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Jacob Tawil, P.E.

Commissioner of Public Works 

phone icon (845) 343-3169
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house 16 James Street
      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)

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.

 

 

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 City of Middletown Annual Spring Clean Up

2015 City of Middletown Annual Spring Clean Up

Bulk trash pick up for all single and two family homes.

We will pick up no more than 12 items.

Once trash is picked up on your street, trucks WILL NOT return.

ONLY 12 ITEMS will be picked up.

The City will remove additional items and a bill will be issued for the work required.

Only 4 tires off-rims per house will be picked up.

NO ADDITIONAL NOTIFICATION WILL BE GIVEN PRIOR TO PICK UP.

An item is a single large item, couch, chair, etc., or box of smaller items. The material must be placed on the curb and seperate from the household garbage since different crews pick up garbage.

We will not pick up stone, dirt, car parts, construction debris or hazardous waste including TVs, computer monitors, computers and batteries. New York State law prohibits any resident from placing any electronic device on the curb or sidewalk for pickup.  Please visit www.middletown-ny.com for locations where you can dispose of your electronics.  Appliances must have the doors removed to protect the City's children.  Refrigerators shall be freon free prior to placement on the curb for pickup.

VIOLATORS OF THESE DIRECTIVES MAY BE PROSECUTED IN CITY COURT.

 

CLEAN UP SCHEDULE

First Ward- April 13, 2015

(Set out Sunday evening, April 12, 2015)

 

Fourth Ward- April 20, 2015

(Set out Sunday evening, April 19, 2015)

 

Third Ward- April 27, 2015

(Set out Sunday evening, April 26, 2015)

 

Second Ward- May 4, 2015

(Set out Sunday evening, May 3, 2015)

 

If you are unsure as to which Ward you reside you can check the map on our website or call DPW at 343-3169 for determination.

Joseph M. DeStefano                                                                  J. Miguel Rodrigues

Mayor                                                                                        Alderman-at-Large

 

Jacob S. Tawil, P.E.                                                                      Doug Hendrickson, Jr.

Commissioner of Public Works                                                    Deputy Commissioner

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.

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."