1. Featured News
  1. Town buildings closed - Update

    Town facilities 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...
  2. Message from BPD regarding resources to help when considering if a business is considered essential

    Numerous Town Departments have been receiving calls in regards to questions about if business are considered essential, and are allowed to operate under the Executive Orders issued by the Governor. The following resources will help in that consideration. Read on...
  3. Parks are open but...

    While parks are open, stay at least 6 feet from others, do not use playgrounds or courts, 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. 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. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. Water Main Flushing Program 4/6 - 5/15; some discoloration may appear

    4/6 to 4/24 - Slingerlands, N Bethlehem, Town of New Scotland; 4/15 to 5/8 - Delmar, Elsmere; 4/27 to 5/15 - Glenmont, Selkirk; Some discoloration may be seen which could result in staining of laundry. Run water until it clears before doing laundry Read on...
  8. Information on SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program and Unemployment Insurance

    Links for small businesses and individuals; learn more about available programs Read on...
  9. Planning and Building Divisions - Temporary Policy Updates during COVID-19 Pandemic

    As a result of altered work environments brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bethlehem Department of Economic Development and Planning has temporarily changed its polices. Read on...
  10. Announcement from Bethlehem Police

    When placing an emergency call, advise dispatchers if you or any members of your household are experiencing flu-like symptoms or are quarantined so first responders can prepare. Also, until further notice, BPD is suspending certain services. Read on...
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