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Please be advised that the state of emergency issued by the Town Supervisor on June 30, 2014, due to flooding and severe road and stream damage as a result of the flooding is hereby ended. All roads have since been repaired and reopened. Drainage ways and streams have been restored. Much appreciation goes out to the Austerlitz Highway Superintendent and the Highway Department for working so diligently to make repairs and for the patience of all those who have been affected and inconvenienced by this event and subsequent repair work.
Robert Lagonia, Supervisor
Town reaches out to Governor Cuomo for assistance in repairing State Route 203. Residence may use same contact information for any additional correspondence. To view letter sent and contact information see link below.
The Town Board established the Comprehensive Plan Oversight Committee (“CPOC”) following the adoption of the Comprehensive Plan, to provide advice to the Town Supervisor and Town Board regarding fulfillment of the Goals and Objectives identified in the Plan. This Survey marks the latest CPOC effort to gauge interest and concern among Town residents on the important issues of parking, traffic, recreation and roads.
I attended a NYSEG town hall meeting on July 31. The purpose of the meeting was to gather information on the proposed power lines in the town of Austerlitz. There is a small section of new poles being proposed from cnty rte 21 up to and down Rigor Hill Road. The purpose of these lines seems to be not necessary. The reasons given by the NYSEG representatives was for future growth and for redundancy in the event of a power outage. Some of NYSEG’s own engineers did not feel that these lines were necessary. It is also important to note that the proposed lines are a part of their second phase called Feeder #2. If you have any interest and or concerns about these lines coming to our town please download the PARTY STATUS REQUEST FORM and fill it out and send it in to Secretary@dps.ny.gov . The more members of the community that send in this form the more voices we will have once the hearing begin. There is not obligation or cost to join Party Status but, it will give the opportunity to receive information as well as attend the Hearings.
The Town of Austerlitz is expanding its website to include local businesses. If you are a local business owner, and would like to be featured on our website, please send us the business name, contact name, address, phone, and email. You may want to include a short description of business parameters and if available, a link to your business website. Information can be submitted by clicking here.
E-ZPass now available at the Town Hall.
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