26 February 2016

2016 Garbage and Recycling Schedule

The City of Dunkirk has published its 2016 Garbage and Recycling Schedule!

Click below to view the schedule



Schedules can also be found on the Department of Public Works page here.

24 February 2016

Mayor Rosas proclaims February “African American History Month”


11 February 2016

Governor Cuomo Announces Major Expansion of Athenex, Creating 1,400 Jobs in Western NY

Governer Andrew Cuomo was in Dunkirk today to make a major economic development announcement. Athenex (formerly Kinex) to invest $1.62 billion in drug discovery and advanced manufacturing partnership, creating 900 jobs in Dunkirk and 500 jobs in Buffalo over the next ten years

NY State is investing $225 million to support the Buffalo Medical Innovation and Commercialization Hub and help create new opportunities for the region

Please visit the Governor’s website for all of the details and video from the announcement: Governor’s Major Economic Development Announcement

February 11, 2016– Dunkirk, NY – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces Athenex Pharmaceutical to locate 900 manufacturing jobs in Dunkirk, NY

13 January 2016

Senior Center Bingo Cancelled

Today’s “Big Bingo” at the Dunkirk Senior Center has been cancelled today.

11 January 2016

Recycling Cancelled

Today’s recycling has been cancelled.

8 January 2016


City of Dunkirk Department of Public Works reminds residents that there will be a curbside recycling pickup on Monday, January 11.

Recycling calendars for 2016 will be available soon.

31 December 2015

Rubbish Pickup

City of Dunkirk residents who usually put their garbage out for Friday pickup will have their pickup on Saturday, January 2, 2016, instead of January 1, 2016, in observance of New Year’s Day.


Recycling calendars for 2016 and 2017 are still to be determined, based on on-going changes by vendors available to accept the City’s recycled material. The calendars should be determined soon, so they can be printed and distributed early in 2016.


There is no recycling pickup scheduled until Monday, January 11, 2016, but the City’s drop-off recycling center on Lucas Avenue is open work days from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

22 December 2015

Rubbish-Christmas Week

Dunkirk City Hall will be closed on Thursday and Friday, December 24 and 25 in observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

 Rubbish in the Thursday collection zone will be picked up on Thursday as usual and rubbish in the Friday collection zone will be picked up on Saturday.

23 November 2015

Rubbish Pick up

Dunkirk City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 26 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

Rubbish in the Thursday collection zone will be picked up on Friday and rubbish in the Friday collection zone will be picked up on Saturday.

5 November 2015

Leaf Pickup

City of Dunkirk Public Works will be picking up bags and barrels of leaves beginning Monday, November 9.  Residents are asked to have bagged leaves at the curb by 7:00 am Monday.  Loose leaves will not be picked up at this time, but will be picked up by city crews the following week.