State of the County


County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper delivered her State of the County address at the Hirt Auditorium at the Blasco Library on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

Following her presentation, County Executive Dahlkemper spent approximately 30 minutes responding to questions from the public.

The event was facilitated by Marcus S. Atkinson, executive director of ServErie.

If you were unable to attend the event in person, you will be able to watch it online here in a few days.

You also have several other options to hear it.

Erie News Now:

  • The Insider” with Lisa Adams (abbreviated version)

  • “The Joel Natalie Show”: Monday, Feb. 3 at 4 p.m. on FM 103.3, FM 105.9, and AM 1530, as well as


  • Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m.


  • NewsMaker“: Gary N. Lee, director of administration, shares a few highlights from 2019 as well as initiatives in progress for 2020.

Facebook Live:

You can also read about the state of the county at