Town of Waterford, NY

65 Broad St.
Waterford, NY 12188

 Waterford Zoning Board Meeting May 18th at 6:30 PM

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.

The May Zoning Board meeting is scheduled for 6:30pm on Tuesday, May 18th, 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: 863 0216 4345 , passcode 022090. 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.

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Town of Waterford
Memorial Day Observation

The Town of Waterford will honor and observe Memorial Day with a procession and wreath- laying on Wednesday, May 26th at 7:00 PM.

The first responders of Waterford, including representatives from the fire department, police department and rescue squad along with local veterans will proceed through town to Soldiers and Sailors Park where a wreath-laying ceremony will take place. The procession will follow the traditional parade route (forming on Clifton Street, proceeding onto Saratoga Avenue and onto Broad Street).

“We must not, and will not allow the pandemic to keep us from this most important recognition. We will pause to remember those who made the supreme sacrifice defending our freedoms, while asking the public to do the same in a safe and respectful manner,” said Waterford Supervisor, John Lawler.

We ask all in attendance to follow the CDC guidelines in relation to Covid-19 protocols.


The Town of Waterford is seeking a Full Time
SENIOR CITIZEN / COMMUNITY CENTER DIRECTOR

Responsibilities include:

-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.

Minimum Qualifications:
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
Supervisor’s Office
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
Supervisor’s Office
65 Broad Street
Waterford, NY 12188
lawlerj@town.waterford.ny.us

Deadline submission: May 14, 2021

*CIVIL SERVICE POSITION*


Town of Waterford
Community Garden Meeting
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 6:00 PM
Waterford Community/Senior Center
125 2nd Street, Waterford NY 12188

The Town of Waterford is pleased to announce the creation of a community garden to be located at the Waterford Community/senior Center at 125 2nd Street. This project will benefit the participating volunteers and our local food pantries.

“This is a very exciting and worthwhile project,” said Waterford Supervisor John Lawler. “The garden will bring our community together and will benefit all who participate. Equally as important, much of the fresh produce will supply our local food pantries.”

The construction of the garden is being undertaken by the Town Highway Department under the supervision of Superintendent Tony Lubas. “The Community Garden project is a wonderful investment in our community and we are fortunate to have a dedicated and talented staff at the Town Highway Department. I am grateful for their efforts make this plan a reality,” stated Waterford Councilman Jim Boudreau.

Councilwoman Laurie Marble said “Waterford is rich with recreational opportunities. The Community Garden is an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, eat healthy and, support our neighbors through our food banks. I’m grateful to all who are working to bring this project to fruition.”

The public is invited to an informational meeting to learn more about the Waterford Community Garden. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 12th at 6:00 PM at the Waterford Community/Senior Center, 125 2nd Street, Waterford.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Please take notice that the Town Board of the Town of Waterford will hold a public hearing on May 27, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. virtually via Zoom and by teleconference to hear public comment on the proposed Local Law to amend Chapter 161 and A166 of the Town of Waterford Code. A link to the public hearing will be posted on the Town of Waterford website and Town Facebook page. If prompted participants should use meeting ID: 865 7322 1448 , passcode 014805
If you prefer not to use the zoom software to monitor the public hearing you can call in using phone number (929) 205-6099 for audio only using the same meeting ID and passcode noted previously. Questions or comments can also be mailed to the Town Clerk, 65 Broad Street Waterford, NY 12188.
May 5, 2021
By Order of the Town Board of the Town of Waterford.

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From the Assessor:

Please see the link below for the 2021 Tentative Assessment Roll on the County Website.

https://www.saratogacountyny.gov/2021-tentative-assessment-rolls


WATERFORD HYDRANT FLUSHING
The Water Commissioners will be flushing hydrants
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM starting
April 26th through May 28th 2021
Water at times may be discolored, but at no
time will bacterial quality be affected.
Laundering should be AVOIDED during flushing hours
*******SCHEDULE*******
HUDSON RIVER RD. & VILLAGE April 26th - May 7th
MIDDLETOWN RD. & SIDE STREETS May 3rd - May 14th
FONDA ROAD & SIDE STREETS May 10th - May 21st
NORTHSIDE-DIAL CITY May 17th - May 28th


THE TOWN OF WATERFORD
IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITONS:
• Full & Part time Lifeguards – MUST be Red Cross certified by June 15, 2021
(Provide certification with application if available at that time)

• Weekend Part time Cleaner at the Waterford Visitor Center

Applications are available on the Town’s website at: www.town.waterford.ny.us or at the Supervisor’s Office, 65 Broad Street Waterford, NY.
For more information, call (518) 527-1740
Application deadline is May 15, 2021


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 

Click Here for flyer


 

 Fredrichson Cooperage

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.

To attend the virtual meeting, please visit bit.ly/community-meeting-cooperage. Additional project information is available here: bit.ly/fact-sheet-cooperage.

 The PCB Monitoring Plan is available here; Monitoring PLAN  and the overall Health and Safety Plan is available here;  Health & Safety Plan.


 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:

https://www.saratogacountyny.gov/potential-vaccine-recipient-interest-list/   

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:

https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/

Here is the telephone number for the NY State vaccination hotline:

NEW YORK STATE COVID-19 VACCINATION HOTLINE 

 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829)

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.


 1/22/21    COVID-19 VACCINATION - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

Click this link for details regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine


 

 

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