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Home > Leadership > Common Council > Legislative Staff

Legislative Staff

Room 1413 City Hall
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone -716-851-5105
Fax - 716-851-4234


The Common Council Legislative Staff, provides technical, clerical and administrative support to the Common Council and individually to its members; provides staff assistance for all regularly scheduled or specially called public meetings and hearings; prepares resolutions, rules and regulations for enactment by the Common Council; and provides assistance with the investigation and review of items and issues brought before the Common Council.

 Dinash Lal, MPA  Chief of Staff  dlal@city-buffalo.com
 Damon Palmer  Deputy Chief of Staff  dpalmer@city-buffalo.com
 Julia A. Paul  Senior Legislative Assistant  jpaul@city-buffalo.com
 Vernee Shaw  Senior Legislative Assistant  vshaw@city-buffalo.com
 Malcolm Ertha  Senior Legislative Assistant  mertha@city-buffalo.com
 James Montour  Legislative Assistant  jmontour@city-buffalo.com
 Taisha St. Jean  Legislative Assistant  tstjean@city-buffalo.com
 William Doll  Legislative Assistant  wdoll@city-buffalo.com