2020 PRELIMINARY BUDGET

The Town of Walton Board at a special meeting on October 17, 2019 approved the 2020 Preliminary Budget.  The proposed $1,965,459.00 budget will result in a .2817% tax levy increase equivalent to $3,592.00.

A public hearing will be held on November 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. for any person(s) wishing to be heard in favor or against the preliminary budget.

2020 PRELIMINARY BUDGET

PARTIAL TAX PAYMENTS

The Town of Walton is happy to announce that Ronda Williams, Town Clerk/Tax Collector will start accepting partial tax payments beginning January 1, 2020.

The following procedures will be administered.

  1. Must pay 50% of total bill by January 31st. You may not enter into a partial agreement after January 31st.
  2. You must pay the remainder 50% in full within the next three penalty periods with the correct penalty amount due. February Balance + 1%, March – Balance + 2%, April – Balance + 3%.
  3. Total bill must be paid by April 30th or the balance will be returned to the Delaware County Treasurer as unpaid and tax foreclosure proceeding may follow.
  4. PROPERTY OWNERS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR KEEPING TRACK OF AMOUNT DUE.  NO FOLLOW UP OR REMINDER BILLS WILL BE SENT.
  5. When mailing tax payments, include entire bill for proper posting and receipt.

COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS DINNER

The Walton Ministerial Associations of Churches is planning the Community Christmas Baked Ham Dinner at the Walton Fire Station, 61 West Street on Tuesday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day.  Doors open at 12:30 PM, Appetizers are served 12:30 – 1:00 PM and Dinner served 1:00 PM.

Menu is Baked Ham, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Beans, Squash, Cabbage Salad, Cranberry Sauce and Rolls, Dessert, Coffee, Tea or Milk. Meal is served as a Free-Will Offering.

And the Walton Food Bank will be the beneficiary from left-overs and surplus funds. Please RSVP by Wednesday Dec. 19.

Please let us know how many in your family will attend dinner, the number of takeout’s you will pick-up or if you prefer a delivery in the village. By calling Barbara Horton at  607-865-6078

or Peg Haley at 607-865-5854

Ron Galley Day Declared by the Walton Town Board

 

TOWN OF WALTON

Delaware County, New York

PROCLAMATION

 

WHEREAS, Ron Galley having served in the capacity as an employee of Radio Station WDLA; and

WHEREAS, having served this community for a period of 47 years; and

WHEREAS, Ron’s voice was what we recognized when we tuned into WDLA for countless sporting events, natural disaster updates, The American Heart Association Heart Radiothon, news, birthday dedications, school closings, the Delaware County Fair, and of course the top 20 countdown; and

WHEREAS, your dedication to our community has been and continues to be an inspiration for all that have heard your voice; and be it

PROCLAIMED, that the Town of Walton recognizes that your 47-year career as the “Voice of Walton and Delaware County” is Noteworthy; and, be it further

PROCLAIMED, that the Town Board of Walton, New York does hereby declare 11 December 2018 as Ron Galley Day in the Town of Walton.

NEW SUPERVISOR APPOINTED

The Walton Town Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph M. Cetta to the position of Walton Town Supervisor. Joe is a 36 year veteran of the USMC and National Guard, and has previously held positions in the Village of Walton, most recently as a Village Trustee.

“We are pleased to welcome Joe to the Board to help us carry on the vision and projects that Charlie Gregory so passionately pursued. While we are saddened by the events that precede this appointment, we are confident that Joe can help us continue the progress made for the future of Walton.”

Passing of Supervisor Charles F. Gregory

It is with sorrow and regret that we confirm the passing of our Walton Town Supervisor, Charles F. Gregory. Charlie was a force of nature and a passionate believer in our Town and community. We will all miss his commitment to this community, whether it was through the Fire Dept, his church, or, of course, as Town Supervisor. We extend our personal sympathies to his family and friends as we also grieve the loss to our Board.

For Funeral Arrangements: www.courtneyfh.com

ROAD WORK

The Town of Walton Highway Department will be closing Gosper Road, Seely Wood Spur Road, and Seely Road to thru traffic daily starting Wednesday, June 20th for road paving. This work will start at 7:00 a.m. each day until complete.

Board of Assessment Review

The Board of Assessment Review will meet on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the Walton Town Hall, in said Town to hear and examine all complaints in relationship to assessments on the application, of any person believing themselves to be aggrieved.

A publication containing procedures for contesting an assessment is available at the Assessor’s Office.