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Bicentennial Celebration

Please click on the link below to see the schedule for all the Bicentennial events beginning Friday evening June 30th with the Opening Ceremony in the Russell Park Gazebo.

Bicentennial Event Schedule

Congratulations to the Town of Newstead on it's 200th year Anniversary!!

June 17, 2023

Akron Chamber Annual Sidewalk Sale

9:00 am - 3:00 pm 

Water Plant Open House

A Water Plant Open House has been scheduled for June 10, 2023 from 11 am - 1 pm.  Find more details at the link below:

Water Plant Open House

Water Rate Increase

At the May 1, 2023 Village Board meeting, a resolution was passed to raise the water base rate by $.20 and $.10 was added to the rate per 1000 gallons effective July 15, 2023.  Please click on the link below to see the new water rates.

Water Rate Increase 2023

HELP WANTED Deputy Clerk/Treasurer

A full-time position performing all essential functions of accounts payable and monthly electric, refuse and water/sewer billings for the Village of Akron.  The             position also includes processing customer payments, handling phone inquiries and other duties as assigned.  An associate degree is required with a background in accounting and two (2) years of office experience.  Applicants must be proficient with Microsoft Office, have  excellent communication skills and work well with the public. 

3/21/23 Village of Akron Election Results

The results below are for the Village of Akron Election held March 21, 2023.

Mayor  -   Brian Perry received 184 votes (Elected)

Trustees - Michael Middaugh received 171 votes (Elected)

                  Darin Schultz received 181 votes (Elected)

                  Charles Roggen received 62 votes

The Elected Candidates will officially take office on Monday April 3, 2023.

Proposition - Amendment to the Akron Fire Company Service Award Program passed with 182 yes votes and 27 no votes.

New Cart-Based Garbage Collection FAQ's

Please see the FAQ sheet for questions about the new garbage tote collection program.

FAQ's about new Cart-based garbage collection

Please call our office at 716-542-9636 for any additional questions.

Modern Garbage Totes

The new garbage totes will be delivered this week to each property in the Village.  Those having apartments or units should receive one for each unit.  You may begin using them this Friday, but please note the automated pickup has not been scheduled to begin as of yet.

The new totes are a result of a new contract with Modern Disposal.

Village Board Meeting Cancelled

Please note that the Village Board meeting scheduled for this evening, February 27, 2023 has been cancelled.  Unfortunately we will not have a quorum to pass any resolutions.  All items on this evening's agenda will be pushed to the next meeting scheduled for Monday March 6, 2023. 

Thank you for your understanding!