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5/23/2018 DPW Press Release - East Henley Residents

The City of Olean will be doing an emergency repair on a water main located on the 100 block of East Henley Street. Residents in that area may be without water beginning immediately. There is currently no timeframe for the completion available.

If you have any questions please contact the City of Olean Water Office at (716) 376-5657.

UPDATE: Repairs have been completed without service interruption.


5/23/2018 DPW Press Release - Boardmanville Area Residents - Refuse/Recycling Pickup

Due to the ongoing road construction on Madison Avenue, refuse/ recycling pickup will be delayed until Thursday, May 24, 2018. If you have taken it back from the curb, please put back out by 7AM Thursday if you wish to have it picked up this week.

Please call City of Olean DPW if any questions (716) 376-5650.


5/15/2018 DPW Press Release - Boardmanville Area Residents

Starting the week of May 21, 2018, the City of Olean Department of Public Works will be undertaking street work on Madison Avenue from Main Street to Highland Terrace.

This work will involve grinding and paving/milling the street. As the equipment is proceeding up the street, there will be delays getting in and out of driveways. Motorists looking to reach the streets above Madison Avenue should use Euclid Avenue.

This street improvement will be completed in 3-4 days, weather permitting. Thank you for your patience as we undertake this important street repair.

Please call City of Olean DPW if any questions (716) 376-5650.


5/9/2018 DPW Press Release - Olean Area Residents

The City and Town of Olean will be making necessary road repairs to Constitution Avenue. Starting immediately, temporary traffic signals will be installed reducing Constitution Avenue to one lane of traffic. Independence Drive will also be closed to traffic at its intersection with Constitution Avenue.

The repairs to the road will begin Monday, May 14, 2018, and are anticipated to be completed within a few days, weather permitting.

While Constitution Avenue will remain open to one lane of traffic, it will cause significant delays. Motorists are encouraged to take alternate routes. Access to businesses will remain open at all times.

Thank you for your patience as these important street improvements are undertaken.


Please call City of Olean DPW if any questions (716) 376-5650.


3/21/2018 DPW Press Release - Main Street Residents

The City of Olean Department of Public Works has a water main break on Main Street & Hamilton Avenue. The Water Distribution Division is making the emergency repair and will need to turn water off temporarily. Some homes in this area may be affected. Water will be turned back on as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.

Please call City of Olean DPW if any questions (716) 376-5650.


5/8/2018 DPW Press Release - South Fourth Street Residents

The City of Olean will be repairing a main water valve on the 100 block of South 4th Street, today, 5/8/18. The portion of South 4th Street between West State Street and West Henley St will be without water for approximately 3-4 hours beginning at 9 am. Residence have been notified.

If you have any questions please contact the City of Olean Water Office at (716) 376-5657.


3/21/2018 DPW Press Release - Main Street Residents

The City of Olean Department of Public Works has a water main break on Main Street & Hamilton Avenue. The Water Distribution Division is making the emergency repair and will need to turn water off temporarily. Some homes in this area may be affected. Water will be turned back on as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.

Please call City of Olean DPW if any questions (716) 376-5650.


1/29/2018 DPW Press Release

The City of Olean will be replacing a hydrant today, 1/29/18 on the 700 block of North Union Street. The portion of North Union Street between North 1st Street and Brookview Ave will be without water for approximately 2-3 hours beginning immediately. Residence are being notified.

If you have any questions please contact the City of Olean Water Office at (716) 376-5657.

UPDATE:

The City of Olean has experienced some problems during the hydrant replacement on North Union Street between N 1st Street and Brookview Ave. The water will remain off at this location until the issue is resolved. No timeframe is currently available. Brookview Avenue residence from North Union Street to Maple Street are also without water at this time. If you have any questions please contact the City of Olean Water Office at (716) 376-5657.


12/7/2017 DPW Press Release

The City of Olean will be replacing a hydrant on 12/8/2017 beginning at 8:00 a.m. on the 2200 block of West State Street. The Olean Medical Arts building will be without water for approximately 4-5 hours.

If you have any questions please contact the City of Olean Water Office at (716) 376-5657.


12/5/2017 DPW Press Release

The water will be off on 12/6/2017 beginning at 9:00 a.m. On portions of N Clark St, Cherry St, and Seneca Ave (between Clark and Cherry). Residents have been notified. The outage is expected to last 4-5 hours. This is a result of a main valve leak being repaired by the City of Olean.

Any questions, please call the Water Office at (716) 376-5657.


11/28/2017 DPW Press Release - ATTENTION ALL PROPERTY OWNERS/OCCUPANTS

This notice is to inform you that any water account balances that are past due as of February 15, 2018 will be placed as a lien against the May 1, 2018 City of Olean property taxes pursuant to the terms of the City Charter

In the event that there is a past due amount as of February 15, 2018 the current account will be closed and any balance remaining on that account will be placed on the tax roll and collected as a lien against the property. A new account will be created for billing beginning 1/1/2018. If this property is a rental, water will be put into the name of the property owner and will remain as is until all obligations to the property are paid in full and in good standing with the City of Olean.

*This is not a late notice. Account status may be checked by using the water/sewer past due report link located on the City of Olean website (www.cityofolean.org).

Please contact the City of Olean Water Office (716-376-5657) with any additional questions or concerns.


11/15/2017 DPW Press Release

The water will be off on 11/16/2017 beginning at 9:00 a.m. On portions of Gulf St, Delaware Ave (between King St and Gulf St), Prospect Ave at the dead end, and Kingston Dr. at the dead end. Residents have been notified. The outage is expected to last 4 hours. This is a result of a hydrant being replaced by the City of Olean.

Any questions, please call the Water Office at (716) 376-5657.


11/9/2017 Roundabout Detour

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, the City of Olean Department of Public Works will be placing a tree in the Union/State Street roundabout. Northbound and Eastbound drivers will be temporarily diverted. This will occur during the hours of 7AM-10AM. Please expect traffic delays.

Please call City of Olean DPW if any questions (716) 376-5650.


11/9/2017 BOYS AND GIRLS BASKETBALL

SIGN-UPS ARE STILL BEING TAKEN FOR BOYS AND GIRLS WINTER BASKETBALL LEAGUES. GAMES PLAYED AT ST. JOHN’S YOUTH CENTER. ANY BOY OR GIRL IN GRADES 4 TO 6 INTERESTED - PLEASE CALL THE YOUTH & RECREATION DEPARTMENT AT 376-5666.


11/7/2017 CITY OF OLEAN RESIDENTS

Starting Monday, November 13, 2017, the City of Olean Department of Public Works will start a second round of leaf pickup. Leaves (no tree limbs or branches) will be collected from the pavement and loaded mechanically into dump trucks for removal. Please have leaves raked to the side of the road by this time as it will be the last opportunity for pickup.

Questions regarding the leaf collection schedule should be directed to the Department of Public Works at (716) 376-5650.


10/31/2017 OAK STREET FIRE UPDATE


9/26/2017 PRINCE STREET RESIDENTS (UPDATE)

The paving scheduled for Prince Street has been postponed to Thursday, September 28, 2017. The street will remain open to local traffic only. This street improvement should be completed in one day. Thank you for your patience.

Please call City of Olean DPW if any questions (716) 376-5650.


9/20/2017 OLEAN AREA RESIDENTS

On Friday, September 22, 2017, the City of Olean Department of Public Works Electric Division will be replacing the traffic loops at the intersection of West State and North 4th Street.

This will require the closure of North 4th Street, from West State Street to Putnam Street, from approximately 6:30am to 2:00pm. Motorists are encouraged to use an alternate route.

The street will be reopened as quickly as possible. Please use caution when traveling in this area. Thank you for your patience.

Please call City of Olean DPW if any questions (716) 376-5650.


9/15/2017 OLEAN AREA RESIDENTS

On September 20, 2017, the City of Olean Department of Public Works and its contractor will be undertaking further street work on the following streets:

- South 3rd Street (dead end)
- South 4th Street (dead end)
- South 5th Street (dead end)
- Lundy’s Lane

This work will involve applying oil & stone to the streets. The streets will remain open to traffic. Any inconvenience will be temporary as the equipment is passing by the driveways.

These improvements are expected to be completed in one day. Thank you for your patience.

Please call City of Olean DPW if any questions (716) 376-5650.


9/13/2017 WATER MAIN LEAK - E RIVERSIDE DRIVE

The water is currently off on the 1800 and 1900 block of E Riverside Dr. This is due to a water main leak, there is currently no time frame available for this outage. Any questions, please call the Water Office at (716) 376-5657.


8/21/2017 NEW WATER MAIN - MADISON AVE

The city will be connecting to a new water main on Tuesday August 22, 2017. The water will be off on the 300 and 400 block of Madison Ave beginning at 8:30 a.m while this takes place. There is currently no time frame available for this outage. Any questions, please call the Water Office at (716) 376-5657.


8/9/2017 OLEAN AREA RESIDENTS

Reminder that there are several street projects underway in the vicinity of Wayne Street and Buffalo Street in the City of Olean. The contractor working on the portion of Wayne Street from N 1st to N 9th Street will begin milling on Thursday, August 10, 2017. This will cause very heavy congestion and motorists are urged to take a different route.

These street improvements are anticipated to be completed by end of month, weather permitting.

Please call City of Olean DPW if any questions (716) 376-5650.


8/1/2017

DPW Press Release - Wayne Street Work cont'd (pdf)


8/1/2017 OLEAN AREA RESIDENTS

On Wednesday, August 2, 2017, the City of Olean Department of Public Works Electric Division will be undertaking traffic control service at the intersection of West State and 4th Street.

This will cause the traffic signal to be inoperable from 6am to Noon. Traffic on West State Street will have the right-of-way and there will be temporary STOP signs on North and South 4th Street sides with right turn only. There may be congestion for traffic on the 4th Street sides. Motorists are encouraged to use an alternate route, where possible.

The signal will be restored as quickly as possible. Please use caution when traveling through this intersection. Thank you for your patience.

Please call City of Olean DPW if any questions (716) 376-5650.


7/31/2017 HOP V Home Rehabilitation Program

Cattaraugus Community Action has received a grant from the NY State Homes & Community Renewal to provide rehabilitation to homes in the City of Olean in need of repair. Repairs will include energy efficiency upgrades, structural issues & mediation of code violations.

Click here for more (pdf)


7/28/2017

DPW Press Release - Wayne Street Work (pdf)


7/18/2017 New Water Main

The city will be connecting to a new water main on Thursday July 20th 2017. The water will be off on Mountain View Drive, Tyler Ave, Buchanan Ave, and Sunrise Drive beginning at 8 a.m while this takes place. There is currently no time frame available for this outage.

Any questions, please call the Water Office at (716) 376-5657.


7/14/2017 Edgewood Avenue Residents

The street work originally scheduled to begin on Monday, July 17, 2017 has been postponed until further notice.

Please call City of Olean Department of Public Works at (716) 376-5650 with any questions.


7/12/2017 Edgewood Avenue Residents

Starting July 17, 2017, the City of Olean Department of Public Works will be undertaking street work on Edgewood Avenue.

This work will involve grinding and paving/milling the street, shoulder work, and updating sign posts and street signs. The street will remain open to traffic. Any inconvenience will be temporary as the equipment is passing by the driveways.

This street improvement will be completed over the next few weeks. Thank you for your patience.

Please call City of Olean DPW with any questions (716) 376-5650.


7/7/2017

Due to construction on Mountain View Drive the water will be off on Mountain View Drive, Tyler Ave, Buchanan Ave, and Sunrise Drive on 7/12/17 beginning at 8 a.m. There is currently no time frame available for this outage. Any questions, please call the Water Office at (716) 376-5657.


6/29/2017

DPW Press Release - Work Being Done on Dead End Streets (pdf)


6/14/2017

2017 Summer Meals Program (pdf)


6/14/2017

DPW Press Release - Water Main Installation

The City will be installing a new water main on Madison Ave on June 15th, 2017. Water will be off beginning at 8 a.m. for residences on Madison Ave from Highland Ave to the City line. Affected areas have been notified, there is currently no timeframe available. Any questions, please call the Water Office at (716) 376-5657.


6/6/2017

Community Participation Meeting

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
6:00 p.m.
Council Chambers, Olean Municipal Building
101 East State Street
Olean, NY 14760

Communities across New York State have again been invited to apply to Empire State Development to support revitalization and redevelopment initiatives that will transform their downtowns and urban cores into vibrant communities—the kinds of places where people want to live, work and play. Ten million dollars will be made available to each of 10 communities nominated across the State (one from each of the ten Regional Economic Development Council districts).

We invite you as residents, community stakeholders, business leaders, educational and cultural institution representatives, housing corporations, merchants and business owners, youth leaders and not-for-profit and advocacy organizations as well as social and public service organizations (police, healthcare providers) to join us at this Community Participation Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Olean Municipal Building, 101 East State Street, Olean, NY 14760. Your active involvement is essential to the success of our desire to enhance the attractiveness, livability and economic sustainability of our downtown and our community.

Questions and comments may be sent to mgeorge@cityofolean.org.


6/5/2017

Community Development Press Release - Community Open House 6/15/2017
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5/10/2017

DPW Press Release - Water Main Break

The City has located a water main break on Main Street, today, May 10th 2017. There are crews currently on site making repairs. Affected areas have been notified, there is currently no timeframe available. Any questions, please call the Water Office at (716) 376-5657.


4/20/2017

DPW Press Release - Upcoming Paving and Milling

On May 8-9, 2017, the City of Olean Department of Public Works will be undertaking milling and paving work on the following streets:

These streets will be closed to traffic from 7:00am to 5:00pm with local traffic only overnight.

Thank you for your patience as we improve these roads.

Please call City of Olean DPW if any questions (716) 376-5650.


3/29/2017

DPW Press Release - Water Main Replacement

The City will be replacing a water main valve on the corner of Times Square and North Barry Street on Saturday, April 1, 2017, water will be off beginning at 8 a.m. on Times Square.  Water is expected to be restored by 3 p.m. Any questions, please call the Water Office at (716) 376-5657.


3/22/2017

DPW Press Release - Water Main Replacement

The City will be replacing a water main valve on the corner of Times Square and North Barry Street on Saturday, March 25, 2017, water will be off beginning at 9 a.m. on Times Square, North Barry Street (from East State Street to Tompkins Street) and South Barry Street (from East State Street to East Henley Street). Water is expected to be restored to all residence and business by 3 p.m. Any questions, please call the Water Office at (716) 376-5657.


3/17/2017

Notice of Public Informational Meeting for the Olean Creek Bicycle and Pedestrian Crossing

The City of Olean will be holding a Public Informational Meeting on Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM in the Council Chambers in the City Building located at 101 E. State Street, Olean, NY. The purpose of the meeting is to present information pertaining to the Olean Creek Bicycle and Pedestrian Crossing Project, a City sponsored federally funded project involving enhancement of bicycle and pedestrian accommodations in the vicinity of War Veteran’s Park that improve safety and connectivity between destinations on the east and west sides of Olean Creek. A brief presentation will be given by the design team beginning at 6:30 PM. Following the presentation, the public will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide input regarding the project.

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