Village of Pelham Newsletter
Timothy Cassidy, Mayor
Robert Yamuder, Administrator
Village Hall Phone: 914-738-2015
195 Sparks Avenue Fax: 914-738-7381
Pelham, NY 10803
4/10/13- Update on United Water Hydrant Flushing May 10, 2013
4/7/13- Update on United Water Hydrant Flushing May 8, 2013
4/2/13- United Water Hydrant Flushing May 2, 2013
United Water of New Rochelle crews will be flushing fire hydrants and blow offs between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. in the Village of Pelham at locations as shown on the attachment below. The hydrants may be flushed on or within three working days after May 2, 2013.
Please contact United Water directly with any questions at (914) 632-6900.
4/24/13- End of Loose Leaf Pickup Season and Organic Waste Disposal
As of Tuesday, April 30, 2013, loose leaf pickup season will conclude. All leaves should be left out at the curb for collection prior to that date. The Village DPW will be collecting on a five-day, roving pickup schedule until April 30th.
After April 30th all organic waste, including leaves, will have to be bagged or bundled after the end of loose leaf season. Collection for organic waste will take place only on Wednesday's Village-wide by AAA Carting.
Please refer to the Village of Pelham Sanitation Calendar 2013 for more information or call Village Hall for more guidance.
4/11/13- Special Board of Trustees Meeting: Public Hearing for the Village Preliminary Budget
There will be a special meeting by the Board of Trustees for a public hearing regarding the FY 2013-2014 Preliminary Budget on Monday, April 15, 2013. The meeting will be held at Village Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m.
The next regularly scheduled Board of Trustees meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
4/1/13- Budget Work Sessions 2013
April 1, 2013- 7 p.m. Building Department
8 p.m. Police Department
April 2, 2013- 7 p.m. Fire Department
8 p.m. Department of Public Works
April 3, 2013- 7 p.m. Expenses/Revenues/Administration
April 8, 2013- 7 p.m. Additional Budget Session
4/2/13- Westchester County Free Rabies Clinic for Cats, Dogs, and Ferrets on Sunday, April 7, 2013
For required advance appointment, please call (914) 632-1269
3/22/12- Quarterly Water Bills for Pelham Heights Water District
Customers of the Pelham Heights Water District, please be advised that the quarterly water bills have been mailed out. The bills are due by April 11, 2013. If you have any questions, please contact Debbie DelGrosso at (914) 738-2046.
3/12/13- Board of Trustees Debate Broadcast Schedule
Residents who wish to view the March 12, 2013 debates for Village Mayor and Board of Trustees can do so at various times on either Cablevision Channel 75 or Verizon Channel 43.
The debate will play daily at 3 a.m. , 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 6 p.m., and at 8 p.m. Recent Village Board of Trustees meetings can also viewed various times during the day on these channels as well.
3/1/13- Loose Leaf and Organic Waste Collections
Pelham residents, please be advised that beginning after Friday, March 15, 2013, leaves left loose at the curb and will be accepted for collection. The collections are conducted on a five-day roving schedule until April 30, 2013.
All other organic material must be bagged, bundled, or placed in a garbage can to receive collection. For more information, please review the Village of Pelham Sanitation Calendar 2013 or call Village Hall for further guidance.
AAA Carting, the Village's sanitation provider will be collecting organic waste once a week beginning on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 Village-wide. Any questions regarding organic collection or missed pickups can be directed to (877) 428-5222.
2/7/13- Winter Storm Advisory from Con Edison
Pelham Residents, please review the announcement below regarding the anticipated winter snow storm expected to begin Friday afternoon. Please read the safety tips and contact Con Edison in the event of any outages directly at (800) 752-6633.
1/24/13- Reports of Items Stolen from Unlocked Vehicles
Residents have recently reported that their cars were entered during the evening hours while parked in their driveways. It is important that ALL residents LOCK their cars and remove any and all valuables when parked overnight in their driveways or parked anywhere else overnight.
Items taken during these crimes usually consist of loose change, electronics and anything else of value that can easily be taken and sold.
These crimes occurred in the area west of 5th Avenue, north of Lincoln Avenue, and in the vicinity of Chester Park.
Please contact the Police Department at 738-2000 to report any suspicious activity.
1/16/13- New York State Disaster Home-Ownership Repair and Rebuilding Fund
Please review the posted flyer regarding a New York State program to assist with the costs of home repairs that are not covered by insurance or FEMA for Hurricane Sandy. Please direct any inquiries to New York State at (855) 697-7263 for more information.
11/15/12- FEMA Operations in Westchester County
FEMA has deployed Community Relations Team personnel in to communities impacted by the storm. These are FEMA employees who provide information to residents and businesses about how to register for assistance.
They will meet directly with individuals in your communities and distribute flyers. They do not collect information or complete applications for assistance on behalf of anyone. They are dressed in FEMA apparel and display FEMA I.D.
Please review the links below for more information about FEMA operations.
5/30/12 Asian Longhorned Beetle and Emerald Ash Borer Reporting
Please review the following attachments to find out how to report either species of insect.
More available under the "Services" link
Posted below is the 2013 Sanitation Schedules.
The next Bulk Rubbish collection: Thursday, May 16 for Area A
Friday, May 17 for Area B
State of the Village Report
The Village of Pelham has recently faced an unprecedented set of public safety and financial challenges, but has responded well, thanks to the hard work, professionalism, and dedication of our Village employees and volunteers.
The Village is committed to spending each dime of taxpayer money in a cost-effective and responsible fashion. The Board of Trustees’ guiding principle is to address long-standing issues and not pass them on to future generations. To improve efficiency and quality of services, we have systematically implemented best business practices and invested in technology.
The Village strives to listen to all constituencies, balancing the needs of homeowners, employees, commercial property owners and merchants, and to conduct Village business in a transparent manner. The Village has made a concerted effort to work cooperatively with the other Pelham governments and neighboring communities.
Updated Comprehensive Plan 2008
The Village of Pelham 2008 Comprehensive Plan is now available for download. The plan, which was awarded the best comprehensive plan prize for 2008 by the New York Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association, has been updated with new color photographs and maps. We urge all residents to review the document, which describes the many advantages that the village offers residents and businesses—and also details our aspirations to create a more vibrant downtown for shopping, dining and recreation.