16 July 2019

Music on the Pier – 7/18/19

This Thursday, July 18, 2019 – Music on the Pier-Summer Concert Series 2019! Opening Act is Red Rhythm and MAIN ACT is: THE BREEZE BAND. Band Sponsor: Wells-Fieldbrook Foods. Presenting Sponsors: DFT Communications, Shults Resale Center and Brooks-TLC-Kaleida. Stage Sponsor: Chautauqua Nursing & Rehabilitation Center along with APG!

5 July 2019

The City of Dunkirk is on the right path to progress under the leadership of Mayor Rosas. Take a look at the video of the July 4th festivities filmed earlier in the day! Enjoy!

2 July 2019

Press Release

Dunkirk City Hall will be closed on Thursday, July 4th, 2019 for the 4th of July Holiday.

The City Independence Day fireworks are still on for 2019 and will begin after a test shot at about dusk

As always, the pier is closed during this event (and it is closed for reconstruction as well) but the usual viewing areas surrounding the natural amphitheater of beautiful Dunkirk Harbor will all be ready.

The City welcomes all residents and visitors to enjoy the fireworks display as organized by Dunkirk Special Events under Mayor Rosas and Events Coordinator Hector Rosas, with assistance from City DPW and City Development.

Photo by City of Dunkirk DPW attached of one of the displays from the 2018 City of Dunkirk July 4 Fireworks.

As per the 2019 Curbside Collection Schedule, Rubbish in the Thursday collection zone (District A) will be picked up on Friday, July 5th, 2019.  Rubbish in the Friday collection zone (District D) will be picked up on Saturday, July 6th, 2019.

Copies of the Curbside Collection Schedule, which are valid until February 29th, 2020 are still available in the City Clerk’s Office, City Treasurer’s Office & Public Works Department as well as the City’s website www.dunkirktoday.com.

1 July 2019

July 4th Celebration Events

July 4th Celebration is this week JULY 3-5, 2019 at Memorial Park in Dunkirk, NY! Join us for this HUGE 3 Day Celebration!

July 3: 
Wooden Ship (4:30-6:30PM)
The Chicago Authority (6:45-9:00PM)

July 4:
Rockin’ Robin (1:00-3:00PM)
Furious George (3:00-5:00PM)
Midnight Recovery (5:00-7:00PM)
The Rising (7:00-9:00PM)
Followed by the Largest Fireworks Celebration in Chautauqua County (begins at Dusk)! In case of inclement weather, the fireworks will be rescheduled to July 5, 2019.

July 5:
Passion Works (5:25-6:25PM)
KISS THIS (6:30-8:30PM)

Presenting Sponsors: DFT Communications, Shults Resale Center, and Brooks-TLC-Kaleida

Stage Sponsor: Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

15 Food Vendors!

Beginning with the July 4th Celebration, we will be using the Mayor’s Selfie Cam. Take a selfie at one of our events and text your picture to (716) 467-6017 to have it appear on the LED Sign!

26 June 2019


The Department of Public Works would like to advise residents that on Thursday, June 27th, Pittsburgh Tower and Tank will be inspecting the Willowbrook Water Tank.  This inspection is routine and is required every 5yrs for potable water tanks.  The inspection will include the interior (with a disinfected robotic dive camera) and the exterior for all structural safety items.

There will be no disruption to service during this time.

26 June 2019

Brush Pickup

The City of Dunkirk Public Works Department announces that brush pickup will begin on Monday, July 1st in District A.  District B will be picked up the week of July 8th, District C will be picked up the week of July 15th and District D will be picked up the week of July 22nd.

Brush must be at the curb by 7:30 am on the Monday of the respective collection week but no earlier than the previous Saturday. City crews will collect each area only once.  Brush placed at the curb after the crews pass by will not be collected and will be ticketed as a violation of the City Code and property owners will be prosecuted.  Brush should be bundled with string or twine no more than 4’ long, diameter of no more than 18” and shall weigh no more than 65 pounds.  Bundles should be placed between the sidewalk and curb but should not be placed near any posts, trees, water or sewer boxes, etc. which could be damaged during removal operations.  Brush placed on City property other than the area fronting the respective residential property will be ticketed.

City residents may also drop brush off at the Public Works facility on Lucas Avenue.  When dumping, note the separate pile for leaves, pine and other woods. Please do not mix.

You may refer to the 2019 Curbside Collection Schedule for further information.

26 June 2019

Mayor Rosas welcomed the DHS Class of 2019 to City Hall for the Senior Sweep 2019. Mayor Rosas wishes all students well in their future endeavors and congratulates them on behalf of the entire City of Dunkirk!

Mayor Rosas with Charmaine Moreland, DHS Class of 2019 Advisor
25 June 2019

Music on the Pier – June 27, 2019

21 June 2019


The Department of Public Works would like to remind Residents that during the hours of 12:00 Midnight until approximately 6:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday the City of Dunkirk will continue flushing water mains and fire hydrants in the city. 

The flushing will take approximately 2-3 more weeks to complete and during this process residents may, for brief periods, experience slightly cloudy water and reduced water pressure.  The Water Department recommends that residents check the cloudiness of their water before laundering and cooking.

21 June 2019

Chautauqua County Fair Advance Sale Tickets

Chautauqua County Fair-Dunkirk, NY

July 15 – July 21, 2019

Rides, Games, Food and Entertainment

Fun for the Entire Family!

Advance Sale tickets are available for $7.00 at the Dunkirk Festivals Office, 338 Central Ave (Suite 210), Dunkirk, NY 14048