Public Notices

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

You can view Police Reform Reinvention Collaborative Plan FNL ADOPTED here.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE HANDY EQUIPMENT PROJECT
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Tuesday, the 4th day of May, 2021, at 7:30pm, or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, there will be a Public Hearing conducted by Town of Goshen Zoning Board of Appeals, Goshen Town Hall, 41 Webster Avenue, Goshen, New York 10924, to provide an opportunity for public comment on the Handy Equipment project. The Applicant is requesting an area variance for the minimum required setback, involving property located along Big Island Road within the Town of Goshen, as shown on the Tax Map thereof as Section 24, Block 1, Lots 32.21, 51.2 and 54.2.

TOWN OF GOSHEN CLEAN UP WILL BE HELD IN THE FALL

DEC Announces Residential Brush Burning Prohibited in New York State March 16 Through May 14
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the annual statewide ban prohibiting residential brush burning will begin March 16, and run through May 14. With spring approaching, DEC is reminding residents that conditions for wildfires are heightened in springtime when most wildfires occur.

Town Clerk 2021 Office Hours

NYSEG and RG&E Raise Awareness of Utility Scams During National Consumer Protection Week
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers have increased calls, texts, emails and in-person tactics, and they continue to contact utility customers asking for immediate payment to avoid service disconnection. Customers should be aware of the evolving tactics of scammers who are trying to steal payment information.

Get Hooked on Fishing...NOT Drugs!
Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler on Monday, March 1, 2021, announced the launch of the first District Attorney’s Office Youth Fishing Derby. The Derby will run from April 1, 2021 through September 6, 2021 and is open to children between the ages of five and eighteen who are children or grandchildren of Orange County residents.

Battery Storage Overlay Proposed Local Law #1 of 2021
 
Goshen Town Clerk’s Office Winter 2020 Hours

Notice of 2021 ADOPTED Budget

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

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.

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.