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

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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 $25 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 3 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.

 

Also note that SCHOOL TAXES are determined solely by the Ken-Ton School District.  Any questions concerning your school tax bill should be directed to:

Kenmore-Tonawanda UFSD at (716) 874-8400. 

 

The Village of Kenmore is not responsible for your School Tax Bill.  School Tax Bills are paid to the Town of Tonawanda on or around October 15th of each year.  Please check your school Tax Bill for the due date.

 

TRICK OR TREATING takes place on October 31st, between the hours of 6 – 8 PM.  There is no Beggar’s Night in the Village.


In addition, please join us for these Halloween celebrations:

HALLOWEEN ON THE GREEN –           Saturday, October 27, 2018

10:00AM – 1:00PM                                                                 Municipal Green 

Pumpkins 

This annual community event is organized and run by volunteers.  Each year, hundreds of children dress up and come to the Municipal Green (corner of Delaware Avenue and Delaware Road) to enjoy games, crafts, face painting,  food and fun!  The event is held rain or shine and runs 10:00 to 1:00. This event also marks the end of the Kenmore Farmers Market for the year.  Help support our local farmers and vendors!

 

10 AM-1 PM       Face Painting, Games, Fall Crafts, Raffle and Refreshments


11:30 AM             Magician


12:15 – 1 PM      Costume Contest


New costume contest category this year:  "Most Creative Family".   Families will compete by dressing as a group theme and one family will be awarded the top prize for most creative.



 

 

TRICK OR TREAT ON DELAWARE –  

Saturday, October 27, 2018                                                                                                    Delaware Avenue     

                                   
Ghosts

 Merchants along Delaware Avenue will have treats for children  (Look for the “ghost” sign in the window of participating merchants)

....and on October 31st...

HALLOWEEN PARADE –   Wednesday, October 31, 2018

6:00 PM                   Corner of Wardman Avenue and Delaware Road

Parade

Every year, the Kenmore Volunteer Fire Department holds a Halloween Parade for Children on Halloween – October 31st.  The parade starts at the corner of Delaware Road and Wardman Avenue at 6 PM and ends at the Kenmore Fire Department, 16 Nash Road, where kids enjoy donuts and cider and receive a treat bag.

 

Halloween

Kenmore Days Food Vendor Fact Sheet

 

Where:                     Mang Park, between Elmwood Ave. and Military Rd.

Days & Times:        Thursday    -Set up & Health Inspection 4pm    
                                                       5pm to 10pm    
                                 Friday           Noon to 10pm
                                 Saturday      Noon to 10pm

 

For specific dates, please check the Kenmore Days home page.

 

Click Here for the Vendor Registration Form

 

 1.    Health Permit – All vendors must have a valid Erie County health permit in order
to participate in the event.  The Kenmore Days Committee will apply for a Health Permit
to cover vendors who have submitted applications and registration fee no later than May 1st .
If the Kenmore Days Committee is not able to secure permit, or if your application and/or
registration fee are received after May 1st, you will be required to obtain a health
permit directly from Erie County. You are responsible for any fees associated with obtaining
the Health Permit.

2.    Proof of Insurance - A minimum $1,000,000 liability, naming the Village of Kenmore, its elected officials, employees and officials
and the Town of Tonawanda, its elected officials, employees and agents as additionally insured. 

Applications will not be considered approved without proof of insurance.

3.    Please complete the Menu Items Selection form.  All items to be sold, and in certain
cases pricing (such as beverages), are subject to approval by the Kenmore Days committee.

NOTE: Due to contractual restrictions, some foods cannot be sold by food vendors. 

4.    Each booth is responsible for collecting and handling their own money for their
sales, and for paying any and all sales and other taxes.

5.    If any cooking is being done on-site you must provide your own fire extinguisher.

6.    All participants must maintain health and sanitation standards as dictated by the
Erie County Health Department

7.    Kenmore Days food vendors will be outside.  You are responsible to provide your
own tent(s).  We strongly encourage as much preparation to be done before the event as possible.

8.    Food Vendors are expected to bring all their own refrigeration, pots, pans, utensils,
warming trays, microwaves, etc…

9.    The registration fee of $100 is due by May 1st, and is non-refundable.

10.    Your paid registration will guarantee your food selections based on a first come
first served basis, pending final approval by the Kenmore Days Committee.  We do not promise
100% exclusivity of food selections.  Note:  Some food items cannot be served.

11.    Each vendor is responsible for making arrangements for, or providing his own electricity.  
Please contact the committee with your concerns.

12.    Only CocaCola beverages and water bottles may be sold.  No other beverages will be allowed.

13.    No glass bottles.

14.    Set-up will be Thursday during the day. YOU MUST BE COMPLETELY READY FOR
HEALTH INSPECTION BY 4 PM
, so we are all ready to open by 5pm.

15.    Your space will be marked.  The Kenmore Days committee has sole discretion as to your placement/location for the event. 

16.    The Village of Kenmore is not responsible for any lost, damaged or stolen property.

 

 

KENMORE DAYS

2919 Delaware Avenue

Kenmore New York  14217

(716) 873-5700

 

Kenmore Days is a fun-filled community event sponsored entirely through donations from area businesses and organizations.

Your sponsorship is needed (and appreciated!) to keep Kenmore Days going!

If you are interested in becoming a Kenmore Days Sponsor, please make your check payable to “Kenmore Days”

And mail it to the address listed above.

 

 


Sponsorship levels are as follows:

$250                Posters, web

$500                Posters, web, free 10x10 space for vending*

$750                Posters, web, free 10x10 space for vending*, small event sponsor

$1,000             Posters, web, newspapers, large event Sponsor (signage at event)
                       Vending space (10x10)*

$1,500             Posters, web, newspapers, “big ticket Sponsor” – (Saturday, includes announced acknowledgments)
                       Vending Space (10x10)*.  Please note that there is only
                       one (1) Big Ticket Sponsorship available.

$2,000             Posters, web, newspapers, multiple event sponsor signage and announcements.  Vending space. (Beer tent)

$5,000             Posters, web, newspapers, Fireworks Naming rights** on all advertising,
                       signage, PSAs, Public acknowledgement and recognition at event,
                       vending  space, signage, Complimentary tickets to carnival.  Please note
                       that there is only one (1) Major Event Sponsorship available.

*Vending space is a $150 value.  Sponsor would need to provide table/tent and other equipment or supplies
**Fireworks are viewed by up to 5000 people!!


Your help is greatly appreciated!

Questions:  Please call Kathleen Johnson at (716) 873-5700 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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