Town of Cheektowaga

Town of Cheektowaga This page is for informational purposes only. For assistance, call the Supervisor's office at (716) 686-3465 or email [email protected] view our departmental list at http://www.tocny.org/Departments.aspx

The Town of Cheektowaga is Western New York’s leading location for companies, families, and visitors alike. Our diverse economic base includes professional firms, innovative manufacturers, logistics operations, and retail/hospitality businesses. Cheektowaga’s unparalleled combination of air, rail, and highway access, livable residential neighborhoods, high-quality education and recreation, world-c

The Town of Cheektowaga is Western New York’s leading location for companies, families, and visitors alike. Our diverse economic base includes professional firms, innovative manufacturers, logistics operations, and retail/hospitality businesses. Cheektowaga’s unparalleled combination of air, rail, and highway access, livable residential neighborhoods, high-quality education and recreation, world-c

Operating as usual

Great to see the Education Center at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve is open!
07/22/2021

Great to see the Education Center at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve is open!

We're ready for visitors! The Education Center is open from 12:30 - 4:30 PM this week and we resume normal building hours on July 12. Stop in and say hi!
Trails remain open from sunrise to sunset daily.

YARD WASTE REMINDER: Grass clippings must be placed in open containers or biodegradable bags, not exceeding 40 pounds. P...
07/21/2021

YARD WASTE REMINDER: Grass clippings must be placed in open containers or biodegradable bags, not exceeding 40 pounds. Plastic bags are not accepted. Brush and small branches must be cut into 4' lengths and tied in bundles not to exceed 40 pounds.

YARD WASTE REMINDER: Grass clippings must be placed in open containers or biodegradable bags, not exceeding 40 pounds. Plastic bags are not accepted. Brush and small branches must be cut into 4' lengths and tied in bundles not to exceed 40 pounds.

07/19/2021

UPDATED COURT CANCELLATION NOTICE:
Due to exigent circumstances, CRIMINAL COURT ONLY will be CANCELLED Wednesday 7/21/21 THRU Friday 7/23/21. All criminal matters scheduled for these days will be rescheduled via a mailed notice. The building will remain open for all other matters.

Cheektowaga Police Department Headquarters & Chief Sliwinski’s Car are decorated and lit up in blue to honor the passing...
07/18/2021

Cheektowaga Police Department Headquarters & Chief Sliwinski’s Car are decorated and lit up in blue to honor the passing of the Chief earlier today.

The Town of Cheektowga lost a great man today. Chief of Police Mike Sliwinski passed away suddenly this morning. Our con...
07/17/2021
Cheektowaga police chief dies suddenly

The Town of Cheektowga lost a great man today. Chief of Police Mike Sliwinski passed away suddenly this morning. Our condolences go out to his family. RIP Chief. You will be deeply missed.

https://buffalonews.com/news/local/cheektowaga-police-chief-dies-suddenly/article_0a0f0fa2-e72e-11eb-a44c-87e4668212bc.html?mode=comments#tracking-source=in-article

"It is with great sadness that I announce the unexpected passing of our Chief of Police, Michael J. Sliwinski," Assistant Chief Brian J. Gould said.

Just a reminder!
07/14/2021
Cheektowaga Youth Foundation Inc

Just a reminder!

In 2012, we started off as a small foundation of 6 donating money towards the Youth and Recreation Dept. of Cheektowaga, offering small scholarships, and helping the youth hockey league. Now a group of 16 is eagerly looking to expand our resources continuing to help families within our community, su...

07/14/2021

The Town of Cheektowaga has 1 (one) vacancy on the Board of Ethics.

The Board of Ethics meets approximately six times annually. Applicants must be Cheektowaga residents and must not hold any position in any political party. The position is voluntary and no compensation is provided. Confidentiality and a commitment to duties of the position are required. Please include your registered party affiliation in your letter, as no more than three members from any one political party may serve on the Board of Ethics.

Any interested Town of Cheektowaga residents can submit a letter of interest to below address or email [email protected].

Juli Krzemien
Council Office
Town of Cheektowaga
3301 Broadway
Cheektowaga NY 14427

JOB OPENING: Senior Services Outreach Worker, Full-Time. See below for more information and how to apply.
07/12/2021

JOB OPENING: Senior Services Outreach Worker, Full-Time. See below for more information and how to apply.

JOB OPENING: Senior Services Outreach Worker, Full-Time. See below for more information and how to apply.

The Town of Cheektowaga Office of Community Development is happy to announce the launch of its Back to Business Grant As...
07/09/2021

The Town of Cheektowaga Office of Community Development is happy to announce the launch of its Back to Business Grant Assistance Program. Please see below for program details, qualifications, and contact information.

The Town of Cheektowaga Office of Community Development is happy to announce the launch of its Back to Business Grant Assistance Program. Please see below for program details, qualifications, and contact information.

Popcorn, a movie, face painting and bounce houses....what could be more FUN?  Thank you County Legislator Tim Meyers.
07/09/2021

Popcorn, a movie, face painting and bounce houses....what could be more FUN? Thank you County Legislator Tim Meyers.

Popcorn, a movie, face painting and bounce houses....what could be more FUN? Thank you County Legislator Tim Meyers.

Consider supporting this worthwhile cause during the Give 716 Event.
07/08/2021
Cheektowaga Youth Foundation Inc

Consider supporting this worthwhile cause during the Give 716 Event.

In 2012, we started off as a small foundation of 6 donating money towards the Youth and Recreation Dept. of Cheektowaga, offering small scholarships, and helping the youth hockey league. Now a group of 16 is eagerly looking to expand our resources continuing to help families within our community, su...

07/07/2021

Job Opportunity PUMP OPERATOR
(Provisional/Permanent)

DEPARTMENT: Main Pump Station

SHIFT: Thursday through Monday, 11:00 pm – 7:00 am

WAGES: $23.19 an hour with benefits and yearly raises

JOB DUTIES
The Main Pump Station operates on a seven-day, twenty-four hour basis irrespective of holidays. The Wastewater Pump Station Operator has control room operation responsibility maintaining hourly, weekly and teleprinter logs; answers and records telephone calls and complaints; operates bar screens, shredder and sluice gates as required; checks heat generators temperature and pressure; must be familiar with all aspects of pump station operations including inspection of the boiler room equipment, pumps and motors and the motor control center.
Checks and inspects sewage pumps for proper operations; checks gauges, relief valves, solenoids, ball valves and butterfly valves for proper operation.
Checks heat recovery units for proper functioning with inspection of belts, filters and louver linkages and motor operations; checks stand-by generator and performs routine maintenance; during power failure he will be required, as a control room operator, to switch pump operation to this stand-by unit.
Assist Maintenance Man in any maintenance work as directed by supervisor.

May have to work on grit removal, grass cutting, snow removal and landscaping as needed.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work involves responsibility during an assigned shift for the efficient operation and maintenance of electric pumps at a water treatment plan wastewater pump station or booster station. The work is to be performed in accordance with established procedures, concerning pumps to be used and the pressure to be maintained. General assignments are received supervising employee of higher rank; does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Starts and stops pumps in accordance with an established schedule of operations;
Periodically records reading of pressure gauges and storage water level meters and maintains a station log;
Oils and greases motors and pumps;
Cleans and paints pumps and motors;
Checks temperature of motor and pump bearings and water seals;
Performs a variety of mechanical maintenance and custodial tasks.

Water Treatment Plant
Operates and service auxiliary motors and equipment;
Assists the Water Treatment Plant Operator when requested;
Assists in dismantling and reassembling motors and pumps when repairs are indicated;
Refers telephoned complaints of low pressure to supervisor;
Opens, closes and adjust valves;
Reports unusual occurrences and emergency situations to a superior.

Booster Stations
Travels a circuit of booster stations to assure proper operation of pumps and motors which may be manually or remotely controlled.

Wastewater Pump Station
Checks and inspects sewage pumps for proper operations;
Checks all gauges, seal water unit, relieve valves and lubricate bearings and related equipment;
Checks sump pump for proper operation;
Checks solenoids, ball valves and butterfly valves for operating condition;
Maintains pump room in good housekeeping;
Performs various operation and maintenance duties in the following areas: control room, wet well, boiler room, motor room, electric room, penthouse;
Inspects and maintains stand-by generator;
Assists in grounds keeping activities, including grass cutting, snow removal and maintaining groundskeeping mechanical equipment;
May do minimal water testing as directed by supervisor.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of the operation, maintenance and minor repair of pumps and motors and high voltage switchgear; good knowledge of the operation and maintenance of water measurement devices; knowledge of the safety precautions to be exercised in connection with electric pump operations; ability to make repairs to mechanical equipment; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to read, interpret and record gauges and meters used in regulating pumps; mechanical aptitude; alertness; dependability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
a) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and one (1) year of experience in the operation and maintenance of electric pumps and auxiliary equipment; OR
b) Completion of elementary school and three (3) years of experience as indicated in (a); OR
c) An equivalent combination or training and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
Eligibility for New York State Driver’s license at time of application; possession of license at time of appointment.

NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements. Firefighter experience using a fire truck will count towards experience.


THIS NOTICE IS POSTED IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE TOWN OF CHEEKTOWAGA AND THE TOWN OF CHEEKTOWAGA EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION AND SHALL REMAIN POSTED FOR A PERIOD OF EIGHT (8) WORKING DAYS. PLEASE SUBMIT THE ORIGINAL BID APPLICATION TO THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT, COPY OF SAME TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE TCEA (Greg Magnuszewski), AND TO THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE WASTEWATER PUMP STATION (Jon Nichy).

07/06/2021

JOB OPPORTUNITY-TITLE: WELDER
(Non-Competitive/Permanent)
DEPARTMENT: Central Garage
SALARY: Pursuant to TCEA Bargaining Agreement
SHIFT: 6 am – 2 pm
DATE: July 6, 2021

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Works as a journeyman welder; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
This is skilled work involving responsibility for efficient and workman-like performance of a variety of welding tasks and odd jobs requiring a good knowledge of the trade. General instructions are received regarding the tasks to perform permitting considerable leeway for planning the details of each assignment. Immediate supervision may be exercised over a small number of assistants.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Operates oxyacotylene and electric arc welding mechanisms, cutting and welding metal fabrics;
Repairs metal parts of student furniture;
Repairs mowers, trucks, snow plows and heavy equipment;
Repairs heating and plumbing equipment as needed;
Fabricates new equipment, brackets, frames, stairs, windows and sheet metal items;
Repairs other miscellaneous school equipment.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of the common practices, tools, terminology, and accident precautions of the welding trade; ability to perform oxycotylene and electric arc welding, brazing and burning with a high degree of skill; ability to read and interpret plans, blueprints and specifications; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to get along well with others; mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity; initiative and resourcefulness; industry and dependability; good physical condition.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
One (1) year of experience as a journeyman welder and completion of a standard grade school course; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of the foregoing training and experience.

THIS NOTICE IS POSTED IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE TOWN OF CHEEKTOWAGA AND THE TOWN OF CHEEKTOWAGA EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION AND SHALL REMAIN POSTED FOR A PERIOD OF EIGHT (8) WORKING DAYS. PLEASE SUBMIT AN ORIGINAL BID APPLICATION ADDRESSED TO THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT, A COPY OF SAME TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE TOWN OF CHEEKTOWAGA EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION (Greg Magnuszewski) AND TO THE GENERAL CREW CHIEF (Kevin Gozdziak).

07/04/2021
07/01/2021

Resident ID cards will be available on an additional day at the Ice Rink:
MONDAY, JULY 5TH
11:00AM-6:00PM

FREE OUTDOOR SUMMER CONCERTS ARE BACK thanks to our Cheektowaga Senior Center!
07/01/2021

FREE OUTDOOR SUMMER CONCERTS ARE BACK thanks to our Cheektowaga Senior Center!

FREE OUTDOOR SUMMER CONCERTS
Bring your chair and join us at our Center’s gazebo from 6:00-
8:00 pm for some great music on FOUR Tuesday evenings this summer. With the help of our dedicated senior volunteers, our concession stand WILL BE OPEN for our concerts. Fabulous, grilled Sahlen’s hot dogs will still be $2.50 each! All proceeds from the concessions benefit our Senior Foundation. We are so grateful to our awesome sponsors for their support—they are the reason we can offer these great FREE events for you!
July 13—THE NITETONES: a full assortment of music genres, performing a variety of hit songs from the 50’s through the 90’s. Complete with costume changes, this “floor show” is sure to entertain all music lovers. Sponsored by Cheektowaga Captain’s & Lieutenant’s Association and the Cheektowaga PBA

Just a friendly reminder, the Town of Cheektowaga still has funding available for mortgage and rental assistance for tho...
06/30/2021

Just a friendly reminder, the Town of Cheektowaga still has funding available for mortgage and rental assistance for those behind due to the COVID pandemic. Please contact Belmont Housing Resources of WNY at 884-7794 x105 for more information or to request an application.

Just a friendly reminder, the Town of Cheektowaga still has funding available for mortgage and rental assistance for those behind due to the COVID pandemic. Please contact Belmont Housing Resources of WNY at 884-7794 x105 for more information or to request an application.

Here is an ID card schedule for the ice rink until July 16th! Check back in 2 weeks for an updated ice rink ID card sche...
06/30/2021

Here is an ID card schedule for the ice rink until July 16th! Check back in 2 weeks for an updated ice rink ID card schedule.

Here is an ID card schedule for the ice rink until July 16th! Check back in 2 weeks for an updated ice rink ID card schedule.

06/30/2021

We are excited to host the Free Summer Lunch Program this year. See details and park sites below. If you have any questions, please let us know!

Congratulations to all of the 2021 John F. Kennedy High School graduates who celebrated this past Friday.  We know our f...
06/29/2021

Congratulations to all of the 2021 John F. Kennedy High School graduates who celebrated this past Friday. We know our future is in good hands and we wish you success in all your endeavors.

Congratulations to all of the 2021 John F. Kennedy High School graduates who celebrated this past Friday. We know our future is in good hands and we wish you success in all your endeavors.

06/29/2021

POOL FEE CORRECTION: $5.00 Admission is only for the Sloan Splash Pad - 50 Griffith St., Buffalo, NY 14212
A PROPER RESIDENT CARD OR VISITOR CARD IS NEEDED FOR ACCESS TO THE TOWN PARK POOL

Congratulations to the Cleveland Hill Class of 2021.  We hope your celebration on Friday was everything you imagined.  M...
06/29/2021

Congratulations to the Cleveland Hill Class of 2021. We hope your celebration on Friday was everything you imagined. May all your dreams come true.

Congratulations to the Cleveland Hill Class of 2021. We hope your celebration on Friday was everything you imagined. May all your dreams come true.

06/28/2021

UPDATE: After a very long hiatus, we will resume meetings at the Senior Center, following the schedule below. First group meeting will be Monday July 19th at 7:00pm. National Night Out will be held on Tuesday August 3rd. More details to follow...

Congratulations to our Maryvale High School 2021 Graduates who celebrated this past Saturday.  May your future be bright...
06/28/2021

Congratulations to our Maryvale High School 2021 Graduates who celebrated this past Saturday. May your future be bright and your opportunities abundant.

Congratulations to our Maryvale High School 2021 Graduates who celebrated this past Saturday. May your future be bright and your opportunities abundant.

06/25/2021

Congratulations to all of our CCHS 2021 Graduates! May your future be filled with abundance and joy.

Resident ID Card Information:
06/22/2021

Resident ID Card Information:

Resident ID Card Information:

06/21/2021

Erie County ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE:
Aero Drive between Holtz and Amherst Villa Road will be closed to replace a cross culvert. This will be a single-day closure on Wed. June 23rd from 8:00am-4:00pm.

06/20/2021
Supervisor Diane Benczkowski and Council Member Brian Pilarski were joined by Senator Tim Kennedy who announced his secu...
06/18/2021

Supervisor Diane Benczkowski and Council Member Brian Pilarski were joined by Senator Tim Kennedy who announced his securing of an additional $1 million in state funding for Cheektowaga’s ongoing effort to upgrade aging sewer infrastructure and reduce sanitary sewer overflows. This funding builds on the $20 million in state grants and another $15 million in zero-interest loans that Cheektowaga has already received for sewer improvements.

Stay cool this summer...the Town Park Pool will open June 21st!  See the schedule here.
06/18/2021

Stay cool this summer...the Town Park Pool will open June 21st! See the schedule here.

Stay cool this summer...the Town Park Pool will open June 21st! See the schedule here.

Thank you to our Cheektowaga Peewee Minors Hockey team along with the Cheektowaga Police Dept. for planting flowers at t...
06/16/2021

Thank you to our Cheektowaga Peewee Minors Hockey team along with the Cheektowaga Police Dept. for planting flowers at the CPD front entrance on Monday, June 14th. The team is paying for the flowers and spent the evening planting. Well done!

Thank you to our Cheektowaga Peewee Minors Hockey team along with the Cheektowaga Police Dept. for planting flowers at the CPD front entrance on Monday, June 14th. The team is paying for the flowers and spent the evening planting. Well done!

**SWIMMING LESSON INFORMATION** Our Youth & Rec. Dept. will be holding swimming lessons at the Town Park Pool this Summe...
06/16/2021

**SWIMMING LESSON INFORMATION**
Our Youth & Rec. Dept. will be holding swimming lessons at the Town Park Pool this Summer. Lessons begin on July 6th, and run through August 13th. Registration begins Monday, June 21st at 10am, on-line or by phone (valid Resident ID card on file, is required, to register). Registration concludes on July 5th. Class size is limited. If you have any questions, please call their office at 716-897-7207. Thank you!

**SWIMMING LESSON INFORMATION**
Our Youth & Rec. Dept. will be holding swimming lessons at the Town Park Pool this Summer. Lessons begin on July 6th, and run through August 13th. Registration begins Monday, June 21st at 10am, on-line or by phone (valid Resident ID card on file, is required, to register). Registration concludes on July 5th. Class size is limited. If you have any questions, please call their office at 716-897-7207. Thank you!

Address

3301 Broadway St
Cheektowaga, NY
14227

General information

Cheektowaga has about 87,000 residents, as determined by the US Census 2008 American Community Survey. Our Town is protected by a police department whose primary focus is community policing as well as several volunteer fire companies. We have many recreational and cultural opportunities for the entire family to enjoy.

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 9am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 9am - 4:30pm
Thursday 9am - 4:30pm
Friday 9am - 4:30pm

Telephone

(716) 686-3400

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