Patterson Town Hall
1142 Route 311
Patterson, NY 12563
Modified Procedures for Town Meetings
The Town Board of the Town of Patterson will begin on June 24, 2020 to hold meetings at Patterson Town Hall, 1142 Route 311, Patterson, New York. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the following procedures will be in place until further notice:
Similar procedures will be followed by the Patterson Planning Board and Patterson Zoning Board of Appeals. Please check their schedules for appropriate meeting dates and times.
Town Hall Closed to the Public
Due to the present risk of COVID -19, and to protect the safety of our employees, Patterson Town Hall is closed but the lobby is open to serve the public. The Town Clerk, Building and other Departments will continue to be available through phone and e-mail Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. to assist our residents. Please visit the Town’s website at https://www.pattersonny.org for application forms and other information. Please contact the specific Departments to make arrangements should you need to drop off any payments, applications and other document submissions.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
By Order of the Town Supervisor
Masks are required until further notice.
Grievance hearings will be held in-person this year. Instructions for the grievance process may be found on the Assessor's page.
The NYS Department of Health has set up a hotline for information on COVID-19. The number will operate between 9:00 AM and 9:00 PM. The hotline number is 1-888-364-3065.
The Putnam County Health Department website carries extensive information on the coronavirus outbreak. Please refer to the Health Department for updated information. The Putnam County website and social media sites are updated frequently with information concerning COVID-19.
The Health Dept. staff is closely monitoring the situation and remains in close contact with the New York State Department of Health.
Respiratory illnesses spread quickly, and so does disinformation. Refer to trusted sources, with track records of providing accurate science and health related information.
Small Business Loans
|ZBA Secretary Position|
|The Town Board of the Town of Patterson will be accepting resumes for the full-time position of
Secretary. Work involves a wide variety of responsible clerical and record keeping duties,
requiring confidentiality and use of independent judgment. Work involves considerable contact
with the public and Zoning Board members.
More details can be found here.
|The Final Town budget for 2023 can be found on the Town Board page.|
|Quit Smoking Classes|
|Standard Workday Resolution|
|The Standard Workday Resolution document may be downloaded here.|
|Military Tribute Banners|
|Property Tax Myths and Misunderstandings|
To assist in clarifying questions relative to the 2022 assessments versus taxes, please see this article. The article explains all facets of the assessment process.
For reference, the Town of Patterson realized an average market value increase of 8%.
The 8% represents market changes (equalization changes). “Values change in response to economic changes measurable in the market place” (ORPTS).
|2022 MS4 Report|
TOWN OF PATTERSON
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Town of Patterson has prepared an MS4 Annual Report for the period ending on March 9, 2022. The Annual Report has been prepared pursuant to the NYSDEC General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (GP-0-10-002) and is available for review at http://www.pattersonny.org or at the offices of the Planning Department at Patterson Town Hall, PO Box 470, 1142 Route 311, Patterson, New York. Comments on the Annual Report will be received by the Planning Department at the above-mentioned address or by e-mail at email@example.com until Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
RICHARD D. WILLIAMS SR.
|Budget Bill S. 8006/A. 9006|
|Governor Hochul's budget includes legislation which would significantly affect the Town of Patterson and its land use policies. Correspondence from Supervisor Williams to NYS Senator Harckham may be downloaded below.|
|NYSEG Rate Increase|
|Click here for a message from NYSEG.|
|There have been a number of incidents where Town employees or contractors who are providing
municipal services on behalf of the Town have been subjected to abuse and harassment in the course of
their duties. Most recently, there has been a report that a homeowner in Putnam Lake harassed an
employee of Suburban Carting, while he was in the course of his duties, calling him a racial epithet.
No worker providing essential municipal services should be subjected to such abusive and degrading
treatment. Such conduct will not be tolerated.
The Town of Patterson stands with its employees and contractors and will take all necessary and appropriate steps to protect them.
|NYSEG Rate Increase|
|A message from NYSEG regarding rising energy costs may be found here.|
Please take notice that the Patterson Town Board is looking for qualified individuals to fill vacancies on the following boards: Board of Assessment Review, Veterans Park Advisory Board, Putnam Lake Park Advisory Board, and the Ethics Board.
Interested individuals may send letters of interest and resumes to Eileen Fitzpatrick, Town Clerk, PO Box 470, Patterson, New York 12563 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
By Order of the Town Board
August 3, 2021
|TOWN OF PATTERSON EMS NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES (HIPAA)|
This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. The document may be downloaded here.
|Town Email Notification List|
|Town residents can receive notifications about blasting at the Peckham Quarry by signing up for the email notification service, which is available on the Town Board webpage.|
|Little Free Libraries|
Check out Patterson's brand new Little Free Libraries sponsored by the Patterson Rotary. You'll find one at the entrance to the Patterson Recreation Center and the other at Club Court Park, Putnam Lake. Children are welcome to take a book to read and/or leave a book to share with others.
|Putnam County Personnel Announces Civil Service Exam|
|Please refer to the County website for details and application form.|
|Section 8 Vouchers|
|The Housing Choice Voucher Program is a federal housing program administered by the U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The program provides housing assistance to
renters with low to moderate income in the form of rental subsidies.
The Putnam County Housing Corporation (PCHC) Carmel, New York in accordance with regulations outlined by the New York State Homes & Community Renewal, Statewide Section 8 Voucher Program, Section 8 Administration Plan April 26, 2021, will reopen the Section 8 waiting list for all income eligible individuals and families. Details are available here.
|Putnam Lake Notice|
Putnam Lake was designated as an “impaired waterbody” due to excessive nutrients (phosphorus), algae, and poor water clarity, which could impact recreational uses in the lake. Total phosphorus concentrations in Putnam Lake are 50 percent greater than the average concentration found throughout the Lower Hudson region.
NYS DEC has prepared an action plan to deal with Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB). The report can be found here.
The NYS DEC report on wastewater collection and treatment can be found here.
|NYSEG Warning: Scams Calls|
|Customers have reported receiving automated calls from “NYSEG” telling them that their
electricity will be shut off later that day. The customer is instructed to call back to prevent this.
The callback numbers, which vary, answer with “NYSEG automated service line,” and prompt you to press
These calls are not from NYSEG and are an attempt to scam residents and businesses.
Some precautions to take to avoid falling victim to a scam:
|Advertising packets are being delivered weekly to many Patterson homes. They are typically wrapped in blue plastic bags and left in your driveway. These packets are becoming roadside litter in many cases. If you are receiving these packets and no longer wish to receive them, please call the delivery service at 973-445-0964 or email email@example.com and request that your address be removed from the delivery schedule. Also remember that the printed material can be bundled with the rest of your fibrous materials and included for your weekly recycling pickup. The plastic bag is also recyclable and can be taken to a local plastic bag dropoff facility. Recycling information is available here.|
|Unwanted and expired prescription, over the counter, and other unused medication may be dropped off at Town Hall via the Med Return collection box.|
|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.
|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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