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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 Residents:

November 5, 2018 You recently received a mailer from Trustee Robert Overhoff in regard to the water survey which was recently sent out. Some additional information needs to be provided. In one and a half years as chairman of the water committee, Mr. Overhoff has never visited the village water production facilities. He admits that he does not understand the water budget or its finances.

NOTICE VILLAGE RESIDENTS

The quarterly water and sewer bills were mailed out on November 1st and are due without penalty by November 28, 2018. These bills are in an envelope and contain a survey, they will return to blue post cards for the February billing. If you haven’t received your bill in the mail, please contact the Village Office at 937-9216 X110.

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 Thursday of each month.  The next meetings of the Alden Village Board will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 20, due to Thanksgiving,  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.