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About Our Department

It is the mission of the Highway Department to provide, plan, develop, operate and maintain a broad variety of traditional functions in a responsive, efficient and cost effective manner.

Town Transfer Station

The residents of Seneca Falls may utilize the drop-off area at the Transfer Station during business hours at no charge. Select household items, brush, cardboard may be placed in designated collection bins for recycling. NO Electronics, construction materials, hazardous waste or overflow of household garbage will be accepted. All residents are required to sign-in is required at the gate before entering.

The pilot Organic Waste Upcycling program drop-off is also located in the drop-off zone. The yellow Natural Upcycling tote is for residential organic waste disposal only that is collected weekly for composting off-site.

Dumpster Rentals

Please contact the Office of the Town Clerk for rental details. All reservations must be made no less than 24 hours prior to delivery day, first come first serve, and payment is required at that time of the reservation. Cash or check is accepted. All reservations must be made in-person.

Please visit the Town Clerk’s office to make your reservations or call with questions at 315-568-8013.

Garbage Totes

The Highway Department provides the allocation of requests for new garbage totes, damage reports of totes and replacement of totes. Please contact the Town Clerk’s office to may a request at
315-568-8013.

Sidewalk Improvement Program

Residents of Seneca Falls may apply for assistance in the repair of their sidewalk through the Sidewalk Improvement Program. Each year, the program offers set funding for a limited amount of requests and once funding has been exhausted, the program will no longer accept applications. The resident is eligible for up to $800 toward the cost of the concrete, and the resident is responsible for the cost of labor and any other fees agreed upon with the contractor.

Staff Contacts

NameTitlePhone
James PetersonSuperintendent of Highways(315) 568-6288