Village of Fredonia is mulling dissolution

FREDONIA, N.Y. (WIVB) — The village of Fredonia is mulling dissolving into the town of Pomfret.

The Dunkirk Observer reports that the subject is being openly discussed as recently as Monday’s Fredonia village board meeting.

Fredonia is one of many smaller communities exploring the option of merging into a larger community.

Eleven villages have shut down since 2009, including Pike in Wyoming County and Limestone, Randolph, East Randolph and Perrysburg in Cattaraugus County, according to the New York Department of State.

However moves to dissolve Williamsville, Sloan and Farnham were defeated by voters in 2010. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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