News & Events


Community Action Day Slated for May 23

Our annual "Spring Spruceup" day will once again be coordinated with the Byron-Bergen School. The 7th grade class will be helping with projects around the village, but everyone is invited to participate. The event begins at Hickory Park at 9:00 am.

Bulk Pickup Day

Our annual Bulk Pickup Day is scheduled for May 5th. Please have everything to the curb by 6:00 am.

Acceptable items:

  • Everything not prohibited below
  • Each item may weigh no more than 60 pounds
  • Loose items must be in containers or bundled together
  • Bundles must be shorter than 4 feet
  • Paint cans may contain ONLY dry paint

Unacceptable items:

  • Items weighing more than 60 pounds
  • Tires
  • Electronics
  • Appliances that contain Freon
  • Hazardous waste as defined by NYSDEC (asbestos, batteries, oil, 55-gallon drums, etc.)
  • Paint cans containing wet paint
  • Medical waste
  • Suspicious waste
  • Yard waste
  • Any waste not generated in the village

Even Bulkier Items

Got concrete, metal, stone, brick, or other heavy items? We'll have big dumpsters ready for you at the Village DPW from 6:30 am to 2:30 pm to accept heavy items and stuff that you'd rather not put in a container or bundle. Bring it on!

Community Garden Season to Begin May 4th

The Bergen Community Garden will be ready for planting by Friday, May 4th. Please contact the Village Office for information and to reserve your plot.

Brush Pick Up to Begin April 30th

The Village DPW will begin picking up yard debris on April 30th. All leaves must be in bio-degradable bags and brush should be stacked neatly, parallel to the street, and be no longer than four feet in length.

Scrap Metal Drive

The Village will host a Scrap Metal Drive from April 28th to May 4th to benefit our parks and community projects. Drop off items at the Village Quonset Hut located behind the Sage Pavilion at 62 South Lake Avenue. Questions? Call Gary Z at the Village Office.

Public Hearing for Proposed Sign Law Scheduled for January 10th

The Village Board of Trustees has scheduled a Public Hearing to hear comments on the proposed Sign Law on January 10th at 6:45pm. Copies of the law will be available at the Village Office for review.

December 27th Village Board Meeting Cancelled

The regular meeting of the Village Board of Trustees scheduled for December 27th has been cancelled. the next meeting will be January 10th.

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Monday December 4th

The Village of Bergen's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will be Monday, December 4th starting at 6:15 in Hickory Park. We will be caroling with Mr. and Mrs. Claus as we walk to Ward Park (across from the Rose Garden). There will be pictures with Santa, cookies, hot cocoa, crafts, cookie decorating and a performance from the 5th and 6th grade band. Don't miss out on this wonderful holiday tradition!