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We are delighted to have a web site devoted exclusively to information relevant to the residents of, and visitors to, the Town of DeKalb.
Please stop back from time to time as we add more news, schedules of events, and other items of general interest. Tell your friends to look us over!
Please let us know what more you would like to see, or any corrections that are needed!
To contact the webmaster click here: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that many items on the website can be clicked on for further information, even though they may not appear to be obvious links. eg. Click on an official's name and you will find a photo and brief biography. Click on an event in the calendar and you will find more details (if they have been provided.)
The Town of DeKalb is located between the St. Lawrence River and the foothills of the Adirondacks and encompasses the hamlet of DeKalb Junction, the Village of Richville, and the hamlets of DeKalb, Kendrew and Bigelow. William Cooper of Cooperstown arranged the purchase of De Kalb in February of 1803. The Town of DeKalb was officially chartered by the NYS legislature on February 22, 1806. The first “village” in the township of DeKalb was known as Williamstown or Coopers Village which, by 1814, was a village offering most necessary frontier services. In 1820, when the Coopers were no longer involved, it became known as DeKalb Village. [Click on History in the list on the right for much more information on the history of DeKalb and Richville.]
April 14, 2017
The DeKalb Town Board, has passed a resolution to purchase new software for the Water & Sewer billing. To make a smooth transition, please complete the requested information below. Do include your email address and cell phone numbers. By including this information, the clerk will be able to quickly update you if there are any water or sewer emergency events.
With the new system, you will be able to pay your bill on line with a credit/debit card by direct payment. More information will be after the program has been installed. Of course, you will still be able to pay as you have in the past.
Failure to provide requested information may result in misinformation transferred to new billing program
Service Address: _______________________________________________________________
Billing Address: (PO Box) ________________________________________________________
Home Phone: ___________________________ Cell Phone: ____________________________
Email Address: ________________________________________________________________
If you leave the area for an extended time during the winter months, what is the best way to reach you: ____________________________________________________________________
Is there any other information you think is important for the clerk to know? _________________
Options for responding:
Mail to Town Clerk PO Box 133 DeKalb Jct., NY 13630
Drop off at the Clerk’s office (there is a mail slot in the door if after hours)
Thank you in advance for your cooperation in providing updated information.
Barbara A. Creazzo
Town of DeKalb
April 14, 2017
Hunter Safety Course
When: May 20, 2017
Time: 8am to 5pm
Where: DeKalb Fire Station
You must log onto the DEC Website to register for the course.
You can either download the workbook or pick one up at the DeKalb Town Clerk’s office, located at 2907 County Route 17 DeKalb (M, W, F 8am-5pm or Tues & Thursday noon-6pm).
The workbook must be completed prior to attending the class.
There will be a 1 hour lunch break, bringing a bagged lunch is encouraged.
The class is open to anyone 11 years and up.
There is no cost for the course.
April 11, 2017
Time for spring cleaning. Got that old couch or chair you want to get rid of? Bring it to the DeKalb Barn, located at 2810 State Highway 812.
You can bring old household appliances, furniture, old lumber, etc., on May 18th all day or May 20th until noon. Household garbage, oil based paints, latex paint, chemicals, and the like, are not accepted. Please limit tires to 2 and they must be off the rims. This is open to all residents of the Town of DeKalb.
Get ready for spring. If you live on the north side of US Highway 11, it is time to haul that unwanted stuff to the curb. The highway crew will be making rounds, on May 22nd, to pick up your junk. There will only be one trip made on each road, so be sure you have it curbside by
6 am on that day. Pick up items include appliances, furniture, electronics, old lumber, etc. Tires will be a maximum of 2 and they must be off the rims.No oil based or latex paints, chemicals or household garbage.
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