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Seneca Falls Town Hall Mask Mandate

The Seneca Falls Town Board remains committed to providing high quality, compassionate and safe client care in recognition of the widespread community transmission of COVID-19 in the Finger Lakes region. Effective Monday, September 20, 2021, all visitors and vendors are required to wear a mask before entering and while conducting business in the Seneca Falls Town Hall. This mandate is applicable to ALL vaccinated & unvaccinated persons and will be enacted until further notice.


Townwide Leaves & Brush Pick-Up on 11/8

There will be a Townwide pickup for LEAVES and BRUSH ONLY on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8th – ONE DAY ONLY. Leaves and Brush must be at roadside Sunday, November 7th. There will only be one pass per street on Monday, November 8th. NO RETURN TRIPS WILL BE MADE. Only one truckload per household.

LEAVES must be in PAPER BAGS. They will not be picked up in plastic bags or piles along the street. BRUSH should be placed in small piles for easy pickup, not one large pile please. Branches must be no longer than 4 feet in length, 12 inches in diameter, and must be placed parallel to the road.

The Town has paper leaf bags for sale at the Highway Department. (187 Ovid Street) at a cost of $2.00 for five bags for your convenience.



Public Hearing: Kingdom Road Pump Station Improvements

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT, in accordance with Section 202-b of the New York State Town Law, the Town Board of the Town of Seneca Falls, Seneca County, New York, will conduct a Public Hearing on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 6:00 P.M. at the Town of Seneca Falls Community Center, 35 Water Street, Seneca Falls, New York 13148, to consider the expenditure of $2,750,000 for the improvements to the Kingdom Road Pump Station and new force main.

Seneca Falls Town Board Meeting on 10/5/21


Enhanced Star Applications Are Available

Enhanced Star: 2022-2023, Upcoming School Tax Year
Income Limit: $92,000
Age: 65 years or older.
Note: The age requirement is the year you become 65. (Example, if you turn 65 in July of 2022, you can apply in January 2022.)

Must provide Proof of Income: 2020 Federal and/or State Income Taxes, or required documents upon request with Worksheet. Must provide proof of Age. Must be your Primary Residence for at least 1 year, and cannot own other property with a tax based benefit. Cannot apply after March 1, 2022 (Taxable Status Date).

Applications, Instructions, and Requirements are available at:
Assessor’s Office: 130 Ovid Street, Seneca Falls,
Phone: (315) 568.9700
NY Real Property Tax:

Notice: Town Board Meeting Location

The monthly Seneca Falls Town Board Meetings will be held at the Seneca Falls Community Center beginning Tuesday, October 5, 2021, until further notice. COVID-19 protocols will require all attendees to wear a face mask prior to entering the building and through the duration of the meeting. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. The October 5th meeting will begin at 6:00 pm with an Executive Session at 5:15 pm.

2022 Budget Workshops Schedule

The Town of Seneca Falls Town Board will be conducting Budget Workshops regarding the 2022 Town Budget on the following dates and times:

October 11, 2021 – 5:30 P.M.
October 25, 2021 – 5:30 P.M.
October 28, 2021 – 5:30 P.M.

All Budget Workshops will be held in the Seneca Falls Town Hall Meeting Room, 130 Ovid Street, Seneca Falls, NY.


Public Hearing Notice - Bridgeport Fire District

The Proposed 2022 Budget of the Bridgeport Fire District of the Town of Seneca Falls, State of New York, will be presented to the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Bridgeport Fire District, for its consideration. A PUBLIC HEARING will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Fire Station located at 43 West Bayard St. in the Town of Seneca Falls on the 19th day of October, 2021. Pursuant to Town Law §105, the Board of Fire Commissioner’s must hold a public hearing on the budget, make the proposed budget available to the public prior to the public hearing, allow the public to comment on the budget at the public hearing. This public hearing must be held to allow maximum public participation in the hearing. The purpose of the public hearing is to allow any person to be heard in favor of or against the proposed budget as it is submitted, or for or against any item or items contained in the proposed budget, and hearing all persons interested in the subject concerning same. That a copy of the proposed budget is available at the Office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Seneca Falls at 81 W. Bayard St. where it may be inspected by any interested person during office hours 8-4.


Bridgeport Fire District Upcoming Meeting Schedule

Please take notice that the monthly meetings of the Bridgeport Fire District Board of Fire Commissioner’s Fire District of the Town of Seneca Falls, County of Seneca, New York, previous held at Red Jacket Fire House 2528 Lower Lake Rd., Seneca Falls, NY 13148, will now be held at the following location:

43 West Bayard Street
Seneca Falls, NY 13148

On the Following dates for 2021:
October 12, 2021
November 9, 2021
December 14, 2021

All meetings will commence at 7 o’clock p.m. on that day. This notification is being given to the news media pursuant to the provisions of Public Officers Law §104.

Dated: September 14, 2021
By order of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Bridgeport Fire District
Kim Gribnau, Secretary Bridgeport Fire District


Seneca Falls Town Board Meeting on 9/7/21



The Seneca County Office of Emergency Management is working with FEMA to offer assistance to all county residents who suffered uninsured damages as a result of Tropical Storm Fred on August 18 & 19, 2021. For more information, please call County Emergency Management at (315) 539-1757.

Sign-Up for CodeRED Community Alerts

Please take a moment to fill in the appropriate information here to be notified by your local emergency response team in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts. Examples include: evacuation notices, bio-terrorism alerts, boil water notices, and missing child reports.

Location change for Bridgeport Fire District 9/14 meeting

Please take notice that the Fire District Board of Commissioner’s meeting for the Bridgeport Fire District of the Town of Seneca Falls, County of Seneca, New York, previously scheduled for 7:00 P.M, September 14, 2021 at 2528 Lower Lake Road, Seneca Falls, New York has been rescheduled and held at a different location. It will now be held on September 14, 2021 at 6:30 pm at 43 West Bayard St.   This notification is being given to the news media pursuant to the provisions of Section 94 of the Public Officers Law of the State of New York.   By order of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Bridgeport Fire District.

Job Posting: Account Clerk

The Town of Seneca Falls is seeking applications for Account Clerk. This is a Competitive Civil Service Position.

 Graduation from high school AND One (1) year of full time work experience, or its part time equivalent, which must include as a regularly occurring function of the job some financial account keeping duties, such as reconciling bank statements, posting to ledgers, making entries to journals or checking vouchers and purchase orders for arithmetical accuracy and completeness.

Apply Today:

Inquiries may be directed to:

Michael J. Ferrara, Town Supervisor
Seneca Falls Town Hall
Office: 315-568-0940

Seneca Falls Town Board Meeting on 8/4/21


2021 Adopted Town of Seneca Falls Budget

- Click here to view the 2021 Adopted Budget (.pdf)

Seneca Falls Looks to Begin Organic Waste Program

The Town of Seneca Falls is exploring the feasibility of an organics recycling program. If you are a Seneca Falls resident or a business in Seneca Falls that produces organic waste, please take the appropriate short survey below.
- 2021 BUSINESS survey for FREE Organics Recycling
- 2021 RESIDENT survey for FREE Organics Recycling

NYSDOT Office of Civil Rights

The documents below are Town adopted and include Title VI Non-Discrimination Assurances and the Policy Statements which support those assurance.
- Signed 2020 Standard Title VI Non Discrimination Assurances
- Signed DBE Policy Statement
- Signed EEO Policy Statement
- Signed LEP Policy Statement
- Signed M WBE Policy Statement
- Complaint and Procedures Form


SFPD COVID-19 Operational Protocol

As CIVID-19 continues to evolve, so does the required Seneca Falls PD response protocol. Effective immediately, all non-emergency incidents, depending on the nature, that require law enforcement involvement will be handled over the telephone in order to limit contact. On calls requiring law enforcement response, officers may ask you to step outside, in order to create the recommended six feet of social distancing. Understand that if you call E-911 for any reason, dispatchers have instituted new call screening protocols to help identify potential COVID-19 cases. For additional up to date information the New York State Department of Health has issued an informational document that offers guidelines to best address the recent Corona Virus outbreak. Included in this document are a list of resource guides to better prepare for this continued health emergency.

To view this document, visit:

Please be patient with all of our first responders. These new response protocols are temporary and are in place to protect our first responders as well as the community we serve. Our goal is to ensure our staff remains healthy and available to provide the quality of service that our residents and visitors expect.

Water Bill Collection

Water bills are now being accepted in the Water Department from 8:30 am till 4 pm. Same building, 130 Ovid Street. This is being done to help make this an easier process for all involved, also a drop box is being installed for after hours convenience to our residents.

Seneca Falls Court Occupancy Update

Due to Fire Code issues, the Seneca County Fire Marshall has temporarily set the occupancy of the Seneca Falls Court room to a maximum of 49 individuals.


Day Court Office Hours

The Day Court Office Hours are 9 A.M. to 1 P.M., Monday through Friday.

Stay Informed on emergency issues with Hyper-Reach

The Seneca Falls Water Department will use, the "Hyper-Reach" emergency telephone notification system to inform residents of emergency water issue such as, boil water advisories and water conservations needs, as a way to reach residents quicker when an issues arises. This is the same system that the Seneca Falls Police Department uses in conjunction with the Seneca County and the Sheriff’s Department. Mobile/cell phone users must register for this service in order to receive notification. Users have the option to receive audio messages, text messages or both along with an email alert. Registration takes a few minutes and all information is kept confidential. All hardline users will automatically receive these notifications. Click here to register.

Sewer Inspections Now Required

Effective immediately: The Town of Seneca Falls through combination of the old “Village” and “Town” of Seneca Falls Codes has created one uniform code, applicable to all residents. Inflow / Infiltration Inspections (Aka Sewer Inspections) are now required to be completed on all properties in Seneca Falls and all areas serviced by the public sewer of the Town. Procedure dictates (§230-64), that inspection be completed prior to the transfer of a property and to comply with code §230, Articles IV and VIII. The main purpose of the inspection requirement is to prevent stormwater from entering the wastewater sewer system that is ultimately treated at the Town’s wastewater treatment plant. This is required to ensure compliance with the NYS Department of Conservation. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Water and Sewer Codes, please contact the Water Department at (315)568-6211. All Code questions can be research at or you can contact the Zoning & Code Enforcement Officer at (315)568-8013 for information.

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