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Tax / Financial Information

24/25 Village taxes are due 7/1/24

Under an Intermunicipal Agreement, the Town of Tonawanda Clerk serves as Tax Collector for the Village, School District, and County/Town taxes.  You will pay taxes directly to the Town Clerk in Rm 14, or you can pay on-line at the link below.  Please note that there will be a service fee for use of the on-line pay option.

Also note that SCHOOL TAXES are determined solely by the Ken-Ton School District, not the Village.  Any questions concerning your school tax bill should be directed to: Kenmore-Tonawanda UFSD at (716) 874-8400.

Your Village Tax Dollars at Work

  • Police Protection
    24/7 patrols and the fastest response time in Erie County!
  • Fire Protection
    Including First Aid response.  The Kenmore Fire Department also has the fastest response time in Erie County.  In addition, our fire department also provides service to parts of the Town of Tonawanda.
  • Street Repair and Maintenance
    The DPW repairs and maintains 39 miles of roads
  • Water and Sewer Maintenance
    The DPW inspects and maintains 120 miles of sewer lines and addresses water breaks.
  • Street Snow Removal
  • Street Lighting
  • Full Street Reconstruction projects
    Over $28 Million dollars have been invested in replacement of water and sewer pipes, and in the replacement of sidewalks, curbs and roads.  This is more than any other municipality in Erie County.
  • Trash & Garbage Pickup and Recycling
    Including “white items.” Special assistance is provided to our residents who have physical limitations.  The DPW will roll totes to and from the house.
  • Zoning and Planning Boards
    Focused on the needs of the Village and enforcement of Village zoning laws
  • Village Code
    Maintained and updated regularly to address the specific needs of our community.
  • Notary Public
    There are 4 available to assist you in the Clerk/Treasurer’s Office
  • Registrar services
    Birth and death records that took place in the Village are available through the Clerk/Treasurer’s Office.
  • Tree Planting
    Each year, the Village plants over 200 trees and harvests approximately 125.
  • Tree Trimming and Removal
  • Fall Leaf Collection
  • Holiday Decorating
    Including street lights and flags.
  • Community Development Block Grant Program
    Administered through the Clerk/Treasurer’s Office providing no-interest loan assistance to qualified residents for needed home repairs and using CDBG funding for sidewalk and sewer lining projects in CDBG-eligible areas.
  • Walking Building Inspections
  • Rodent Prevention Program
    Designed to educate the public, address complaints as quickly as possible and keep the rodent population under control
  • Government meetings
    Held twice per month, with some held at other public venues to allow greater access to government officials.

Your Town/County Tax, received in January, does not include a tax for these services.

Capital Project Information – Investing in Kenmore!


  • Water Tower Demolition – Spring
  • Police Department Renovation/Expansion Project – Engineering
  • Somerton Water Main Replacement Project – Completion in Spring


  • LED Streetlighting Replacement Project – Completed
  • Capital Improvements to the Kenmore Police Department – Engineering
  • Water Main Replacement on Somerton – Bid Awarded.  Work in progress – work will be completed in the Spring
  • Curb Ramp Replacements on Delaware Rd & Colvin – Completed
  • Water Tower Take Down – Bid Awarded.  Work to begin in the Spring


  • Sewer Lining Projects – On-going
  • LED Streetlight Conversion Project – Engineering
  • Juvenile Aid Renovation Project – Completed
  • Kenmore Community Center – Phase II – Completed
  • Water Main replacement project – Kenmore Community Center – Completed