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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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Meetings have been cancelled for April.

COVID-19 Building Department Regulations

Village of Alden COVID-19 Building Department Regulations NOTE: These regulations are in effect until further notice and reflect the intent of the Executive Orders of the State of New York to limit activity to only emergency and essential matters in order to protect health, safety and welfare of individuals including essential personnel within the Village of Alden The Village of Alden will accept, via mail or in the drop-box at the Village Hall, applications for Building Permits.

Three (3) Public Hearings were held on March 24.

Here is the information: Public Hearing – Water Rate Increase - Water: Rate increase of $.10 or 1.67% to $6.10 Capital projects: Two permanent connections to ECWA. Grant funding 40%. Crittenden Rd: Erie County is doing a complete reconstruction of the road from Broadway to the Spring Creek bridge. They have given us the opportunity to repair any village infrastructure in the right of way.

Thursday, March 19, 2020 Village of Alden: COVID-19 Update

Effective March 20, 2020 at 8:00 AM, Mayor Manicki, has issued a State of Emergency for the Village of Alden in accordance with NYS Executive Law 2B. This will allow the village to respond more effectively to the COVID-19 requirements put into effect by Governor Cuomo. This order will remain in effect for 30 days and may be extended. Village Hall will be closed to the public until further notice. If necessary, appointments can be made by calling the numbers listed below. Village Clerk Office: 716-937-9216 ex 110.

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.


In order to comply as best we can with the Governor's recent Executive order of reducing staffing by 50% the following is being implemented by the Department of Public Works. - The DPW office is being closed to public access, but residents may contact the Department at 716-937-7392, via our emergency line at 716-949-0042, or via email at - Electronics drop-off is being temporarily suspended - Staff is being reduced by approximately 40%, with essential services of Water, Sewer, and Refuse being given top priority. - At this time the Department's goal is to minimiz

Election rescheduled

Governor Cuomo has rescheduled the village election for after June 1.   Thank you.


The Village of Alden will continue to function as normal. We are following the guidelines set forth by the county, and state. The board meetings are the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, Work Sessions 6:30, Board meetings 7:30, following socials distancing guidelines. The Village Court is closed till further notice. Please watch our facebook page and website to stay informed. We also accept credit/debit card payments on our website and have a 24 hour drop box in between the rear doors. Thank you, stay safe.


The Village of Alden Department of Public Works will be flushing water mains in the Village of Alden beginning at 10:00 p.m. continuing through 6:00 a.m. on the dates listed below for different streets within the Village of Alden Sunday, April 12, 2020 - Maple Ridge, Exchange & Railroad – may affect Kellogg, Elm, Mechanic and Alden Village Estates Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - Exchange, Kellogg, Elm, Mechanic and Railroad St.

2020 Erie County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

June 27 – Northtowns, 9 am – 1pm Pre-registration required. or 858-6800