2nd Floor, Room 201, Town Hall
Cheektowaga, NY 14227
Hours: 9AM - 4:30PM
Mary F. Holtz
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Cheektowaga Town Supervisor Mary F. Holtz was elected in November, 2007 after running unopposed and took office January 1, 2008. She is the Town of Cheektowaga’s first female Supervisor.
Before becoming Town Supervisor, Mary was with the Cheektowaga Town Clerk’s Office for 36 years, serving as Deputy Town Clerk and Town Clerk. She successfully merged the Tax Office operation into the Town Clerk’s duties and was responsible for the development of the Town’s Records Center.
Supervisor Holtz also serves as Town Historian, which she has done for many years. Mary has spent thousands of hours compiling the Town’s history and making it available to the public.
Supervisor Holtz is committed to keeping Cheektowaga’s neighborhoods strong. She was a founding member of a group of public officials and community organizers which evolved into the Erie County Distressed Properties Task Force. She was invited to attend a distressed property technical assistance seminar at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in July 2009. Previously, Supervisor Holtz provided testimony at a field hearing of the Revitalizing Older Cities Congressional Task Force at the request of Congressman Brian Higgins.
Maintaining the existing business community and growing new business and industry which can create good paying jobs for our residents is also vitally important to Supervisor Holtz. She is a member of the Executive Board of the Erie County Industrial Development Agency and also serves on the ECIDA’s policy and governance committees. She also serves as Chairperson of Erie County Sewer District #1.
Supervisor Holtz understands the benefits of sharing information with other municipal officials and organizations. She served as Vice President and President of the Association of Erie County Governments and is currently a member of the Board of Directors. She also is a member of the advisory council at the Villa Maria College Life Long Learning & Workforce Development Center and on the advisory board for the Compassionate Presence of Christ Campaign benefitting the Immaculate Heart of Mary Convent of the Franciscan Felician Sisters.
Supervisor Holtz was a recipient of the 2010 Am-Pol Eagle Citizen of the Year award. She is a graduate of Villa Maria Academy and a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Buffalo, with a B.A. degree in history. Supervisor Holtz grew up in the Pine Ridge area of Cheektowaga and continues to reside there.