New York State: Buffalo/Erie County
City of Buffalo
The city's official site includes information on city services and elected officials, a calendar of events, and an electronic payment service for parking tickets and selected permits.
Erie County Directory of Public Officials
Links to the names, addresses, and party affiliations of all elected officials (local, state, and federal) in from Erie County.
Erie County Legislature
The "Legislators" section includes links to the names and addresses of all county lawmakers, and maps for their jurisdictions.
Erie County Works
The official county site provides access to information about the legislature, county services, organizations and activities.
Regional Institute (University at Buffalo)
The Institute combines academic scholarship and practical policy analysis to promote regional growth and more effective local governance in Western NY and Southern Ontario. The Institutes two most significant projects are the:
- Regional Institute Projects
Complete listing of all projects, with corresponding information and reports, from the Institute.
Town of Amherst
Amherst's official site includes contact information for elected officials, property assessment review instructions and forms, and a guide to town services.
Local Government Handbook (New York State. Department of State. Division of Local Government)
Lockwood Reference JS 451 N7 2000
Lockwood Documents NY STA 036-4 LOCGH 77-54831 2000
Different chapters cover history; home rule; county, city, town, and village governments; citizen participation; finance; public services; and labor-management relations.