Public Notices

Public notices affect rights, property and tax dollars. Ultimately, they keep you informed about your community.
Free Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
Leftover household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients are considered household hazardous waste or HHW. Products such as paints, cleaners, oils, batteries and pesticides that contain potentially hazardous ingredients require special care when you dispose of them.
Orange County residents can dispose of their Household Hazardous Waste items for FREE on Saturday April 13, 2019 at Thomas Bull Memorial Park from 9:00am - 3:00pm. Click here for more information on acceptable items.

Hydrant Flushing Notice April 2019 to Residents of Hambletonian Park, Heritage Estates, Arcadia Hills, Stone Hedge, Scotchtown Park
As part of the Town’s ongoing efforts to improve the quality of water delivered to each consumer in our water districts, hydrants will be flushed during the weeks of April 15h through April 26th. Residents may notice discolored water and all water related activities should be planned accordingly.

The undersigned Commissioner of Public Works of the County of Orange does hereby close all that portion of County Road No. 77 (Egbertson Rd.) in the Town of Hamptonburgh, Orange County, New York. Said closing being effective by the conspicuous posting of "Road Closed" signs on or about April 08, 2019. Said county road will be closed to all through traffic for a period of approximately Fourteen (14) days in accordance with the provisions of Section 104 of the Highway Law.

CALL 811 Before You Dig
Dig Safely New York’s location request services are free. Simply dial 811 or 1-800-962-7962 to reach our call centers, located in East Syracuse and Latham, NY. Our Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, to receive calls regarding planned excavation projects.

Spring Cleanup - April 29, 2019
The Town of Goshen will host its annual Spring Cleanup on April 29, 2019, when residents can put out old furniture and the like for the Highway Department to haul away. Items should be put out the previous night. Although most household items are allowed, there are some restrictions: Click here for complete listing.

Notice of Adoption Local Law 1 of 2019 - Dangerous Buildings
During its February 14, 2019 meeting, the Town Board of the Town of Goshen duly enacted Local Law No. 1 of 2019, amending Chapter 51 of the Code of the Town of Goshen (“Dangerous Buildings”) to conform with the procedures in State law.

Annual Spring Burn Ban Begins March 16, 2019
The residential open burning ban will begin in the spring, which DEC enforces between March 16 and May 14. This statewide annual burn ban temporarily outlaws residential brush and yard debris burning. For more information about open burning, including the regulation (Part 215), visit DEC’s website to learn before you burn.

2019 Adopted Town Budget
Adopted Town Budget for 2019

Section 495 to the Real Property Tax Law requires counties, cities, towns, villages and school districts to attach to their tentative/preliminary budgets an exemption report.
Exemption reports will provide taxpayers, policy makers, media and the general public with greater transparency on property tax exemptions and their effect on overall property taxes.
Exemptions are reductions in property taxes granted to certain groups of property owners (e.g., non-profits, seniors, veterans) and are paid for by increases in property taxes on all other taxpayers (except for the STAR exemption, which is funded directly by New York State).

Change to Building Permit Submission Process effective June 1, 2018
As of June 1, 2018, all plans for a building permit application must submit two hard copies and one digital copy. See this document for complete details.

O&R warned its customers today about a new phony bill-payment scheme --- this time in Spanish on Facebook --- in which crooks pose as “consultants” who offer to help customers pay their debts. In reality, the crooks are stealing the customers’ money.

Resolution Adopting an Amendment for Solar Energy Systems Fees
Resolution Adopting an Amendment to Schedule of Building, Planning and Zoning Application and Inspection Fees for Solar Energy Systems.