Common Council News

July 27, 2023 - Buffalo Common Council Advocates and Approves $3.5 Million in Grants to Boost Small Businesses Citywide

March 9, 2023 - Buffalo Common Council Adopts Resolution to Create Partnership with Buffalo State University for an Internship Program

March 9, 2023 - Calling for Long-Term Agreement with BMHA to Ensure 616 Affordable Units Remain Affordable for Lifetime

March 8, 2023 - Buffalo Common Council Adopts Resolution to Explore Feasibility of On-Site Daycare Center at City Hall 

March 8, 2023 - Wyatt Pens Letter to New York Governor Kathy Hochul Calling for a Comprehensive Preventative Approach to Impending Evictions in Buffalo

March 7, 2023 - Common Council Approves Findings and Determination Statement Supporting Eminent Domain Proceedings 110 and 118 South Park Avenue

February 17, 2023 - Council Introduces Resolution Calling for Improved Designated Breastfeeding Room in City Hall

February 8, 2023 - Bollman Puts Forth Resolution "WARMUP Act" To Strengthen Community Warming Shelter Preparedness

February 7, 2023 - Appointments Made to City of Buffalo Affordable Housing Task Force

February 7, 2023 - Common Council Advocates For and Creates Emergency Manager Position as well as Fleet Manager Position

December 30, 2022 - Scanlon Files Critical Resolutions in Response to Deadly Blizzard to Ensure Our Front-Line Workers are Properly Equipped to Serve our Residents

December 13, 2022 - Scanlon, Bollman Calling for the Implementation of Roll-Out Guidelines for the Sales and Distribution of Cannabis Products in the City of Buffalo

November 2, 2022 - Common Council Sends City of Buffalo 2022-2023 Snow Removal Plan to Community Development Committee for Further Discussion

November 1, 2022 - Common Council Approves New City of Buffalo Commissioner of Public Works, Parks, and Streets

October 18, 2022 - Wyatt Calls for Traffic Study at Kensington and Bailey near Cleve Hill Plaza in Response to Hopewell Opioid Treatment Center

October 18, 2022 - Council Member Nowakowski Advocates Community Benefits Agreement for Bills Stadium to Include Investment Requirement in City of Buffalo

October 12, 2022 - Common Council Adopts Resolution Instructing Research for Exploring At Large Council Member Positions

September 22, 2022 - Council & Community Stakeholders Present the Buffalo Common Council Language and Disability Access Plan

September 8, 2022 - Common Council Approves Waterfront Revitalization Expanding From Niagara to North Districts

September 6, 2022 - Common Council Supports LED Lighting in Streetlight System

July 26, 2022 - Common Council Passes No Parking in Bike Lane Ordinance

May 31, 2022 - Common Council Calls on Federal Government to Enact Sensible Gun Legislation

May 31, 2022 - Common Council Calls on Buffalo School Board and New York State to Implement Financial Literacy Course for Buffalo Public School Students

May 23, 2022 - Council Member Wingo Calls on City Officials to Ensure that Jefferson Avenue Food Donations Are Not Exploited by For-Profit Businesses

May 20, 2022 - Common Council Negotiates, Amends, and Approves the City Budget

May 17, 2022 - Common Council Adopts Resolution Appointing Members to The Community Police Advisory Committee

April 19, 2022 - Common Council Supports 8 Days of Hope Mission

April 19, 2022 - Common Council Calls on City of Buffalo to Become A Welcoming City 

April 19, 2022 - Prioritizing Pothole Research and Monitoring

April 5, 2022 - Prioritizing Food Store Rules and Regulations

April 5, 2022 - Common Council Calls for Continued Dialogue on New York State Bail Reform

March 22, 2022 -  Common Council Stands in Solidarity with Ukraine

February 23, 2022 -  Ordinary Maintenance and Repair Ordinance 

February 23, 2022 -  Improving Accessibility to the Government Channel

February 2, 2022 -  Scanlon Calls on BPD to Immediately Cease Ticketing Victims of Car Theft