Public Notices

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

November 3rd 2020 General Election Polling Locations in Goshen

Public Hearing on said Preliminary Budget on October 22, 2020
The Town Board of the Town of Goshen shall hold a Public Hearing on said Preliminary Budget on October 22, 2020 at 7:30p.m. or as soon thereafter as the public can be heard. At such hearing, any person may be heard in favor of, or against , or for comment on the Preliminary Budget, or for or against or comment on any item or items therein contained

DEC Asks Bowhunters to Report Deer that May Have Died from EHD
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today asked bowhunters who may encounter deer affected by Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) this fall to report the find to DEC. EHD is a viral disease of whitetail deer that cannot be contracted by humans. Reports from hunters help DEC track the disease's potential spread.
Residents may notice discolored water and all water related activities should be planned accordingly.
 
Public Hearing Notice - 2021 Budget of the Goshen Fire District
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the proposed 2021 Budget of the Goshen Fire District of the Town of Goshen, State of New York, will be presented to the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Goshen Fire District, for their consideration.  A PUBLIC HEARING will be held at 7:00PM in the training room of the Dikeman Fire Station, 10 Dikeman Drive, Goshen NY, 10924 in the Town of Goshen, State of New York on the 20th day of October, 2020.

Public Hearing Notice - 2021 Budget of the Florida Fire District
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the proposed 2021 Budget of the Florida Fire District, will be presented to the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Florida Fire District, for their consideration. A PUBLIC HEARING will be held at 7:00PM at the Fire Station located at 19 South Street, Florida NY, 10921 on the 20th day of October, 2020.

Public Hearing Notice - 2021 Budget of the Chester Fire District
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the proposed 2021 Budget of the Chester Fire District, will be presented to the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Chester Fire District, for their consideration. A PUBLIC HEARING will be held at 7:00PM Chester Fire District Commissioners Office, 1410 Kings Hwy, Chester NY, 10918 on the 20th day of October, 2020.

Hydrant Flushing Notice - Arcadia Hills, Stone Hedge, and Scotchtown Park

COVID19 Utility Shutoff Guidelines Factsheet
New York State Public Service Law* provides temporary protections for essential utility and municipal services during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you experienced a change of financial circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic, utilities and municipalities may not shut off your service for nonpayment, must reconnect your service within 48 hours, and must offer you a deferred payment agreement to pay any balance due.

2021 Exemption Impact Report

2021 Preliminary Budget

Town of Goshen Spring Clean Up 2020 October 5, 2020
NOTE: ALL ITEMS MUST BE CURBSIDE BY 7 A.M. ON October 5th. Click the link above for more information.

Board of Elections Press Release for November Elections
The Commissioners of Elections would like to inform voters that Election Day will take place on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 and poll sites throughout the County will be open 6am to 9pm. Orange County will be participating in Early Voting for the 2020 General Election. Voters will have the ability to exercise their right to vote during a nine-day period before Election Day at any of the seven locations throughout the County.

Bond Notice Arcadia Water District
The object or purpose for which the bonds are authorized is the increase and improvement of facilities of the Arcadia Hills Water District, consisting of replacement of an existing water storage tank and ancillary and related work in connection therewith, as described in the map, plan and report, at the estimated maximum cost of $700,000.

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 COVID-19
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.

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.

2020 Adopted Town of Goshen Budget

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.

NYS DEPT. OF TAXATION & FINANCE – TOWN OF GOSHEN ASSESSOR’S EXEMPTION IMPACT REPORT 2019
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.