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.
The Code Enforcement Officer will hold a flood damage repair informational meeting on October 21, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Village Hall.
This meeting is open to all contractors. Please contact Stephen Dutcher at 607-865-5204 for information and registration.
The Town of Walton will issue RFP to provide a reassessment of all local assessed properties within the assessing unit. Walton RFP Final
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.
You will need the following user name and password to access the documents.
User name: Walton
Eligible consumers having income at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines may qualify for Lifeline Discount Telephone Service. Contact (518)474-1788 or www.AskPSC.com
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.
Where can I view the new maps?
Maps are available at the Town and Village Office buildings or you can view them on line at http://www.bit.ly/1kdXZdY.
Do I need flood insurance?
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.
Expands its Global Reach
Scott Machine Development Corporation, which opened its doors in Walton in 1962, has expanded the range of its globally-recognized engraving equipment and sign-making products with the introduction of SNAP® print-your-own signs. Now anyone with a desktop printer can create attractive signs and name tags, in any language. The company’s newest website presents slide shows, video demonstrations and galleries of fresh, do-it-yourself signage ideas. See how it works: www.ScottSnapSigns.com
Scott® has websites that highlight each of the company’s wide range of products and services.
Manufacturing locally — selling globally!
For more information, contact Scott Machine (which still answers in person), between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 607-865-6511.
NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) is offering free or reduced-cost comprehensive home energy assessments. This program offers all the benefits of home performance with Energy Star, plus grants of up to $5,000 to cover as much as 50 percent of the cost of improvements.
If your income in Delaware County is less than $54,400, a single unit NY Home Performance audit would be free.
To learn more and apply: www.nyserda.ny.gov/assisted-home-performance or 1-866-NYSERDA