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Central Hudson has just reported that their are 225 power outages within the Town of Washington. All outages are in the Mabbettsville Road area. There is an unofficial power return time of 8:00 PM, which may change depending upon what the crews encounter while working.

Pursuant to Section 506 & 526 of Real Property Tax Law:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Assessor of the Town of Washington, County of Dutchess, has completed her tentative assessment roll for the current year, a copy of which is filed with the Town Clerk.

The Assessor will be in attendance with such tentative roll at:

Town of Washington Town Hall, 10 Reservoir Dr., Millbrook, NY

Available on the following days:

Tuesday, May 10, 2018 between the hours of 9 am and 11 am

Saturday, May 12, 2018 between the hours of 9 am and 11 am by appointment only

Tuesday, May 15, between the hours of 9 am and 11 am

Thursday, May 17, 2018, between the hours of 6 pm and 8 pm by appointment only

Appointments can be scheduled by calling 677-3949 during regular business hours, M - F, 9 am - 12 noon.


Written complaints using form RP 524 with respect to assessments may be filed with the assessor any time prior to Grievance Day which will be held May 22, 2018, between the hours of 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm and shall be transmitted by the Assessor to the Board of Assessment Review on or before Grievance Day.


A publication containing procedures for contesting an assessment is available online at


By order of Kathleen Myers


The next winter storm is expected to hit our region beginning between 4 am and 6 am on Wednesday, March 7th and leave 10 - 18 inches of snow.  Wind gusts are expected to reach 35MPH.  If you must travel, please give yourself enough time to clear your vehicle of snow and ice, travel at a safe speed and braking distance.  Be very careful when using the road shoulders, as many of the downed trees have been cut back to the road edge.  

The Town Highway Department will be working round the clock to ensure safe passage of town roads.  The Highway Department cannot remove downed trees if there are any electric lines in, on or near the trees.  Central Hudson or its partners is responsible for removing these hazards.  

Central Hudson has reported that there are still 395 Town of Washington customers without service.  They anticipate that almost all of those customers will be restored by 10:00 PM this evening.  

There are still a number of broken tree limbs in the trees.  Assess your property for hazards to you and the traveling public.  Consider contacting a snow removal company if you have a dangerous situation.

Please continue to well visit checks on family and friends.  Hypothermia is a very real concern if someone has fallen outside of their home.

Visit www.ready.gov for information on what you should be doing to prepare for a storm.