With the first major snowfall behind us, just a friendly reminder that snow removal from the sidewalks is the property owner’s responsibility. Sidewalks shall be cleared within 24 hours after the snow event. Please do not push snow on the sidewalks or into the roadways or pile snow in areas that results in reduce visibility at intersections. If you have any questions, please contact the Village Office at 315-331-4770.
Since the volunteers in the Village of Newark go above and beyond, the Mayor has declared November 1, 2021, "Extra Mile Day". Click here for more information!
Reminder – Cemetery Decorations
All spring/summer decorations must be removed from the Newark Cemetery and East Newark Cemetery by October 31st. Cemetery personnel will begin removing out-of-season decorations starting November 1st. The Village of Newark is not responsible for damage or loss of any decoration, pot, urn or any other items placed in the cemeteries. If you have any questions, please call (315) 331-6199. Thank you for your cooperation.
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The South Hill Village water tank (near Route 88 South) has been drained for painting and maintenance. Residents on the south side of the village may experience periods of low water pressure. This maintenance will be completed as soon as possible, but is expected to take approximately 30 to 60 days, depending on weather and other factors. If you have any issues or questions, please contact Bob Hutteman through the Village Office at 315-331-4770. Thank you in advance for your patience while this process is being completed.
Village of Newark 2021 Fall Brush Pickup Starts September 27th and ends October 22nd.
The following items will be picked up:
Tree limbs (up to 6” diameter and 3’ long-very important to keep at this size or below!!)
Similar brush material
Limited leaves (please wait until leaves are picked up and do not mix leaves with brush)
The Village will not pick up boards, logs, furniture, boxes, cardboard, or metal objects of any kind. Please keep leaf/grass clippings, and similar type debris, separate from tree limbs, if possible.
Please Do Not deposit material on pavement.
The Village of Newark DPW, 100 Wood Lane is open to accept material in our drop off designated area.
Leaf pick up will start after brush pick up has been completed.
Everyone enjoys a good fireworks display, BUT in the village amongst neighbors, nearby residences and the many pets in a neighborhood may not. Many village residents had negatives experiences due to the debris in pools, on decks and roofs, their pets anxiety due to explosions from neighbors use of ILLGEAL firework displays. Last year during the Fourth of July weekend due to illegal fireworks and their improper use, disposal and fireworks there were fires in garbage totes, vehicles and buildings resulting in damage.
The use of legal fireworks should be limited to adults over the age of 18, in outdoor areas away from buildings or flammable items, on a solid surface to prevent tipping, NOT in yards or fields where sparks may ignite a fire. After a firework is completed or does NOT ignite, place in a bucket of water to ensure it cannot start a fire when disposed of. DO NOT placed ANY fireworks, used or unused fireworks in fires or firepits as any unused powder may ignite.
With the yearly pop up of fireworks tents throughout the village and upcoming Fourth of July weekend, a reminder to use New York legal fireworks only. New York LEGAL fireworks are basic ground sparkling devices from cones or tubes, no aerial display or explosions. Not all fireworks in New York State are legal, a quick reminder is that any firework that shoots up into the sky, emits a display and or has explosion or is a sparkler on a metal wire is ILLEGAL. The possession, use of illegal fireworks in New York and within the village can result in the arrest, fine or jail time. Enjoy a safe and legal firework Fourth of July!
SPECIFICALLY PERMITTED NEW YORK STATE
Ground-based or hand held sparkling devices including cylindrical fountains, cone fountains, and wood sparklers/dipped sticks; party poppers, snappers.
SPECIFICALLY PROHIBITED NEW YORK STATE
Aerial consumer fireworks, 500 gram displays, firecrackers and chasers, skyrockets, roman candles, bombs, and metal wire sparklers.
Small Business Relief Program Information
SCAM ALERT: A Newark resident has reported that he was contacted by phone, 315 area code, for a donation to the Newark Police Department. The caller indicated he was with the Newark Police Department, requesting a donation by credit or debit card. When the resident indicated he would donate directly and refused to give the card information, the caller hung up.
The Village of Newark Police Department nor the Newark Police Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association are not soliciting for donations, especially through the use of credit/debit cards. Do NOT give out your credit/debit card information on these calls. Contact the Newark Police Department if you have received these calls.
Due to major capital projects that will provide long term economic benefit to Newark, the Village of Newark tax rate for the Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2022 will increase 1.90%. This will be only the third time in the last nine years that there has been any increase in the tax rate. There will also be rate increases for the Water and Sewer billings. Click here for more information.
As we continue to remove the “pause” on businesses in the Finger Lakes region, I would like to reintroduce you to NYSDOL’s Shared Work Program, a smart alternative to layoffs. As businesses begin to reopen, they can bring employees off of full Unemployment Insurance and onto the plan. There are a couple of new features of the program that I have highlighted below. Please share this information with all business (for-profit, non-profit businesses, government, etc.) interested in our Department’s #1 layoff aversion tool, as we continue to work to help businesses retain their skilled workforce. Click here for more information.
Village of Newark Pandemic Operations Plan
Wayne County is updating the Parks and Recreationways Plan. A public survey is open to Wayne County residents, visitors and stakeholders. Please take a few minutes to fill out the survey.
Pursuant to Village Law § 5-508 (3) a public hearing on the “PROPOSED” budget for FY 2022 of the Village of Newark is scheduled for Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the Village Court Room, 2nd Floor Municipal Building, 100 East Miller St. Newark.
Warning about car thieves. Please click here for more information!
Check out these digital workshops, including on on the Payroll Protection Program (PPP)!
$10,000 Covid Relief Grant available for manufacturers! Click here for more information!
New York State has partnered with Google to Develop a Find Services Site that compiles resources for Residents New York State has partnered with Google to Develop a Find Services Website for the Residents of New York State. It has become increasingly aware that many more residents were/are in need of social services but unaware how to go about finding services that may be of use to them. This website allows users to easily and quickly find services that they need. Take a survey here: https://findservices.ny.gov/app/survey and the website will pull a list of services you may qualify for based on your responses Discover all services through this link: https://www.ny.gov/services This can prove to be an incredibly helpful resource to employees, families and seniors as they navigate the coming months of unknown during the pandemic.
New Yorkers can now take free online courses through Coursera. In partnership with Coursera, we launched a free online platform for New Yorkers to learn new job skills, earn certificates and advance their careers. At a time when unemployment has risen due to the pandemic, we hope these online courses will help New Yorkers get back on their feet. So, whether you're unemployed, underemployed, or are simply interested in learning new skills, check it out and sign up.
We understand that these are difficult financial times, and the Village of Newark would like to work with you to make arrangements to help you get your water/sewer account paid. If you are able to pay the outstanding amount of your bill, you can mail us a check, money order, or bank check to: 100 East Miller Street, Newark, New York 14513. Our office is also open to receive payment by cash, check, money order or bank check. You can also utilize the online payment option through our third party provider, Paymentus, who charge a $3.95 fee per $500.00 transaction.
If payment is not possible at this time due to financial hardship caused by COVID-19, please call us so that we can make an arrangement for you to pay the outstanding bill some time by March 8, 2021. Your water, by NYS law, cannot be shut off if you are a RESIDENTIAL customer and who has experienced "a change in financial circumstances due to the COVID-19 state of emergency." By law, you do not have to enter into a payment agreement in order to be protected from service termination before March 31, 2021.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions.
Jonathan Taylor, Mayor, Village of Newark, New York
Village of Newark
100 E Miller Street
Newark, NY 14513
Telephone Number: 315-331-4243
Effective immediately, Veterans can ride regular route service for free in any of the counties served by the Regional Transit Service simply displaying their Veterans Outreach Center ID upon boarding. The counties served by the Regional Transit Service include Wayne, Seneca, Ontario, Livingston, Wyoming, Genesee, Orleans and Monroe. Click here for more information.
REMINDER: The Village of Newark Code prohibits parking on all Village streets from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. from November 1st through March 31st. Please note: any parking restrictions specific to an individual street (currently or voted on by the Board in the future) will still apply.
Village of Newark playgrounds are now open! Safe distancing and hand washing are strongly encouraged. Please note:
Playgrounds are now open dawn to dusk
Please observe social distancing
Equipment and restrooms are NOT regularly sanitized
Use at your own risk
Please note: After no rise in taxes for the last 6 of 7 years, the Village of Newark tax rate will now increase 1.75 % to $13.665196 per $1000 of assessed value. Also, effective June 1, 2020, the water rate for Village users is increasing to $2.64 per thousand gallons of water used, and the sewer fee is increasing to $11.40 per thousand gallons of water used.
The Village of Newark Code regarding parking on all streets within the Village has changed. Previously, no one was allowed to park on any street from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. at any time of the year. The new Code prohibits parking on all Village streets from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. for November 1st through March 31st only. The parking restriction has been lifted from April 1st to October 31st. Please note: any parking restrictions specific to an individual street (currently or voted on by the Board in the future) will still apply.
Regarding COVID-19: Resources for Small Businesses including re-opening tips and funding.
NYSEG/DDS will be working in the Newark area. Please read this important information regarding their project!
Many are using more cleaning products during the pandemic. Please see the following guidelines for what should and shouldn't be flushed. Don't flush these!
Click here for tips on Corona Virus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) and Families First Corona Virus Response Act (FFCRA)
Was your job affected by the Corona Virus? Click here to find out about the Cares Act.
If you are looking for information on Covid-19, please go to the Wayne County Public Health's website or Rochester Regional Health'swebsite, New York State's website, or the Center for Disease Control's website.
The Wayne County Business Council shared this information for small business loans available due to Covid-19.
Reminder: It is a illegal to deposit snow into a roadway. This includes plowing snow out of a driveway into and across the road. Please refer to New York State Vehicle and Traffic law, Section 1219 and Village of Newark Code, Chapter 145 for more information.
Help Our Community Eradicate the Drug Epidemic. Turn in Opiates and any other drugs to the Newark Police Department 24/7 365.
Wayne County 911 can now accept texts. Please click here for more information!
*Don't forget that the Wastewater Treatment Plant, located at 321 Murray Street, has free compost available Monday through Friday, between 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Please bring your own container.
Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Symptoms
Foreclosure Prevention and Help
Home Energy Audit and Grant
How to Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquitoes
Important Lead Paint Removal Information
Outside Village Water - Meter Pit and Maintenance
Property Maintenance and Swimming Pool Notice