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Town of New Windsor Press Releases

Please find and view the most up to date news and information regarding the Town of New Windsor listed below.

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Catskill Aqueduct Shutdown: 10/2/21 - 1/17/22

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection will be shutting down the Catskill Aqueduct on October 2, 2021 for the fourth and final portion of the Catskill Aqueduct repair project. This will be a 15 week shutdown through January 17, 2022. 

During this time the Town will be using its well systems and also drawing water from the Delaware Aqueduct through an interconnect with the Town of Newburgh.

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9/11 Memorial Service: 5pm at Town Hall

On September 11, a Day of Remembrance, the Town of New Windsor will be holding a 20th Anniversary Memorial Event.

The Town will be dedicating a Memorial bench including a section of steel from the World Trade Center, a reminder that we will and should never forget this day.

The Memorial will be held on the Town Hall grounds starting at 5pm and all are welcome to attend.

George J. Meyers, Supervisor
 

Hydrant Replacement - No Water 8/25 from 8pm-3am

Due to a hydrant replacement water service will be interrupted on Wednesday August 25, 2021 from 8pm to 3am in the following locations:

Rt 300 (from Executive Dr to Cause Way)
Executive Dr
Wembly Rd
Freedom Rd
Hempstead Rd
Commerce Dr
Industrial Way

A boil water advisory will follow the completion of the work.

In the event of inclement weather, this work will be done on Thursday, August 26, 2021

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions, please contact Scott VanDyke at 845-561-2550.

 

Update from Supervisor Meyers: NWPD Bike Patrol, Dog Park & New K9 Officer

From Supervisor Meyers:

We are introducing a few new additions for New Windsor that have been in planning stages for a couple of months. Beginning tomorrow, July 6, a police bicycle patrol will begin in our housing developments. We have had six of our officers in training for this detail. I think it is important for our officers to interact with our residents on a regular basis. My belief is that this type of patrol will be helpful in accomplishing that goal. The officers assigned to this detail are anxious to get started. There is a schedule of the dates and locations of these patrols and all our housing developments are included. Lieutenant Fred Fayo will provide oversight of this unit. The bikes will be rack mounted on a marked police vehicle and the officer will determine when and how long to patrol on the bike. I have heard repeatedly from our residents that they do not know any of the police officers, and I hope that this will create positive interaction for our residents with our officers.

I have been discussing a town dog park for New Windsor for a number of weeks and the park is now a reality. The park is located at our San G Park on Union Ave across from Heritage school. There are two sections for different size dogs and both have shade structures and water bowl filling stations. The gate key required for use of the dog park will be available at the town clerk’s office starting on Thursday, July 8.

In addition, as of this past Friday, we have a new K-9 unit assigned to our police patrol unit. Officer Joe Bell and his partner Duke graduated after months of training and will now be on patrol helping to keep New Windsor a safe place for all of us.

Police Records Clerk Civil Service Test

Orange County will be giving a civil service test for a police records clerk position.  There is no opening at this time, however the list is valid for four years and New Windsor Police Department anticipates an opening in that time frame.  Filing deadline is May 19. See attached PDF file for more information.  In addition to the job specifications listed, the job requires use of and proficiency with a computer.

Hydrant Flushing : May 3 - May 21, 2021

Attention New Windsor Water Customers:
The Town of New Windsor water department will begin flushing fire hydrants on Monday, May 3 and continue through Friday, May 21.  Town residents and Stewart Airport occupants, as well as the Firthcliffe Heights section of Cornwall may experience some water discoloration and low water pressure during this time.
If you have any questions please contact Scott Van Dyke at (845) 561-2550.

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Free Rabies Clinic: May 22 at Kristi Babcock Memorial Park

The Town of New Windsor Town Clerk, Kelly Allegra, and New Windsor’s Animal Control Officer, Stacy Conley, in cooperation with Orange County Dept. of Health, will be holding a FREE Drive-Thru animal rabies vaccination clinic at Kristi Babcock Memorial Park. This event will be held on Saturday May 22nd, 2021 from 10:00 until 12:30. Entrance signs and directional signs will be posted the day of the event.

The clinics are open to cats, dogs and ferrets of Orange County residents only. All pets must be restrained by leash or carrier and proof of prior vaccination should be brought to the clinic for the 3-year shot. Ferret shots are only good for ONE YEAR regardless of prior proof of vaccinations.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY: Register on our website or contact our town clerk's office at (845) 563-4611
 

Notice of Public Hearing: Towing Local Law

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TOWN OF NEW WINDSOR
TOWING LOCAL LAW OF THE TOWN OF NEW WINDSOR

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of New Windsor will hold a public hearing on the 3rd day of February, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in Town Hall, 555 Union Avenue, New Windsor, New York, to consider a Local Law entitled “Towing Local Law of the Town of New Windsor”.

The hearing will be held on February 3, 2021 at 7:00 p.m., however, due to public health and safety concerns related to COVID-19 and in accord with Executive Orders issued by the Governor of the State of New York, the Town intends to conduct this hearing remotely, with board members participating via videoconferencing technology from various locations.    Please check the Town’s website and Facebook page prior to the Public Hearing for updates, which may be necessary due to a lifting of the Governor’s Executive Orders.

If conducted remotely, the public will be able to view the hearing on the Town’s official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/NewWindsorNY/) or listen by telephone.  Information on how to listen by telephone will be posted before the meeting on the Town’s website at http://newwindsor-ny.gov/New-Windsor-Connect/Online-Meetings (a link to this page can also be found on the top right hand side of the Town’s homepage at http://newwindsor-ny.gov/).      

Every effort will also be made to give the public the opportunity to participate in the hearing via videoconference.  Instructions on how to participate will be posted before the hearing on the Town’s Facebook page and on the Town’s website, at the web address listed above.    

Any member of the public that wishes to be heard may email questions or comments, before or during the hearing, to [email protected].  

A copy of the proposed Local Law is available at the Town of New Windsor Town Clerk’s Office, 555 Union Avenue, New Windsor, NY and can be found on the homepage of the Town’s website at http://newwindsor-ny.gov/

                    BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD
                    TOWN OF NEW WINDSOR

                    KELLY ALLEGRA,
                    TOWN CLERK