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Buffalo Common Council The legislative body of government for the City of Buffalo.
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The City of Buffalo is comprised of nine (9) Common Council Districts and each district is represented by a Common Council Member who is normally elected to serve a four (4) year term of office. If a vacancy occurs in the office of the district council member otherwise than by expiration of the term of office, then the remaining Common Council members appoint a qualified resident of the same political party and district, to fill the vacancy until the first day of January following the next general election, whereupon a successor who will serve the remainder of the original term, is determined by garnering a majority of the votes cast in such election. The President, President Pro-Tempore, and Majority and Minority Leaders of the Common Council, are selected by and from the Common Council members to serve in a Leadership position for a two (2) year period. All Common Council Members were elected to a term of office beginning January 1, 2012 and ending December 31, 2014. The Leadership Designation of Minority Leader of the Common Council is currently vacant since all members of the Common Council are of the same political affiliation. Councilmembers: Darius G. Pridgen Council President Ellicott District Demone A. Smith Majority Leader Maston District David A. Rivera President Pro Tempore Niagara District Rasheed N.C. Wyatt University District Joseph Golombek, Jr. North District Michael J. LoCurto Delaware District David A. Franczyk Fillmore District Richard Fontana Lovejoy District Christopher Scanlon South District

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The Legislative Branch of The City of Buffalo.

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02/22/2016

Formal Public Comment Period for the Buffalo Green Code Starts Today

Since Mayor Brown submitted the Buffalo Green Code to the Common Council on October 22, 2015, the Council and Mayor's Office of Strategic Planning have held a series of community meetings to discuss and collect preliminary feedback regarding the Green Code with citizens in Council Districts throughout the city.

The cumulative environmental impact of adopting the Green Code, including all of its component documents, is being evaluated under one Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) in accordance with the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA). The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS) was accepted by Common Council on February 16, 2016. The Council has determined the formal public comment period to be from February 22, 2016 to April 22, 2016.

DGEIS Availability
The DGEIS and related Buffalo Green Code documents are available, as follows:
• Online at buffalogreencode.com.
• At each Buffalo & Erie County Public Library located within the City of Buffalo.
• At the Common Council Central Office, 1413 City Hall, 65 Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY 14202.
Submitting Public Comments
Comments may be submitted, as follows:
• Comments may be submitted verbally at either of the two scheduled public hearings (public hearing details below).
• Written comments may be mailed to Dinash Lal, Common Council Chief of Staff, Common Council Central Office, 1413 City Hall, Buffalo, NY 14202.
• Written comments may be emailed to Dinash Lal, Common Council Chief of Staff, at [email protected].
Public Hearings
The Common Council has scheduled two public hearings regarding the Buffalo Green Code DGEIS, as follows:
• First public hearing - March 15, 2016 at 5:30 p.m., in the City of Buffalo Common Council Chambers, 13th floor City Hall, 65 Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY 14202.
• Second public hearing - April 2, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. (the location for the second public hearing has not been determined at this time, but will be made available shortly).
Any questions regarding the Buffalo Green Code and/or DGEIS may be emailed to [email protected]. In addition, you may contact John Fell, at the Mayor's Office of Strategic Planning, with questions at (716) 851-4533.

02/08/2016

February Green Code Meetings

Please plan on attending one of the upcoming Buffalo Green Code meetings hosted by the Common Council. The meetings will provide the opportunity for attendees to ask questions and discuss the Green Code.

Ellicott District Green Code Meeting
February 8th, 5:30 pm
Saturn Club, 977 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY 14209
This meeting will focus on the Ellicott district for the Linwood neighborhood.

Fillmore District Green Code Meeting
February 9th, 6:00 pm
Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St., Buffalo, NY 14201
This meeting will focus on Allentown, Lower West Side, and the Waterfront (downtown).

Masten District Green Code Meeting
February 13th, 8:30 am
Delavan-Grider Community Center, 877 E. Delavan Ave., Buffalo, NY 14215
This meeting will take place as part of the Masten District Stakeholders breakfast meeting.

Masten District Green Code Meeting
February 18th, 2016, 6:00 pm
Delavan-Grider Community Center
877 E. Delavan Ave. Buffalo, NY 14215

To learn more about the Buffalo Green Code, please visit buffalogreencode.com.

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