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TOWN OF KIRKWOOD
70 CRESCENT DRIVE
KIRKWOOD, NY  13795
TEL (607) 775-1370

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The Town of Kirkwood is located in the central part of Broome County, west of the towns of Colesville and Windsor, south of the Town of Fenton and east of the towns of Conklin and Dickinson and the City of Binghamton. The town's population dropped by about 445 people during the 1990s, according to the U.S. Census. Latest figures put the population at 5,651. A regular town meeting is held at 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month.

Community Events Calendar

TOWN OF KIRKWOOD

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF PLANNING BOARD 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Planning Board of the Town of Kirkwood will hold a public hearing on January 25, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at Joseph A. Griffin Town Hall, 70 Crescent Drive, Kirkwood, NY on the application of 42 Real Estate, LLC, regarding three properties located at 265, 121, and 93 Industrial Park Drive in the Town of Kirkwood, also known as Tax Map Nos. 162.01-1-11, 162.01-1-13, 162.01-1-14.11, and all located in an Industrial Development District.  The application is for site plan review for:

redevelopment of all three parcels, which involves

the demolition of the existing building and infrastructure,

new construction of a 458,400 sq ft single story distribution

center, parking lot, 600 sq ft salt storage building, automated access gates, a stormwater treatment area, and minor landscaping

In person attendance is limited due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions and is administered on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Those members who cannot attend in person, or who do not wish to attend in person, may attend remotely using the information below:

Meeting Link:  https://zoom.us/j/4823456409

Meeting ID:  482 345 6409

Dial in Phone Number:  1-646-558-8656

Communications in writing in relation thereto may be filed with the Planning Board prior to the public hearing. Persons with disabilities who require assistance should contact the Planning Board Office at (607) 775-4313 to request such assistance.

MARCHIE DIFFENDORF, CHAIR

TOWN OF KIRKWOOD PLANNING BOARD

Town of Kirkwood Town Board Work Session will be held at 6 PM on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 – Kirkwood Town Hall, 70 Crescent Drive, Kirkwood

In person attendance is limited due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions and is administered on a first-come-first-serve basis. Those members who cannot attend in person, or who do not wish to attend in person, may attend remotely using the information below:  

Meeting Link:  https://zoom.us/j/4823456409

Meeting ID:  482 345 6409

Dial in phone number:  1-646-558-8656



Community News

Veterans River Park will be closed to vehicles beginning December 16, 2020.  You can still access the park by walking in through the walking gate located near the Schoolhouse.  You can park in the Schoolhouse parking lot and walk in via the gate.   

We are still available to help by phone.  A local representative is available to take your call Monday thru Friday from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at 1-866-964-3971  (TTY) 1-800-328-0778.

We may be able to schedule an appointment if we cannot help you by phone.

Please do not come into one of our local offices.  We cannot accept walk-in visitors at this time.

You may also visit SSA.gov   Many of our services can be completed online.

Visit CDC.gov for informaiton about COVID-19. 

The following was adopted by the Kirkwood Town Board on October 6, 2020:

 

It is a New York State Attorney General ruling that mailboxes and private property that are placed in the public right of way, are not subject to repair by the municipality. In most instances, mailboxes are damaged due to the heavy snow and ice as it is being removed from the roadway.

The Town will repair or replace mailboxes and posts only if, after an inspection by the DPW, the Town has deemed the damage was caused by the negligent operation of our plows.  If the Town determines that your mailbox was damaged during the course of normal snow removal activities, or due to a rotten post, or rusted box, repairs will not be made.

If the Town of Kirkwood does need to replace a damaged Mailbox or Post it will be replaced with a standard metal mailbox with a 4” pressure treated post. Due to frozen ground, it may be necessary to place a temporary mailbox and post so that you can still get your mail until proper repairs can be made.

Fancy or special mailboxes will not be replaced; therefore, for the winter season you may want to replace your mailbox with a standard one.

 

Click the link below for the 2020 Final Assessment Roll

http://www.gobroomecounty.com/sites/default/files/dept/realprop/taxrolls/KirkwoodFinalRolls.pdf

 

 

 

 

In an effort to control the spread of COVID-19 and to protect our residents and employees, Broome County Real Property will no longer offer off-site collection for school or property tax payments in any of the towns. Off-site tax collection offices will be centralized at the Oakdale Mall, former Sears building and the Broome County Office, Edwin L. Crawford Building. Both locations will have a drop-box available for payments as well. The former Sears location will open Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm for collection of current taxes only, September and October for school tax payments and January through March for property tax payments, for the districts and towns that Broome County Real Property collects taxes for.

The Broome County Office location will continue to collect both current and delinquent taxes year-round. 

These changes take effect September 1, 2020 and will apply to the following school districts: Binghamton City School and Sunrise Terrace, Chenango Forks, Chenango Valley, Deposit Central School, Harpursville, Johnson City, Maine-Endwell, Susquehanna Valley, Union-Endicott and Whitney Point School Districts. In January, the following towns: Binghamton, Chenango, Conklin, Dickinson, Fenton, Kirkwood, Nanticoke, Union, Windsor and the City of Binghamton.

 

The Town Hall is now open to the public.  You may utilize the black drop box located at the front door for dog license renewals and water/sewer payments if you prefer not to come into the building.  No cash - check or money order only.  If you need further assistance, call 775-1966 and leave a message.  

Eligible New Yorkers in Phase 1a and 1b are:

  • High-risk hospital workers (emergency room workers, ICU staff and Pulmonary Department staff)
  • Residents and staff at nursing homes and other congregate care facilities
  • Federally Qualified Health Center employees
  • EMS workers
  • Coroners, medical examiners and certain funeral workers
  • Staff and residents at OPWDD, OMH and OASAS facilities
  • Urgent Care providers
  • Individuals administering COVID-19 vaccines, including local health department staff
  • All Outpatient/Ambulatory front-line, high-risk health care workers of any age who provide direct in-person patient care
  • All staff who are in direct contact with patients (i.e., intake staff)
  • All front-line, high-risk public health workers who have direct contact with patients, including those conducting COVID-19 tests, handling COVID-19 specimens and COVID-19 vaccinations
  • This includes, but is not limited to,
    • Doctors who work in private medical practices and their staff 
    • Doctors who work in hospital-affiliated medical practices and their staff
    • Doctors who work in public health clinics and their staff
    • Registered Nurses
    • Specialty medical practices of all types
    • Dentists and Orthodontists and their staff
    • Psychiatrists and Psychologists and their staff
    • Physical Therapists and their staff
    • Optometrists and their staff
    • Pharmacists and Pharmacy Aides
    • Home care workers
    • Hospice workers
  • Staff of nursing homes/skilled nursing facilities who did not receive COVID vaccination through the Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program
 
Beginning January 11, 2021:
  • Individuals Age 65 and older
  • First Responders and Support Staff for First Responder Agencies
    • Fire Service
      • State Fire Service, including firefighters and investigators (professional and volunteer)
      • Local Fire Services, including firefighters and investigators (professional and volunteer)
    • Police and Investigators
      • State Police, including Troopers
      • State Park Police, DEC Police, Forest Rangers
      • SUNY Police
      • Sheriffs' Offices
      • County Police Departments and Police Districts
      • City, Town, and Village Police Departments
      • Transit or other Public Authority Police Departments
      • State Field Investigators, including Department of Motor Vehicles, State Commission of Correction, Justice Center, Department of Financial Services, Inspector General, Department of Tax and Finance, Office of Children and Family Services and State Liquor Authority
    • Public Safety Communications
      • Emergency Communication and Public Safety Answering Point Personnel, including dispatchers and technicians
    • Other Sworn and Civilian Personnel
      • Court Officers
      • Other Police or Peace Officers
      • Support of Civilian Staff for Any of the above services, agencies, or facilities
  • Corrections
    • State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Personnel, including correction and parole officers
    • Local Correctional Facilities, including correction officers
    • Local Probation Departments, including probation officers
    • State Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities
    • Local Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities
  • P-12 Schools
    • P-12 school or school district faculty or staff (includes all teachers, substitute teachers, student teachers, school administrators, paraprofessional staff and support staff including bus drivers)
    • Contractors working in a P-12 school or school district (including contracted bus drivers)
  • Licensed, registered, approved or legally exempt group Childcare Providers
    • Employees or Support Staff of Licensed or Registered Childcare Setting
  • Public Transit
    • Airline and airport employees
    • Passenger railroad employees
    • Subway and mass transit employees (i.e., MTA, LIRR, Metro North, NYC Transit, Upstate transit)
    • Ferry employees
    • Port Authority employees
    • Public bus employees
  • Individuals living in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared with individuals and families who are not part of the same household
  • Individual working (paid or unpaid) in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared by individuals and families who are not part of the same household, in a position where there is potential for interaction with shelter residents
  • Public-facing grocery store workers
  • In-person college instructors

 

Step 1: Determine eligibility and schedule an appointment. First, you should complete the Am I Eligible? App to check their eligibility and find vaccination locations near you where you can schedule an appointment, or call the New York State COVID-19 Vaccination Hotline. Note that due to limited supply from the federal government, it may be 12 or more weeks before an appointment is available to you.  

Step 2: Complete the Vaccine Form. Once and only once you have a confirmed appointment, you must complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form. This form can be completed online and you will receive a submission ID, or can be completed at your vaccination site. (We encourage New Yorkers to complete the form ahead of time.)

Step 3: Bring proof of eligibility to your appointment. When you go to your vaccination site for your appointment, you must bring proof of eligibility. This may include an employee ID card, a letter from an employer or affiliated organization, or a pay stub, depending on the specific priority status. If you are eligible due to age, you should bring a form of ID (like a Driver's License or passport) that includes your date of birth.

 

 



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