Contact Information:
Eden Town Hall
2795 East Church Street
Eden, New York 14057

(716) 992-3408
(716) 992-4131 (Fax)


Town Supervisor:

Richard Ventry


Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Wednesdays
8:00am - Noon

Town of Eden News & Announcements

Attention Residents:

The storm that hit our Town this week was devastating. We understand many of you are dealing with damaged buildings and properties. If you were affected by the storm and are in need of any assistance please reach out to the Supervisor’s Office at 716-992-3408, Opt. 1 or email admin@edenny.gov and we will find resources available to you. Please leave a message with your name, contact information, and the assistance you require. Volunteers are looking to help with cutting trees, helping with meals, donate bottled water, and many other ways.


The Town of Eden and Erie County are collecting information about the damage and loss of property, please visit https://arcg.is/0ybK4H0 to fill out the county form. This form is the first step to determine if additional resources are available to you including federal assistance, low interest loans and others.

Residential/ Business Preliminary Damage Report

The Town of Eden and Erie County are collecting information about the damage and loss of property in the Town of Eden due to the tornado, please visit https://arcg.is/0ybK4H0 to fill out the county form.  This form is the first step to determine if additional resources are available to you including federal assistance, low interest loans and others. 

Thank you!

Thank you to the volunteers of the Eden Fire Department 🚒, East Eden Fire Department and EMS for all their hard work during and after the storm. Thank you to the Eden Building department and the Eden Highway department 🚛for their efforts to keep our community safe during the clean up process!

📢 If any residents need assistance or have questions about available resources please email admin@edenny.gov or call 716-992-3408, Opt. 1.

Town Board meeting – July 10th

EDEN TOWN BOARD MEETING

July 10, 2024 – 7 pm

 Meeting will be held at the Eden Town Hall and through Go To Meeting
Join the meeting at https://meet.goto.com/604785773
You can also dial in using your phone: (408) 650-3123 Access Code: 604-785-773

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Pledge of Allegiance
Approval of Minutes
Budget Transfers
Audit of Bills
Departmental Reports
Committee Reports
Public Comments on Agenda Items Only

 New and Unfinished Business:

  1. Endeavor Health – presentation on shared service for mental health resources for our officers and residents
  2. Declare items surplus from East Eden Fire Department
  3. Request of assistance of the Highway and Recreation Department for 2024 Eden Corn Festival by Newell-Faulkner Eden American Legion Post 880 and the Corn Festival
  4. Budget Meetings (informational)
  5. Request to purchase New One-Ton 4×4 Dump Truck with a plow and sander; subject to Permissive Referendum
  6. Set bid opening date for a New One-Ton Cab and Chassis
  7. SEQRA Lead Agency Designation for Swartz Field Improvement Project
  8. SEQRA  declaration for Swartz Field Improvement Project
  9. Additional items for surplus

Supervisor’s Report
Hearing of Visitors
Executive Session (if needed)

7pm – Hearing on 8698 S. Main St. Building Condition

Garbage/Recycling Update

The Town of Eden Garbage Collection Schedule is back on track after the holiday weekend and will resume as normal. Both garbage 🚮 and recycling ♻️ will be picked up this week for residents. Friendly reminder to please have your totes out by ⏰ 6:00am the morning of your pick-up.

Thank you!

Bulk Week/Delayed Garbage Pick Up

🚮ATTENTION RESIDENTS🚮

Hooray- it’s Bulk Garbage Week! Residents are allowed TWO bulk items outside of their tote. Please note that items containing freon are not allowed and nails must be removed from wood.

Due to the holiday, garbage pick-up will be delayed by one day for Thursday & Friday pick-up only! Thursday pick-up will be pushed to Friday. Friday pick-up will be pushed to Saturday.

Thank you!

Swartz Field Improvements

Attention Town of Eden Community!

We are seeking YOUR input on an exciting opportunity to upgrade and replace the playground at Swartz Field. Please click the link below, view the presentation, and answer the questions that follow. 

Survey – Swartz Field Improvements 

Also, please join us at the Eden Town Hall on June 26th, 2024 at 7:00pm for a public comment session discussing these potential improvements. We’d love your feedback and we thank you in advance.

Ronald Maggs Awarded for 25th Highway School Attendance

🚛Town of Eden Highway Department, Superintendent of Highways, Ronald Maggs receives award for attending his 25th Highway School June 5th, 2024 – Ithaca, NY. 🚜

Superintendent of Highways, Ronald Maggs was recognized for his outstanding commitment to training and education following 25 years of dedicated attendance at the Annual School for Highway Superintendents (Highway School) held at Ithaca College. The Highway School is a training conference hosted jointly by the New York State LTAP Center – Cornell Local Roads Program and the Association of Towns of the State of New York. Over 700 highway and public works officials from across the state attend each year for training, education, and to share ideas on transportation topics aimed at making New York State’s local roads safer and more cost efficient. “These highway professionals from across the state come to the Highway School each year to gain valuable knowledge and share ideas aimed at making New York State’s local roads safer and more cost efficient.” – David Orr, Director, New York State LTAP Center – Cornell Local Roads Program The New York State LTAP Center – Cornell Local Roads Program provides training, technical assistance, and information to municipal officials and employees responsible for the maintenance, construction, and management of local highways and bridges in New York State. It is one of 52 Centers established under the Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

🙂Photo identification from left to right: David Orr, Director, New York State LTAP Center – Cornell Local Roads Program, Ronald Maggs, Superintendent of Highways, Town of Eden Highway Department, Chris Koetzle, Executive Director, Association of Towns of the State of New York

Town Pool Update

It is hot, hot, hot! The Eden Town pool will be open this Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 3pm-8pm.

Additional information can be found on the Town website, www.edenny.gov/recreation

Summer Recreation Mini Camp

Did you know that Summer Recreation hosts a mini-camp for our little campers ages 4-6? 

Choose between two sessions… 

Session I: Mon/Wed/Fri 9:15am – 11:45am 

Session II: Tues/Thurs 9:15am-11:45am (limited availability!)

Summer Recreation is quickly approaching but registration for all programs is still open! Early registration pricing for Day Camp has been extended until June 28th! For more details or to register online please visit: https://edenny.gov/recreation/

Town Pool Update

Due to mechanical issues the Eden Town Pool will remain closed this weekend June 15th and 16th. We apologize for any inconvenience and are working to resolve the issue. Please check the Town website at https://edenny.gov/recreation/ for updates. We can’t wait to see you!

Route 75 Detour

The NYS Department of Transportation will be working on a culvert project on Route 75 between New Oregon Rd. and School St. The closure is estimated to begin on Monday, June 17th. The detour for Route 75 will be down Church St. to Jennings Rd. to Langford Rd. back to Route 75. The detour will also be posted at the Route 62/75 junction. 

Thank you!

Eden Town Pool Summer Swim Lessons

Time to register for swim lessons! Cool down this summer and enjoy the sunshine at the Eden Town Pool. Whether it’s swim lessons, lap swim, swim passes, or open swim, the town pool will help you beat the heat.

More information can be found here: https://edenny.gov/recreation/

Route 62 Detour

The NYS Department of Transportation will be working on a large culvert project between Cain Road and School Street in North Collins. Route 62 will be closed between those streets starting Monday, June 3rd. The detour for Route 62 (South) will be down East Church Street to Jennings Road to Langford Road. Route 62 (South) to Cain Road will be OPEN to traffic.

Garbage Update – week of May 28th

Town of Eden Garbage Update

This week: Garbage and Recycling Week; pickup is on your regular collection day

Week of June 2nd: BIG BULK WEEK; you are allowed up to 10 items outside of your garbage tote, (No electronics or anything with Freon)

April 13th – Open House at Eden and East Eden Fire Depts.

Our fire departments need volunteers. More volunteers allow for faster response times to emergencies. This Saturday, April 13th learn how you can join our family of volunteers at East Eden or Eden Fire Department.

East Eden Fire Department at 8097 East Eden Road will hold an open house from 11am-2pm and Eden Fire Department at 2791 East Church Street will hold an open house from 11am-1pm on April 13th. Free hot dogs and drinks at both.

Brave firefighter surrounded by flames and embers battles a fire while using an axe.

Town Clerk Office closed Wednesday, April 10th

Due to construction, the Eden Town Clerk’s office will be closed on Wednesday, April 10th. All other offices in the Eden Town Hall will be open during their regular scheduled hours.

Town of Eden is Hiring an Administrative Assistant

Town of Eden Job Opportunity

The Town of Eden Supervisor’s office is accepting applications for a part time administrative assistant position.  This position offers a flexible schedule of Monday-Friday between 8am-4pm, up to 19 hours a week.  The starting wage is $18.00 per hour.  Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter no later than April 19, 2024 to admin@edenny.gov or drop off to the Supervisor’s office located at 2795 East Church St., Eden during normal business hours. If you have any questions, please call Marlene at 716-992-3408 opt. 1.

Key Responsibilities:

Assist with public comments and complaints
Compile reports and carry out special assignments
Assist with social media and website
Assist with scheduling senior transportation

Qualifications:

Proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel
Strong Communication Skills, both written and verbal
Attention to Detail
Confidentiality
Experience with Facebook and websites
Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

Garbage Update for April 1st

The week of April 1st is regular garbage, recycling and bulk pickup. You are allowed up to 2 items outside of your tote.

Town Hall Closed March 29, 2024

The Eden Town Hall will be closed on March 29, 2024 in observance of Good Friday. We will re-open on Monday, April 1st at 8am.

March 13, 2024 Town Board Meeting

EDEN TOWN BOARD MEETING

MARCH 13, 2024 – 7 pm

Meeting will be held at the Eden Town Hall and through Go To Meeting

Join the meeting at https://meet.goto.com/402452389

You can also dial in using your phone: (646) 749-3122 Access Code: 402-452-389

Join us at our meeting tonight when we appoint Nick Blasz as our new Police Chief.

Summer Employment Opportunities

Looking for a summer job: Town of Eden Summer Employment applications for summer recreation, lifeguarding, swim instructors and summer maintenance are available on the Town website, www.edenny.gov/recreation. Deadline to apply is February 16th.

Garbage Collection update – January 18, 2024

Waste Management will resume service tomorrow, January 19th, and will be servicing the entire town.  Therefore, regardless of your regular scheduled pick-up date, please have your tote(s) out by 6am Friday morning.  Thanks again for everyone’s patience throughout the storm. 

Waste Management Schedule Change (as of Jan. 16th)

Waste Management has made another change to the pick-up schedule for this week.  If your normal garbage day is Tuesday it will be picked up on Thursday.  Wednesday’s garbage will NOT take place this week, you will be allowed to place additional bags outside your tote next Wednesday.  Thursday’s garbage will be picked up on Friday and Friday’s garbage will be picked up on Saturday.   

Normal Pick up –> This Week’s Pick up

Tuesday–>Thursday

Wednesday–> Will not be picked up this week

Thursday–> Friday

Friday–>Saturday

Garbage collection update for the week of Jan. 15th

Due to the storm, garbage pickup for the week of January 15th will be delayed and moved forward one day all week.

Tuesday –> Wednesday

Wednesday –> Thursday

Thursday –> Friday

Friday –> Saturday

Change in location for water and dry ice distribution

Due to the overwhelming response, National Grid has changed the location of the water and dry ice distribution to the GLP School at 3000 Schoolview Road, Eden. This distribution will take place from 2pm-4pm today.

Update for Town of Eden

National Grid will be distributing water and dry ice at the Eden Town Hall, 2795 East Church, in Eden between 12pm-4pm while supplies last.  The pick-up site will be in the parking lot.

National Grid does not have an estimated time for power restoration in the Town of Eden.  The crews are out working.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Supervisor’s office at 716-992-3408 opt. 1. 

Christmas Tree Pickup

CHRISTMAS TREE PICK UP

FOR EDEN RESIDENTS

  • PICK UP THROUGHOUT THE NEXT COUPLE WEEKS, WEATHER PENDING
  • REMOVE ALL TINSEL, GARLAND & DEOCRATIONS  
  • DO NOT PUT TREES IN BAGS
  • YOU CAN BRING YOUR TREE TO HIGHWAY GROUNDS FOR DISPOSAL

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL EDEN HIGHWAY DEPT. AT 716-992-3823

Reminders from the Eden Highway and Police Department

  1. No Parking in the Town of Eden from November 1st – April 1st between 2am -7am.
  2. If a Town Snowplow hits a mailbox, as a courtesy, we will repair it.
  3. Do not plow, blow or shovel snow onto or across a highway or sidewalk. Thank you for your cooperation!

Town of Eden is Hiring a Part-time Maintenance Person

The Town of Eden is hiring a part-time Buildings and Grounds Maintenance person. This is a year-long position. The job includes cleaning of town buildings, maintenance, repair and up keep of parks, cemeteries, sports fields, and other town properties. The pay rate for this position is $18-$20 per hour. Candidates should possess excellent communication, time management, technical and mechanical skills. Interested persons should complete and submit the application located at https://edenny.gov/resources/ by Friday, December 22, 2023. Any additional questions please email admin@edenny.gov or call 716-992-3408 Opt. 1.

Garbage Delay for Nov. 23rd and 24th

This week in the Town of Eden garbage pickup for Thursday and Friday will be delayed one day. Thursday’s pickup will be on Friday and Friday’s pickup will be on Saturday.

Job Opening

Immediate Opening for a Full-time Senior Clerk to the Town of Eden

Position: Full-time Senior Clerk

Hours: 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday

Location: Eden Town Hall (Building and Assessor Departments)

Salary: $20-$22 per hour

Skills needed: Excellent communication and customer service skills, ability to multi-task, organized and be familiar with Microsoft Office.

To apply please email your resume and letter of interest to admin@edenny.gov.  The deadline to apply is November 10, 2023.  If you have any questions, please call the Supervisor’s office at 716-992-3408 Opt. 1 or email admin@edenny.gov.

Trick or Treat hours

Trick or Treating in the Town of Eden will take place on October 31st from 6pm-8pm.

Bley Road Closure Starting Oct. 23rd

The portion of Bley Road (CR 474) from Belknap Road to Mill Road will have a full
road closure. This closure will begin October 23, and has an anticipated completion date of
December 1. The road will be fully closed to all traffic. This closure is for the purpose of the
rehabilitation of Bley Road Bridge over Eighteenmile Creek. A signed detour will be posted.

Brush Pick Up

Last Brush Pick-up for the Season

Have your branches at the side of the road by 7am on Monday, October 2nd.

Bonus Bulk Pick up

Town of Eden Bonus Bulk Garbage Pickup  

During the week of OCTOBER 2ND ONLY, you are allowed up to 10 items outside of your tote for bulk garbage pickup.   The first week of other months you are ONLY allowed 2 items outside of your tote.

The recycling and bulk pickup schedule is available at http://edenny.gov/garbage-management/.  Bulk is picked up on your garbage day and/or the day after. 

If your garbage or bulk is not collected, please call (716) 992-3408 Opt. 1

Week of Sept. 5th – Garbage update

Town of Eden Garbage: Week of September 5th is regular garbage, recycling and bulk pickup. You are allowed 2 items outside of your tote during bulk pickup only.

Last Summer Concert of the Season – Aug. 29th

Join us for the last summer concert of the season on August 29th from 6:30pm-8:00pm (the band will end early due to the earlier sunset). Creek Bend (bluegrass music) will be playing on the stage near the Red Barn on the Eden American Legion Post 880 grounds. Bring a lawn chair, your family and friends and enjoy the music.

Summer Concert night (Aug 22nd)

Bring your lawn chairs, family and friends to the concert tonight starting at 6:30pm. Enjoy the music of Willie May Blues Band with Evan Laedke! The concert is held on the Eden American Legion Post 880 grounds on the outdoor stage near the Red Barn.

Bulk Garbage Update

On Friday, the bulk garbage was not picked up on the west side of East Eden Road, Keller Road, Zenner Road, Mary Drive and part of Eckhardt Road due to mechanical failure of the bulk truck. These items will be picked up this week.

Garbage Update for week of August 7th

Town of Eden Garbage Pickup for the Week of August 7th:

Regular garbage, Bulk garbage (No more then 2 items outside of your tote) and Recycling will be picked up this week.

Eden Corn Festival Parade

Due to the Eden Corn Festival parade Rt. 62 from Jennings Rd. to Sandrock Rd will be closed today (Aug. 6th) from 11:30am to approximately 1:30pm. Residents can detour using either Paxon Rd. or Kulp Rd. to Jennings Rd.

Garbage Update – week of July 3rd

This week (week of July 3rd) your garbage pickup will be delayed one day due to the holiday. This is also bulk pickup week; you are allowed 2 items outside of your tote.

East Eden Road closure

Erie County will be closing a portion of East Eden Road between 8401 and 8368 (between Schintzius Rd. and Hardt Rd) to thru traffic for the replacement of a culvert pipe over a tributary to Eighteen Mile Creek. Only local traffic will be possible from either direction up to the location of the project. This closure will begin June 19th and has an anticipated completion date of July 28th. Detours will be posted. Please address any questions to Erie County Highway.

June 5th – Brush Pick-up

Brush Pick-Up June 5th; have your brush at the curb by 7am. This is the last brush pick-up until September. Brush can always be brought to the Highway department at any time.

Town of Eden Bonus Bulk Garbage Pickup

 

During the week of June 4th ONLY, you are allowed up to 10 items outside of your tote for bulk garbage pickup.   The first week of other months you are ONLY allowed 2 items outside of your tote.

The recycling and bulk pickup schedule is available at http://edenny.gov/garbage-management/.  Bulk is picked up on your garbage day and/or the day after. Any questions, please call 716-992-3408 opt. 1

Hiring Summer Grounds and Maintenance

The Town of Eden is hiring for Summer Grounds and Maintenance; applications can be found at www.edenny.gov/recreation.

Description of work:

7:30am-4pm, Monday – Friday, weekends as needed (Schedules Vary); Now through Mid-August with additional hours/ days possible.

Must be 18 years of age or older. Yard maintenance (weed whacking, mowing, clean up) athletic field maintenance (line, mow, set bases, field repair), flower maintenance (water, trim, hang/ take down flower pots) and other light maintenance (may need to lift up to 50 lbs). Weekly hours average between 30 and 40. One week of unpaid vacation with prior approval per person.

Message for May 19th

We wanted to inform the public that tomorrow, Friday, May 19th the Eden Police Department along with various emergency services and the Eden School District will be sponsoring a “Dangers of Drinking and Driving Awareness Program” at the Eden American Legion Post. On or around the grounds there will be simulated crashes and emergency responses. Residents should expect to hear sirens and the Mercy Flight helicopter any time between 9:00 and 11:00 am. We appreciate your understanding and support of this very important presentation for our young residents.