IMPORTANT NOTICE re METRO NORTH SERVICE!
Dutchess County RailLink Service Adjusted
to Accommodate Metro North Schedule
Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County RailLink schedules for service to and from the Poughkeepsie, New Hamburg, and Beacon train stations have been revised to meet the alternate Metro-North train schedule until further notice. Buses will wait until passengers from incoming trains have had time to board the bus before departing the train stations. Passengers may call 845-473-8424 for information, or for modified RailLink schedules online, go to Dutchess County’s Public Transit webpage at:
Updates will be posted online as they occur. County Public Transit officials will continue to communicate with Metro-North and will resume the regular schedule when the regular Metro-North schedule resume.
According to MTA:
Metro North Service on the Hudson Line will be available from Poughkeepsie to Tarrytown. There will then be buses to White Plains, then train into Grand Central Station.
Amtrak service open into NYC
Commuters should contact 511 for latest information on service or go to www.mta.info.
You must re-register for the STAR Basic Exemption before December 31, 2013 so you can receive your exemption for 2014.
You can register by calling (518) 457-2036
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
or online: http://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/star13/default.htm
Attention: Public Hearing re Hilltop Village, now called "Regency at Wappinger"
The Town Planning Board will conduct a Pubic Hearing on Monday, December 2 @ 7:00 pm re a preliminary subdivision of the parcel on All Angels Hill Road. If you wish to voice your opinion, please come to the hearing. You may come to the Code Enforcement Deaprtment during regular business hours (8:30 am to 4:00 pm) to examine documents, maps, etc.
Town Board News
The next Town Board meeting is scheduled for Monday December 9, 2013 at 7:30 pm.
Should you need to speak to the Town Supervisor or a Town Board member, use the contact form on the website or call Town Hall and we will set up a time to meet. Main #: 297-4158 Supervisor: 297-2744
Recycle Center Policy re Admittance to the Center
Town Board, Town of Wappinger
Adopted March 11, 2013
Effective Wednesday May 1, 2013
Commercials vehicles are not permitted to enter the Recycle Center
Commercial vehicles include, but are not limited to: dump trucks, rack trucks, box trucks, and commercial rental vehicles such as U-Haul trucks and vans, Home Depot trucks and vans.
Pick-up trucks that are for private (not commercial) use shall be permitted, even if the vehicle has commercial plates. The resident must present a notarized letter stating that said vehicle will be used for the disposal of household garbage only; additionally, resident must present vehicle registration and proof of residency in the Town of Wappinger.
Should a small business owner use a pick-up truck as his/her personal vehicle and the vehicle is registered to his/her business, he/she must present proof of residency, vehicle registration, and a notarized letter stating that said vehicle is used has his/her personal vehicle and will be used for disposal of household garbage only.
Rental Vans or Pick-Up Trucks:
If a resident rents a van (maximum ¾ ton or 8’ passenger van) or pick-up for disposal of household items and resident has a Recycle Center Pass, the resident may obtain a one-time use pass free of charge if rental agreement is presented to the Town Clerk’s office; pass must be surrendered at the gate upon entrance to the Center.
If a resident rents a van or pick-up for disposal of household items and resident does not have a Recycle Center Pass, the resident may obtain a one-time use pass for the $15.00 fee upon presentation of rental agreement at the Town Clerk’s office; pass must be surrendered at the gate upon entrance to the Center.
All vehicles must have permit for entrance. No Exceptions.
We are asking for volunteers to serve on a “Recycle Center Advisory” Committee. We need people to look over the recycle center operations and let us know of any problems with the fee structure, admission to the center, or general policies. Your input is essential and we thank you in advance for any help and suggestions you can give. Please call the Supervisor’s office at 297-2744 or e-mail me. if you have suggestions or can volunteer your time!