Jun 17


Interview: County Executive Mark Poloncarz

Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney interviewed Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz on a range of issues, starting with lease negotiations with the Buffalo Bills.

Poloncarz in the interview, which aired on WGRZ’s Daybreak Sunday, said:

Poloncarz in the interview:

  • Said he hopes the county and Bills have a framework of an agreement in place by the start of training camp next month.
  • Details which services he has restored since taking over as County Executive including rodent control and the county parks.
  • Discusses the need to reach across the border to encourage Canadian companies to expand to the Western New York area.
  • Talks about the recent controversies surrounding local industrial development agencies and efforts to reform them.

The video posted above runs 3:20 and includes highlights of the interview related to the Bills. The full 22-minute interview is below.