The Town of Walton is seeking a part time (20hr per week) Sole Assessor. Candidates should be a NYS Certified Assessor or Certified by ORPTS as a candidate for assessor or a minimum of 2 years experience involving the valuation of real property. Data collection experience is required. Applicants should possess excellent written and verbal skills, detailed orientated, customer service skills, and computer literacy. Applicants should be proficient in RPS V4. A valid driver’s license is required Applications may be picked up at 129 North Street, Walton, NY 13856 or can be found on line at: https://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp3006_fill_in.pdf For additional information, call 607-865-4052.
A FedEx Drop Box is now located at the Walton Town Hall. Supplies are located within the box and a pickup indicator to advise if a pick up has occurred for the day. Customers with questions about a pickup or supplies will need to contact FedEx directly.
West Branch Delaware River Village and Town of Walton Local Flood Analysis
The Walton Flood Commission and Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District held a Public Informational Meeting on February 4, 2015.
The purpose of the meeting was to review the Local Flood Analysis (FLA) process and future flood mitigation options and goals for Walton. The following link has been provided by Milone and MacBroome to provide you with more information.
FEMA – If you recently received a letter from FEMA advising you that you may be affected by the new flood maps, below are answers to commonly asked questions. Should you need additional information, please contact Stephen Dutcher at 865-5204.
1) Yes, if you have a federally backed loan and you have a dwelling situated in a special flood hazard area.
2) Yes, if your lending institution requires you to buy flood insurance because your dwelling is situated in or near a special flood hazard area.
3) You should consider purchasing flood insurance if your dwelling is situated in or near a special flood hazard area even if it isn’t required.
Where can I learn more about what my community is doing to help prevent future flooding and to reduce the cost of flood insurance?
Everyone is encouraged to attend a Walton Flood Commission Public meeting where they will discuss their plans to reduce flooding in our local area. Future meetings will be advertised on this site as well as on WDLA and in the Walton Reporter.