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Notice of Public Hearing – Town of Seneca Falls

The Town of Seneca falls will hold a public hearing on July 5, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 130 Ovid Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148 for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Town of Seneca Falls’ community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of one or more Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the 2023 program year.The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR), and will make available to eligible local governments approximately $20 million for the 2023 program year for housing, economic development, public facilities, public infrastructure, and planning activities, with the principal purpose of benefitting low/moderate income persons.The Town of Seneca Falls is applying for $1,000,000 in CDBG funds to install infrastructure designed to support housing for low/moderate income individuals. The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG program and will allow for citizen participation in the development of any proposed grant applications and/or to provide technical assistance to develop alternate proposals. Comments on the CDBG program or proposed project(s) will be received at this time.The hearing is being conducted pursuant to Section 570.486, Subpart I of the CFR and in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. The location of hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, ort hose in need of translation from English, should contact the Seneca Falls Town Clerk at (315) 568-8013, at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements. Written comments may also be submitted to Town Supervisor Michael Ferrara at 130 Ovid Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148 anytime prior to July 12, 2023.

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION OF TENATIVE ASSESSMENT ROLL(Pursuant to Sections 506 and 526 of the Real Property Tax Law)


Notice is hereby given that the Assessor of the Town of Seneca Falls, County of Seneca, has completed the Tentative Assessment Roll for the current year and that a copy has been left with the Town Assessment Office, at 130 Ovid Street, where it may be seen or examined by any interested person until the last Tuesday in May.  The Tentative Assessment Roll is also available for viewing on the Seneca County Website:  per the requirement of RPTL section 1590 (2).

The Assessor will be in attendance with the Tentative Assessment Roll by appointment only on: May 4th, May 9th, May 11th, and May 13th . Please call 315-568-9700 to schedule.

The Board of Assessment Review will meet May 23rd and will extend the schedule and Contesting Dates as needed to hear complaints.  The hearing of complaint schedule will vary between the hours of 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and between 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, at the Town of Seneca Falls Municipal Building located at: Town Hall – 130 Ovid Street or at the Community Center – 35 Water Street, in said Town, to hear and examine all complaints (in relation to assessment on the application), of any person believing to be aggrieved. The deadline to apply is May 23, 2023.

A publication containing procedures for contesting an assessment is available at your Town Assessor’s Office and on the Seneca Falls webpage:

Dated: May 1, 2023Deborah L. Von WaldAssessor

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Seneca Falls awarded DEC’s Municipal Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Infrastructure Grant

Last week, Governor Hochul announced that 70 municipalities were awarded the 2022 round of the Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Municipal Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Infrastructure Grant Program totaling $8.38 million to support the installation of 454 Level 2 charging ports and 28 direct current fast charger (DCFC) pedestals throughout New York State, the largest award amount since the program began in 2016.In the Finger Lakes region, the Town of Seneca Falls was awarded $86,022 for twelve level 2 EV charging stations.More:

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