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Jacob Tawil, P.E.

Commissioner of Public Works 

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      Middletown, NY 10940
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pdf City of Middletown MS4 Annual Report (1.17 MB)

pdf Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for 2013 (1.11 MB)

pdf Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for 2012 (297 KB)

Bids for a Bucket Truck AND Chemicals for Water Treatment Plant

Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment of the City of Middletown, New York, at the office of the Department of Public Works until 4:30 PM, June 25, 2015, for the purchase of a new 2016 Bucket Truck, with related equipment for use by the City of Middletown DPW AND for the furnishing of aluminum sulfate, 50% solution (liquid alum), copper sulfate, caustic soda 25% solution (sodium hydroxide), sodium hypochlorite 12.5% and 15%(liquid chlorine), Fluosilicic Acid 23.50%, Sodium Chlorite 25%, and Hydrochloric Acid 15% for the treatment of drinking water, AND Cationic Dry & Liquid Polymer for STP belt
press application for use by the City of Middletown, NY.

Proposals will be publicly opened and read at 4:30 PM, June 25, 2015.

Proposals shall be made upon the forms provided therefore and in accordance with the
instructions to bidders and the specifications, copies of which may be secured
at the office of said department.

The Board of Estimate and Apportionment reserves the right to reject any or all
bids submitted, and to accept the bid which it considers to be in the best
interest of the City of Middletown, New York.

By Order of

THE BOARD OF ESTIMATE AND APPORTIONMENT

Jacob S. Tawil, P.E. COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC WORKS

Review of DRAFT MS4 Report

Public Input Participation Meeting

Review of MS4 Annual DRAFT Report

 May 4, 2015 at 4 pm at City Hall, 2nd Floor.

Protecting our streams, rivers and lakes from pollutants is everyone's responsibility and it begins here at home by protecting our Stormwater system from pollutants.

City annual MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) draft report has been prepared for submission to the NYSDEC and is posted on the city website.  We invite the residents of the City of Middletown to come to the Public Input Meeting being held on Monday May 4, 2015 at 4:00 at City Hall. Review of the draft MS4 report is welcomed and encouraged.

pdf DRAFT MS4 Annual Report (March 10, 2014 - March 9, 2015) (1.22 MB)

 

Jacob Tawil

Commissioner of Public Works

Public Works

 

 Vincent Dr Water System Improvement June 2013
Vincent Dr. Water System Reinforcement; Photo: L to R- Eugene Clemmer, Commissioner Jacob Tawil, and Ryan Lee June 2013.

The Department of Public Works has many functions. Responsibilities include a duty to regulate and inspect all new construction within the city. This is done by the Building Inspector. Besides the Commissioner who oversees the whole operation, and Deputies, there are several other inspectors -- Code Enforcement, Plumbing, Housing and Fire. The Commissioner's office is responsible for review and approval of all subdivisions approved by the City Planning Board.

The department maintains the City streets, including snow plowing, salting, paving, traffic lights and performs sanitation pick-ups as well as the Annual Clean up Week. The department runs the day-to-day Water Treatment Plant and Sewer Treatment Plant operations and are responsible for operating and maintaining approximately 65 miles of wastewater sewer lines, 20 miles of storm sewer lines, thousands of catch basins and manholes, 65 miles of water main, 10 miles of raw water lines, five reservoirs/lakes, and five finished water storage tanks within the City of Middletown and neighboring sections in Town of Wallkill, Wawayanda and Mount Hope.

The Commissioner's office oversees and administers the design and construction of most of the City Capital projects and is responsible for maintenance of all City owned buildings including three Fire Stations, City Hall, City Court and the Police headquarters.

 

 

 Website2A WMBREAK3 
24" Water Main Break October 28-29 2013. 
R-L Deputy Commissioner Mike Moser, Eugene Clemmer, Water & Sewer Forman Scott Mills,
Cutting
the 24" pipe, Ryan Lee and Ed Gillen.
Fulton Ave Water Main Break October
29, 2013
Location in a very close proximity to Two Utility Poles, requiring cooperation
and
coordination with O&R. 

 

 For more photos, please visit the Public Works Photo Gallery!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yard Waste Collection

City of Middletown Collection of Yard waste

Yard waste collection will begin on Monday, April 6, 2015.  Yard waste should be set out on Sunday evenings.

For curbside pickup NOT ON THE STREET beginning on Monday each week.

Also available

FOR MIDDLETOWN RESIDENTS ONLY

No Commercial

Yard waste and Recyclables can be dropped off at Recycling Center on Monhagen Avenue,
Monday – Friday, 7 AM – 3:00 PM.

Yard waste Collection ends on December 7, 2015

Yard waste consists of grass clippings, weeds, brush, branches, and leaves and it
should be put in cans, barrels or plastic bags. Small branches must be securely tied in bundles not exceeding 18” in diameter by 36” in length as per City Ordinance §407-5.

 

Help protect the environment - Lower our landfill disposal cost by

RECYCLING

 

 

 

 

 

 

WATER SYSTEM FLUSHING

WATER SYSTEM FLUSHING

The City of Middletown

Water Department

will be flushing water mains during the day on

March 23, 2015- April 10, 2015: Second & Third Wards

April 13, 2015- May 1, 2015: First & Fourth Wards

 

Weather Permitting

Night flushing may occur in certain locations

 

Water may be discolored due to flushing.  Local residents afftected by the flushing are advised to wait a minimum of 48 hours prior to doing any laundry.

 

2015 SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING AND TRASH PICK UP

Mixed Recyclables: Includes glass (clear, brown & green) metal cans, empty aerosol cans, plastic containers, Recycling Code #s 1-7, milk and juice cartons, disposable aluminum products. All the above must be rinsed clean.

Mixed paper: Includes newspapers and all inserts, catalogs, junk mail, magazines, white & colored paper, envelopes with or without windows, fax & construction paper, notebook & computer paper, telephone books, brown paper bags, cereal and cardboard boxes.

NOTE: PLEASE SET OUT ALL RECYCLABLES ON THE EVENING BEFORE THE APPROPRIATE FRIDAY PICKUP. ALL RECYCLABLES MUST BE IN A BIN WITH THE LID ON, PLEASE.

Middletown Recycling Drop-off Center- 76 Monhagen Avenue- Open Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 3:00 p.m. We also accept yard waste.
NOTE: Please place items in the appropriate containers. DO NOT bring household garbage.

RESIDENTIAL TRASH COLLECTION PROGRAM.
There will be a charge for any bulk trash collected. Appointments can be made at the DPW office once the charge has been paid. Doors must be removed from appliances. Excludes: Electronics, car parts, tires, stones, dirt, construction debris, fuel oil, propane tanks, paint and hazardous materials.
If the items fill more than a single axle dump truck, they will be picked up but you will be billed for the balance.

YARD WASTE PROGRAM
Put out on Sunday night. Pickup starts on Monday morning April 6th through December 11th. Leaves, grass clippings and small brush must be in garbage cans or plastic bags. Branches must be tied in manageable bundles 3' long and put in a garbage can.

PLEASE RECYCLE
The recycling program has been progressing, thanks to the dedication of caring constituents, and we sincerely thank all of you. Recycling is required by Code: Chapter 407-16.

For More information please click here →  Recycling Flyer

                                                                 Recycling Flyer Spanish →  pdf Recycling Flyer SPANISH (1.48 MB)

Help protect the environment
Lower our landfill disposal cost
www.middletown-ny.com

Electronic Waste Disposal

City of Middletown Residents effective January 1, 2015 all persons are prohibited from placing or disposing of any electronic waste in the trash or at curbside for trash collection.  For more information please visit the DEC website at http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/65583.html 

 iconpdf  ELECTRONIC WASTE DISPOSAL (49 KB)

 

The NYS DEC has provided a list of locations through out Orange County that accept electronic waste.  Please make sure you contact the location of your choice to ensure that they accept the certain type of electronic that you are looking to dispose of.

Click here for list of sites

 

 

FEMA Flood Zones

" The FEMA Flood Map Service Center (MSC) is the official public source for flood hazard information produced in support of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  If you wish to view the mapped flood zones for your area of interest, you may search by street address or place on the MSC at https://msc.fema.gov/portal/searchSearch results will display the best map for the location entered and give you an option of either viewing the map using our online viewer or downloading the map to your computer."