Town of Waterford, NY

65 Broad St.
Waterford, NY 12188

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Current Announcements as of 01/24/2023
Special Events, Announcements and New Web Features:
Special Meeting of the Waterford Town Board
 

Notice to Residents- Garbage and recycling pickup will be delayed- Due to the recent weather County Waste will be working on a one day delay this week-1/23/23- for garbage and recycling pickup.

Community Tree Decorating-  The Town Community Trees have once again been placed in Soldiers and Sailors Park and are ready for decorating.  The two trees sit on either side of the lighted archway at Soldiers and Sailors Park. We encourage all residents to place an ornament on one of the trees, this ornament can be in memory of someone or a special ornament you wish to share with the community. As a reminder, when placing your ornaments on the trees be sure to secure them tightly as they will be subject to wind, rain and snow.

 

County Waste Schedule Update County Waste pickup will be operating on a one-day delay starting Thursday 11/24.  Regular Thursday pickup will be on Friday 11/25, Friday pickup will be on Saturday 11/26

Special Announcement- The Waterford Town Board is proud to announce that we have asked the Waterford-Halfmoon Girls Class C State Champion Soccer Team to be the Grand Marshalls
for this year’s Christmas Parade.  The parade is Saturday November 26th will step off from 7th Street and Broad Street at 6:00PM.  The parade will conclude at Soldiers and Sailors Park where a spectacular tree lighting ceremony will be held.  We hope to see you all at the parade.
 
Town of Waterford Drive Thru Food Drive- Saturday November 19th 10am-12pm Waterford Community/Senior Center. All donations will benefit Waterford's three food pantries.
 
Sugarloaf Pond Concert Series- Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm starting September 22nd thru October 13th at the gazebo.
 
Family Movie Night - August 30th 7:30pm-  Sugarloaf Pond  -"Jurassic World" - hot dogs to be served at 7:30PM.
 
Promoting Bike Safety Throughout the next few months Officers will be handing out Stewart's Shops ice cream passes to children they see wearing a helmet while riding their bikes. These ice cream passes were donated by Stewart's Shops to help promote bike safety.
 

Free Covid Test Kit Pickup -Waterford residents can pick up a free Covid test kit at the Waterford Town Clerk’s Office, 65 Broad Street, Monday thru Friday 8:30am to 4:00pm. 



Local Laws, Propositions, Public Meetings, Public Notices and Hearings: 

Special Meeting Notice- November 29, 2022 7:00PM - The Town Board of the Town of Waterford will hold a Special Meeting along with the Regular Agenda Meeting on Tuesday November 29, 2022 at 7:00PM at Waterford Town Hall, 65 Broad St. Waterford, NY. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the hiring of a full time employee in the Supervisor’s Office.

Special Meeting Notice- November 9, 2022 6:45PM- The Town Board of the Town of Waterford will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday November 9, 2022 at 6:45PM at Waterford Town Hall, 65 Broad St. Waterford, NY and via Zoom. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the adoption of the 2023 Budget.

Notice of Public Hearing-November 9, 2022 6:30PM -There will be a Public Hearing of the Waterford Town Board to be held on Wednesday November 9, 2022 at 6:30PM at Waterford Town Hall, 65 Broad Street, Waterford NY and via Zoom for the purpose of hearing any and all comments on the proposed 2023 budget of the Town of Waterford.

Budget Workshop- The Town Board of the Town of Waterford will hold a Budget Workshop on Tuesday November 1, 2022 at 6:00 PM at Waterford Town Hall, 65 Broad Street, Waterford, NY and via ZOOM. The link to the Workshop will be posted on November 1st.

Notice of Public Hearing Waterford Town Board- October 4, 2022 6:55PM- Sewer Assessment Roll Waterford Sewer District No. 1  View the Sewer Assessment Roll- *There is no proposed sewer tax for 2023.

Notice of Public Hearing Zoning Board of Appeals- September 20, 2022 6:30PM regarding 2 Timber Drive.  The applicant is Lan Cantrell

Notice of Public Hearing Zoning Board of Appeals- September 20, 2022 6:45PM regarding 53 Towpath Lane. The applicant is Julie Nichols-Severance.

Notice of Public Hearing Zoning Board of Appeals - July 19, 2022  6:30PM regarding 6 Birch Glen Drive-  The applicant is Christopher Barre

Notice of Public Hearing The Town Board of the Town of Waterford will hold a Special Meeting along with the monthly Agenda Meeting on Tuesday June 28, 2022 at 7:00 PM at Waterford Town Hall 65 Broad Street Waterford NY. The purpose of the Special Meeting is to consider the hiring of a PT Cleaner for the Visitor Center.     View the  Special Meeting Notice June 28, 2022

Special Meeting of the Waterford Town Board May 31, 2022  7:00PM

Notice of Public Hearing Zoning Board of Appeals - June 1, 2022  6:30PM-  regarding 45 Columbus Avenue- J. Powers

Notice of Public Hearing Town Planning Board- June 13, 2022 7:30PM- regarding 291 Hudson River Road

Saratoga County Deceased Veterans ceremony. Tuesday, June 21 at 2:00 p.m.- Raymond “Butch” J. Giroux , Town of Waterford-  to be held at the Saratoga County Office Building, 40 McMaster Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12022

 


 

The Rockefeller Institute of Government is Introducing the Marijuana Opt-Out Tracker

Read the full NYS legislation on the cannabis law here.    


Property Tax Information: A new link has been added to the Town of Waterford's website that allows access to the Town's Online Tax Search System.  If you would like to find your Town Tax Bill online, please go to http://egov.basgov.com/Waterford/

Press Releases:

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Special Needs Registry

A Special Needs Registry is being established for the residents of the Village and Town of Waterford. The purpose of the Special Needs Registry is to make Emergency Service personnel aware of residents with special needs in the event of an emergency. Residents with Special Needs are asked to download a

on the Town website and submit it to the Town of Waterford Police Department.

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Important Information For Residents Of Northside

National Grid is undertaking an endeavor to enhance their gas service(s) to the residents of Northside.  The areas that will be affected are identified within a letter that was recently sent to each homeowner within the affected area and shown below.   Because of the size and scope of this undertaking, the Town has had regular meetings and communications with National Grid to ensure that the work be completed timely, with a moderate disruption to the neighborhood and with a full restoration of the disturbed areas to the Town standards.  The work that needs to be done has been identified and categorized into three phases.   Phase One will be within the west sidewalk area of Saratoga Avenue from Stewarts to Clifton Street.    Phase Two, which has begun, is from Saratoga Avenue, along Clifton Street and under the Canadian Pacific Railroad tracks.   Phase Three will be installing a new main and house services within and along the following streets:  River Street, Clifton Street, Grove Street, First Avenue from Clifton to Grace, and Grace Street from First Avenue to VanDerwerken Avenue.  At this time National Grid intends to begin work in the near future on Phases One and Three.   When those start dates become definite, we will update accordingly.  Click here to view the letter sent to homeowners in Northside.

 

Employment Opportunities Available:  updated 1/17/2023

Following is a list of Employment Opportunities in the Town of Waterford   

***Town Justice Vacancy***

The Town Justice presides over criminal and civil matters filed in Town Court; exercises preliminary jurisdiction over felonies and trial jurisdiction over misdemeanors, traffic infractions, code violations, evictions and small claims actions. Prior professional experience with the legal process, criminal and civil procedures will be beneficial. Any applicants not currently registered with the New York State Bar must take and pass a 5 day in-person certification class before being eligible to preside. The Court is in session on Thursday evenings, although arraignments and warrant applications will be required when Court is not in session. State law requires that applicant must reside within Town of Waterford, be 18 years of age and not be convicted of any felonies.

The current vacancy will be filled by an appointment by the Waterford Town Board. However, this is an elected position for a term of 4 years and candidates will be required to run in a town wide general election.  

All interested applicants should obtain an employment application from the Town Supervisor’s office located on the second floor of Town Hall on 65 Broad Street, Waterford, and submit completed application, letter of interest describing your background, along with a resume, by Friday, January 27, 2023 to: Town of Waterford, 65 Broad Street, Waterford, NY  12188.

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THE TOWN OF WATERFORD HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT

  • APPLICANTS MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE AND EITHER POSSESS A “CLASS B” OR HIGHER LICENSE OR BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A CDL LICENSE WITHIN 6 MONTHS OF HIRE.

    NON-CDL STARTING RATE OF PAY-$20.00 *    CDL STARTING RATE OF PAY - $22.00
  • MUST HAVE A GOOD WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF THE CARE & USE OF COMMON HAND AND POWER TOOLS.
  • MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM ROUTINE PHYSICAL LABOR; INCLUDING LIFTING OVER 50 LBS.
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK IN A TEAM ORIENTED ENVIRONMENT UNDER ALL WEATHER CONDITIONS.
  • APPLICANT MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK OVERTIME AS NEEDED.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED ONLINE AT:    WWW.TOWN.WATERFORD.NY.US

AND SUBMITTED TO THE SUPERVISOR’S OFFICE AT:

TOWN OF WATERFORD 65 BROAD STREET WATERFORD, NY 12188

 

Chauffeur

*             This position entails the transportation of citizens to approved destinations; including medical facilities and Senior Citizen Centers.  Maintains simple records of fuel used, mileage                   and passengers carried. 

*             Reports mechanical defects of motor vehicle to appropriate authority.

*             Good knowledge of driving safety practices and NYS traffic laws; good knowledge of the road & highway systems, ability to operate a motor vehicle under all driving and road                       conditions; ability to establish harmonious relations with fellow workers and the public.

*             Physical conditioning commensurate with the demands of the position. 

*             Applicant must possess a “Class C” or higher license OR be able to obtain a CDL license.

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