CLEAN SWEEP 2019
Please see attached listing of upcoming Rabies Clinics in Delaware County
2-1-1 Call Center
This hotline is available in Delaware County for Health and Human Services needs, from assistance with housing, food, clothing, transportation, finances, child care, disability services and more. Calls are confidential and free of charge. This service is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Website assistance is available at: www.HelpMe211.org, which provides searchable access to thousands of local programs and services.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is sponsoring safeTALK: a Suicide Prevention Training
in Delhi, Tuesday, May 19th from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Public Safety Building 280 Phoebe Lane. This FREE training is sponsored by the NYS Office of Mental Health & the Delaware County Rural Healthcare Alliance. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information & if you are interested in participating; registration by May 15th is required & the program is open to everyone age 15 & older …
Standard Workday Resolution.
Please see full resolution. Resolution #6 of 2015-StandardWorkDay Letters have gone out & will be going out to residents of New Kingston & Halcottsville regarding plans for collective waste treatment in those hamlets as well as to those residents who live on or near Bull Run Rd., Upper Academy Street, Harold Finch Rd.& Rosa Rd. in reference to a long awaited sewer extension project in the Town. For property owners in NK & Halcottsville, public information is available for your review at the Town Clerk’s Office; the next Town Board meeting, 2/10 at 5pm, will be the time to ask questions of the CWC’s environmental engineer, Nate Hendricks, as well as representatives from Lamont engineering, who will be designing the potential systems, should the Town Board decide to go ahead beyond the initial study phase. Please call the Town Supervisor or our Building & Zoning Department if you have questions or need more information. Nate Hendricks is also available to answer questions for Halcottsville & NK residents, if the 10th is not an option for you, at 586-1400. Thank you.
Town of Middletown now has a general complaint form that can be filled out and returned to the Town Clerk or Supervisor. It is located under the Town Clerk/tax collector tab on the website.
New Gun Law
In a effort to help the public, a website and hotline have been established to answer all questions about the New York SAFE Act. The governor’s office has established a link www.nysafeact.com regarding the new gun laws. On the website, gun owners and dealers will find a list of frequently asked questions that have been compiled and answered by experts on this new law. There is also a section on what is and is not considered an assault weapon. This includes photos of weapons, banned features, a list of some of the banned weapons, and those firearms NOT considered assault weapons. The New York State Police have also established a hotline 1-855-LAW-GUNS.
HEAP Funding Available for Local Residents:
Home Energy Assistance Program benefits are now available for Middletown Residents who qualify. Eligible households whose primary heat is oil, kerosene, or propane and who make direct payments to the fuel vendor may receive up to $600 with households who heat with wood, wood pellets, corn or coal being eligible for up to $500 assistance. For more information and income guidelines for assistance as well as applications for first time recipients call Delaware Opportunities HEAP office at 607-746-1615