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Highway Department

 

GARAGE HOURS:
January 1-June 3, 2016 and October 31-December 31, 2016 Monday through Friday - 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
June 6, 2016- October 28, 2016 Monday through Thursday - 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Highway Superintendent

Joseph Whalen
(518) 885-8502 EXT #25
Highway Clerk Leslie Zorn
(518) 885-8502 EXT #23

Permits

  • Culvert Permit Permit Application to construct a driveway connection within the Right of Way of a Town Highway.

Notices


 

  • The following roads will be scheduled for paving this year (2016), cost permitting:
    • Sherwood Ln and

      Sherwood Park Dr

      0.65 miles

      Diamond Rd

      0.50 miles

      Benedict Rd

      0.44 miles

      Randall Rd

      (Goode St to Hop City Rd)

      1.4 miles

      Devils Ln

      (Goode St to Hop City Rd)

      1.0 miles

      Kelley Meadow Rd

      0.37 miles

      Tiffault Rd

      (Possibly)

      0.10 miles

       


Truck Reservations: Town trucks will be available for yard clean up starting May 2nd-May 27th (Reservations start April 25th) and again October 3rd-October 28th (Reservations start September 26th).  There will be four trucks available per day.  Reservations will be taken and given in the order in which they are received. 

 

Basketball Hoops in Town Rights-of-Way: A reminder to those who have portable basketball hoops, they are prohibited in Town highway rights-of-way. The rights-of-way on most Town highways is 50' to 60'. Therefore, we will not be held responsible for any basketball hoops placed out by the road at anytime of the year. Our plow drivers have their hands full plowing around other objects as it is.

Hydrants: We will keep hydrants cleared as fast as we can after heavy snow storms. The Town currently has 341 hydrants. If you would like to be helpful and have one by your house, keep it cleared. You should get a discount on your home owners insurance for having fire protection close to your home. I know our volunteer fire fighters as well as the Water Dept. will appreciate your cooperation. They say time helps fight fires so please don't be afraid to adopt one of these red helpful life savers.

Mailbox Repair and Sand: Residents who have had their mailbox damaged will have them repaired to receive their mail in a timely fashion. If you have damage to the post that holds the mail box, we will replace the post in the spring when the frost is out of the ground. Our plow drivers do all they can do with the winter's blinding snows and oncoming cars not to hit these objects on our rights of way. The Highway Department is not responsible to keep your mailboxes completely free of snow; it is yours as the home owner. If the Town residents need sand, it is available behind the Highway Dept. and one of the men may assist you.

Outlet Road Facility: This facility is for the disposal of brush, leaves and lawn clippings. Residents can come to the Highway Office to sign out the key during weekday hours.

Street Sweeping: Street sweepers will be out by the first week in April.

Wood Chips: Wood chips are available at the Highway Garage.