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TOWN BOARD MEETINGS
At the request of interested Town Residents, we will try our best to post the Agenda for regular Town Board Meetings held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM. We will try to have this agenda available by the Wednesday or Thursday preceding the meeting. Please remember that the agenda will be subject to change by meeting date.
CLICK HERE to view the agenda for the TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12th Town Board Meeting.
An agenda is not generated for the end of the month meeting, this meeting held on the last Tuesday of the month at 5:30 PM, is primarily a bill paying meeting.
HOLIDAY LIGHTING CONTEST
The judging for the 2017 Town of Keene Holiday Lighting Contest will take place on the evening of Monday, December 18th.
There will be four residential and two commercial winners selected. The winning selections will be based on how the judges perceive the display conveys the spirit of the season. Each winner will receive a $25 cash prize.
If you would like your display to be judged and you do not live on Market Street, Adirondack Street, Church Street or Routes 73 & 9N (close to the Hamlets), please call the Town Hall by noon on Monday, December 18th to sign up.
VOLUNTEER POSITION AVAILABLE
An opening on the Keene Public Library's Board of Trustees will be available beginning January 1st. This is a five-year term that will run from 1/1/18 through 12/31/22. Anyone interested in serving on this Board is asked to submit a letter of interest to the Keene Town Board, the Board hopes to make a selection at their Organizational Town Board Meeting to be held on January 2nd, 2018.
Keene Youth Commission Open Board Seat
Keene Youth Commission is now accepting applications for anyone interested in joining the board. The board meets once a month at the town hall. The term will expire 12/31/2020. All interested applicants should send a letter of interest to Keeneyouthcommission@gmail.com
Keene Transfer Station is now using Zero-Sort Recycling. Start saving tipping fees by recycling more, instead of throwing it away, you will be able to put more recyclables in the Zero-Sort compactor: magazines and phone books, newspapers, file folders and office paper, mail and greeting cards, all plastic containers (#1-7), large rigid plastics, metal cans and glass bottles and jars. Separate containers will be available for cardboard and boxboards and for metal (consider putting your metal cans here) to be picked up by Casella and treated as a revenue.
ABSOLUTELY NO PLASTIC BAGS CAN BE PUT INTO THE ZERO-SORT COMPACTOR!!!
Zero-Sort Recycling Guides are available at the Transfer Station, Town Hall, Keene and Keene Valley Libraries, Valley Grocery and McDonough's Valley Hardware.
New: The Town is now accepting Electronic Equipment for Recycling, CLICK HERE to view list. (Charges may apply)
Other fees to keep in mind:
Freon removal charge - $20
All Electronics with screens (tvs, monitors, laptops, etc.) - $20
Tires - $3 for up to 16 inch, $5 for over 16 inch and $25 for large tractor tires.
Click for Keene Youth Commission Open Seat:
Are you interested in joining a board that benefits the youth of this town? KYC is now accepting applications for an open board seat that will expire 12/31/2020. The board meets once a month at the town hall. All interested applicants can send a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MUNICIPAL BURN BAN
The Town of Keene has received notice from DEC that there will be a burn ban for Municipalities beginning July 1st. Therefore, until further notice, NO BRUSH will be accepted at the transfer station AFTER Friday, June 28th, 2013.
Shopping time! Funtime!
Essex County Transportation and Town of Keene is here to help you enjoy the season.
Shopping busses are open to all Essex County Residents! Click here for schedules and information about the weekly Friday Senior Lunch for all Essex County Seniors.