Patterson Town Hall
1142 Route 311
Patterson, NY 12563
The Town's recycling program has expanded and it is now possible for you to recycle as much as 75% of your household waste!
Learn about the new program and how it has a direct effect on your property taxes.
|Town Board Meeting - December 2|
|Please take notice that the Patterson Town Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday December 2, 2015
will take place at the Patterson Recreation Center, 65 Front St. Patterson, NY at 7:00 P.M.
Dated: November 10, 2015
|Putnam Lake Carp Application|
|NYS DEC Notice of Complete Application for the stocking of carp in Putnam Lake|
|Proposed Monopole Telecommunication Tower|
|A public information meeting will be held Monday, November 16, at 7 PM at the Patterson Recreation Center on Front Street. Members of the community are invited to attend and speak about the project and its impact on the community. The Metro North Railroad is proposing to build a 180' telecommunications tower on railroad property near Rt. 164.|
|NYS Property Tax Freeze Credit|
|From: Mike Griffin, Patterson Town Supervisor
PATTERSON PROPERTY OWNERS GOT SOME GREAT NEWS THIS WEEK!
Property owners will be eligible for a rebate check under the NYS Property Tax Freeze Credit.
In order to be eligible for the 2016 rebate, next year’s budget for the Town of Patterson needed to meet two goals; comply with the Property Tax Cap and prepare an Efficiency Plan. The Preliminary Budget presented to the Public on October 7, 2015 met the Property Tax Cap.
In June, Richard Williams, Town Planner prepared and submitted to the State an Efficiency Plan on
behalf of the Town of Patterson. The Town received notice on October 14th that the State has
approved the Efficiency Plan.
|NYSEG Tree Trimming|
|New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG) will be trimming the vegetation around our facilities on the Putnam Lake 484 and Haviland Hollow 427 circuits during our routine cycle in 2015. The contractor that has been awarded the contract for the Haviland Hollow 427 is Nelson Tree Service. The contractor that has been awarded the contract for the Putnam Lake 484 is Jaflo. The Haviland Hollow 427 and Putnam Lake circuits are scheduled to be trimmed in late November / early December. NYSEG does this routine maintenance to insure the safe and reliable distribution of power. Affected roads can be found here.|
|2016 Final Budget|
|Budget documents are available on the
Town Board page.
Supervisor Griffin's message can be downloaded here.
|2015/2016 hunting licenses are on sale in the Town Clerk's office.|
|Amendment to Chapter 154 of the Patterson Town Code - Principle Permitted Uses|
|Details can be found here.|
|Amendment to Chapter 154 of the Patterson Town Code - Definitions|
|Details can be found here.|
|The burning ban has been lifted and we are now issuing permits.
|HUD Housing Choice Voucher Program|
|NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Putnam County Housing Corporation [PCHC] Carmel,
New York in accordance with regulations outlined by the Department of Housing and
Urban Development (HUD) and in accordance with New York State Home 8; Community
Renewal, Statewide Section 8 Voucher Program, Section 8 Administration Plan, April 1,
2012 will reopen the Section 8 waiting list for all income eligible individuals and families.
Annual income limits vary by household size.
Applications will be available to the public on January 5, 2015 at PCHC’s office, 11 Seminary Hill Road, Carmel, NY 10512; online at www.putnamhousing.com or by calling 845-225-8493. More information can be found here.
|Kidde Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Recall Failure|
|The Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services and the Putnam County Department of Consumer Affairs announces the
Safety Recall of the Kidde Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO detectors due to alarm failure.
Residents should check their Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO detectors to determine if they have installed the following models in their home of business. This recall involves the Kidde residential smoke alarm model i12010S with manufacture dates between December 18, 2013 and May 13, 2014, combination smoke/CO alarm model il2010SCO with manufacture dates between December 30, 2013 and May 13, 2014, and the Kidde combination smoke/CO alarm model KN-COSM-IBA with manufacture date between October 22, 2013 and May 13, 2014.
More information is available from the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services.
|Lifeline Discounted Phone Service|
|New York State's Lifeline discounted telephone service helps income eligible consumers stay
connected and save money on their monthly telephone bills. For more information on the
Lifeline service visit the NYS Public Service Commissions's
website or call 1-888-AskPSC1.
|Putnam County Health Dept. Events|
|NYSEG Warning: 'Green Dot MoneyPak Card' Scams|
|NNYSEG and RG&E, subsidiaries of Iberdrola USA, are warning customers about callers who say they
represent NYSEG or RG&E and are calling about billing matters. Some customers have been contacted
and warned that to avoid having their service shut off they should purchase a “Green Dot MoneyPak
Card” and contact the caller with the card information.
“We have repeatedly warned our customers about this scam and in most cases they become suspicious very quickly when someone attempts to takeHi Peter, advantage of them,” said Mark S. Lynch, president and CEO of NYSEG and RG&E. “We urge our customers to never let their guard down.”
NYSEG and RG&E offer these tips to keep account information secure:
- NYSEG and RG&E will not call a customer for payment if an account is in good standing.
Customers who have any questions about a call they have received for an overdue payment are likewise urged to contact NYSEG at 1.800-572-1111.
If customers believe they have been scammed, they should immediately contact the Federal Trade Commission (http://www.ftc.gov/) and their local police.
|All Hazard Mitigation Plan|
|A community planning committee, along with the support of county, regional and state agencies and
stakeholders, has recently been formed to address natural disasters that may occur in Putnam
County and develop strategies to mitigate against losses. In order to identify and plan for
future natural disasters, we need assistance from the citizens of Puntam County.
Please complete a brief survey that can be found here. This survey consists of 21 questions and will take less than 15 minutes to complete. The Putnam County Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee thanks you for taking the time to participate in this information-gathering process.
|NYSERDA Energy Awareness Programs|
|Learn about the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority's (NYSERDA) energy awareness programs and rebates for property owners and renters, and about job opportunities in the energy efficency field.|
|Become a Foster Parent|
|Open your home and your heart to a Putnam teen. Putnam County and United Way's 2-1-1 have partnered to get the word out. Click for more information.|
|Putnam Lake Park District Contacts|
|email@example.com or call 845-878-6500x41|
|Putnam County Transportation Task Force|
|The Task Force's report on public transportation in the County can be downloaded here.|
|Town of Patterson Returned Check Policy|
|A returned check fee will be charged to a payee for a payment made by check to the Town of
Patterson that is not honored. The amount of the fee will be $20, or the amount charged to the
Town, whichever is greater. The amount of the original payment, along with the returned check
fee, must be made by cash, bank check or money order. This policy is to be posted in all
departments that accept payments by check.
By Order of the Town Board.
|The documents for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York, Inc. have been posted to the Planning Board page.|
|Message From NYSEG|
|NYSEG Warns Customers to Be Safe and Ask for Identification
NYSEG reminds customers to be safe and ask for photo identification whenever anyone approaches them claiming to be a NYSEG employee or agent working on behalf of the company. Customers should also not hesitate to ask for the name and phone number of a supervisor they can call to verify the person’s identity. All NYSEG and RG&E employees carry photo identification.
Because of some recent complaints, customers are also reminded that:
|2010 Census Results|
|Profiles of General Population and Housing Characteristics are available online from the U.S.
Census Bureau. These profiles provide a look at a community’s population count, age and sex
distribution, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, household relationships, group quarters population,
housing occupancy and home ownership status. A profile is available for all states, counties,
minor civil divisions, places, American Indian and Alaska Native areas, the Hawaiian home lands,
and municipios in Puerto Rico. This information can be accessed from the
American Factfinder website or from the
We also invite you to explore these data on our interactive
Additional data products from the 2010 Census will be released through 2013. For more information on these upcoming products, please visit the Census At a Glance website.
|Proposed Changes to Zoning Code|
Various changes to the Patterson Zoning Codes are available for download here as a PDF file.
|Patterson Recreation Forms|
|Town Hall Emergency Number|
An after-hours voice mailbox has been created for town emergencies that require the notification of a town official. To use the system, call the main Town Hall main number at 845-878-6500 and request mailbox #32 at the prompt. The Town Hall phone system will contact a town official after you leave your message.
Please remember to dial 911 for all emergencies requiring police, fire, or emergency medical assistance.
|FOIL Requests (Freedom of Information Law)|
|FOIL requests are handled by the office of the Town Clerk. Requests for information must be made in writing, either by submitting a FOIL Request Form to the Town Clerk or by submitting an electronic request via the link on the Town Clerk information page. Contact the office of the Town Clerk for more information.|
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