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Bridgeport Fire District Schedules Referendum on 2/25

A special Fire District Referendum in and for the Bridgeport Fire District will take place on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, between the hours of 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at the Bridgeport Fire Hall located at 2528 Lower Lake Road, in the Town of Seneca Falls, New York, for the purpose of submitting the following described proposition for the approval of the qualified electors of said Fire District.
- Full Referendum Document | Fire Prevention Info

Solid Waste Committee seeks members & schedules Public Information Meeting for March 3rd

Any resident who is interested on serving on the Town of Seneca Falls Solid Waste Committee is asked to contact the Town Supervisor's office. The committee will be looking at solid waste alternatives and ways to reduce our solid waste foot print. Click here for contact information. Public Information Meeting at 5:30 on March 3 to review Phase II of safe School’s sidewalk program at Frank Knight School.

Zoning Board of Appeals seeks members

The Town of Seneca Falls is seeking Residents who may be interested in serving as a Member or Alternate Member of the Town of Seneca Falls Planning Board or Member of Zoning Board of Appeals. Also, seeking Residents who may be interested in serving on the Assessment Review Board. Applicants must reside in the Town of Seneca Falls. Applications can be obtained at the Town Clerk’s Office which is located at 130 Ovid Street, Seneca Falls, and must be returned to the Town Clerk’s Office by January 31, 2020.

Requests for proposals sought for 10 Fall Street property

The Town of Seneca Falls is offering for sale real property located at 10 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY; Tax Map ID # 12-1-17.2. The property consists of approximately 1.2 acres and is improved with a two-story office building containing approximately 9680 square feet. There is a 40’x 30’ outbuilding that the Town will subdivide from the parcel and retain. The property is serviced by municipal water and sewer and fronts on Van Cleef Lake in the heart of the Seneca Falls business district. The Town is seeking proposals that will provide the best long term benefit to the citizens of Seneca Falls. The Town Board will review each proposal using the following criteria:
1. Neighborhood impact.
2. Job creation/Economic impact
3. Sustainability
4. Best possible use
5. Purchase price for the real property
- Click here for the complete RFP (.pdf)

Seneca Falls Downtown Revitalization Initiative Public Survey

The Town of Seneca Falls Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) Local Planning Committee (LPC) wants to know your thoughts on Downtown. A survey has been launched to get input from area residents. It is available online at Paper copies will be available at the Town Hall. The survey will help the LPC, Town, and their partners understand the public’s perceptions of downtown, as well as the types of commercial, residential and public improvements desired. Whether you are a Town resident, County resident or visiting the area please take a few minutes to fill out the survey. Survey responses will be accepted until the end of January 2020.

Bridgeport Fire District Meeting Schedule for 2020

Please take notice that the monthly meetings of the Bridgeport Fire District Board of Fire Commissioner’s Fire District of the Town of Seneca Falls, County of Seneca, New York, will be held at the Red Jacket Fire House at 2528 Lower Lake Road in Seneca Falls. All meetings will commence at 7 o’clock p.m. on that day.
On the Following dates for 2020:
February 11, 2020
March 10, 2020
April 14, 2020
May 12, 2020
June 9. 2020
July 14, 2020
August 11, 2020
September 8, 2020
October 13, 2020
November 10, 2020
December 8, 2020

Seneca Falls Rings In The New Year


Thanks for another Wonderful Weekend in Seneca Falls!



A. All snow, ice, dirt or other obstruction upon any public sidewalk in the Town of Seneca Falls shall be removed by the owner or occupant of the adjoining land immediately after the same is deposited thereon, except as otherwise provided herein. Upon the failure of the owner or occupant to remove the same, it shall be the duty of the Highway Superintendent to remove the same, and the expense thereof shall be a lien upon the adjoining premises and charged and assessed against the same; and if the same is not paid within 30 days after it shall be due and payable, it shall be certified to the Treasurer of the Town, who shall place the same on the real property tax bill for that year with interest and penalties allowed by law and be collected as other Town taxes are collected.
B. It shall be the duty of every owner, tenant, occupant or other person in charge of any premises fronting on any public street or alley to remove all snow and ice from sidewalks before 9:00 A.M. following the time of the deposit.
C. Immediate removal impractical. When weather conditions make it impractical to remove such snow and ice, the owner, tenant, occupant or other person having charge of any premises as aforesaid shall, within the aforesaid specified time, cause the sidewalk abutting on such premises to be covered with salt, sand, or some suitable material and shall, as soon thereafter as the weather permits, thoroughly clean the sidewalks.

Water Department Public Notice

The Seneca Falls Water Department has temporarily discontinued Chloramines as of 09/19/19 as the disinfectant treatment process for our water supply. Due to the continued and unusual temperature of Cayuga Lake it is necessary for us to continue with Free Chlorine. This is a temporary change, and as soon as the lake temperature returns to normal we will gradually return to the Chloramines treatment process. Quality water is a vital to our residents and businesses. The only change you may notice is a stronger chlorine odor while we are using the Free Chlorine disinfectant process. The quality of our water will not change. As always, we want to keep you updated and informed about your drinking water. If you have questions or concerns, please contact us at 315-568-6211. You may also find information online at, and http://epa.go

Notice of Filing of Completed 2019 Assesment Roll

Notice of filing completed Assessment Roll with the Town Clerk (Pursuant to Section 516 of the Real Property Tax Law). Notice is hereby given that the undersigned Sole Assessor for the Town of Seneca Falls, in the County of Seneca, for the year 2019 has finally completed and certified the Assessment Roll. A certified copy thereof, was filed with the Town Clerk for the Town of Seneca Falls, 130 Ovid Street, Seneca Falls, N.Y., on the 1st day of July 2019, where the same will remain open to public inspection during regular business hours.
Dated this 1st day of July, 2019
Deborah L. Waite
Acting Assessor, Town of Seneca Falls

Town of Seneca Falls Drinking Water Quality Report for 2018

To comply with State regulations, the Town of Seneca Falls annually issues a report describing the quality of your drinking water. The purpose of this report is to raise your understanding of drinking water and awareness of the need to protect our drinking water sources. Last year, your tap water met all State drinking water health standards. This report provides an overview of last year’s water quality. Included are details about where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to State standards.
- Click here to view the report (.pdf)

2018 Property Tax Assessment Roll Available

The 2018 Tentative Assessment Roll is available online (click here) or for review in the Town Clerk’s Office or the Assessment Office during normal business hours.

Water Bill Collection

Water bills are now being accepted in the Water Department from 8:30 am till 4 pm. Same building, 130 Ovid Street. This is being done to help make this an easier process for all involved, also a drop box is being installed for after hours convenience to our residents.

Seneca Falls Court Occupancy Update

Due to Fire Code issues, the Seneca County Fire Marshall has temporarily set the occupancy of the Seneca Falls Court room to a maximum of 49 individuals.


Town of Seneca Falls Water/Wastewater
Infrastructure Public Information Session

The following January, 16th 2018 presentation by Barton & Loguidice is now available for download in PDF format:


Day Court Office Hours

The Day Court Office Hours are 9 A.M. to 1 P.M., Monday through Friday.

Stay Informed on emergency issues with Hyper-Reach

The Seneca Falls Water Department will use, the "Hyper-Reach" emergency telephone notification system to inform residents of emergency water issue such as, boil water advisories and water conservations needs, as a way to reach residents quicker when an issues arises. This is the same system that the Seneca Falls Police Department uses in conjunction with the Seneca County and the Sheriff’s Department. Mobile/cell phone users must register for this service in order to receive notification. Users have the option to receive audio messages, text messages or both along with an email alert. Registration takes a few minutes and all information is kept confidential. All hardline users will automatically receive these notifications. Click here to register.

SFPD receives Accreditation

The Seneca Falls Police Department recently received the prestigious New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) "Accreditation" standard at a ceremony in Albany NY. The Accreditation process recognizes professionalism in law enforcement by establishing standards of performance. Read More

Sewer Inspections Now Required

Effective immediately: The Town of Seneca Falls through combination of the old “Village” and “Town” of Seneca Falls Codes has created one uniform code, applicable to all residents. Inflow / Infiltration Inspections (Aka Sewer Inspections) are now required to be completed on all properties in Seneca Falls and all areas serviced by the public sewer of the Town. Procedure dictates (§230-64), that inspection be completed prior to the transfer of a property and to comply with code §230, Articles IV and VIII. The main purpose of the inspection requirement is to prevent stormwater from entering the wastewater sewer system that is ultimately treated at the Town’s wastewater treatment plant. This is required to ensure compliance with the NYS Department of Conservation. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Water and Sewer Codes, please contact the Water Department at (315)568-6211. All Code questions can be research at or you can contact the Zoning & Code Enforcement Officer at (315)568-8013 for information.

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