8 October Town Encourages Less Visits to Town Hall Amid COVID-19 Pandemic October 8, 2020 By Danyelle Barrett General 0 Supervisor Meyers is requesting anyone who does not need to physically come to town hall to please conduct business through email or phone whenever possible. If you are paying your water bill, the bills can either be mailed in, dropped through the mail slot in the front door of town hall after hours, or given to the court officer at the front door during the hours of 11am-3pm. Town hall is still currently open to the public from 11am-3pm. For the safety of our employees and everyone visiting town hall, we are trying to reduce the number of people coming into town hall. New Windsor is currently the third highest in positive COVID-19 test results in Orange County. Court officers are still screening temperatures of all visitors and masks are required. We thank everyone for their help in this matter! Related Articles Town Hall closed to public; Town Hall staff available via email, phone and websites Effective Thursday March 19 New Windsor Town Hall and Recreation Offices will be closed to the public. Employees will be available daily between 10am and 4pm to conduct business via phone, email and website. There is also a mail slot in the front door of town hall that is available for correspondence. Online services are available 24 hours a day at newwindsor-ny.gov. These include online utility bill payments, court fines and fees payments, online FOIL requests, online mapping, and more on our website. On Friday March 20 Town Hall and Recreation Offices will be closed for a deep cleaning and sanitization. Monday March 23 through Friday March 27, Town Hall and Recreation offices will be closed to the public, with employees available from 10am and 4pm to conduct business via phone, email and website. In addition, Supervisor Meyers is declaring a State of Emergency in the Town of New Windsor. THIS IS ONLY A FORMALITY, to ensure the Town is eligible for reimbursement for expenses occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it also removes restrictions on the bidding process. Please contact Supervisor Meyers office at (845) 563-4610 or email [email protected] with any questions or concerns. Updated Town Hall Hours for April 7-10 Updated Town Hall hours for this week starting on Tuesday, April 7: Tuesday & Wednesday, April 7 & 8: Town Hall will be open via phone, email and web from 12noon-4pm. Town Hall is still closed to the public. Refuse will be picked up as normal. Thursday, April 9: Town Hall will be closed for a deep cleaning and sanitization for the safety of our employees. Refuse will be picked up as normal. Friday, April 10: Town Hall will be closed in observance of Good Friday. Refuse normally picked up on Friday will be picked up on Monday, April 13. New Windsor cancels summer camps due to COVID-19 pandemic Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of New Windsor has made the difficult decision to cancel all town run summer camps that would have been held this summer. Supervisor Meyers is particularly concerned with the recent developments of the inflammatory syndrome being found in children that may possibly be related to COVID-19, which heavily factored into this decision. The Town understands how much our families enjoy these camps each summer, however the safety of children is of the utmost concern of our Town officials. 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 Hall hours for week of April 13-17 Town Hall & Recreation hours for this week: Monday - Thursday: 12pm-4pm via phone, email and web only. Town hall is still closed to the public. We'll be closed Friday for a deep cleaning and sanitization of town offices. Refuse will be picked up on a normal schedule all week, including Friday. Town of New Windsor in contact with Verizon regarding Fios service in town Town Supervisor Meyers has contacted Verizon regarding their ability to provide Fios service to New Windsor residents. Throughout the month of January Supervisor Meyers’ office has been in touch with the Verizon Director of State Government Affairs, and also the director directly responsible for the Mid-Hudson and Westchester area for Verizon. Both explained that Verizon’s current position is fulfilling their existing signed franchise agreements with other towns, cities and villages. Verizon is not entertaining or committing to any new franchise agreements at this time. Verizon has agreed to monitor the town’s request. Verizon and the Town will revisit this issue in six months to see if Verizon’s position has changed. Comments are closed.