UPDATE: 10/20/2016 THE WATER CONSERVATION NOTICE IS STILL IN EFFECT!
NOTICE TO ALL COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS OF THE VILLAGE OF ADAMS AND THE ADAMS CENTER WATER DISTRICT:
EFFECTIVE TODAY 8/3/16, Mayor Chatterton of the Village of Adams in conjunction with the Town of Adams Supervisor David Kellogg, a declaration of a DROUGHT WATCH was issued.
The Drought Watch calls for voluntary water conservation measures; such as;
Restriction of water use for lawn or gardens; filling or cleaning of pools; washing of paved surfaces (driveways, patios, garages, parking areas)
Avoid washing cars or trucks
Repair dripping and leaking faucets, toilets & showerheads
Keep drinking water in the refrigerator; do not run water to make it cold
Run only full loads of dishes and laundry
Do not run water continuously while washing dishes
Shorten the time of showers
Do not open fire hydrants.
This remains in effect until further notice and could be upgraded to “Warning” or “Emergency” status at any time.
The Village of Adams has set the hours for Halloween Trick or Treating to be on October 31, 2016 from 5pm-8pm.
It is the responsibility of the property owner to maintain and repair the sidewalk in front of your property. Please contact the DPW Superintendent for the sidewalk specifications and to enroll in the program shared with the Village to be added to our list for replacing of your sidewalk. Phone # (315) 232-4520. You must also keep your sidewalk cleared of snow and ice.
The Schedule for Water/Sewer Billings:
Mailing dates: February 15th / Due Date: March 5th
May 15th / Due Date: June 5th
August 15th / Due Date: September 5th
November 15th / Due Date: December 5th
The Village clerk's office now offers the convenience of accepting credit cards for municipal payments. A third-party convenience fee will apply to cardholders who wish to pay via credit card. Such fee will be disclosed to cardholder at time of transaction with the option to decline the fee and make payments via cash or check. This fee will be 2.65% ($3.00 minimum). A flat fee of $3.95 applies to all tax payments made using a Visa Consumer Check Card. Effective January 2, 2013 VISA will be accepted for all over the counter transactions including water/sewer payments and will also include a minimum service fee collected of $3.00. All convenience fees will now be referred to as Service Fees for all cards used.
Here is the opportunity to make payments online via this website for your water/sewer payments and tax payments. All service fees apply as described above for all online payments! We accept Discover, MasterCard, and Visa for these payments. Click on the Pay Your Bills Online Here below.
PAY YOUR BILLS ONLINE HERE!!!!!
The Village of Adams requires all person/persons performing volunteer service for the Village of Adams to complete and file a General Release Volunteer Agreementwith the Village Clerk's Office. This agreement has no expiration date and therefore is only required to be filed once. Please call the village office at 232-2632 ext.4 to receive this form.
No Parking on Village Streets 2am - 6am
There is no parking on all village streets between the hours of 2am - 6am all year round but this will be strictly enforced Nov 1st to April 15th on all streets and when snow plowing is necessary. Violators will be issued tickets!
2015 Annual Water Quality Report may be viewed by clicking here!
2016 Lawn/garden debris and Tree/brush trimming pickup policy & schedule. This schedule is complete for the 2016 season.
If you have a fire hydrant nearby or on your property please help by keeping it clear of snow and ice during the winter season.
The Village would like to remind residents of the leash law for dogs. No dogs are allowed to run at large within village limits. See local law #28 under ordinances on this website for full details. Also it is against the law to allow your dog to urinate, defecate or to commit any other nuisance in any park, in any public building, in any store, parking lot, or upon any public sidewalk, or on private property. Please pick up after your dog while walking within the Village limits or tickets may be issued from complaints.
The Village of Adams now has 10 Pet Waste stations. They are located at Arbor Park on the main corner, downtown next to the Memorial Park/Bridge, in front of Family Dollar, next to South Jefferson Veterinary Hospital parking lot, in front of 42 N. Park St., in front of the Post Office, on the corner of Hungerford Ave. and Roberts St. ( in front of Mr. Sheley's property), in front of Family Dollar, in front of Country View apartments and at the entrance to Elmwood Cemetery. We urge all dog walkers to use the bags, provided at each station, when walking you dogs and dispose of the waste properly. Please contact Nancy Murphy at 232-2120 if you find a station is without bags. A very big thank you to the Adams Revitalization Committee, the Village of Adams and Diane Ferry, DVM.
Birmingham Beckstead click on each article to view pictures of the new waste stations.