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Town of Romulus July Board Meeting 7/15/20 (video)

The Town of Romulus will conduct their regular July board meeting on Wednesday evening at 6:00 pm at the Town offices at 1435 Prospect Street in Willard. The meeting will be streamed live on FingerLakes1.com and at RomulusTown.com.

Town of Romulus Residents – Mask Giveaway

Courtesy of the Seneca Count Health Department, the Town of Romulus will be giving away free face masks to Town residents on Saturday, June 13 from 10:00AM until 2:00PM at the Town Offices in Willard.  The masks are packaged five to a case and we will provide one case per vehicle while supplies last.  Please do not leave your vehicle; we will bring the masks to the driver of the vehicle.  We do ask that the driver be masked while we are making the exchange

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.