Village of Pelham Newsletter
Timothy Cassidy, Mayor
Robert Yamuder, Administrator
Village Hall Phone: 914-738-2015
195 Sparks Avenue Fax: 914-738-7381
Pelham, NY 10803
Please be advised Village Hall will be closed on Friday, April 18, 2014 in observance of the holiday. It will reopen with its usual business hours on Monday, April 21, 2014.
3/31/14- United Water of New Rochelle Hydrant Flow Testing April 2, 2014
Please be advised that United Water of New Rochelle will be performing hydrant flow testing on six hydrants in the Pelham Heights water system on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
Limited water discoloration, if experienced, may be alleviated by allowing water to run until clear. We apologize for any inconvenience.
3/24/14- Metro-North Station Station Improvement Update
As part of the Station Improvement project at Pelham station, Metro-North will be closing the bike parking area adjacent to the Underpass entrance on the Outbound platform, starting Monday, March 24, 2014.
During this period, Metro-North will be renovating the Guardrail in and around that area. One to two parking spaces will be used as temporary bike parking to help minimize the impact on their customers
3/24/14- Con-Ed Rebate Offer for Certain Appliances
Please see the attached link for more information regarding Con-Ed's appliance rebate program. Call (800) 430-9505 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
3/13/14- Spring Loose Leaf Collection Begins Monday, March 15, 2014 through April 30, 2014
Loose leaf collection will begin as of March 15th with collections beginning on Monday, March 17th. During this time of year, leaves may be left loose at the curb and be picked up on a five day roving pickup schedule by the Village DPW. All other organic material must be properly bagged or bundled for collection as per the 2014 schedule.
Loose leaf collections will continue through Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Please see the 2014 Village of Pelham Sanitation Calendar for more information. Please call Village Hall if you need further guidance.
3/10/14- Pelham Heights Water Bills Mailed
Customers of the Pelham Heights Water District, please be advised that the third quarterly water bills have been mailed out. The bills are due by April 6, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact Debbie DelGrosso at (914) 738-2046.
3/6/14- 25 Bike Racks for the Pelham Train Station
MTA has shared bicycle rack plans for the Pelham train station to accommodate 50 bicycles. 25 Swerve style bicycle racks will be installed starting in May. They will be in four locations – 15 racks on the inbound/station side and 10 racks on the outbound side. Each rack parks two bicycles and supports the bicycle at two points – the frame and wheel accommodating u-style and chain locks. They will have a galvanized finish (silver).
To see a sample of the bike racks, click the following links:
2/25/14- New Sanitation Carter to Start on Monday, March 3, 2014
Please be advised that the Village of Pelham recently awarded its sanitation contract to R&S Waste Services and collections with this new sanitation carter will begin on Monday, March 3, 2014.
All collection schedules remain the same as stated in the 2014 Village of Pelham Sanitation Calendar.
Effective March 3rd, any inquiries regarding missed pickups or other sanitation related matters can be relayed directly to R&S Waste by phone at (914) 231-0171 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
2/14/14- Fire Hydrant Maintenance and Safety During Snowstorms
Residents and merchants are not permitted to cover or block access Village fire hydrants during snow removal on their sidewalks. If a buried hydrant is noticed, please contact the Pelham Fire Department at (914) 738-2601.
2/3/14- Pelham Chamber of Commerce Member Benefits
Please see the attached list of member benefits available to members of the Pelham Chamber of Commerce. More information is available under Pelham Chamber of Commerce on the "Organizations and Committees" tab under Community Links as well as on the Chamber of Commerce webpage.
1/28/14- Senator Jeff Klein's Satellite "Office Hours" Begins Today at the Daronco Townhouse
Please see the link below for more information regarding the Senator's satellite office dates and services. The first session in Pelham begins today at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please call (718) 822-2049 for more information.
11/22/13- Parking Permit Rates for 2014
As of the November 19th Board of Trustees meeting, resident, commuter, and some merchants parking permit rates were decreased for the coming year beginning in January 2014.
Please see the attached chart for prices and the commuter map for parking lot locations. Inquire at Village Hall for more details about obtaining a permit for a municipal lot. Click the link below to be directed the Parking page of the site.
Updated 12/24/13: Village of Pelham Parking Map
8/1/13- Problems Processing Plastics Bags For Comingled Recycling
Westchester County reports large quantities of comingled recyclables are being delivered in plastic bags and are causing processing problems at municipal recycling facilities.
The County has requested residents county-wide not use plastic bags, even those marketed as recycling friendly, for comingled items such as bottles, cans, metals, and other plastics.
Suitable alternatives include putting loose comingled items in containers that can be emptied into the truck. Residents can contact the Westchester County Recycling Hotline at (914) 813-5425 for further details and options.
7/1/13- Con Edison Life Sustaining Equipment and Medical Hardship Links
Con Edison is compiling information for senior citizens and residents who require life sustaining equipment or medical services in the event of an emergency. More information is available at the following links. Please contact Con Edison at (800) 752-6633 for more details.
Click here for a copy of our Customers With Special Needs brochure, which contains the Application for Special Services.
Click here for a copy of our Safety for Special Customers brochure, which contains our Life-Sustaining Equipment/Medical Hardship Survey.
The above to links are off of the following site which you may also find useful: http://www.coned.com/customercentral/specialservices.asp
5/30/12 Asian Longhorned Beetle and Emerald Ash Borer Reporting
Please review the following attachments to find out how to report either species of insect.
More available under the "Services" link
Posted below is the 2014 Sanitation Schedules.
Updated Comprehensive Plan 2008
The Village of Pelham 2008 Comprehensive Plan is now available for download. The plan, which was awarded the best comprehensive plan prize for 2008 by the New York Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association, has been updated with new color photographs and maps. We urge all residents to review the document, which describes the many advantages that the village offers residents and businesses—and also details our aspirations to create a more vibrant downtown for shopping, dining and recreation.