Village of Chester – Hamlet of Sugar Loaf

Highway Department

PLEASE BE AWARE OF ROAD SIGNS, TRAFFIC CONES AND CAUTION FLAGS.  ESPECIALLY ON BACK RURAL ROADS.  THE SAFETY OF THE TRAVELING PUBLIC AND OUR EMPLOYEES ARE OUR FIRST PRIORITY!

LEAF PICKUP

Beginning the week of October 24, 2016 the Highway Department will be traveling around the Town picking up leaves.   Leaves ONLY should be placed road side or along the curb on the lawn, NOT in the roadway.  Please do not place the leaves in bags.  NO BRUSH.  LEAVES ONLY  This service will end on December 2, 2016 unless inclement weather arrives first.

PARKING DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER

Please do not park vehicles on the roadways during inclement weather starting November 1st through April 1st.  Safety is our main concern, and the Highway Department wants to protect its employees the residents and their property during snow removal and ice control.  If vehicles are parked on the road during these times, the Police Department will be called for assistance.

PLACEMENT AND REMOVAL OF SNOW

As per Chapter 81 Article III General Regulations

81-18. Protection of highways.

Putting snow or any other type of debris on the road is prohibited.  Placing snow on the road results in slushy, icy conditions.  It is a hazard to all the traveling public.  PLEASE DO NOT PLACE SNOW OR ICE IN THE ROADWAY.

GARBAGE PAIL PLACEMENT DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER

November 1st through April 30th

Please be advised that all garbage pails should be placed BEHIND THE CURB.  There should be nothing placed in the roadway that would impede or delay the removal of snow and or ice from the road.  The garbage truck arm has the capability to reach past the curb in order to pick up your cans.

CHRISTMAS TREE PICKUP

Christmas Tree pickup will begin the Tuesday after Christmas and continue through the end of January unless there is inclement weather.  Please place your tree curbside (not in the roadway) and the Highway Department will pick it up.  If your tree is curbside for more than a week, please notify the Highway Department at (845) 469-4101.

            Your cooperation in this matters are greatly appreciated and it will enable the Highway Department to maintain a high quality of service and safety for the public and department employees.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Highway Superintendent, Anthony LaSpina, at (845)469-4101.

Town of Chester Highway Department

Forms:

Driveway opening and Restoration bond application: Restoration Bond Application

Highway Superintendent
Anthony La Spina
 
Foreman
Joseph McGowan
 
Address
77 Laroe Rd.
Chester, NY 10918
 
P: (845) 469-4101
F: (845) 469-7591
 
Office Hours
Monday – Friday
7:30 am – 3:30 pm
 
Garage/Shop Hours
Monday – Friday
7:00 am – 3:30 pm