Wappinger Town Hall is closed to the general public effective March 19, 2020. Town Hall will continue to be closed through April 30, 2020.
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Wappinger Town Hall To Close to General Public. Town Postponed and Cancelled Certain Activities To Prevent Spread of COVID-19

Wappinger Town Hall To Close To General Public, With Appointments Available
 
Pursuant to Executive Order #2 of 2020, Declaring a State of Emergency by Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro, Supervisor Richard L. Thurston has announced effective March 18, 2020 at 4:00pm, Wappinger Town Hall and all Town offices will be closed to the general public in order to limit the spread of COVID-19.
 
Wappinger Town Hall and all Town offices will be staffed with essential employees effective 8:30am tomorrow. Residents, business owners, etc will be able to make appointments with the appropriate departments via telephone and email, all available at http://townofwappingerny.gov/phone-directory/
There will be document drop boxes under the portico of Wappinger Town Hall for each department. These documents will be processed by the respective department within 24 hours.
 
Tax, water, and sewer bill payments should be paid via mail or through the Town’s online bill pay system, http://townofwappingerny.gov/online-bill-payments/
 
The renewal of Dog Licensing can be handled via mail or online at http://townofwappingerny.gov/dog-control/
 
Meetings of the Wappinger Town Board will be postponed, including this Monday, March 23, 2020. Public participation will be limited to 10 in house seats due to social distancing requirements from the Governor of the State of New York. Comments can be emailed. Once Meetings are held, they will continue to be live streamed on WappingerTV (channel 35 Verizon, channel 22 Cablevison) and online at http://wappingertownny.iqm2.com/citizens/Default.aspx?AgencyName=WappingerTownNY
 
Meetings of the Wappinger Town Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals will be cancelled pending further notice.
 
Wappinger Town Justice Court will continue to be closed to the public pursuant to orders from New York State Office of Court Administration. Tickets and fines can be mailed in to the Wappinger Town Justice Court, 20 Middlebush Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.
 
The Wappinger Town Recycle Center will be accepting household (kitchen) garbage ONLY.
 
Town parks will continue to be open to the public with the encouragement of social distancing.
 
Town of Wappinger Government has been keeping regular contact with our senior populations and Senior Center membership. Any seniors that may be in need of assistance should call (845) 297-3670

3/26/2020

At this time, Wappinger parks remain OPEN to the public.

Playgrounds, athletic fields, and courts in the parks are CLOSED.

Please make responsible use of the ample open space, walkways, and trails in the parks and stay clear of the closed areas. Please practice social distancing.


3/24/2020

Due to the Corona Virus here is an update on the current workforce situation at Town Hall

Building Department:

1.   All in-house inspections are suspended at this time. Outside inspections are being scheduled by our clerks at this time. Please call 845-297-6256.

2.   We are still collecting building permit applications at the front of the building in outside bins daily between the hours of 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

3.   Our staff is working primarily from home, so please be patient when calling, we will try to get back to you as soon as possible.

4.   Reaching us by email will speed a response by someone on our team. Check our website for email addresses.

5.   Complaints: If it is a safety issue please call the main number which is 845-297-4158.


Planning and Zoning:

1.   All board meetings for the month of April are cancelled.

2.   We will email you with the next available agenda when we feel it is safe to start scheduling new meetings.

3.   We have a drop box out by the front of the Town Hall building daily from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday for submittals to the various boards. It is marked Building Department.

4.   Please email Bea Ogunti with questions at bogunti@townofwappingerny.gov or Barbara Roberti at broberti@townofwappingerny.gov

 


 

Town of Wappinger To Postpone and Suspend Certain Activities To Prevent The Spread of COVID-19

 

Wappinger, NY— On Monday, March 16, 2020 at 11:00am; Wappinger Town Supervisor Richard L. Thurston authorized the suspension and postponement of various Town of Wappinger activities and programs to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Wappinger Town Hall and Town offices will remain open and operational.

The following facilities have been temporarily closed:

¨  Town of Wappinger Justice Court will be adjourned for 45 days.

¨ Wappinger Town Senior Citizen Center will be closed for 2 weeks.

¨ Wappinger Town Recycle Center & Transfer Station will be closed until the end of March. The Highway Department will be accepting HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE ONLY

The following activities have been postponed:

¨  The sale of Recycle Center Permits and Garbage Tickets are suspended until the end of March.

¨ Town of Wappinger Easter Egg Hunt. A date for a Spring Bunny Hop will be announced.

¨ The Joseph Ennesser 5k Race for Veterans.

The Town of Wappinger will continue to staff offices and departments to ensure that your Town Government operations continue.  Meetings of the Wappinger Town Board, Planning Board, and Zoning Board of Appeals will continue to held.

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