In issuing a mid-year budget warning, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz indicated that everything will need to be on the table as the county faces more than $50-million in unanticipated costs.
"We are facing siginfican difficulties," said Poloncarz.
Poloncarz is concerned about property assessments and a potential drop in sales tax revenues. But will taxpayers see a future property tax hike...
"So I'm leaving everything on the table. I'm not saying there will be a tax increase, but I think everything has to be left on the table," said Poloncarz.