GET MOVING !

The Au Sable Forks ACAP Senior Meal Site will be hosting a free “Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program” (AFEP) at the Town of Jay Community Center on Wednesday’s, beginning May 22, from 10:30-11:30 am. Call the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County for more information at 518-962-4810 and call 518-647-8173 to sign up for lunch at the center.

ESSEX COUNTY HAZARDOUS WASTE DAYS

The Essex County Department of Public Woks has announced the following 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Event dates:

6/29/19-North Elba Highway Garage, Lake Placid

7/27/19-North Hudson Highway Garage, North Hudson

8/10/19-Essex County DPW, Elizabethtown

8/31/19-Ticongeroga Highway Garage, Ticonderoga

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Town of Jay Building Inspector III (Part Time)

Immediate Opening

Distinguishing Features:

Administer/Enforce the NYS Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and Enforce Local Laws; Maintain Safety/Health Standards as mandated by NYS; Issue, deny or revoke Building Permits and Certificates of Occupancy; Perform On-Site Investigations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must be willing to become certified and successfully fulfill all training requirements according to N.Y.S Codes Enforcement & Administration
  2. Knowledge of Construction and Principals
  3. Blue Print Experience
  4. Town of Jay Residency Requirement

Send Cover Letter & Resume to:

Town of Jay Supervisors Office

PO Box 730

Au Sable Forks, NY 12912

(518) 647-2204

Deadline to Apply is May 8, 2019-DEADLINE EXTENDED-APPLICATIONS STILL BE ACCEPTED !

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

Please be advised that pursuant to the order of the Honorable Archie Depo, the Town of Jay will hold and conduct a Special Town Board Meeting on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 6:00 pm at the Town of Jay Offices located at 11 School Lane, Au Sable Forks, NY for the following purpose:

  1. To conduct a hearing pursuant to Local Law 1 of 2018 relative to property owned by Lance K. Galvin and to make a determination of a violation of said Local Law and the abatement and removal of junk
  2. Together with any and all other business that might come before the Board

This meeting is open to the public and all interested persons are invited to attend.

ROAD CLOSURE

Burt Lane in Au Sable Forks will be closed from the Jersey Sewer Pump Station on Burt Lane to Garso Lane for a period of two weeks beginning on March 27th and lasting until April 10th. This closure is related to the Sewer System upgrades currently taking place.

HELP WANTED

The Town of Jay is searching for candidates to join the Town of Jay Board of Assessment Review. The successful applicants will form a three person board that will conduct Grievance Hearings with regards to property assessments. Training for this position will be provided.

Potential candidates should submit a letter of interest no later than March 29th, 2019 , to the Town of Jay Supervisor’s Office, PO Box 730, Au Sable Forks, NY 12912.

For further details, contact the Supervisor’s Office at 518-647-2204.

SEARCH CLOSED-THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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.

Applications can be found by clicking here!

WIND ADVISORY

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. LIFTED

VERIZON CELL SERVICE OUTAGE UPDATE

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.