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Village of Kenmore
2919 Delaware Avenue
Kenmore, NY 14217
Mayor
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Phone
(716) 873-5700
Fax
(716) 873-0004

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Friday, July 8, 2016 - CANCELLED

 

Join us for the ultimate classic car show, sponsored by Paddock Chevrolet!  The event takes place along Delaware Avenue, between North End and Girard Avenue!  Over 600 cars will be lining Delaware Avenue for a fun-filled night of classic, display, and brand-new cars. 

 

Cars start arriving for placement around 3 p.m. and the show runs from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Food vendors will be there to add to the fun of this much-anticipated annual community event.

 

Please note that traffic will be re-routed on Delaware Avenue from approximately 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

 

This is a weather-contingent event.

 

 

GOVERNMENT

 

Town of Tonawanda

http://www.tonawanda.ny.us/

 

Erie County

http://www.erie.gov/

 

New York State

http://www.ny.gov/

 

Federal Government (United States)

www.usa.gov

 

 

SCHOOLS

 

Kenmore Tonawanda School District

http://www.kenton.k12.ny.us/

 

 

RESOURCES

 

Buffalo and Erie County Library System

http://www.buffalolib.org/

 

Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce

http://www.ken-ton.org/

 

 

HOSPITALS

 

Kaleida Health System

http://www.kaleidahealth.org/

 

Catholic Health System

http://www.chsbuffalo.org/

 

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

http://www.roswellpark.org/

 

ECMC

http://www.ecmc.edu/

 

VA Western New York Healthcare System

www.buffalo.va.gov

 

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS and SERVICE GROUPS

 

Kenmore Village Improvement Society

https://www.facebook.com/KenmoreVillage

 

Kenmore Merchants Association:

www.kenmoremerchants.com

 

Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce

http://www.ken-ton.org

 

Rotary Club of Kenmore

http://www.kenmorerotary.org/

 

Kenmore Lions Club

http://www.kenmorelions.org/

 

Zonta Club of Kenmore

http://www.zonta.org/

 

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation

http://www.kentonfriendsofyouth.org/

 

Buffalo and Erie County Girl Scouts

http://www.gswny.org.

 

Buffalo and Erie County Boy Scouts

http://www.wnyscouting.org/

 

Junior League of Buffalo

www.jlbuffalo.org

 

Maps, Area Codes and Zip Codes 

www.allareacodes.com

www.unitedstateszipcodes.org 

 

 

Water

Village property owners pay a quarterly water bill, which includes metered billing for water consumption and sewer charges.

Water bills are payable to the “VILLAGE OF KENMORE” and can be paid either by mail or in person at the Clerk/Treasurer’s Office during regular office hours (M-F, 8 AM - 5:30 PM).

Please note that penalties will be assessed for any payments received after the due date that appears on your bill. 

Bills from the previous calendar year, unpaid as of March 1st, will be assessed against your property taxes. If payment is received after the re-levy, it will be applied as a credit on your account.

The Village of Kenmore implemented a new water software program in June 2015.  As a result of this conversion, your water bill was given a NEW Account number, which is located in the upper left-hand corner of your bill.  Please reference this NEW account number when making payment or inquiry to your water account.

If your bank makes the payment on your water account for you, please make sure to provide the bank with your NEW account number in order to avoid any problems in crediting your water account.

 

The following rates are in effect for bills issued beginning June 1, 2016

Current Rates -

Water

$30/quarter      Minimal charge (first 8000 gallons) PLUS

$5.00/1000 gallons above the minimal charge.

There is also a water surcharge of $11/quarter.

Sewer

$2.90/1000 gallons

There is a sewer surcharge of $24/quarter.

 

In addition, your bill will include "DEC/Capital" surcharge which totals $30/quarter.  For more information on this charge, please see the "What's New" section.

 

Water Meters

Water meters are read once per quarter.

Any new owner will need to purchase a meter and fill out an application.  Tenants cannot set up water accounts.  We can accept applications from persons, other than the owners, only upon receipt of a Power of Attorney signed by the owner designating a representative, or in the case of the Estate, the Administrator or Executor.

New meters can be purchased through the Clerk/Treasurer’s Office.  The cost for a meter is as follows:

1/2” to 5/8”     $65.00             Equipment Charge*

                        $10.00             Service Charge

                        $75.00             TOTAL

3/4"                  $85.00             Equipment Charge

                        $10.00             Service Charge

                        $95.00             TOTAL

1"                     125.00             Equipment Charge

                        $10.00             Service Charge

                        $135.00           TOTAL

*Most residential customers will purchase this size.

Moving??

If you are moving OUT of Kenmore, you will need to contact the Clerk/Treasurer’s Office to arrange for a final meter reading and to close out your account.  We will need access to your account for the final read.

If you are moving IN to Kenmore, you will need to open your account  at the Clerk/Treasurer's office.  Please note, that under Village Code, only the owner (or legal representative - Power of Attorney, Executor, or Administrator) can set up the water account.  We are not allowed to open an account through a tenant or in the tenant's name.

 

When am I billed?

The Village is divided into 3 billing units.  Each Unit is billed quarterly for their water based on their meter readings.

ALL WATER BILLS ARE DUE 60 DAYS FROM THE 1st DAY OF EACH BILLING MONTH.

Water bills, by law, are sent to the Property Owner, not the Tenant.  Unpaid water charges may become a lien on the property.

UNIT I – Bills go out in March, June, September and December.

UNIT II – Bills go out in January, April, July and October

UNIT III – Bills go out in February, May, August and November.

 

Problems indicated by your meter

Most residents have both an outside and inside meter.  The Village reads your outside meter once a quarter. Sometimes, the reading may indicate that there is a problem with your service (a leak, faulty meter, etc) or a problem with your meter.

When this occurs the Village will leave a tag requesting you to call to schedule an appointment to read your inside meter.  It is very important that you call the Village right away so that we can identify the problem as soon as possible.

 

Common reasons for higher water consumption can include: problems with your toilet, watering your lawn or garden, filling a pool. 

 

Location & Mailing Address

Clerk/Treasurer’s Office – Room 17

2919 Delaware Avenue

Kenmore, New York  14217

 

Phone and Facsimile

Telephone:       (716) 873-5700

Facsimile:        (716) 873-0004

 

The Village of Kenmore, New York was incorporated in 1899. The Village is situated just north of Buffalo, New York with the Town of Tonawanda surrounding it on all other sides. The Village is approximately 1.2 square miles and has a population of approximately 15,500.


Kenmore is divided into five  zoning districts: single family residential, 1-2 family residential, General Business, Restricted Business and Industrial use. 

 Mailing Information

Village of Kenmore
2919 Delaware Avenue
Kenmore, NY 14217

 Phone - Fax - Email Information

Phone: (716) 873-5700
Fax: (716) 873-0004
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 Building Closing Information

The Kenmore Clerk/Treasurer's Office, Building Department, Justice Court and Department of Public Works are closed on the following days:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Good Friday * - Garbage will be collected on this date.
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving  - The Clerk/Treasurer, Building and Court offices will also be closed the Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

In addition, Village offices will be closing at noon on December 24th and December 31st.*

If you garbage day falls on a holiday, your trash will be collected the next day, and the trash collection schedule for the rest of the week will be delayed by one day beginning the day of the holiday.  For example, if the holiday falls on a Monday, all trash collection for the week will be delayed by one day (Monday trash picked up on Tuesday....Friday trash collected on Saturday).  If the holiday falls on a Wednesday, for example, only trash collection for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will be delayed  one day. 

PLEASE NOTE:  If the holiday falls on a Friday, there will be no change in the collection schedule.

* Garbage will be collected on Good Friday

Village Offices are open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Trash will be collected on that day.

 

 Winter Parking Ban

Please note that there is a winter parking ban in the Village of Kenmore. Off-street parking is required during this time to allow for snow removal.

NO PARKING ON VILLAGE ROADS

2 AM – 6 AM

NOVEMBER 15 – MARCH 15*

The Village Board recently amended the Village Code, moving the start date of the Winter parking ban from November 1 to November 15th.  The end date has been moved from April 1st to March 15th.  Please note that, under the Village Code, off-street parking may be implemented at other times to address snow removal or other emergencies.

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