Town of Waterford Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
In compliance with NY State directives for the containment of Covid – 19, there will be no admittance to Town Hall for any meetings until further notice. The Waterford Town Board will be conducting all public meetings virtually using Zoom technology. Zoom is an online audio and web conferencing platform, that allows livestreaming events as well as providing teleconference access.
The public is invited to monitor the meetings by downloading and installing the free Zoom software on their computer or mobile device. A link to the meeting will be posted here on our website that will allow access to the livestream meeting. A phone number will also be posted for those that want to call in rather than accessing via the internet. As per our usual practice, the public will be invited to offer comments and questions at the end of the meeting.
If you have questions regarding this process please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 518-235-8282.
The Town Zoning Board will meet virtually using Zoom, a web-based conferencing platform, and by teleconference on the 15th day of June, 2021, at 6:30 P.M.
The public is invited to monitor this meeting by clicking on the following link that will launch the Zoom meeting. If prompted participants should use meeting ID: 843 6538 3557, passcode: 602365. If you prefer not to use the zoom software to monitor the meeting, you can call in using this phone number for audio only; (929) 205-6099 using the same meeting ID and Passcode noted previously.
Tuesday June 15th 2021, 6:30pm
Town Board Work Shop
The Town Board of the Town of Waterford, NY will hold a workshop via Zoom and by teleconference on Thursday July 1st, 2021 at 7:00 PM regarding Zoning & Subdivision Revisions to the Town Code (Chapters 161 & A166).
The Waterford Town Board will meet virtually using Zoom, a web-based conferencing platform, and by teleconference on the 1st day of July,2021, at 7:00 o'clock P.M.
The July Town Board Work Shop is scheduled for 7pm on Thursday, July 1st, 2021. The public is invited to monitor this meeting by clicking on the following link that will launch the zoom meeting. If prompted to enter meeting ID, participants should use meeting ID 843 4586 0492, passcode 119350. If you prefer not to use the zoom software to monitor the meeting, you can call in using this phone number for audio only; (929) 205-6099 using the same meeting ID and Passcode noted previously.
Thursday July 1st 2021, 07:00pm
For Release Immediate: June 10, 2021
Contact: Jeff Cleary
(518) 233-9123 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Town of Waterford to Commemorate Flag Day with Special Flag Raising Ceremony
Waterford, NY- Today, Waterford Supervisor John Lawler announced that the Town will commemorate Flag Day with a flag-raising ceremony at the Waterford Harbor Visitor Center (Hurst Harbor Center), 1 Tugboat Alley, Waterford, New York 12188 at 9:00 am on Monday, June 14th.
“Today, I am pleased to invite the public to come to the Hurst Harbor Center to join with the rest of our great community, The Town Board, our Town Clerk and our Town Judges to honor our flag and all that it stands for.” said Waterford Supervisor, John Lawler. “It has been said that our flag is not mere cloth, it represents our country and therefore represents all of us.”-Lawler concluded.
“244 years ago, on June 14, 1777 the 2nd Continental Congress passed a resolution adopting the Flag of the United States. Waterford has played an important role in the founding of this nation and her sons and daughters have served our nation throughout her history. It is fitting that during these challenging times, we pause and reflect on our past and remember what binds us together as a people.”- stated Councilwoman Laurie Marble.
“It is appropriate that we take a moment to acknowledge and remember what our American Flag stands for, and that goes beyond simply saying the Pledge of Allegiance. Today we need to truly appreciate living in this country.”- Said Councilman Jim Boudreau.
The public is welcome to attend and all are asked to observe current CDC Covid-19 guidelines.
The Town of Waterford is seeking a Full Time
SENIOR CITIZEN / COMMUNITY CENTER DIRECTOR
-Planning, promoting, and directing all Senior Citizen Center programs.
-Organizing and supervising recreational and craft programs and activities to meet the
diversified needs and engage the interests of the Waterford Seniors social club.
-Planning and implementing a variety of special events suited to senior needs; including community projects, workshops, presenters, and excursions.
-Working with churches, schools, and other organizations in the community to ensure maximum program participation.
-Preparing and distributing publicity and news release material and speaking to civic groups on the topic of senior citizens.
-Preparing and publishing an engaging and creative monthly program calendar which incorporates events and programs by the 1st of every month.
-Identifying grant opportunities and participating in grant writing to generate funding support for innovative senior center programs and activities.
-Ensuring the smooth operation of the daily Meals on Wheels program working cooperatively with the County of Saratoga Office for the Aging.
-Responsibly managing and supervising all aspects of Town provided medical and recreational transportation operations; including personnel and scheduling.
-Supervising the activities of subordinate employees and volunteers in the varied activities at the center.
-Keeping records of expenses and making budget recommendations for program needs.
-Preparing and maintaining a variety of related reports and records.
-The position reports directly to the assigned Town Councilperson liaison and dotted line reporting to the Town Supervisor.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Needed:
-Working knowledge of planning and practices relative to acquiring and equipping Senior Center recreational facilities.
-Ability to read, understand and interpret Federal and State regulations affecting senior citizens such as the Older American Act.
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Empathy for the problems and feelings of the senior population.
-Knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
-Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
A) Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Recreational Services, or related field and one (1) year of full-time paid experience; OR
B) Associate degree in Human Services, Recreational Services, or related field and three (3) years of full-time paid experience.
***CIVIL SERVICE POSITION***
Send resume to: Town of Waterford
65 Broad Street
Waterford, NY 12188
The Town of Waterford is seeking a Full Time Information Technology Specialist to oversee the Town’s growing technical network.
Primary responsibilities include:
-Maintain the Town’s network of electronic data infrastructure which includes both wired and wireless technology. This includes hardware and software installation and ongoing support, as well as server and network administration.
-Maintain the integrity of the Town Windows Server and desktop environment ensuring data protection using the latest virus and internet filtering software.
-Ensure the integrity of the data backup and restore processes.
-Maintain the Town’s enterprise email system.
-Provide technical support for all other town enterprise and stand-alone systems.
-Research and recommend appropriate technology initiatives.
-Oversee the installation and maintenance of security and webcam technology.
-Maintain the Town’s website and manage updates as necessary.
-Provide support for Town zoom meetings as necessary.
-Serves as point of contact with the Town’s telephone & internet service provider.
This position reports directly to the Town Supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electronic Technology or a closely related field and (2) years experience in maintaining a computer network, maintaining computer hardware, associated software and peripheral equipment OR an Associate’s degree in Computer Science, Electronic Technology or a closely related field and (4) years experience in maintaining a computer network, maintaining computer hardware, associated software and peripheral equipment.
Submit Resume to: Town of Waterford
65 Broad Street
Waterford, NY 12188
Deadline submission: May 14, 2021
*CIVIL SERVICE POSITION*
From the Assessor:
Please see the link below for the 2021 Tentative Assessment Roll on the County Website.
Saratoga County Department of Public Works outlining their plans to repave Fonda Rd this year. Click Here to see the announcement.
Waterford Annual Trash Drop Off 2021
Contaminated PCB Cleanup Project
Preliminary work for the long delayed cleanup of the PCB contaminated site at the former Fredrichson Cooperage on Saratoga Avenue has begun, and the removal of PCB contaminated soils will begin this month. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will conduct a virtual public information meeting at 7:00 PM on Thursday, March 11th to discuss the overall project and the plans in place to protect the health and safety of nearby residents. All Waterford residents are encouraged to attend the meeting as this project will impact traffic and the use of the Champlain Canal Trail. The meeting will also include an opportunity for residents to ask questions or offer comments regarding the project.
Important COVID -19 Vaccination Update
The Saratoga County Department of Public Health has created an online form by which individuals may register for an opportunity to receive a Covid 19 vaccination. The registration in available to those individuals who are currently eligible to receive the vaccine per the conditions established by the Governor’s prior Executive Orders.
Qualifying individuals who complete and submit the form will be entered into a lottery system and individuals who are selected will be notified and receive further instructions from the Saratoga County Department of Public Health.
Here is the link for the County registration website:
PLEASE NOTE! SUBMITTING THIS FORM IS NO GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL BE SELECTED TO RECEIVE A VACCINATION. INDIVIDUALS ELGIBLE FOR VACCINATION SHOULD CONTTINUE TO ACCESS THE NY STATE WEBSITE FOR SECURING A CONFIRMED APPOINMENT.
Here is the link for the NY State Covid-19 vaccination website:
Here is the telephone number for the NY State vaccination hotline:
NEW YORK STATE COVID-19 VACCINATION HOTLINE
PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTERING WITH THE SARATOGA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH WEBSITE DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE A VACCINATION. YOUR NAME WILL BE ENTERED INTO A LOTTERY SYSTEM AND INDIVIDUALS WILL BE RANDOMLY SELECTED FOR VACCINATION.
PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW THE REQUIREMENTS LOCATED ON BOTH WEBSITES TO DETERMINE IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A COVID-19 VACCINATATION PER THE GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS.
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