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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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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
 

Notice of Public Hearing: Repeal & Rescind Local Law 5-2000 "Towing"

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 to repeal and rescind Local Law 5-2000 of the Town Code of the Town of New Windsor, entitled “Towing”, in its entirety, including any and all amendments thereto.

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
 

Supervisor Meyers contacting state and county officials regarding COVID-19 vaccine location in New Windsor

Supervisor Meyers is contacting New York State and Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus in regards to setting up a COVID-19 vaccination location at the Town Hall Complex. New Windsor Emergency Services has two Registered Nurses on staff who would administer the vaccine to eligible residents. 

All New York State guidelines would be followed. Supervisor Meyers would like to make it easier for eligible New Windsor residents to receive the vaccine.

The town will announce any plans as soon as it has more information from the state and county.

Message from Supervisor Meyers Regarding Town Finances

From Supervisor Meyers:

I want to give a quick synopsis of where the Town of New Windsor is heading next year as it relates to the town’s finances/taxes. The town, as is the case with many businesses and residents, is not in great financial condition. The town comptroller has cautioned me a number of times regarding his concerns as it relates to the town’s fiscal condition going forward next year. Two huge issues/problems facing the town are the economy and our union contracts with our unionized employees. These contracts were negotiated a couple of years ago during different economic times. An attempt was made to seek some concessions from the PBA and the CSEA - to no avail as of this time. Many of our businesses and residents are struggling (nationally 25% of businesses have gone out of business and are not coming back). I have been told many times recently by owners and residents: “I don’t know how I am going to pay my taxes.” We cannot continue going forward as if nothing is wrong.

I will update our taxpayers over the coming weeks as to what steps I am going to propose to the Town Board to address this situation. To me, raising taxes is not an option.