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Bridgeport Fire District Budget Hearing

The Proposed 2019 Budget of the Bridgeport Fire District of the Town of Seneca Falls, State of New York, will be presented to the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Bridgeport Fire District, for its consideration. A PUBLIC HEARING will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Jacket Fire Hall, 2528 Lower Lake Rd. Seneca Falls, in the Town of Seneca Falls, NY 13148, on the 16th day of October, 2018. Pursuant to Town Law 105, the Board of Fire Commissioner’s must hold a public hearing on the budget, make the proposed budget available to the public prior to the public hearing, allow the public to comment on the budget at the public hearing. This public hearing must be held to allow maximum public participation in the hearing. The purpose of the public hearing is to allow any person to be heard in favor of or against the proposed budget as it is submitted, or for or against any item or items contained in the proposed budget, and hearing all persons interested in the subject concerning same. That a copy of the proposed budget is available at the Office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Seneca Falls at 130 Ovid Street. where it may be inspected by any interested person during office hours 8-4. dated: September 11, 2018

Public Hearing on Seneca County's Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan set for October 2nd

The Town of Seneca Falls will be having a public hearing on October 2nd at 5:45 PM at the Seneca Falls Community Center, (35 Water Street, Seneca Falls, NY) on the County’s Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan. The public hearing will begin at 5:45 pm with the regular monthly meeting starting at 6:00 pm.

The current plan can be found here (.pdf).

A hard copy is available for viewing at the Seneca County Municipal Building at 1 DiPronio Drive in Waterloo. The purpose of the Hazard Mitigation Plan is to give Seneca County, and its municipalities - an integrated strategy and direction, for planning development and implementing hazard mitigation projects, that will minimize disaster impacts and losses. The scope of this plan is a multi-jurisdiction, all-hazards mitigation plan that addresses the risks, vulnerabilities and strategies for mitigating all hazards in Seneca County and each of it ten (10) Towns, and five (5) Villages, which have participated in the development and approval of the plan.


Part-time help wanted - General Maintenance

PARTTIME- General Maintenance Bridgeport Fire District- Seneca Falls Duties include, and are not limited to: General Maintenance, Janitorial, Lawn Care, Snow Removal Applicant must have a valid NYS driver’s license, CDL preferred; pass a mandatory drug screen and physical. Arson/Sex Offender background check will be required. Salary commensurate with experience. Must be available to work weekdays and on call nights and weekends. Send or email Resume to: Bridgeport Fire District PO Box 622, Seneca Falls, NY 13148 or

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.

Town of Seneca Falls Drinking Water Quality Report for 2017

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 for the 2018 ADWQ Report (.doc)

Town of Seneca Falls Water Department Notice

The Town of Seneca Falls Water Treatment plant has resolved their equipment issues and are back to treating the water with Monochlorimines for disinfection. (Updated on 4/16/18)

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.

2018 Town of Seneca Falls Adopted Budget

- Click here to download the adopted budget for 2018 (.pdf)

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:



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.


Day Court Office Hours

The Day Court Office Hours are now 9 A.M. to 1 P.M., Monday through Friday, effective October 30, 2017.

2017 National Women's Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony



The Seneca Falls Water Department has temporarily discontinued Chloramines as of 8/11/17 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 , and



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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