PUBLIC HEARING

TOWN OF JAY, ESSEX COUNTY, NEW YORK

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PRELIMINARY BUDGET OF THE TOWN OF JAY

FOR THE YEAR 2021

Notice is hereby given that the preliminary budget of the Town of Jay for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2021, has been filed at the Office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Jay at the Town Offices located at 11 School Lane, Au Sable Forks, Essex County, New York 12912, where it is available for inspection by any interested person during the hours of 9:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Town Board of the Town of Jay shall hold a Public Hearing on said preliminary budget on Monday, November 16, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. at the Town of Jay Community Center, 11 School Lane, Au Sable Forks, New York, so any such changes, alterations and revisions as shall have been made thereon by the Town Board of the Town of Jay. At such hearing any person may be heard in favor of or against the preliminary budget as compiled or for or against any item or items therein contained.

Pursuant to Town Law Section 108, the following are the proposed 2021 salaries of certain Town Officers of the Town of Jay:

Supervisor: $43,483.00

Town Clerk: $11,087.00

Councilpersons: 4 at $5,801.00           

Town Justice: $12,360.00

Tax Collector: $7,210.00

Superintendent of Highways/ DPW Director: $50,429

Citizens have the right to provide written and oral comments and ask questions concerning the entire budget and the relationships of entitlement funds to the entire budget.

This public hearing will be livestreamed. The public will not be able to physically attend, however may simultaneously view and hear the meeting remotely as set forth below.

Because of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), emergency and state and federal bans on large meetings or gatherings and pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.1 issued March 12, 2020 and as extended through the December 3, 2020, suspending the Open Meetings Law, the Town Board of the Town of Jay will hold this public hearing electronically instead of a public hearing open for the public to attend in person. Members of the public may listen to and view this public hearing as follows:


Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/supervisorsclerk/publichearing

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122

Access Code: 448-472-397

  • Additionally, this information can be found at the Town of Jay website. 

Take further notice that the meeting will be recorded and later transcribed and the public may obtain a copy of the recording or transcription.

Dated: November 6, 2020

                         /s/

Carol A. Greenley-Hackel, Deputy Town Clerk