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.

Community Survey for the Town of New Windsor Comprehensive Master Plan

The Town of New Windsor is beginning an update of their existing Comprehensive Plan.  A Comprehensive Plan is a document that describes the history, current state, and future vision for the community. It acts as a road map to guide future growth and development.   The committee tasked with this work would appreciate if you would complete the following online by September 11, 2020.   

The Town’s current Comprehensive Plan can be viewed at this link: 

Your survey responses will be kept confidential, and no none of your personal information will be used.  The Town of New Windsor Comprehensive Plan Committee thanks you for your time. 

Survey Link:

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Site (New Windsor) - NYSDEC Invites Public Comment on Draft Investigation Plan

NYSDEC Invites Public Comment About Draft Plan to Investigate Contamination at Brownfield Site on Little Britain Rd., New Windsor
This link opens a fact sheet that invites public comment about a draft work plan to investigate contamination at Central Hudson Gas & Electric, site ID #C336031 (New Windsor, Orange County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program:

NYSDEC is accepting public comments about the draft work plan through August 7, 2020. Please see fact sheet for details about the draft plan and how to comment.

The fact sheet is in PDF format. You can save, open, and read the fact sheet by using Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can go to the following web page on the NYSDEC web site to download the program:

New Windsor Community Day has been Canceled

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of New Windsor has made the difficult decision to cancel New Windsor Community Day scheduled for August 22nd.  The town is aware how many people look forward to this event, however with the amount of people that normally attend this event social distancing is not possible within the event grounds for visitors, vendors and employees.  The town looks forward to having the Community Day in 2021!

Town Hall Reopening to the public on Monday June 1st

Effective Monday June 1st, 2020, the Town of New Windsor will begin the process of reopening our offices to the public. The town’s court officers will be screening temperatures of all visitors and face coverings or masks will be required. The safety of our employees and our visitors is of the utmost concern to Supervisor Meyers and the Town Board. We encourage anyone who can still conduct business via phone or email to continue to do so.

Town Hall will be open to the public from 11am-3pm Monday through Friday. Social distancing will be in effect with specific waiting areas for each office. We ask for everyone’s cooperation with this reopening and to follow the directions of the court officers and town employees.

Town Court Update- May 28th

Court Updated Status: May 28, 2020

The Town of New Windsor Court Room is still closed until further notice for in-person trials, hearings, and pre-trial conferences, including Vehicle and Traffic Offenses, small claims, and summary proceedings. 

  1. If you have received a suspension notice from DMV with an effective suspension date during the time of the courts closure, those suspensions have either been lifted or removed.
  2. If you are concerned about an unpaid fine please know the court will NOT be enforcing any penalties to unpaid fines during the courts closure. We will be extending payments a minimum of 30 days from the courts re-opening.
  3. ALL court matters have administratively been adjourned until further notice:

   **If you had a court date during the courts closure, or have an upcoming court date while the court remains closed, we will be sending each person a notice with a new court date once we get the directives that the courts can re-open.



*** UPDATE: The Court Lobby will be open Monday through Friday 11 AM – 3 PM to file new cases, answering Vehicle and Traffic Tickets ( initial plea to the summons;  providing documentation that insurance and/or registration was in effect when issued the VTL Summons; vehicle defect issues have been corrected and paying fines.



We thank you for your cooperation in the effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19 to the others in the community.



Town Hall & Recreation hours for week of May 25-29

Town Hall and Recreation hours for the week of May 25-29 will be as follows:

Monday: Closed in observance of Memorial Day
Tuesday-Thursday: 12pm-4pm
Friday: Closed

All offices are still closed to the public. Town employees are available via phone, email, and through our website.

Refuse will be picked up on your normal day, with the exception of Monday, which will be picked up on Tuesday, May 26 due to the holiday.