The Wayne County Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is seeking entries for the second Annual Wayne County Startup Pitch Competition. The competition is open to all Wayne County residents who have a new business idea or are in the concept stage. The Winner will receive a $25,000 prize to kick-start their new business.


Village of Newark playgrounds are now open!  Safe distancing and hand washing are strongly encouraged. Please note:
Covid-19 Disclosure
Playgrounds are now open dawn to dusk
Please observe social distancing
Equipment and restrooms are NOT regularly sanitized
Use at your own risk


The Village of Newark Offices at 100 East Miller Street will open tomorrow, June 11th.  Hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Everyone who enters the building will be required to wear a mask and follow all social distancing practices. The floor outside the Village office is marked to ensure proper social distancing. Please keep in mind that you may be asked these questions before entering the building:

  • Have you knowingly been in close or proximate contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19?
  • Have you tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days?
  • Have you experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days?

Should the answer to any of these questions be “yes”, you should not enter the building.  Also, please bring ID as we may require it to log in anyone who enters the office.  Please note: The Newark School District Office on the 4th floor is not open and will tentatively reopen July 1st.​​​​​

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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.


​Fiscal Year 2021 Budget
Section 495 Exemption Report Village of Newark Fiscal Year 2021

Notice of Collection of Taxes

​​NYSEG/DDS will be working in the Newark area. Please read this important information regarding their project!


CDC Instructions for making your own mask.


​​​​​​​​​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!


Much of Monroe County's Covid-19 Resource Nagivator for Businesses applies to Wayne County Businesses as well.


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 haven't already, please take just a few minutes to fill out the census. It is extremely important as more accurate counts and information will ensure we have access to governmental funds for needs in our area.

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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.


DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS SPRING DEBRIS REMOVAL PROGRAM

​​​​​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.


​​Remember to stop for the busses!  The police will be patrolling in the school areas.  Click here for more information!  The fines and consequences are described here!


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.

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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

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Outside Village Water - Meter Pit and Maintenance

Property Maintenance and Swimming Pool Notice


Small Business Workshops

Important Notices