 square miles. There is 1 City Council per 461,997 people, and 1 City Council per 521 square miles.
In New York, Erie County is ranked 12th of 62 counties in City Councils per capita, and 10th of 62 counties in City Councils per square mile.
Find Erie County, New York city councils.
Buffalo City Council 65 Niagara Square Buffalo, NY
Buffalo New York City Council 818 Niagara Street Buffalo, NY
The Erie County City Council is the legislative body for a city government in Erie County, NY. The City Council governs and sets policy for city government. Cities derive their authority from New York State, and the City Council is responsible for exercising that authority. Powers and duties of City Councils include adopting and operating capital budgets, setting Erie County tax rates, authorizing borrowing, adopting ordinances and resolutions, and approving contracts. City Councils in Erie County have substantial authority over regulating land use, business activity, and public health and safety, in addition to exercising eminent domain. The City Council also oversees city staff and operations in Erie County.You may contact the City Council for questions about: