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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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Village Election Results

Trustees Michael Green and Dan Warmus have been re-elected. Robert Overhoff Sr. has also been elected as a Trustee. Thank you to Trustee Ted Mezydlo for his 19 years of service to the village.

Emergency yellow dot program

The “Yellow Dot” program is designed to assist citizens and first responders in the event of an automobile crash or other medical emergency involving the participant’s vehicle.

Water - Alternative Source/ Rate Study

Water - Alternative Source/ Rate Study surveys have been mailed to water customers. We encourage all village water customers to respond. Your input is important. Thank you.  This is the information on the Water - Alternative Source/ Rate Study.  Hard copies are available to view at the Clerk’s office.  We will be sending out surveys to our water customers in the near future.  Thank you.

Large Junk Collections

Monday April 24 & Monday September 25

Internet survey

The county is looking for your feedback on internet services. Please complete the survey at: Eriecounty.crowdfiber.com Thank you.

The following is a message from Mayor Michael Manicki:

I would like to make several comments in regard to a letter in the Alden Advertiser. First, our water is safe. Per our annual report, our water meets or exceeds all federal standards. It is not septic. Sulfur odor, which is found in many wells in the town is removed at our treatment plant. The sewer plant meets NYS discharge regulations and discharges into Ellicott Creek, not into our aquifer. As to our water tank, even if we had joined the ECWA system a tank would have been required to maintain pressure.

Village Board Meetings

The Village Board meetings are held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.  The next meeting of the Alden Village Board will be held on Thursday, April 27, the work session will begin at 6:30pm, and the board meeting at 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.