Closure includes additional postponements of Parks & Recreation events and activities.
The Town of Liberty is using an abundance of caution as concerns related to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to evolve. The Town has announced that Town Hall and all Town offices are closed to the public, effective immediately and continuing through April 6. At that time, Town officials will reassess the situation and decide on a continued course of action.
Please note that this closure also includes the cancellation of the Town Board meeting scheduled for Monday, March 16, 2020.
The Town intends to maintain essential functions and services at full capacity. Town employees will continue to report to work, and departments will remain open so that the public may contact all departments by phone and e-mail.
The Town requests that residents and other individuals seeking to tend to Town-related business do so remotely when possible – online, by phone or through the mail. Please postpone any business that requires in-person interaction with employees until a future date. Individuals encountering urgent, time-sensitive situations requiring the attention of Town staff are advised to contact the appropriate department to determine if an accommodation can be made.
Please refer to the following list of phone numbers when contacting the Town of Liberty for your questions during this closure:
- Town Supervisor: 292-5111
- Town Clerk: 292-5110
- Assessor: 292-4843
- Building Department: 292-8511
- Town Court: 292-6980
- Dog Control: 866-3366
- Parks & Recreation: 292-7690
- Highway Department: 292-4172
- Water & Sewer: 292-5620
- Planning & Zoning: 292-8511
In the interest of public health, the Town is also cancelling its scheduled events through April 6. This includes the annual Easter Egg Hunt and the Indoor Youth Baseball Program.
These measures are precautionary, and intended to help reduce the risk of spreading the virus locally and avoid further disruptions to Town services and activities. The Town will be closely monitoring the status of coronavirus locally to determine when buildings can safely reopen to the public.
The Town of Liberty is committed to providing timely and up-to-date information to residents regarding coronavirus locally, including precautionary measures being suggested by the Sullivan County Department of Public Health. Residents are encouraged to follow the link at the top of our website, www.townofliberty.org, for the latest information.
Any questions can be directed to Town of Liberty Clerk, Laurie Dutcher, at (845) 292-5110, or to Town Supervisor, Frank DeMayo, at (845) 292-5111. For questions regarding Parks & Recreation programming, please contact James Guara at (845) 292-7690.