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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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NOTICE OF VILLAGE TAX WARRANT

Notice is hereby given by the undersigned Collector of Taxes for the Village of Alden, NY, that the annual Tax Roll and Warrant has been received for the collection of taxes for the year 2020-2021, and that the said taxes will be received by our office without penalty beginning June 1, 2020 and continue through July 1, 2020. After July 1, 2020, 7.5% penalty will be added for the first month, and 1.5% added for each additional month thereafter. The time for receiving tax payments at the Village Clerk/Treasurer’s Office, 13336 Broadway, Alden, NY is from 9:00 AM – 4:15 PM.

Village of Alden: COVID-19 Update

Village Hall is open, masks must be worn when entering the hall. Questions please call the numbers listed below. Village Clerk Office: 716-937-9216 ex 110. Water/sewer bills can be put in the drop box at the rear of village hall or paid with a credit card on the village website. www2.erie.gov/village_alden  Village Court: open Monday & Tuesday 9-5.  Messages may be left at 716-937-9216 ex 114. Code Enforcement/Building Department is open, questions, 716-937-9216 ex, 121  Electronic drop offs will not be accepted.  The DPW building is closed to the public. Call 937-7392 and leave a message. Call 949-0042 for after-hours emergencies. Fire and EMS services are unchanged. Call 911 in an emergency.   For information regarding Covid-19 visit the Erie County Health Department COVID-19 website.

Dear Residents,

As this situation continues to develop, rest assured the village is closely tracking the impact of the Covid-19 for our community. Below are updated resources and advice on how your business and family can plan for and respond to the virus. New York State Covid-19 State Hotline: 1-888-364-3065 NYS Department of Health Updates & Guidance NYS Department of Labor *New York State Department of Labor has waived the 7-day waiting period for unemployment insurance benefits for employees out of work due to COVID-19.

Election rescheduled

Governor Cuomo has rescheduled the village election for September 15.   Thank you.

Pay by credit cards.

Getting what you want just got easier. No matter what you need to pay for, you should be able to pay your way. We now proudly accept all major credit cards, including American Express® Cards, as a form of payment You can pay on-line on the website, by phone, or in the office. The user will incur the convenience fee cost.

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, Aug. 11,  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.