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The Village of Alden is located on the eastern border of Erie County approximately 20 miles east of Buffalo. Incorporated in 1869, the Village of Alden is a rural/residential community with a population of 2605 -Census 2010.

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News & Events

Crittenden Road Reconstruction:

Complete road reconstruction by Erie County including new storm sewers from Broadway to Spring Creek Bridge Public Presentation by Erie County Highway Dept., Tuesday, December 17, 6:30 pm Alden Village Hall meeting room, 13336 Broadway Everyone welcome to attend.

Seasonal Parking Ban

Pursuant to Alden Village Code §200-13, no motor or other vehicle shall from the first day of November to the following first day of April, be parked or left standing on any street or public highway in the Village of Alden between the hours of 2:00 AM and 6:00 AM. The Superintendent of Public Works is authorized to remove from such street to a vehicle impound designated by the Board of Trustees. Any questions call the village office at 937-9216 X110.

bulk trash pick up date

Spring: Monday, April 27, 2020

Village Water Information

While extensive information is posted on the village website (www2.erie.gov/village_alden/ the mayor and board of trustees welcome any opportunity to meet with residents who have questions about village water quality, cost or finances. Please contact the village clerk at 937-9216 x110 for an appointment.

Reflective Address Markers

Did you know the Alden Hook and Ladder Fire Company sells reflective address markers? Only $15 for the marker, installation and post are included for free. Order yours today, it may help save your life, or someone you love. If the fire company cannot find you, they can’t help you. Pick up your order forms at the Village Hall, 13336 Broadway.

Village Board Meetings

The Village Board meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.  The next meetings of the Alden Village Board will be held on Tuesday, December 10,   work session 6:30 pm, board meeting 7:30 pm.  Thank you.

Village Crosswalks

There are three designated village crosswalk that intersect Broadway at Westcott, Emerson and Church St. State law requires drivers must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians, particularly if a pedestrian is in a crosswalk. This law is in effect all year long, even when the signs are not in the roadway. Thank you.

Solicitor's Permits

No person shall engage in the occupation of peddling and hawking within the Village of Alden, without first obtaining a permit from the Village Clerk’s Office. If you are approached by a salesperson, please ask to see their permit. If they do not have one, they can be reported to the Erie County Sheriff’s non emergency number 858-2903 or the Village Clerk’s Office 937-9216 ext. 110. Thank you.