BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) – The Erie County Comptroller has pointed to additional time spending throughout the pandemic saying a lot of the cash goes to high county directors.
Well being Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein almost doubled her wage with additional time final yr, in keeping with Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw’s report.
He says that just a few dozen county workers collected a few quarter of the cash paid by means of the federal CARES Act.
In response, County Govt Mark Poloncarz says Dr. Burstein usually works nights to maintain up together with her heavy workload.
“It’s disappointing that at a time of pandemic the comptroller chooses to focus his vitality on attacking the well being commissioner in command of main Erie County’s response to COVID-19.”
“… all COVID-19 associated additional time earned by county workers is allowed by the US Treasury as an acceptable use of CRF funds.”
Mark Poloncarz, Erie County Govt