The front door to the Village Hall is temporary closed until further notice.

Please enter using the side entrance door in the parking lot (police entrance) and make left at the Hallway for Village Clerk window.

Thank you

2023-2024 Budget Public Hearing




Pursuant to Section 5-508 of the Village Law of the State of New York, the tentative budget for the Village of Gowanda has been prepared and filed with the Village Clerk at the Village Office, 27 East Main Street, Gowanda, New York, where it may be examined by all interested persons between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Tuesday and 8 a.m. -12 p.m. on Friday.  Said tentative budget includes a maximum compensation for the Mayor of $8,000, the Deputy Mayor of $4,500 and for the Trustees of $4,000 per annum.

A summary of the tentative budget is as follows:

            General Fund              $ 2,225,085.00

            Water Fund                 $ 748,316.00

            Sewer Fund                 $ 974,717.00

A public hearing on the Budget will be held at the Village of Gowanda Municipal Hall, 27 East Main Street, Gowanda, New York on March 28, 2022 at 5 PM to consider the same before final adoption. 

March 15, 2022

Danielle Wagner


New Water/Sewer Rates

On December 13, 2022 the board held a public hearings for the proposed water/sewer rate increase.

On January 10, 2023 the board voted to increase the water/sewer rates

The new Water Rate will be $46.00 minimum up to 4,000 gallons and $6.04 per 1000 over.

The new Sewer Rate will be $23.00 minimum up to 4,000 gallons and $4.03 per 1000 over

Home Town Hero Banners

The hometown hero banners will not be put back up. They are at the Village Hall for anyone who wishes to come claims them.

They are available for pick up during regular office hours Mon, Wed, Thurs 8am-4pm, Tues 8am-5pm and Fri 8am-12pm