Village Board (Board of Trustees)

In the Village of Gowanda, a Village Board, consisting of the Mayor and Board of Trustees, serves as the primary governing body of the Village. The Village Board endeavors to maintain sound fiscal policies and provide quality and low-cost services to residents and local businesses.

Trustees are elected for a two-year term, with two Trustees being elected every other year, The Mayor's term is for two years as well. Currently, Trustees for the Village of Gowanda are:

Barbara Nephew  |   Carol Sheibley    |   Pete Sisti    |   Paul Zimmerman, Deputy Mayor

Village Board meetings are held twice each month, with the exception of June, July, August and December where one meeting is normally held. Meetings are the second Tuesday and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM in the Village Hall on East Main Street. Most generally, work sessions begin at 6:00 PM prior to the meeting. To formally appear before the Board on any issue, you should contact the Village Clerk by the Thursday prior to the meeting to be placed on the agenda.

In Gowanda, each Trustee coordinates and serves as a liaison for general service areas.


Village of Gowanda, 27 East Main Street, Gowanda, NY  14070  Phone: (716) 532-3353  Fax: (716) 532-2938