Friendship is a town in Allegany County, New York, USA. The population was 2,004 at the 2010 census. The town's name was adopted to mark the resolution of earlier conflicts. See the History section for more information on the background. The Town is surrounded by large hills in a wide valley that runs west to east. Interstate 86 exit 29 is at the west end of the hamlet of Friendship. Gas, food and many other services are available in the Town. See the Shopping section for a more complete listing. The center of Town is located on Van Campen Creek, a tributary of the Genesee River. The Town provides a small school setting in the Friendship Central School district. In the greater area of Allegany County there are a variety of events, lodging and attractions. Check these out on discoveralleganycounty.com
The Town of Friendship is near the center of Allegany County and is northeast of Olean, New York.
REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETINGS Posted January 4, 2019
THE TOWN BOARD OF FRIENDSHIP HAS SET THE REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETINGS FOR THE 3RD WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT 7:00 PM AT THE DEPOT STREET MEETING ROOM.
ATTENTION: ROAD CLOSURE!! Posted December 10, 2018
ROAD CLOSING- COUNTY ROAD 31 BETWEEN MAIN STREET AND EAST WATER IS SCHEDULED TO BE CLOSED ON 12/17/18 FROM 8:00 HRS. TO 22:00 HRS. FOR WATER MAIN REPAIR AND HYDRANT REPLACEMENT. LOCAL TRAFFIC MAY USE BETWEEN EAST WATER AND ELM STREET.
ATTENTION; WATER SHUT OFF NOT Posted December 10, 2018
WATER WILL BE SHUT OFF ON WEST WATER STREET( COUNTY ROAD 31) BETWEEN MAIN STREET AND ELM STREET ON 12/17/18. THE PLANNED SHUT OFF TIME IS 16:00 HRS FOR A PERIOD OF LESS THAN 4 HRS.
** YOU MAY EXPERIENCE ROILY WATER**
SORRY FOR ANY INCOVENIENCE THIS MAY CREATE!
THE WATER DISTRICT
WATER/SEWER BILLS DUE 12/3/18 Posted November 30, 2018
REMINDER- WATER AND SEWER BILLS ARE DUE ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2018. PENALTY APPLIED AFTER THIS DATE. THE BILL MUST BE RECEIVED BY 12/3/18 TO AVOID PENALTY. THERE IS THE DROP BOX NEAR ENTRANCE FOR PAYMENTS AFTER OFFICE HOURS.
The Town of Friendship will be flushing hydrants on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 10:00 pm till 7:00 on Thursday, November 1, 2018.
They will also be flushing hydrants on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 10:00 pm till 7:00 am on Thursday, November 8, 2018.
You may experience low pressure and/or roily water.
HYDRANT FLUSHING NOTICE!!
The Town of Friendship will be Flushing Hydrants on Wednesday,
October 18, 2017 from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. on October 19, 2017.
You may experience low pressure and roily water.
REMINDER...There is a 6 bag limit or 3 can limit for garbage pick up.
ALSO .. the Refuse workers will not pick up your garbage unless it is in bags or cans!
NEW UPDATE ON BRIDGE CLOSURE! Posted August 9, 2017
NEW UPDATED NOTICE ON MOSS BROOK BRIDGE CLOSURE!
Moss Brook Road will be closed due to a Bridge replacement on Moss Brook Road;
Work to start on: August 14, 2017.
Road Closed 4 to 5 weeks.
Local traffic is recommended to use the Alternate Routes to access Moss Brook Road:
#1- Detour County Rte. 275 South to Wells Road.
#2 County Rte. 31 to East Hill Road to Wells Road, which will bring you onto
Moss Brook Road.
Thank you for your patience during this time.
Town of Friendship Hwy Superintendent
LOCAL LAW OF 2008-REFUSE/GARB Posted June 22, 2017
No materials will be picked up on collection day in excess of six(6) thirty gallon refuse bags or garbage containers; any more than that will be left at curbside and be asked to be re moved. No "trash" will be picked up on the last Friday of the month, only larger bulk items.
No trash can be at the curbside for more than twenty-four(24) hours before pickup.
No garbage, refuse, or trash of any kind accepted into the Refuse district from outside the boundaries of the refuse district. Any questions on the boundaries should ask to speak to the Superintendent of Public works.
Any person(s) committing an offense of Local Law #1of 2008 can be subject to a fine of up to $250.00 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both fine and imprisonment for each violation.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING-June Posted June 8, 2017
Notice of Public Hearing regarding the proposed increase and improvement of the facilities of the Town of Friendship Water District, being the replacement of water meters...
The Town of Friendship Dog Control officer will be going door to door doing a dog enumeration beginning the 1st week in June . Past due dog
licenses will have to be paid current and for any dog found to be
"unlicensed" or license expired will have to pay a $5.00 enumeration
fee. This can be done at the Town Hall with the Town Clerk on regular
business hours. All Dogs 4 months and older must have current
rabies and be licensed. $15.50 for a unspayed or unneutered dog; $7.50 for a spayed or neutered dog.
REFUSE/GARBAGE NOTICE Posted May 3, 2017
Regular and Large Refuse/Garbage pickup information.