Our recycling hauler, County Waste, will be on a one day delayed schedule next week, starting on Tuesday, New Year’s Day.
Town Residents may bring their discarded Christmas trees next to the mulch pile, across from the Dial-A-Bus building on Public Works Drive, Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until January 31.
Orange and Rockland Utilities will be conducting tree maintenance in Warwick starting on or about Jan. 2. Areas of concentration will be Warwick Turnpike, Rte. 94, Rte. 17A, Bellvale Lakes Rd., Blooms Corners Rd., Pine Island Turnpike, Kings Hwy., Belcher Rd., Wisner Rd., Cascade Rd., County Rte. 1, Union Corners Rd., East Ridge Rd., Prices Switch Rd. and associated side streets. Nelson Tree will be conducting this important work that helps ensure electric system reliability.
Brenda Faulls, Receiver of Taxes will be accepting online payments for the 2019 Orange County Town and County Real Property Tax Bills. There is a convenience fee that will be applied to this service and paid by the taxpayer to the payment processor. These fees are not included in the tax dollars paid to the collector.
The fees are as follows: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover Credit Cards: 2.45% of the total tax, due at time of payment; Visa Debit Card: $3.95; and ACE (E-Check) Electronic Check: $1.75.
To pay online go to the Receiver of Taxes section of the Town website at http://www.townofwarwick.org/departments/taxes.shtml. If you have any questions, please contact the Tax Office at 986-1125, ext. 249.
You can still pay in person at Warwick Town Hall, 132 Kings Highway, Warwick, NY. Tax collection hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon. through Fri. in January and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon., Wed. and Fri. during February and March.
The reorganization meeting of the Town Board will be held on Wed., Jan. 2 at 9 a.m. in the Warwick Town Hall, located at 132 Kings Hwy. in Warwick.
The next regular meeting of the Town Board will be held on Thurs., Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Warwick Town Hall.
The above column, written by Warwick Town Supervisor Michael Sweeton, will be published in the Jan. 2 issue of the Warwick Valley Dispatch.