Spring Newsletter April 2016
185 North Main Street, PO Box 669, Oriskany Falls, NY 13425
315-821-7275 Fax 315-821-6590
Annual Water Quality Report for 2015
The 2015 Annual Water Quality Report for the Village of Oriskany Falls is available now.
To view the report please do one of the following;
*Visit the Village’s website, copy this address and put it in your web browser. It will bring you right to the report.
Download the attachment at the bottom of the page.
*To request an emailed copy send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
*To request a paper copy of the report call 315-821-7275 Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 4:00PM or stop in the Office.
*Mail requests to Village Hall PO Box 669, Oriskany Falls, NY 13425.
Please make sure you take time to read the report, it tells you all about your drinking water.
Spring Cleanup Notice
Spring Trash Days are scheduled for May 2nd through May 6th. Residents are asked to leave junk at the road side, properly sorted. DPW will make separate trips for electronics and plastic. Once your road has been done we will not backtrack. Please do not put your junk out until the weekend before scheduled pickup date.
WE WILL PICK UP
Used furniture, metal parts, bike and mower parts, mattresses, clean empty paint cans, televisions, metal lawn furniture, small household items, electronics and small appliances.
Tires will be picked up ONLY if you have proof that you paid the $3 charge at the Village Hall and the tire must be off the rim. Throughout the year appliances will be picked up for a fee.
WE CANNOT PICK UP
Barb wire, farm machinery, insulation, asphalt shingles,
propane tanks, plaster board, batteries, old wood structures, construction & demolition materials.
***Household garbage gets picked up Thursday mornings by Scully Sanitation. Trees limbs and green waste get picked up on Fridays by the Village DPW. ***
If you have any questions do not hesitate to call the Village Hall. Thank you.
Department of Public Works News
Hydrant Flushing; To the residents of the Village of Oriskany Falls and Sanger Hill Road
Hydrant Flushing will be
Wednesday, May 25th at 12AM
April Quarterly Utility Billing
Important Information for your April 1, 2016 Utility Bill
Due to the ending of another fiscal year, your current April 2016 Utility Bill will have penalties added to all unpaid accounts on May 16, 2016.
You will only have until noon on Monday, May 23, 2016 to pay in full.
Not the normal 15 business days.
Any unpaid April 2016 Utility Bills will be relevied to your June 2016 Village Property Taxes.
Water customers residing outside the Village of Oriskany Falls will be subject to termination of water services on June 5, 2016 if their utility bills remain unpaid.
The Village Board voted to approve the 2016-2017 Budget at the March 21st, 2016 monthly meeting. The tax rate is set at $12.1634, which is $0.0064 lower than the 2015 tax rate. To review the Budget please stop at the Village Hall.
2016 Election Results
At the March 15, 2016 Village election there was a race for Village Mayor. This year the Mayoral term was for a one year term due to an appointment after last year’s election. The Incumbent Mayor John Misiaszek, III ran for re-election and Steven Jeffers ran against him.
John has been the Mayor for the past 8 years and trustee for two years before that.
During this year’s election there were 107 village residents that voted. Steve Jeffers won the Village election and will be the Village Mayor for a one year term. His term begins April 4th.
Two Trustee seats were available for the taking; Trustee Thomas Kilts decided to retire. Tom Kilts has been a trustee for the past 16 years. Trustee Benjamin Stuttard fulfilled his two year terms this year. Aimee Cornish ran for Trustee and won. While Paul Jeffers was on the ballot he has resigned the position. The Board will appoint a Trustee to a one year position.
Next year’s general election will be held March 21st for another Mayoral term and two Trustees for two year term each. Also, one Trustee will run for a one year term.
If you are interested in your local government please attend your Village Board meetings that are held once a month. They are the third Monday of the month at 6:30 and usually last up to two hours.
Thank you to John, Tom and Ben for their service to the Village of Oriskany Falls, you are greatly appreciated!
Summer Youth Program
The 2016 Summer Youth and Recreation Program will begin Tuesday, July 5th. The program runs Monday through Friday from 9AM to 2PM at the Maple Ave Park. This is a five week program.
More information to follow.
The Village will again be participating in the County Youth Work Program. Paperwork can be picked up at the Village Hall or found online at the County website. Deadline for filing paperwork is June.