residency requirement Poloncarz: A better Erie County is within our grasp By Avery Schneider • Mar 10, 2016 Avery Schneider / WBFO News “Our Place in History" was the theme of Thursday’s State of Erie County address, but that place in history will rely on quite a bit of funding. Listen Listening... / 1:27 WBFO’s Avery Schneider reports. New 10-year police union contract includes residency requirement for new hires By Omar Fetouh & Avery Schneider • Jun 12, 2015 Avery Schneider/WBFO News The City of Buffalo has reached a tentative 10-year agreement with the union representing its police officers. Erie County taps financial markets for big loan By Mike Desmond • May 24, 2013 WBFO News file photo Erie County's finances are looking a little shaky as it goes into the financial markets for the biggest loan since the fiscally-disastrous days of the "Red-Green" budget. Residency requirement proposed for Erie County workers By Chris Caya • May 8, 2013 File photo A residency requirement is being proposed for employees of Erie County. If approved, new workers would be required to live in the county.