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Joint Assessment Group – 2020 Grievance Day

Joint Assessment Group
Lodi – Ovid – Romulus – Varick
Post Office Box 355
Ovid, New York 14521

Grievance Day for 2020
Due to “Social Distancing Requirements” the following will be observed:

1. Call the Joint Assessment office no later than May 25, 2020 for an appointment.

2. Fill out the required form (RP-524) available from the Joint Assessment office by mail or online at www.tax.ny.gov.

3. Masks are required for appointments.

4. NYS law provides that a completed form (RP-524) may be delivered to the assessment office by mail and will be reviewed by the Board of Assessment Review without attendance by the property owner.

5. Although this is, by rule, an open meeting, seating will be limited to comply with current NYS health regulations.

Any questions, please call (607) 869-9689.

Town of Romulus Grievance Day is June 2, 2020.

Notice to Willard Post Office Customers

From the United States Postal Service and the Willard Postmaster:

May 4, 2020

Dear Willard Post Office Box Customer:

Effective May 9, 2020, the Willard Post Office Box lobby will be open from 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday for customers to retrieve mail from their Post Office Box.

The new hours are being put into effect because of concern for the safety and security of our Post Office Box customers and the Willard Post Office facility.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at (607) 869-2841. Thank you,

Darlene Kay
Postmaster

Romulus Town Board Meeting – May 20, 2020

At this time, the Romulus Town Board meeting for Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 6:00PM will be held at the Town Offices. If so, there will be an abbreviated agenda for passage of resolutions to allow the Town government to continue to function, but no other business will be conducted and there will be no comment or discussion. The public is asked not to attend unless it is absolutely necessary.

We are working to add an online meeting capability that will allow us to hold virtual meetings that may be attended electronically from the safety of your home. If possible, the May 20 Town Board meeting will be our first virtual meeting. We will keep you posted as we progress.

Romulus Town Office Building Closure

UPDATE – Monday, March 16 at 8:45PM

Due to concerns about the COVID-19 outbreak and in keeping with other federal, state, and local agencies, effective Monday, March 16, 2020 at 5:00PM the Romulus Town office building in Willard will be closed to the public until further notice. Staff will continue to report, but the office doors will remain locked. We are still available to answer questions (contact information is included below). Payments may be deposited in the secure mail slot at the front of the building. If a face-to-face meeting is absolutely necessary, an appointment may be made, but we are encouraging everyone to conduct any necessary business remotely if at all possible.

All previously scheduled meetings utilizing the Town office facility are also cancelled (i.e. Town Board, Planning Board, etc.)

UPDATE – Monday, March 16 at 8:45PM – The Romulus Town Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 6:00PM will be held. There will be an abbreviated agenda for passage of resolutions to allow the Town government to continue to function, but no other business will be conducted. The public is asked not to attend unless it is absolutely necessary.

Pursuant to the NYS Office of Court Administration Order issued on Monday, March 16, 2020, the Romulus Town Court offices will also be closed effective Monday, March 16, 2020 at 5:00PM until further notice.

Thank you for your cooperation and consideration.

Contact Information

Romulus Town Offices
Mary Farnsworth
607 869-9326 x222

Romulus Town Clerk
Jane Braunig
607 869-9326 x226

Romulus Town Website
www.romulustown.com


Edith B. Ford Memorial Library Closure

Due to the State of Emergency in Seneca County, the Ford Memorial Library will be closed March 17 through April 14, 2020.

  • Visit our website and Facebook page for updates on library services. ovidlibrary.org
  • You may place requests for any books, DVDs, or video games in our library through the online catalog. Outdoor pick-up arrangements will be made via telephone or library email.
  • All items must be returned via our outside drop box.
  • If you need access to fax or printing services, please telephone or email to make arrangements to use our computers and copier when a staff member is available.
  • Wi-Fi is on 24/7 and electrical outlets are placed around the outside of the building.

To reach library staff Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm or Sat.10am-2pm:
Email: contact@ovidlibrary.org
Telephone: 607-869-3031

Seneca County – State of Emergency

On Sunday, March 15th at 10:00AM, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors Chairman Robert Hayssen, declared a State of Emergency in Seneca County in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

All county school districts will close on Wednesday, March 18 through Tuesday, April 14.

In the Romulus Central School district, only staff are to report on Monday, March 16. Students and staff will both report on Tuesday, March 17. The school will be closed from Wednesday, March 18 through Tuesday, April 14.

The same closure rules apply to the Waterloo school district.

South Seneca and Seneca Falls students and staff will both report to school Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17, with school closures starting Wednesday, March 18 and continuing through Tuesday, April 14.

Seneca County 2020 Free Rabies Clinics

The Seneca County Health Department will be providing free rabies clinics for 2020 as follows:

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Magee Fire Department
1807 Route 318
6:00PM to 7:00PM
Dr. Wiggins


Saturday, August 15, 2020
Ovid Fire Department
2136 Brown Street
10:00AM to 11:00AM
Dr. Denmark

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Waterloo Fire Department
39 East Water Street
6:00PM to 7:00PM
Dr. Wiggins

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Seneca County Highway Department
2017 County Road 135A
6:00PM to 7:00PM
Dr. Denmark

Dogs should be on leashes, cats must be in secure containers, animals MUST be 3 months of age to receive rabies shots.

Bring proof of prior vaccination.

Donations Appreciated.

Notice of Public Meeting – Seneca County Sewer Districts 1, 2 and 3

The Seneca County Commissioner of Public Works will be holding a public meeting on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 6:00PM at the Romulus Fire Hall on plans for the Seneca County Sewer Districts 1, 2, and 3 (text of the official notification is included below).

These plans may have a significant impact on any users of these districts in the Town of Romulus (and in Seneca County) and the public is encouraged to attend.

Text of the official notification:
THE SENECA COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC WORKS WILL HOLD A PUBLIC MEETING ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2020 AT 6:00 P.M.  AT THE ROMULUS FIRE HALL, 2010 CAYUGA STREET, ROMULUS, NY  14541.

THE MEETING WILL PROVIDE INFORMATION ON THE OPERATIONS AND PROGRAMS FOR SENECA COUNTY SEWER DISTRICTS 1, 2, AND 3.

ANYONE WITH COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS IS REQUESTED TO SUBMIT SUCH COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS IN WRITING PRIOR TO THE MEETING. SEND COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS ATTN: PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, 1 DIPRONIO DRIVE, WATERLOO, NY 13165, OR BY EMAIL: PWcomments@co.seneca.ny.us