3/8/2021 DPW Press Release – Walkable Olean Phase II

In the next couple weeks, the City of Olean Department of Public Works and its contractor will continue work on the Walkable Olean Phase II project along Main Street (between North Union Street and Center Street) and along Front Street (between North Union Street and First Avenue). Most work will be focused south of the Main Street bridge. Two-way vehicle traffic and pedestrian traffic will be open for the length…

3/8/2021 DPW Press Release – Water Line Replacement & Repaving Project

In the next couple of weeks, the City of Olean Department of Public Works and its contractor will begin the 2nd phase of water line replacement on Washington Street (from N 10th St to N 15th St). Once this work is completed, the contractor will begin repaving North 4th Street (from Washington Street to West Sullivan Street) and Washington Street (from 4th Street to 15th Street). Only local traffic will…


Reminder that all water/sewer bills must be paid IN FULL by 5pm on Friday, February 19, 2021. Any accounts with a remaining balance will be closed, water will be put in property owner’s name, and balance placed as a lien on City taxes. Tenants that do not pay their bill will no longer be able to place water in their name. Call City of Olean Water Office with questions. (716)…

1/29/2021 DPW Press Release

Recent weather activity has created hazardous sidewalk conditions. Residents and Business Owners are reminded it is their responsibility to keep sidewalks clear of all ice and snow in order to protect those that use the walks to get around the City. You can reach the Department of Public Works at (716) 376-5650 or [email protected] with any concerns.

1/28/2021 Press Release

During some feature upgrades, an email reminder function was turned on that sent out some errant email reminders for water/sewer bills coming due. If you received one of these email reminders, please disregard it. We apologize for any confusion/inconvenience this may have caused.