Orange County offers cold weather safety tips with
arctic chill in weekend forecast
Wind chill values during this time may fall as low as 10 to 20 below zero
Please click on this link for more information
Part-Time Snow Plow Driver
Applicant must possess a clean CDL Class "B" license.
Must be available on an "on call" basis 24 hours, 7 days per week.
Many early morning call ins as well as weekends, holidays and nights.
Applicant will be required to drive single axle and tandem dump trucks with
plow, side wing plow and sander during snow and ice
removal operations for the entire Winter. We will train candidate on plow and
Applicant must pass D.O.T. physical and Drug screening prior to being hired.
Please contact Jim in the Highway Dept. at 845-726-4141
or stop in to obtain application from the
Highway Office at 22 Roy Smith Drive, Westtown, NY 10998, between 9:00 am and 2:30 pm, Monday thru Friday.
As per Section 1219, Vehicle and Traffic Law, sub-section 214, it is "illegal to deposit snow, or any other substance likely to injure any person, animal or vehicle upon such highway".
No person shall throw or deposit upon the highway any glass bottle, glass, nails, tacks, wire, cans, snow or any other substance (including garbage and recycling bins likely to injure any person, animal, or vehicle upon such highway.
We ask that you, or the person who plows your driveway, not push snow out of your driveway and into the road, as you will be held responsible if the snow from your driveway causes an accident. This includes shoveling, snow blowing, and snow removal of parking lots and private roads for residences and local businesses.
The town roads are used by everyone. New York State laws need to be followed to ensure the public's safety.
Orange County provides winter safety tips -
Precautionary actions can be taken now to ensure safety during the cold months.
Please see attachment
HEAP - Home Energy Assistance Program
How can I apply for HEAP:
*Complete and submit an application at mybenefits.ny.gov
*Request an application by calling 845-291-2002
*Senior residents can call Orange County's Office for the of Aging at 845-615-3710
for information and assistance regarding HEAP
*For more information about HEAP, visit otda.ny.gov/programs/heap/
Monthly income limits for larger households are as follows -
Number of People Monthly Number of People Monthly
in Household Income Limit in Household Income Limit
2 $3,730 8 $7,570
3 $4,608 9 $7,734
4 $5,485 10 $7,899
5 $6,363 11 $8,064
6 $7,241 12 $8,228
7 $7,405 13 $8,778
14 or more: Income limit is increased by $590 for each additional person
*Applicants must provide valid proof of identity for the entire household and valid social security numbers for all household members that have one.