Join the Village of Gowanda at the Hollywood Theater in Celebration of the Completion of the Step 1 Brownfield Opportunity Area Study!

Final Public Meeting

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All are invited for a free and informational meeting recapping the results of the Step 1 Brownfield Opportunity Area Pre-Nomination Study as well as to celebrate the progress the Village of Gowanda has made to-date in it’s efforts to revitalize the community.

Join us at the Historic Hollywood Theater, Thursday, May 19th at 6:30 pm.  

See the attached “Gowanda Focus Area Diagrams” for additional information prior to the meeting.

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Gowanda on the Move Wellness Walk

Sponsored by the Gowanda PTA and Healthy Community Alliance, in partnership with the Village of Gowanda’s Safe Routes to School Initiative and the Food Bank of WNY, a Wellness Walk will be held on Saturday, May 14th, 2016.  All proceeds will go to support the Gowanda Elementary School Backpack Program.  Registration is 8:45 a.m.; the walk begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Gowanda Middle School.  The $5.00 registration fee fills one backpack with food -two breakfasts, two lunches and two pieces of fresh fruit.  Snacks will be provided for the walkers.

Village of Gowanda New Garbage regulations

The Village of Gowanda will no longer be providing curbside garbage pickup, effective May 26, 2016.  Beginning June 1st, Village residents will need to contract with individual waste collectors for this service.  As of May 12, the permitted waste collectors are:

Casella Waste Service #650, 2142 Lodestro Lane, Jamestown, NY 14701, Phone Number: (716) 203-6410

MRC Disposal Inc. #810, 71 Nason Boulevard, Springville, NY 14141, Contact:  Allison Sills, Phone Number:  (716) 592-0953.  Stated prices are:  $20 per month for 2 black bags per week; $24 per month for 4 black bags per week; and $31 per month for 8 black bags per week.  They also have their own recycling facility.

Town & Country Disposal #920, East Otto Road, P.O. Box 96, Otto, NY 14766, Contact:  Dave Bartlett, Phone Number:  (716) 560-6605

Renee’s Disposal #890, 16 East Front Street, Dunkirk, NY 14048, Contact:  Renee and Joe Santiago, Phone Number:  (716) 224-2600.  She indicated prices are $20 per month for 5 black bags per week; $15 per month for Senior Citizens with 1-2 bags per week.

One Man’s Trash #840, 11272 Route 39, Perrysburg, NY 14129, Contact:  Pattie or Scott MacKinnon, Phone Number:  (716) 680-8040

Dave’s Disposal #630, 9081 Cottage Road, South Dayton, NY 14138, Phone Number:  (716) 988-7754

Residents can also take their garbage/recyclables to the Dayton Transfer Station.  Dump tickets are needed for garbage, recycling is free.  Tickets for garbage/large household items can be purchased at the Persia Town Hall and Gowanda Shop ‘n Save.  Hours at the transfer station are Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Gowanda Sewage Treatment Plant Recyclable Area on Aldrich Street will still accept metal and plastic recylables.  Days and times of operation have expanded:  Mondays and Wednesdays from 8-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. and Saturdays from 8-10 a.m.