Due to the Governor’s Executive Order, The Village of Newark Municipal Building, except for the Police Department, is closed temporarily effective March 24, 2020. The Village Offices can be reached at (315) 331-4770, and voicemail will be checked regularly. There is now a secure drop box for payments off all types on the west side of the building, north of the Police Department entrance. NO CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED. You can pay your water/sewer bills, dog license renewals, code enforcement fees and charges, and any other payment by check, money order or bank check. You can also pay your water/sewer bill online with the following information:
“You can now pay your water/sewer bill online at the Village of Newark website, www.villageofnewark.com. Click on the “Pay My Water Bill Online” link at the bottom of the home page, and follow the instructions on using the Paymentus credit/debit card payment system. There is a $3.95 service fee for each payment transaction up to $500.00, which is the maximum amount allowed. You can make multiple payments if your bill is over $500.00. You may also call Paymentus at 1-(844)-710-6692 if you would like. Please note that payments made during the time periods of penalties and shut offs are subject to the same rules as cash, check or money order payments.”
If you believe you have a matter or issue that needs immediate attention, please call us at (315)-331-4770 to determine if the Village of Newark can assist you with your urgent need.
We thank you for your patience and understanding at this time as the Village of Newark joins the efforts of others in our community in the attempt to minimize the impact of the public health crisis at this time.
VILLAGE OF NEWARK LAUNCHES DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION SURVEY
Village leadership is excited to announce the launch of the 2020 Downtown Revitalization Survey. The survey is targeted to Village residents, business owners, and anyone who uses downtown for shopping, dining, services, recreation, or as a place to call home.
Survey results will be used to guide programs and services as part of the Village’s economic development strategy, and will be central to public engagement related to the coming Downtown Revitalization Initiative Round V application effort. The Village’s economic development strategy envisions downtown Newark as a vital urban center, with a mix of uses that attract visitors from around the world, while continuing to serve as a center of commerce for the residents of the Village and all of Wayne County.
“Our strategic location, with the Erie Canal flowing right through downtown, and our history as a service center to the region makes Newark a perfect fit for investors, residents, small business, and visitors,” said Mayor Jonathan Taylor. “As we continue to grow and develop, we want to ensure that our residents drive that vision, and maintain a sense of ownership in how our community is shaped.”
The Village envisions the state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative as one tool to support continued development in Newark; capitalizing on the incredible growth and development that has occurred in the community in recent years. Resident and business input is critical to ensuring that development matches community preference.
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