Open Fires and Restrictions

Effective on October 14, 2009, all open burning is prohibited in New York with several exceptions including the following:

  • Campfires less than 3 feet in height and 4 feet in length, width or diameter are allowed.
  • Small cooking fires are allowed.
  • Fires cannot be left unattended and must be fully extinguished.
  • Only charcoal or clean, untreated or unpainted wood can be burned.
  • Ceremonial or celebratory bonfires are allowed.

In towns with a total population less than 20,000, you may burn tree limbs with attached leaves. The limbs must be less than 6 inches in diameter and 8 feet in length (also referred to as brush). However, this is not allowed from March 16 through May 14 due to the increased risk of wildfires.

Notice to All Wawayanda Residents

The Assessors Office is in the process of updating our records to ensure current inventory of all properties.
The Assessor and Data Collector will be taking exterior photos for the next several months.
If anyone has any concerns please contact the Assessor's Office at 845-355-5700, Option 9

O&R'S PROVIDING FOOD AND MEDICINE SPOILAGE REIMBURSEMENTS

O&R will reimburse customers for foor and prescription medicine spoilage if they lost power FOR THREE CONSECUTIVE DAYS or more during the two nor'easters that slammed the region recently.

Customers may receive reimbursements for up to #225 or up to $515 with receipts. Business owners are eligible for food spoilate reimbursements of up to $10,000 with receipts. 

While recognizing the efforts of hundreds of employees and mutual aid workers to restore power safely to over 140,000 customers, the company acknowledges that it was unable to provide reliable restoration times for some customers.

Those seeking to file for reimbursements can locate a reimbursement for at:  https://www.oru.com/en/services-and-outages/claim-form

 

Court Closings & Revised Court Dates

 Criminal Court for Thursday February 15th, 2018 will be held at 3:00pm (NO 5:00 pm session)

 Criminal Court for Thursday March 15th, 2018 will be held at 3:00pm (NO 5:00pm session)

CLOSINGS:

The Court Clerk's Office will be CLOSED Friday, February 16th, 2018 and Monday, February 19th, 2018 for President's Weekend. Court WILL NOT be in session on Monday, February 19th, 2018.

If you have a ticket that reads "RETURN BY MAIL BEFORE OR IN PERSON ON: 2/19/18":

* Please fill out part "A" (plea of guilty) or part "B" (plea of not guilty) and mail your ticket(s) in to the court. If you plea guilty, the court will send you a fine notice. If you plea not guilty, you will be sent a letter to appear in court.

* Please note: The date on your ticket(s) is only a date to enter a plea, no other action happens on this date

Cancellation of Town Board Workshop Meetin

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF WAWAYANDA

Please Take Notice that the monthly Town Board Workshop Meeting which was scheduled to take place on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, has been cancelled. The next meeting of the Town Baord will take place at 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Town Hall, 80 Ridgebury Hill Road, Slate Hill, NY 10973.

January 16, 2018

Kathryn A. Sherlock
Town Cler, 

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