Community Rebuild of the Playground at Hasbrouck Park!

Taking place Wed Sept 25th through Sun Sept 29th!
We need everyone in the community to participate and here are some ways you can!

  • Lend tools for the week of the build!

WATER CONSERVATION EMERGENCY FROM 8-15-2019 TO 12-15-2019

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF NEW PALTZ DECLARING A WATER CONSERVATION EMERGENCY FROM AUGUST 15TH 2019 TO DECEMBER 15TH 2019 DURING THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION REPAIR WORK ON THE CATSKILL AQUEDUCT

WHEREAS, The Catskill Aqueduct is the primary source of freshwater for the Village of New Paltz; and

WHEREAS, The New York City Department of Environmental Protection will shut down the Catskill Aqueduct for repairs between August 15th 2019 and December 15th 2019; and

WHEREAS, The Village Code § 207-15 “Emergencies.” States “the Board of Trustees shall publicly declare the existence of an emergency by adopting a resolution to that effect”; and

WHEREAS, The Standard Operating Procedure Manual for the Village of New Paltz Drinking Water System Preparation for Catskill Aqueduct Shutdown Period (Revised August 2018) recommends banning non-essential outdoor watering activities during the shutdown,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Village Board declares a Water Conservation Emergency from August 15th 2019 through December 15th 2019; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that no water from the Village water system shall be wasted in any manner nor shall any water be used for any purpose other than necessary household or business consumption until the emergency terminates; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that necessary household and business use shall include use of water for drinking, washing and bathroom facilities but shall not include the use of water for sprinkling lawns or shrubbery, washing of porches or vehicles or use of water in air-conditioning equipment where the water is not recirculated or for other uses of similar character; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that water may be shut off for violations in the same procedure provided in Subsection C of § 207-1 of Chapter 207: Water.

07-24-2019 Resolution #51 of 2019 Declaration of Water Emergency

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