Patterson Town Hall
1142 Route 311
Patterson, NY 12563
|Beach Opening Schedule for Memorial Day|
Due to a lack of available Lifeguards beach operations Beach operations for Memorial Day have been restricted.
Beach Opening Schedule for Memorial Day:
|2023 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, 2023. 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, 2023.
RICHARD D. WILLIAMS SR.
|Ban on Burning|
|A New York State "Burn Ban" will be in effect from March 16 through May 14.|
|Smoking Cessation Program|
|NYSDEC Cleanup of Kessman Landfill|
|The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) will be performing remedial action at the Cross-County Sanitary / Kessman Landfill site under New York State’s Superfund program. Work is scheduled to begin this Spring. Details may be downloaded here.|
|NYS Consumer Assistance Webpage|
|The NYS Department of Public Service has valuable winter preparedness resources for consumers such as controlling heating costs, consumer protections, energy efficiency and winter safety, as well as links to state and utility financial assistance programs. Visit:|
|The Final Town budget for 2023 can be found on the Town Board page.|
|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).
Please see the article and should you have any questions, feel free to contact the assessor’s office at 845-878-9300.
|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.
ADU from Budget
|NYSEG Rate Increase|
|Click here for a message from NYSEG.|
|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.|
|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:
|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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