Public Notices

Public notices affect rights, property and tax dollars. Ultimately, they keep you informed about your community.

Public Hearing Notice - INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW No. 2 OF 2019
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on the 12th day of December, 2019, at 7:30 PM, or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, a Public Hearing will be held before the Town Board of the Town of Goshen, New York, at Town Hall, located at 41 Webster Avenue, Goshen, New York, to consider Introductory Local Law No. 2 of 2019. The purpose of this local law is to amend Section 97-55 of the Code of the Town of Goshen ("Wind and Solar Energy Systems") to ensure consistency and clarity.

Public Hearing Notice - Urbanski Solar
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Thursday, the 5th day of December, 2019, at 7:30pm, or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, there will be a Joint Public Hearing conducted by Town of Goshen Planning Board and the Town of Goshen Town Board, at Goshen Town Hall, 41 Webster Avenue, Goshen, New York 10924, to provide an opportunity for public comment on the special permit application and site plan application for the Urbanski Solar proposed solar facility. The Applicant, Forefront Power, LLC, proposes to build a 5-megawatt solar facility, with battery storage, on property located within the Town of Goshen.

Annual Election Notice - Chester Fire District
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Annual Election of the Chester Fire District will take place on December 10, 2019, between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 9:00 P.M. at the Chester Fire District Commissioners offices located at 1410 Kings Highway, Chester, New York for the following purposes:
To elect two (2) Fire District Commissioners, each for a five (5) year tenn commencing January 1, 2020 and ending December 31, 2024; and
To elect one (1) Fire District Commissioner for the one (1) year balance of an unexpired te1m commencing January 1, 2020 and ending December 31, 2020. All residents of the Chester Fire District, who are duly registered to vote with the Orange County Board of Elections on or before November 18, 2019 shall be entitled to vote at this election.

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.

2020 Adopted Town of Goshen Budget

Road Closing Notice - Sarah Wells Trail (County Route 8)
Public Works of the County of Orange does hereby close all that portion of County Road No. 8 (Sarah Wells Trail) in the Town of Hamptonburgh, Orange County, New York. BEGINNING at the intersection of County Road No. 8 (Sarah Wells Trail) and Kimberly Drive for the purpose of allowing the Middletown & New Jersey Railroad, LLC, to excavate, repair, pave and do all such work as required in connection with the “Railroad Crossing Improvement of County Road 8” on said County Road.  Effective by the conspicuous posting of "Road Closed" signs on or about October 7, 2019.

Notice of Adoption Local Law 2 of 2019 - Authority to Assign Numbers; Notice
During its June 13, 2019 meeting, the Town Board of the Town of Goshen duly enacted Local Law No. 2 of 2019, amending Section 43-2 of the Town Code (“Authority to Assign Numbers; Notice”) to designate the Building Department as the entity to assign numbers to real property within the Town.

O&R customers are being hounded by a new round of persistent predatory phone calls from crooks trying to steal O&R customers’ money. The scheme goes this way: Crooks 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.

CALL 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.

Notice of Adoption Local Law 1 of 2019 - Dangerous Buildings
During its February 14, 2019 meeting, the Town Board of the Town of Goshen duly enacted Local Law No. 1 of 2019, amending Chapter 51 of the Code of the Town of Goshen (“Dangerous Buildings”) to conform with the procedures in State law.

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).

Resolution 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.