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  1. State of the Town - Pandemic Edition address available

    Bethlehem Town Supervisor David VanLuven delivered a live video-streamed State of the Town - Pandemic Edition address May 21. Continue reading for the complete transcript with photos or visit our meetings portal to view the webcast. Read on...
  2. Town buildings closed - Update

    Town buildings are closed to help stem the spread of COVID-19 but we are adjusting the way we work to continue delivering services. Visit the web pages of each department/service for more information. Read on...
  3. Help Wanted - Deputy Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator

    The Town of Bethlehem Department of Public Works is seeking Deputy Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator candidates to work at the Town’s water treatment facilities. Reply by May 29, 2020. Read on...
  4. 2020 Census is underway

    You may have received a letter in the mailing notifying you the 2020 Census is underway. The results are used to determine how much funding local communities receive for key public services and how many seats each state gets in Congress. Read on...
  5. Domestic Violence/Abuse Telephone Numbers and Resources

    As we all deal with the multiple effects that COVID-19 is having on us, the BPD and many other local law enforcement agencies are seeing a substantial increase in domestic violence related offenses and incidents. Know that there is help. Read on...
  6. Parks are open but... *UPDATE* 5/22

    While parks are open, stay at least 6 feet from others, do not use playgrounds, no group activities, stay at home if you or someone in your household feels ill or has been exposed to a sick person, continue hand washing. Boat launch is open, pools closed. Read on...
  7. Bethlehem Boards holding meetings via video conference; as always, the public can watch online

    In accordance with the Governor's Executive Order suspending the Open Meetings Law, all meetings of Bethlehem boards (Town, Planning, Appeals, & IDA) will be held electronically via video conference. These can be watched on the town's meeting portal. Read on...
  8. Avoid Bear Conflict and Deer in Spring Information

    The Town's Animal Control officer received a newsletter from the NYS DEC containing information he would like shared with residents and businesses regarding bear and deer both of which are seen in many areas of town. Follow precautions noted. Read on...
  9. Know What´s Below Before You Dig, call for FREE underground utilities markings, it's the law

    Planning a home improvement job? Planting a tree? Installing a fence or deck? WAIT! Here´s what you need to know first. Read on...
  10. Important Court Appearance Notification as it relates to COVID-19 - UPDATED 4/29

    Updated operational protocols for the trial courts of the Unified Court System. Effective 5 pm on Monday, March 16, pursuant to directive from the Administrative Law Judge, we are postponing all non-essential functions of the court until further notice. Read on...
  11. Town Hall closed - Senior Program Cancellations UPDATED 5/14

    Town Hall closed per Gov Cuomo. ALL meetings, programs, practices, events, etc. have been cancelled. Continue reading for further information. Read on...
  12. Spring Cleanup will start April 6 with Greatly Reduced Staffing due to CDC and NYS Guidelines

    NO Loose Leaf Collection this year. With minimal staffing this will be a much slower process and we will not be adhering to a normal weekly brush pickup schedule. Compost facility is open. There is a BURNING BAN which prohibits outdoor burning. Read on...
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