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Febuary 13, 2019

STATEMENT FROM ECWA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JOHN MYE III
REGARDING EMPLOYMENT STATUS



BUFFALO, NY - "Due to unforeseen personal matters, I am resigning as Executive Director of the Erie County Water Authority (ECWA) effective Friday, February 15, 2019.

"After my very brief time at the ECWA discovering the full magnitude of the responsibilities of the position, and after close consultation with my family, I have determined that due to this personal matter it is in the best interests of myself and the ECWA to resign.

"The ECWA and its ratepayers deserve to have an executive director that can fully meet the rigorous daily demands of leading the largest public water utility in the region.

"I want to extend my gratitude to the ECWA board of commissioners and senior management who were extremely professional during my hiring process. They also were very understanding of the unforeseen personal circumstances resulting in my resignation.

"Along these lines, in the short time I was at the ECWA, I came away very impressed with its operations. The organization is well managed, and I am confident that the leadership at ECWA will select a highly qualified individual that will continue to lead the organization in a positive direction."

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The Erie County Water Authority is an independent, public water utility that provides safe, clean drinking water to more than 550,000 consumers in 35 municipalities throughout Western New York that rely on its product and reliable service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Visit ecwa.org for more information.