Town Clerk Patricia A. Frentzel announced that the 2019/2020 School Tax Bills have been mailed. If you have changed banks, have paid off your mortgage or do not have an escrow account and did not receive a tax bill, please contact the Town Clerk’s office at 773-9600 ext. 620. The regular office hours are 8:30am - 5:00pm. The office will be open Saturday, October 12, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Checks should be made payable to Town Clerk. The last day to pay without penalty is October 15. The office will be open until 6:00pm on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Envelopes must show a legible postmark of October 15 to be accepted on time. Taxpayers should call the office for correct amounts for payments made October 16 and later. Payments can be made until December 2, 2019. After this date, payments must be sent to the County.
Local Waterfront Revitalization Program
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HRUWAY AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF NORTHBOUND SOUTH GRAND ISLAND BRIDGE SUNDAY, AUGUST 25 FROM MIDNIGHT TO 1 P.M.
Severe Delays Expected in Both Directions for the Duration of the Scheduled Closure
Closure to Accommodate Paramount Pictures’ Filming of ‘A Quiet Place II’ and Support New York State’s Growing Film Industry Which Has Grossed More Than $26 Billion Since 2011
The scheduled closure is to accommodate Paramount Pictures and the filming of ‘A Quiet Place II’ which has been filming in the Western New York region since July. The thriller, Directed by John Krasinski, is expected to hire more than 400 people in the WNY area and invest more than $10 million into the regional economy.
The Town has a multi-year contract with Pinto for the collection of garbage on a weekly basis. This contract has specific weekly limits in order to keep the cost down for our residents.
The limits are as follows:
- Containers, bags or bushels shall not exceed 60 lbs. in weight, excluding bulk items.
- Material not in cans or bags should be securely tied in bundles, not more than 4’ in length.
- The weekly pickup limit is 10 bags or containers
- One bulk item is included as part of the 10 items
Large remodeling projects either by homeowners or contractors which create a large quantity of heavy or bulk items should contact Pinto for discounted options, or other vendor, for removal of these items which could not be taken by a normal weekly pickup, thus creating a violation of Town Law.
According to Town Law, Section 218-4 (B) litter and garbage shall not be stored or piled on land within the Town except to facilitate delivery to a refuse collector. Items shall not be stored in anticipation of such collection for a period in excess of 72 consecutive hours, without resulting in violation of Town Law.
Erie County Hazardous Waste Collection Events - 2019
Residents will be required to pre-register to attend a collection event.
Pay on time, avoid violation charges.
The easiest way to avoid cashless tolling fines is to purchase an EZPass tag from the Town Clerk's Office or one of the other EZPass-On-The-Go retailer locations, and set up automatic replenishment and account notifications. Fines accrue when non-EZPass drivers fail to pay a Tolls-By-Mail bill, or when EZPass drivers have a violation attached to their account (usually due to low fund balance or misuse of the EZPass tag).
According to the NYS Thruway Authority, "motorists have approximately 30 days to pay a toll bill. If payment is not received by the due date, a second toll bill is sent with a $5 late fee. If the second bill is not paid by the due date, the toll bill escalates to a toll violation, and the motorist is mailed a Notice of Toll Violation (in an orange envelope) with a violation fee. Violation fees are $50 per trip for travel over the Grand Island Bridges."
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