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Memorial Day at Preble Boulder (2015)
Photo by Bill and Sue Wright

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Memorial Day at Preble Boulder, Photo by Bill and Sue Wright

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Notice of Cancellation

The Preble Zoning Board Authority has cancelled its Thursday, May 5 meeting due to the lack of an agenda.

Deborah Putman,Secretary-Zoning and Planning Boards

May 3,2016

Notic of Regular Town Board Meeting Starting Time

The regular monthly meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Preble will be held at the Preble Town Hall, on Preble Road, Preble, New York 13141 on the 9th day of May, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. From 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. the Greater Tompkins County Municipal Health Insurance Consortium shall make a presentation regarding health insurance and no board action will be taken. The regular Board Agenda shall commence at 7:00 p.m.

Jane Davenport, Town Clerk

Dated:  April 12, 2016


Spring Cleanup May 13-14

Spring Cleanup is scheduled this year on Friday and Saturday May 13th and 14th from 8:00 - 4:00 (closed 12:00-12:30). See the flyer for details on what and what is not accepted. NO TIRES WILL BE ACCEPTED THIS YEAR.


Town Board Meeting - 4/11

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The Town of Preble has cancelled its Thursday, April 7, 2016 Zoning Board Authority meeting due to the lack of an agenda.

Deborah Putman, Secretary, ZBA and Planning boards
April 4, 2016

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Legal Notice - Parking Ordinance

Ordinance prohibiting parking on all Town Roads during the period of November 1st to April 1st each year:

Be it ordained that in order to facilitate the removal of snow and ice from the Town Roads, there shall be no parking of any vehicles on any Town Highway during the period of November 1st to April 1st of each year. The owner of any vehicle parked in violation of the ordinance shall be guilty of a violation and subject to a fine of $ 25.00 for the first offense and $ 50.00 for a second or subsequent violation. In addition to the forgoing, any vehicle found to be parked on a Town Highway in violation of this ordinance may be removed by the Town Superintendent of Highways and the cost of said removal shall be paid by the owner of the vehicle.

By Order of the Town Board,
Jeffrey Griswold, Highway Superintendent
Jane Davenport, Town Clerk

Legal Notice - Seasonal Limited Use Highway

Chapter 489 of the Laws of 1975 added a new section, S205-A, to the Highway Law. The new section authorizes the Town Highway Superintendents to designate any Highway without occupied residents or commercial buildings dependent upon the road for access, as a “seasonal limited use highway”. Upon such designation the roads must be appropriately so posted. Snow and ice removal and maintenance may be temporarily discontinued from December 1st until April 1st upon any such highway. The text of the new provision follows: S205-A Seasonal Limited Use Highway.

1. The Town Highway Superintendent is authorized to designate a Town Highway as a seasonal limited use highway.

2. Seasonal limited use highways shall be those Town Highways without occupied residences or commercial buildings dependent upon such highways for access.

3. Seasonal limited use highways shall be appropriately posted.

2. The Town is authorized to temporarily discontinue snow and ice removal and maintenance from the first day of December until the first day of April on any highway so designated.

I, Jeffrey Griswold, Town of Preble Highway Superintendent, do hereby designate the following Town Roads as seasonal limited use Highways: Campbell Road, Cemetery Road, Dawson Road, East Hill Road, East of turn around to Dawson Road, Foley Road, Maycumber Road, Preble Hill Road, Hill on Wright Road, Maple Ridge Road from Seasonal Sign to the Town Line and Vormwald Road.

Jeffrey Griswold, Highway Superintendent
Jane Davenport, Town Clerk

Preble Food Pantry

Your help is needed. The Preble Community Food Pantry is in need of canned vegetables such as corn, peas, carrots, and mixed vegetables. You may drop off donations on Sunday mornings at the Preble Congregational Church or call Lou at 607-749-2250 to arrange drop off or pick up at other times.

More information about Preble Food Pantry news is now found in Other Community Services.

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