Frequently Asked Questions - All FAQs

FAQs - All FAQs

No, the warrant constitutes the mantle of authority for the collecting officer to receive the taxes. Therefore, the warrant must be regarded as the instrument which empowers the collecting officer to begin the collection. Collection authority can not begin prior to the date of the warrant.

Address changes must be made in writing. Notify either the Tax Office or the Assessor’s Office by mail, e-mail or fax.

In order to make sure you will receive the tax bills prior to the penalty period (February for Town/County Taxes), you must notify the Tax Office in your Town. Send or fax a copy of the “Satisfaction of Mortgage” letter from your lender.

All exemptions are handled by the Assessor’s Office. Any questions, please call Assessor at (845) 355-5700 option 4

The basic STAR exemption only affects your School Tax portion of your primary residence.

RULES AND REGULATIONS
FOR INSPECTIONS OF PUBLIC RECORD

I.   The following records shall be available for public inspection:

  1. Final opinions made in the adjudication of cases.
  2. Statements of policy and intrpretations.
  3. Minutes of meetings and public hearings.
  4. Internal and external audits
  5. Administrative staff manuals.
  6. Police blotters and booking records.
  7. Names, addresses, titles and salaries of officers, and law enforcement agencies.
  8. Final determinations and dissenting opinions of members.
  9. Any other records, papers, documents or files required by any other law to be made available for public inspection and copying. 

II.   the following is a list of places, times and persons from whom information may be obtained:

1.TOWN CLERK - Kathryn Sherlock  - Tel. 845-355-5700, Option 3
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

2.BUILDING INSPECTOR - Charles White  - Tel. 845-355-5700, Option 7
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

3.PLANNING BOARD - Patt Battiato (Secretary) - Tel. 845-355-5700, Option 8
By appointment only (call between 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.)

4.ASSESSOR - Maria Pastena - Tel. 845-355-5700, Option 9

5. Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.
 

6.SUPERVISOR - John Razzano - Tel. 845-355-5700, Option 3
By appointment only (call between 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.)

7.TAX COLLECTOR - Kathryn Sherlock   - Tel. 845-355-5700, Option 3

8.JUSTICES - Timothy McElduff & Shaun O'Connor - Tel. 845-355-5700, Option 1
By appointment only.

Foil Request forms (Freedom of Information Law) are available for download by clicking the link below.
icon FOIL Request

Completed forms are submitted to the Town Clerk's office. Forms can be faxed to 845-355-8207 or hand delivered to the Wawayanda Town Hall, 80 Ridgebury Hill Road, Slate Hill, NY 10973 during the hours of 9am - 4pm, Monday - Friday.

For further information or questions call the Town Clerk's office, 845-355-5700.

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