The Town of Jay Highway/DPW Department is now accepting applications for a Full Time (40 hr. per week) Motor Equipment Operator. Applicants must possess a valid NYS CDL license with no restrictions and 1 year experience required. Residents will have first priority. Applications are available at the Highway Garage located at 168 Valley Rd in Jay. For questions call 518-647-2204 Ext. 125.
Town of Jay Supervisor Archie Depo, after a conference call with New York State Emergency Services, is issuing a warning that beginning Sunday night, February 24 , please expect strong winds from 30-60 m.p.h. with dropping temperatures. These winds will continue Monday with gusts of 30-40 m.p.h. National Grid and NYSEG are ramping up to address any possible power outages. In the event of an extended loss of power, the Town of Jay will be operating the shelter at the Community Center. Supervisor Depo can be reached at 518-534-8152 in the event of an emergency.
Please be advised that Supervisor Archie Depo has been in contact with Verizon Wireless officials and has been informed that the problem has been determined to be located at the Bassett Mountain Tower. Repairs are slated to begin late today, February 21, or tomorrow, February 22 in an effort to restore cell service to the areas currently effected by the recent outage.
The Town of Jay/Black Brook Youth Commission is seeking a Summer Youth Recreational Director. This position is responsible for planning and directing a summer youth recreational program for the Towns of Jay and Black Brook. For a copy of the minimum qualifications for this position and further information regarding typical work activities please contact the Supervisor’s Office at 518-647-2204.
Effective at 5:00 pm on February 6, 2019, the Town of Jay will be under a State of Emergency by reason of disaster, catastrophe or similar public safety within the territorial limits of the TOWN OF JAY which imperils public safety, namely the unexpected and severe flooding of the banks of the Au Sable River in the Town of Jay and in its hamlets of Au Sable Forks, Jay and Upper Jay. (As pursuant to New York Executive Law Article 2-B and Section 24)
Per Town of Jay Supervisor Archie Depo, the State of Emergency for the Town of Jay has been lifted.
State of Emergency has been Declared in the Town of Jay due to a water break in the Howard Heights Subdivision.
Please be advised per Town of Jay DPW Director Kevin Zaumetzer; School Lane and Burt Lane will remain closed to traffic until further notice. They are anticipated to be re-opened Thursday, September 13th. More details will be posted as they become available. Please call DPW Director Kevin Zaumetzer at 518-225-2599.
The paving projects that were postponed due to inclement weather have been rescheduled as follows:
Paving is scheduled for Wednesday, September 12th, beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Burt Lane and then proceeding to School Lane. Please be advised that no travel will be allowed once paving begins so we request that you make the necessary arrangements to park your vehicles accordingly. Travel will resume once pavement is cooled. Please call DPW Director Kevin Zaumetzer with any questions at 518-225-4599.
The Town of Jay DPW Department has announced that due to impending inclement weather the paving projects originally scheduled for Tuesday, September 11, have been postponed.The roads involved in this delay are; Pigeon Hill, Burt Lane, School Lane and Woodyard Lane. A new date will be determined and announced as soon as possible.