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2016 Village of Saugerties Tax Collection Notice
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Please click here or on the image on the left for a Public Notice from Village Tax Collector Helene King.


 


UCAT Bus Pickup Change - Effective July 5-9

UCAT Bus 

While Market Street is closed for paving, the UCAT bus will pick up on Main and Partition going north/west (to Price Chopper) and John Street going south/east (from Price Chopper).

 

There will be no pickup at the Post Office from July 5th through 9th.


July 2016 Market/Dawes/Elm Streets Reclamation Project

 

Street ReclamationFrom Tuesday, July 5 to Friday, July 8th, the DPW is asking that no cars be parked on Market Street (Post Office to Cantine Field), Dawes Street nor Elm Street for this duration (beginning 6 a.m. Tuesday, July 5th).

 

For the complete notice about this project, from Mayor Bill Murphy and DPW Supervisor Bob Fanelli, please click here or on the image on the left. 


Water Turbidity Possible - June 6th through 17th
Hydrant Flushing II
 

From June 6th through 17th, the Village water department in conjunction with the Town water department will begin to flush hydrants and blow-offs.  You may experience discolored water.


For more info, including contacts, please click here or on the image on the left.


Village in Search of Lifeguards
Seeking Lifeguards
 

The Village is looking for lifeguards for the Village Beach and the Lions Club Wading Pool.  The job begins July 1st and runs thru September 2.  10am – 6pm.

 

Applicants must have certification.

 

For more information, please contact Village Clerk Lisa Mayone. 845-246-2321, extension 1 or lmayone@villageofsaugerties.org


Village of Saugerties and Riverkeepers team up for a cleaner Hudson River
Team on Kayaks 

On Saturday, May 7th, there was a Riverkeeper Sweep along the shores of Saugerties. 

 

The Village Board agreed to support their efforts and the Saugerties DPW picked up the 500 lbs. of gathered garbage for proper disposal.

 

Click here or on the image on the left for the nice letter Riverkeepers sent Mayor Murphy and to see the 3 photos they sent along. 


June 9th Update on Central Hudson Work to Replace Gas Lines in Saugerties ...
 

Replacing Gas LinesLatest message from Gary Dachenhausen, the gas foreman for CHG&E in charge of the Gas Distribution Improvement Project that is going on in the Village of Saugerties.  

 

June 9 - "We now have all of our main installed and energized in all 3 the phases of the Saugerties DIP project 14,436'.  We have about 10 tie-in points to do yet.  We completed the first one on Tuesday, the intersection of Rt.9W and Bennet.  We are doing the 2nd tie-in at the intersection of Ulster Ave and Elm St. Today.   We have retired the mains on Elm,Dawes,Market,& Beers 4,300'.  All of the services are done in the first phase.  Services are done on Prospect Street.  Service crews are currently working on services on Washington Ave so paving on that street will be done by 7/1/2016.  Next week, we will continue doing services in the 2nd phase and working on the other tie-in points. "

 

-- Read more, including detailed near future plans and contact info --


Lots of Spring Village DPW Activity
Spring Cleanup - Steve Nadal and Jake Dodd  The DPW has been busy with Spring Cleanup and storm water and sewer work.

With those projects and the Central Hudson gas line work, there are temporary diversions and detours we all need to take from time to time.

 

But it's good to see Saugerties sprucing up for Spring and we all know how important infrastructure improvements are ....

 

-- For more photos of your DPW team at work, click here or on the image on the left ... --


2016 Great Saugerties Bed Race - Will Not Happen in July ... Stay Tuned

 

Bed Race on hold 

The Great Saugerties Bed Race, originally scheduled for July 4th, 2016 will not be taking place that day.

 

If the race is rescheduled for later this year, we will post the details as soon as we have them.


Village's Revolving Loan Committee - Low-Interest Loans Available!
Revolving Loan 

 

Renovation and rehabilitation loans are available through the Community Development Revolving Loan Fund.

 

The Revolving Loan Committee of the Village of Saugerties is anxious to assist Village business owners and lease holders. Funds are available for renovation and rehabilitation of their business properties. The minimum loan amount is $1,500 and the maximum amount is $75,000 with rates as low as 1%.

 

For more information and an application, contact the Village Clerk, Lisa Mayone at 246-2321 or stop in the Village Municipal Office at 43 Partition Street.


Trailways pickup/discharge on Route 32 near Thruway exit - Beginning Feb. 1
 

Adirondack Trailways BusBeginning Feb 1, 2016, Adirondack Trailways will pick up and discharge passengers at the new NYS DOT Park & Ride lot on Route 32 across from the NYS Thruway ramp. Passengers can purchase tickets at the Sunoco station on Route 32 just north of the Thruway ramp or online at https://tds.trailwaysny.com/


Saugerties Lighthouse included in CNN's Top 5 lighthouse hotels
 Lighthouse

Fun fact: The Saugerties Lighthouse was included in CNN's "World's top 5 lighthouse hotels" list in this 2013 article.

 

For more "Saugerties in the News" (from as recently as May 2015 and dating back to a NY Times 1902 article) click here. 


Hudson Valley Magazine - Saugerties Lighthouse is a great place to have a picnic
Picnic

 

The latest "Saugerties in the News" item - from hvmag.com   

 

For more "Saugerties in the News" (dating back to a NY Times 1902 article) click here.

 


TribLive Online Article Features Saugerties/Kayaking
Kayakers TribLive
 

 

"There's an irrefutable charisma that begs you to pull the car over as the road brings you to the Norman Rockwell-ish town of Saugerties, N.Y."

 

So begins this TribLive article that features kayaking, Opus 40, the Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Ophira Sailing, the Lighthouse B&B and Krauses Chocolates.


Lifeline Telephone Service
Lifeline Telephone Service
 
The NY State Department of Public Service has announced a Lifeline Program, to make basic telephone services more affordable for income-eligible consumers.

 

For full details, click here or on the picture on the left.


What are the Hudson Valley's best towns to live in?

Best Town to Live in
 

Well ... Saugerties for one!

 

Thanks to Vernon Benjamin for pointing us to this Upstater article that acknowledges Saugerties as one of the Hudson Valley's best towns to live in. 


Huffington Post - Things to Do in Saugerties!
Huffington Post - Things to Do in Saugerties!
 

Read all about it!  

 

Nice Huffington Post article on things to do in Jimmy Fallon's hometown ... good ol' Saugerties!

 

http://huff.to/1hMC5g8  


Testing of Backflow Devices in the Village
 Backflow Device

The Village of Saugerties Water Department in compliance with 5.1.31 (a) of the NYS Sanitary Code, will be sending out notices regarding the testing of backflow devices.

 

Testing on all devices must be completed annually.

 

If you have any questions regarding the annual test, please contact the Water Dept. at 246-8958.


Saugerties Drinking Water Quality Report
Drinking Water

The Village of Saugerties "Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for the Year 2014" is now available online.

 

Click on the image on the left or click here.  


SaugertiesCalendar.com
Calendar-Whats Happening

Click here for a calendar of Saugerties events.

 

The calendar contains links that you can click for more information about each event.

 

And if you have a not-for-profit event that you want added to the calendar, just click on this link for instructions.


Emerald Ash Borer
Emerald Ash Borer

On the left is a photo of an Emerald Ash Borer feeding on a leaf.  This insect is a threat to area trees.  If you see an Emerald Ash Borer, please report the sighting to the USDA Forest Service (866-322-4512).  See www.emeraldashborer.info or visit www.na.fs.fed.us/fhp/eab/ for more information.  


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