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Stanford Road will be closed beginning on July 10th.  The alternate route of travel is via Valley Farm Road.

 June 20, 2017 - The Town of Wahington Town Hall Improvement bid package has been delayed.  Please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. requesting the specifications.  They will be emailed to you when available.

This resolution is a true and correct copy of the minutes of May 11, 2017.

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Murphy, who moved its adoption, seconded by Councilman Audia, to wit:

Resolution to Award Bid

A Resolution Awarding the Bid to Fastracs Inc. for the Stanford Road Culvert Repair Project

Whereas, the Town of Washington has determined that replacement and repair of a culvert, abutment walls, decking and railing at Stanford Road requires replacement and repair; and

Whereas the Town has received approvals from the necessary permitting agencies; and

Whereas, the Town has sought bids for the project; and

Whereas, the following bids have been received:

Company Name Bid                      Contingency      Total
 Rosse Environmental $246,402.00      $30,000.00       $276,402.00
Fastracs Inc. $178.500.00      $30,000.00       $208,500.00
Ben Ciccone $483,837.00      $30,000.00       $513,837.00
Legacy Supply $475,000.00      $30,000.00       $505,000.00


Whereas, the project engineer has reviewed all of the bids and has recommended the Town accept the bid offered by Fastracs Inc., and

Now, Therefore Be it Resolved that the Town Board of the Town of Washington award the Stanford Road Culvert Repair Project to Fastracs Inc., with the following bid:

Fastracs Inc.    $178.500.00      $30,000.00       $208,500.00

The vote was as follows:

Supervisor Ciferri:       Aye

Councilman Turletes:  Aye

Councilman Audia:      Aye

Councilman De Bonis: Absent

Councilman Murphy:  Aye


Supervisor Gary Ciferri:

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Ed Loedy – CDBG Handicapped Accessibility Town Hall Entrance
  • Resolution to seek bids for project.
  • Stanford Road Bond Resolution

Bookkeeper Dana Sukow:

  • Monthly report

Highway Superintendent Joseph Spagnola:

(Might be absent due to family obligation)

  • Monthly report

Town Clerk Mary Alex:

  • Monthly report
  • Tax Collection period ended. Settling with Dutchess County

Councilman Stephen Turletes:

  • Recreation Report

Councilman Robert Audia

  • Buildings & Grounds
  • Oak Summit Road

Councilman Al De Bonis

  • Planning Board – Moratorium request Solar and Wind

Councilman Murphy

  • Stanford Road Update

Supervisor Ciferri:

  • Public Comments
  • Review Claims
  • Close meeting

The Town of Washington Town Board will hold their regular meeting on Thursday, June 8, 7:00 PM, at the Town of Washington Town Hall.


By the Order of the Town Board

Town Clerk Mary Alex

Dated: June 5, 2017

Public notice is hereby given that the Annual Report of the Town of Washington for the year

ending December 31, 2016 has been completed and is available for public inspection. The annual reports may be reviewed at the Town Clerk’s office located at 10 Reservoir Dr., Millbrook, during regular business hours of Monday – Friday 9 am – 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm – 3 pm or on the Town website www.washingtonny.org.

By Order of the Town Board

Mary Alex, Town Clerk

Dated:  May 31, 2017

Dutchess County Division of Solid Waste Management hosts Household Hazardous Waste Disposal & Electronics Recycling Event

Saturday, June 24, 2017 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. To Be Held At Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency 96 Sand Dock Road, Poughkeepsie, NY

Open to Dutchess County Residents Only Registration and $10 Prepayment Required Register online: www.dutchessny.gov/solidwaste or call (845) 486-3604

These events are partially funded by the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation

Acceptable Items: Product Containers Marked: “Warning”, “Hazardous”, “Flammable”, “Poisonous”, “Corrosive” Photo chemicals, non-latex driveway sealer, pool chemicals, creosote, kerosene, flammable liquids, metal polish, turpentine, stains, varnishes, strippers, thinners, gasoline/oil mixture, brake fluid, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, chemical fertilizers, adhesives, resins, solvents, oil & lead based paints (no latex!), mercury containing devices, button cell batteries for watches & hearing aids, computer monitors, CPU’s, fax machines, printers, TV’s, stereos, telephones, lithium & sealed lead acid batteries (no automotive!), fluorescent tubes.

Do Not Bring: Ammunition or explosives, asbestos products, latex driveway sealer & latex paint, building or construction debris, tires, furniture, medical waste, pharmaceuticals, propane or other flammable gas cylinders, radioactive materials, scrap metal, metal drums or empty containers, motor oil, car batteries and antifreeze, alkaline or rechargeable batteries.

Latex Paint – Add kitty litter or sawdust to dry out remaining paint, and then place the can in your regular trash

AAA, AA, C, D, 9 Volt and lantern batteries are regular household trash or bring to a rechargeable battery drop off Rechargeable Nickel Cadmium Batteries and cell phones – Bring to a drop off location at a local retailer

Automotive Batteries, Motor Oil and Antifreeze – Drop off at auto centers or local repair shop.

Medications – visit www.dutchessny.gov/solidwaste for drop off locations.

Registration and pre-payment for this HHW event is mandatory.

We must receive your $10.00 registration fee no later than the Wednesday prior to Saturday’s event.

No monies will be accepted at the collection site.

For more information: 845-486-3604


May 2, 2017

Dutchess Day School – 415 Route 343. New Business.  The application request is to build tennis courts on the existing sports fields.  (Chris Colby) Dut. Co.

Tax Map Grid No. 267806

Kagan Subdivision– 227 Jameson Hill Road (Andrew & Sandra Kagan)

Public Hearing.  The application request is for the subdivision of a 76.3 acres parcel into two lots of 17.23 acres and 59.3 acres.  The property is zoned RL 5. Board approval is required to approve the amended plat of 12/6/16.  (Brian

Franks, LS,PC) Dut. Co. Tax Map Grid No. 040918

Lowell Morse LLC Wetlands Special Permit– 1045-1057 Chestnut Ridge Road.

Continued Public Hearing.  The application request is for a wetlands permit to allow building a 380 s.f. bedroom and bathroom addition to an existing accessory structure.  The proposed addition is 72.5 ft from an existing seasonal pond on the property.  The property is zoned RR 10.  Dut. Co. Tax Map Grid No.  997871

Tuxis Corporation Wetlands Special Permit– 3814-3826 Route 44, Mabbettsville.

Continued Public Hearing. Tuxis Corporation proposes to expand the existing storage facility containing 142 units. The lot containing the dairy deli is a separate adjoining lot from the lot containing the storage units.  Tuxis proposes to remove the existing dairy deli and accompanying septic.  The lots will be merged as part of this land use application.  The proposed work will consist of an expansion of the storage facility.  The proposed work is to occur in the wetland buffer as shown on the Site Plan prepared by Sloan Architects.  The property is zoned HM.  Dut.

Co. Tax Map Grid. Nos. 680502, 666482

Town of Washington partnered with BidNet as part of the Empire State Purchasing Group to post bid opportunities on ESPG.  As a vendor, you can register with the Empire State Purchasing Group and be sure that you see all available bids and opportunities. By selecting automatic bid notification, your company will receive emails once the Town of Washington has a bid opportunity that matches your company’s business. In addition, the site handles bid opportunities, RFPs, and RFQs for other member governmental agencies throughout New York.

Town of Washington looks forward to providing you with more bid information and simplifying the entire bid, proposal, and quote processes for everyone involved.  We appreciate your cooperation and welcome your participation.  If you need help registering, please call the Empire State Purchasing Group support department toll free 1-800-835-4603 option #2.


Dutchess County Emergency Response to Facilitate Citizen’s 
Preparedness Training in Pleasant Valley
April 24, 2017

Poughkeepsie, NY…The Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response has announced its next Citizen’s Preparedness Training Program session will be held on Thursday, May 4th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Valley Town Hall, located at 1554 Main Street in the Town of Pleasant Valley. The two-hour training session is designed to provide participants with the tools and resources to better prepare for any type of disaster. Participants will learn how to respond accordingly in a disaster and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions. The training program is being provided by the Dutchess County Departments of Emergency Response and Behavioral and Community Health. The event is open to the public and free to attend. Doors to the event will open at 6:30 p.m. Each family will receive a free Citizen Preparedness Corps Response Starter Kit.

This training session is part of the Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response’s citizen preparedness training initiative which is being offered regionally throughout Dutchess County in 2017. Dutchess County’s Medical Reserve Corps and the Dutchess County Animal Response Team will be present as part of the training.