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Notice of Public Hearing

The Village of Watkins Glen Planning Board will be holding a public hearing on Wednesday, December  11th 2019 at 6:30 pm in the Board Room of the Municipal Building, 303 North Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891. Permit Applications for the following property: Janet & Robert Kracht: 305 East Sixth Street. The change of use request is to become a Bed and Breakfast.

Offices to be Filled at the March 18, 2020 Village Election

The next General Village Election for Trustees will be held on March 18, 2020. The following offices will become vacant at the end of the current official year and are to be filled at the Village Election for the following terms:

  • TRUSTEE - Four (4) years - to fill the expiring term of Laurie DeNardo
  • TRUSTEE - Four (4) years - to fill the expiring term of Anthony Fabroni

Second Street Closure

Starting November 7th, 2019 Second Street will be closed from Steuben Street to Jackson Street for the remainder

of the Fall and Winter seasons. We will update residents when that portion of the road re-opens.

ODD/EVEN Parking Announcement

Odd/Even Parking

Starting today, November 1st, 2019, through March 31st, 2020 ODD/EVEN parking is in effect every day from 12:00 am-6:00 pm on all Village streets east of Franklin Street. There is a grace period from 6:01 pm- 11:59 pm in which both sides of the street can be utilized for parking.

This means that from 12:00 am -6:00 pm on ODD numbered calendar days the ODD side of the street must be clear.On EVEN numbered calendar days the EVEN side of the street must be clear.

October 29th, 2019 Clute Park Redevelopment Project Meeting

Please enjoy several preliminary photos presented at the latest Clute Park Redevelopment Project Meeting on October 29th, 2019.

We will continue to keep everyone updated via News and Announcements and our Facebook page.

Clute Park Overall
Ice Skating Rink

Clute Park Event Space

Winter Storage Available

Starting in October Clute Park will offer storage available for boats and travel trailers for $200.00

PFA PFO Water Test Press Release and Test Results

Please see documents below for the Village of Watkins Glen Press Release and the official test results.

Of the 14 parameters, only 2 tested positive.  The results have to be multiplied by 1000 to give parts per trillion. 

Please reach out to Terry Wilcox @ 607-742-6871 with questions.

PFOA-PFOS Test Results (PDF; 833KB)
PFOA-PFOS Press Release (PDF; 83KB)

Leaf Bags are available to Village Residents at the Village Office

Please DO NOT place dirt, rocks, stones, bricks, etc. in the bags. Any bag weighing more than 30 pounds will not be picked up by the Village Crews.

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