WE NEED YOUR INPUT!
Please help the Town of Herkimer Plan the Future of the Former East Herkimer Elementary School! Share your thoughts and vision for the Reuse Planning Project with the Town by taking a quick survey! Your feedback is critical to ensure the project meets the needs of our community! Use the QR code posted or website below to access the survey.
Please contact Town Clerk Jennifer DeMetro at 114 North Prospect Street Herkimer, NY 13350, firstname.lastname@example.org, (315) 866 - 2690 for any questions or concerns. Thank you.
By completing the survey you will help the town identify priorities & outline strategies for building reuse. We are excited to have your input! If you are unable to access the survey online, a hard copy can be sent to you by mail by calling or emailing the contact above or picked up and submitted at the Town Hall. Please request your mailed survey by 06/16/23 and return within 7 days. All online surveys must be submitted by 06/23/23 . Results of this survey will be presented at a future public meeting. Stay tuned for date, time, place!
FULL TIME MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR POSITION AVAILABLE
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Operates one or more types of automotive equipment and performs a variety of manual tasks in connection with such operation: does related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This work involves responsibility for the safe and efficient operation and care of moderately complex motor equipment in the performance of assigned tasks. An employee in this class is also required to perform recurring manual duties related to the operation of the equipment and road maintenance work. Employees in this class may also be responsible for performing a variety of semi-skilled automotive repair work. The work is usually performed under close supervision.
EXAMPLES OF WORK (Illustrative only):
-Operates a truck in connection with the hauling of material for road construction and repair;
-Operates a truck to transport workmen, tools and other equipment;
-Operates a snowplow or related snow removal equipment;
-Performs semi-skilled mechanical repairs on automotive equipment;
-On assignment, operates bulldozer, grader, power shovel or other heavy automotive equipment;
-Services assigned vehicle and maintains it in clean condition:
-Loads and unloads trucks:
-Performs a variety of simple manual tasks, such as cleaning culverts, shoveling, painting, and a variety of tasks related to road maintenance work;
-Acts as flagman on highway maintenance or construction projects.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good knowledge of the operation of trucks, tractors, and other types of automotive equipment; ability to understand and carry out simple oral and written instructions; mechanical aptitude; dependable; good physical condition.
ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: One year of experience in the operation of automotive equipment; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a valid New York State driver's license Class A or B at the time of appointment.
"CLIP & SAVE" (PLEASE NOTE #13, #14 & #15) "CLIP & SAVE"
TOWN OF HERKIMER
"ENTIRE" TOWN TRASH DROP-OFF - 2023 SPRING SCHEDULE
Thursday, June 1st, 2023 from 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Friday, June 2nd, 2023 from 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, June 3rd, 2023 from 7:00 AM to Noon
Rules for Trash drop-off: (Be prepared to unload your own trash)
- Trash needs to be dropped off at the Town of Herkimer Highway Garage located
across from the NYS Police Barracks. The address is 123 Gros Boulevard, East Herkimer.
- Open to "ALL" Town of Herkimer residents.
- Car tire (each): cost with rim or without rim is subject to market rate.
- Dump truck tire (each) cost subject to market rate, accepted without rim only.
- Tractor tire (each) cost subject to market rate, accepted without rim only.
- All steel items such as bed springs are accepted, as well as sofas, chairs and all House Hold items.
- Batteries ARE accepted. (ABSOLUTELY NO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS)
- NO paints, construction debris/material.
- NO private contractors or commercial drops.
- NO recyclables accepted.
- Limit- 2 loads only.
- Propane tanks WILL NOT be accepted.
- PLEASE NOTE: CPU monitors, laptops, fax machines, etc. need to be separated. There will be a container available especially for those types of items.
- PLEASE NOTE: Large plastic items MUST be separated.
- Shred truck will be available for Personal Documents Only on Saturday, June 3rd from 9 to Noon.
GREEN WASTE Outside Village, TOWN ONLY
YARD WASTE RULES
THERE ARE A FEW CHANGES TO GREEN WASTE PICK UP THIS YEAR, PLEASE SEE THE SPECIFICS BELOW. THANK YOU
GREEN/YARD WASTE COLLECTION [GREEN/YARD WASTE MUST BE CONTAINERIZED OR TIED/BUNDLED] ➢ Set out Sunday night for Monday pick-up beginning April 15th (weather permitting) and continuing through the 1st Monday in November. Pick up will START at 6:00AM. Pick-up will be the 1st and 3rd Monday's in June, July & August.
➢ Green waste (grass clippings, leaves, garden waste and shrub clippings) must be placed in a reusable container only.
***Limit of 3 containers per property.*** NO LAWN CARTS! ALL containers must have handles (NO cut out handles).
No container is to exceed 50 pounds.
➢ DO NOT place green waste in TARPS, plastic bags, galvanized barrels, laundry baskets, cardboard boxes, brown paper bags or compost paper bags.
➢ Green waste should be free of stones, wood, paper, plastic pots/trays, and animal waste.
➢ Lumber and other construction debris IS NOT considered brush or yard waste.
➢ Brush and shrubs cannot exceed four feet (4') and must be placed in a reusable container or tied and bundled.
➢ Christmas trees can be brought to the Town Garage for disposal through the month of January.
For further information, please call 315-866-1803 to speak with
Ken Ward, Highway Superintendent, Town of Herkimer.
The Town of Herkimer will now be holding Town Meetings in person at the Town Hall located at 114 N. Prospect Street, Herkimer. All guidelines will be followed in accordance with the CDC, State and Local requirements. The next Regular Meeting will be held on Monday May 15, 2023 at 6:00 PM.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO
ESABLISH NEW WATER AND SEWER RATES FOR DISTRICTS IN THE
TOWN OF HERKIMER, NEW YORK
IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Herkimer Town Board will hold a public hearing at the Town Office Building, 114 North Prospect Street, Herkimer, New York at 6:05 p.m. on May 15, 2023 for the purpose of reviewing and considering the establishment of new water and sewer rates for districts within the Town of Herkimer A full copy of the proposed rates can be obtained from the Town Clerk's Office during normal business hours.
By Order of Herkimer Town Board
Dated May 1, 2023
Jennifer DeMetro, Town Clerk
A meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Herkimer, in the County of Herkimer, New York, was held at the Town Hall, in said Town, on April 19, 2023.
The Town of Herkimer Planning Board will hold regualr meetings on the second Wednesday of each month, at 6:00PM at the Herkimer Town Hall located at 114 North Prospect Street, Herkimer, New York 13350. The next scheduled Planning Board Meeting will be May 10th, 2023 at 6:00 PM. Mark Gaworecki, Town of Herkimer Planning Board Chairman
Effective September 9th, 2022 East German Street Extension from and about 612 East German Street North to its dead end is closed to all travel at this time, and to exercise caution when traveling this road. Additionally, the NYS Route 28 entrance to this road is residence use only. On Monday, September 12th the Town of Herkimer will take preventative action by removing some of the weight from the road.