Town of Dix

Schuyler County, New York

304 7th Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891 • Phone 607-535-7973 • Fax 607-535-2590

 

 

 

News & Issues

Credit Card Use

The Town will take credit cards for all Town Clerk and Code Enforcement transactions.

"Return the F.A.V.O.R." Veterans Discount Program

A program to provide veterans of Schuyler & Chemung Counties with discount benefits at local merchants is underway. Please click here to learn more and to apply for the ID card.

Water Well & Septic Replacement/Repair Grants Available for Schuyler Co.

Schuyler County has been awarded $170,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds to assist low income homeowners throughout Schuyler County repair or replace failed septic systems and/or water wells. The funds can also be used to replace/install water & sewer laterals where homeowners have public water or sewer. Eligible applicants must have owned and occupied the home for at least 12 months and meet income and certain other guidelines. Land Contracts are not eligible.  Arbor Development will be responsible for implementing this program. Persons interested in applying for the program or who would like more information, should contact: Arbor Development at 607-776-7664.  Applications are also available at the Schuyler County Watershed Protection Agency 910 South Decatur Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891 Phone: (607) 535-6868   Homeowners over the age of 60 can contact their Office for the Aging at 323 Owego St., Unit 7, Montour Falls, NY/ 607-535-7108 for applications and assistance. For more information and an application, click here.

Schuyler County HUD Income Limits

Family Size

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Income

$31,000

$35,400

$39850

$44,250

$47,800

$51,350

$54,900

$58,450

 

Home Emergency Response

Can your address numbers be readily recognized by ambulance, fire truck or other emergency responders looking for your home? New York State law requires that your address numbers be posted in a prescribed manner. Locally, Schuyler County Emergency Management Services provides specifications for the installation of address numbers. Contact the office for these specifications by visiting the office on 106 Tenth Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891, calling 607-535-8200, or by emailing Brian Gardner. The information is also available online on the Schuyler County website - select Emergency Management. Code Enforcement is charged with the enforcement of this law.

Energy Conservation

For some tips on conserving your car's fuel usage, visit the API and DOE sites. Should you explore these sites, you'll find some other interesting reading such as that of the Emerging Energy Report and Choosing a More Efficient Vehicle. For an interesting home energy audit site, visit that of The Home Energy Saver. Other good sites include those of New York Energy Smart and the Public Service Commission.

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