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Sunday, December 08, 2013
Buffalo Winter Parking Restrictions Take Effect on November 15, 2013
Buffalo winter parking restrictions take effect on November 15, 2013. On November 15th, 2013 through and including April 1st, 2014 there is no parking on any bus route in the City of Buffalo between the hours of 1:30 a.m. and 7 a.m. That will allow snow plows to clear area roadways after winter storms. Click here to view bus route information
Mayor Brown Unveils Recommended 2014 Capital Budget With Focus On Roads, Parks and Polar Bears
November 1, 2013 - The $22.9 million plan supports $6 million in citywide Infrastructure Improvements, $3.2 million for demolitions, $1.2 million for City-wide parks improvements; $1.2 million for Arts and Cultural activities including an increase to $650,000 for the Buffalo Zoo’s Polar Bear Exhibit; $535,000 for improvements to Kenmore Avenue; $500,000 for Coca-Cola Field; as well as funding for community centers and libraries.
Mayor Brown Honors Recipients Of The 2013 Mayor's Hispanic Heritage Awards
October 15, 2013 - Mayor Byron Brown today announced the recipients of the 2013 Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards, an honor that is part of the city’s observance of Hispanic Heritage Month.
“Buffalo is blessed by the influences of many talented people and Hispanic Heritage Month is a wonderful opportunity for us all to develop more meaningful relationships with the many neighbors and friends who help to make our city unique,” said Mayor Brown. “This year’s award recipients highlight the educational achievements and contributions of Buffalo’s Hispanic community, which is growing more every year.”
Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually throughout the United States from Sept. 15th to Oct. 15th and pays homage to the culture, tradition and contributions of American citizens with Hispanic roots.
Mayor Brown, Fire Commissioner Whitfield Dedicate New Fire Vehicles
September 16, 2013 - City purchased ten new fire vehicles, including a Rehab/Mass Casualty Incident Vehicle, an Urban Search and Rescue Vehicle and Segways, at a cost of $643,742; Mayor Brown’s invested more than $16.7 million in the replacement and augmentation of Buffalo Fire’s entire fleet since 2006
The Buffalo Fire Department has ten new fire vehicles. Today, Mayor Byron Brown and Fire Commissioner Garnell Whitfield continued the city’s commitment to preparedness by taking part in a dedication ceremony for the BFD’s new state-of-the-art fire vehicles.
“We are happy to be replenishing our entire Buffalo Fire Fleet with new, modernized equipment,” said Mayor Brown. “It’s important that our firefighters have the tools needed to do the best job possible. Adding these new vehicles continues our commitment to providing the best fire protection possible for city residents and business owners.”
Mayor Brown, Senator Schumer, Congressman Higgins Launch Start Of Construction For “CARS SHARING MAIN STREET” Project
September 4, 2013 - Construction begins on the $21 million 500 Block redevelopment, marking more positive progress on a critical project designed to open up access and revive activity in the heart of downtown Buffalo.
With all the exciting events going on year-round, you'll never run out of things to do in Buffalo! From the Buffalo Winterfest and Powder Keg Festival in February, to the Taste of Buffalo, the Elmwood Festival of the Arts, the National Buffalo Wing Festival, and the National Buffalo Garden Festival (which features America's largest garden walk) in the summer, our events bring in visitors from all over the world.
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City Hall Holiday Schedule
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Buffalo Tours: Buffalo City Hall
January 02, 2013 - December 28, 2013
Awarded Citizen-Engaged Community
311 Call & Resolution Center was designated by the Public Technology Institute (PTI) as one of nine local governments from across the United States to be named a Citizen-Engaged Community because of the City’s effort to provide the public with multi-channel access to government services and information.
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