Public notices affect rights, property and tax dollars. Ultimately, they keep you informed about your community.
Extension of Declaration of Local State of Emergency
Town of Goshen Supervisor Douglas Bloomfield has extended the declaration of a local state of emergency for an additional 30 days till midnight May 21, 2020 as a result of the COVIS-19 pandemic.
Presidential Primary Flyer Correction
To all residents, please note that there was a error made in the Presidential Primary flyer that was recently mailed from the Orange County Board of Elections. The 2020 Presidential Primary date is June 23, 2020 not April 29th as was incorrectly printed.
Spring Clean Up 2020 POSTPONED
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak and in order to protect public health,
the Town of Goshen has made a decision to postpone Spring Cleanup and Brush pick up until further notice.
Clerk’s Office CLOSED till further notice
The Goshen Town Clerk’s Office is CLOSED until further notice due to the recent Covid-19 pandemic. You may contact the Clerk and the Deputy Clerk via email.
Dial A Bus is CANCELLED till further notice
Goshen - Chester Dial A Bus has been cancelled till further notice. Click the above link to see the name and number of some local taxi services.
ATTENTION TOWN OF GOSHEN WATER DISTRICTS-EPA Flushing Wipes Warning
Please do not flush anything other than toilet paper down your toilet.
Please be aware that cleansing wipes will cause back up and problems at our sewer pumping stations.
** TOWN HALL IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC**
Town Hall is now closed and will remain closed to the public until further notice as a result of the COVIS-19 pandemic.
Declaration of Local State of Emergency
Town of Goshen Supervisor Douglas Bloomfield has declared a local state of emergency as a result of the COVIS-19 pandemic.
A Important Message from the NY State Dept. of Health regarding the Coronavirus
Recently, a new coronavirus - 2019 Novel (New) Coronavirus – that was first detected in China is now spreading worldwide. This virus causes a disease called COVID-19 and can lead to fever, cough and shortness of breath. There are thousands of confirmed cases in a growing number of countries internationally and the virus is now spreading in the United States.
Here are some simple steps to help protect you from COVID-19 and other viruses.
A Important Message from the Assessor's Office
Be Aware of Property Tax Appeal Company’s which are doing mass mailings trying to get homeowners to sign up to review your property assessment. These companies will charge a fee if you receive any reduction. In the fine print there is also a $75 fee for an appraisal and a $30 court filing fee. Sometimes a penalty fee is also added if you decide to withdraw your case.
Please contact the Assessor’s Office before you sign anything.
Open Burning in New York Banned from March 16 to May 14
New York State has instituted a burn ban from March 16th-May 14th. All open burning is prohibited due to the risk of wildfires.
Open burning of household trash releases dangerous compounds including arsenic, carbon monoxide, benzene, styrene, formaldehyde, lead, hydrogen cyanide and dioxin, among others. Open burning is also the single greatest cause of wildfires in New York.
O&R WARNS OF CROOKS CALLING IN BILL PAYMENT FRAUD
O&R customers are being hounded by a new round of persistent predatory phone calls today from phony bill collectors trying to steal their money. The scheme goes this way: individuals posing as O&R employees call unsuspecting customers and threaten them with the immediate shut off of their electric service if they don’t pay phony O&R bills with Green Dot or other prepaid debit cards.
NYSEG Natural Gas Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips
Rest easy with these carbon monoxide safety tips. With the heating season upon us, here are a few safety tips to keep you and your family safe from the dangers of carbon monoxide.
Town of Goshen Budget
811 Before You Dig
Dig Safely New York’s location request services are free. Simply dial 811 or 1-800-962-7962 to reach our call centers, located in East Syracuse and Latham, NY. Our Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, to receive calls regarding planned excavation projects.
NYS DEPT. OF TAXATION & FINANCE – TOWN OF GOSHEN ASSESSOR’S EXEMPTION IMPACT
Section 495 to the Real Property Tax Law requires counties, cities, towns, villages and school districts to attach to their tentative/preliminary budgets an exemption report.
Exemption reports will provide taxpayers, policy makers, media and the general public with greater transparency on property tax exemptions and their effect on overall property taxes.
Exemptions are reductions in property taxes granted to certain groups of property owners (e.g., non-profits, seniors, veterans) and are paid for by increases in property taxes on all other taxpayers (except for the STAR exemption, which is funded directly by New York State).
Adopting an Amendment for Solar Energy Systems Fees
Resolution Adopting an Amendment to Schedule of Building, Planning and Zoning
Application and Inspection Fees for Solar Energy Systems.