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The Town Hall will close at noon today. The Highway Dept and transfer Station will remain in operation as weather permits. Heavy snow expected from Westchester to Albany. Use caution. Stay clear of Gardiner Highway trucks.

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The officials, employees, and volunteers of the Town of Gardiner wish you, your friends, and family a safe and Happy Thanksgiving

Last Updated Nov 26


Tree Lighting and Caroling and Santa Claus Friday Dec 5
Meet at Gardiner Gables at 7PM SHARP on Fri Dec 5. as we carol through Gardiner. Bring a flashlight, dress appropriately and bring a Toy for Tots. Sponsored by the Gardiner Day Committee.


UCAT Bus stops at Gardiner Town Hall
UCAT Bus stops at Gardiner Town Hall for a morning and evening commute Monday-Friday. The UCAT "W" route heads Northbound to New Paltz at 6:50AM and 6:35PM and Southbound to Wallkill at 6:10PM. For more information on other routes and connections, click here.


Senior Services Rural Bus Route Service
Gardiner passengers, 60 and over, are encouraged to use the rural route buses for shopping, medical appointments, etc. You should confirm your ride the morning of service. If you are 60 or older, and you are registered* with the OFA, you may have one round trip service Thursdays on the Ulster County Area Transit System where you may give a voluntary contribution in lieu of the normal fare. Any other trips during the same week must be paid at the normal fare. (Drivers will provide envelopes for contributions.)
* Anyone under the age of 60 will pay the normal fare.
* The driver will help you with packages on and off the bus and curb when asked, but can not bring them onto any private property.
* The pick-up times are approximate and may vary depending on how many riders are going on that specific trip.

Click here for more info.  Applications are available on our Senior Services page or from the Office for the Aging at (845) 340-3456

Other Senior Services
If you are 60 or older, and are registered with the Office for Aging (OFA ), you may ride one round trip for shopping and two round trips for medical service per week free on the Ulster County Area Transit System or the Office for Aging medical van. The medical and shopping transportation program is sponsored by the Office for Aging and operated under contract by Ulster County Area Transit. Seniors must register for participation. Seniors may give a voluntary contribution in lieu of the normal fare. Drivers will provide envelopes for contributions. The Office for Aging medical van is available to all seniors who live and require medical transportation within Ulster County. The van is wheelchair accessible. Service is based on availability and advance reservations are required. Seniors must register for participation. Please call (845) 334-8120 for further information.Seniors who are ADA qualified may complete and submit the ADA Para Transit application. Seniors may ride half fare on the Ulster County Transit Fixed Route System during the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Personal care attendants ride free.

All UCAT vehicles are wheelchair equipped. In an effort to better facilitate the transportation of our physically challenged passengers, we require all passengers who board via the wheelchair lift to fill out this form online. The information is designed to aid us in determining which bus would be appropriate for the requested transportation. For more information on other routes and connections, click here.

Senior Services

UCAT med van

If you are 60 or older, and are registered with the Office for Aging (OFA ), you may ride one round trip for shopping and two round trips for medical service per week free on the Ulster County Area Transit System or the Office for Aging medical van. The medical and shopping transportation program is sponsored by the Office for Aging and operated under contract by Ulster County Area Transit. Seniors must register for participation. Seniors may give a voluntary contribution in lieu of the normal fare. Drivers will provide envelopes for contributions.

The Office for Aging medical van is available to all seniors who live and require medical transportation within Ulster County. The van is wheelchair accessible. Service is based on availability and advance reservations are required. Seniors must register for participation. Please call (845) 334-8120 for further information.

To make a reservation call (845) 334-8120, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Seniors who are ADA qualified may complete and submit the ADA Para Transit application.

Seniors may ride half fare on the Ulster County Transit Fixed Route System during the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Personal care attendants ride free.

All UCAT vehicles are wheelchair equipped. In an effort to better facilitate the transportation of our physically challenged passengers, we require all passengers who board via the wheelchair lift to fill out this form online. The information is designed to aid us in determining which bus would be appropriate for the requested transportation.

- See more at: http://ulstercountyny.gov/ucat/senior-services#sthash.5RmaPr3l.dpuf

Rural Route Service

Passengers in the respective rural route areas are encouraged to use the rural route buses for shopping, medical appointments, etc.

To use this service, the following procedures should be followed.

Procedures:

  • Appointments must be made the day before or at least one week in advance.
  • You should confirm your ride the morning of service.
  • If you are 60 or older, and you are registered* with the OFA, you may have one round trip service per week on the Ulster County Area Transit System where you may give a voluntary contribution in lieu of the normal fare. Any other trips during the same week must be paid at the normal fare. (Drivers will provide envelopes for contributions.)
  • Anyone under the age of 60 will pay the normal fare.
  • The driver will help you with packages on and off the bus and curb when asked, but can not bring them onto any private property.
  • The pick-up times are approximate and may vary depending on how many riders are going on that specific trip.
- See more at: http://ulstercountyny.gov/ucat/rural-route-service#sthash.xPlOcKYY.dpuf

Rural Route Service

Passengers in the respective rural route areas are encouraged to use the rural route buses for shopping, medical appointments, etc.

To use this service, the following procedures should be followed.

Procedures:

  • Appointments must be made the day before or at least one week in advance.
  • You should confirm your ride the morning of service.
  • If you are 60 or older, and you are registered* with the OFA, you may have one round trip service per week on the Ulster County Area Transit System where you may give a voluntary contribution in lieu of the normal fare. Any other trips during the same week must be paid at the normal fare. (Drivers will provide envelopes for contributions.)
  • Anyone under the age of 60 will pay the normal fare.
  • The driver will help you with packages on and off the bus and curb when asked, but can not bring them onto any private property.
  • The pick-up times are approximate and may vary depending on how many riders are going on that specific trip.
- See more at: http://ulstercountyny.gov/ucat/rural-route-service#sthash.xPlOcKYY.dpuf

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual Election of the Shawangunk Valley Fire District will take place on December 9, 2014 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Shawangunk Valley Fire House located at 2150 Bruynswick Road, Wallkill, New York 12589 for the purpose of electing one Commissioner for a five (5) year term, commencing January 1, 2015 and ending December 31, 2019.  Only residents registered to vote with the Ulster County Board of Elections on or before November 16, 2014 shall be eligible to vote. Candidates for District Office shall file their names and the position they are seeking with the Secretary of the Shawangunk Valley Fire District, 2150 Bruynswick Road, Wallkill, New York 12589 no later than November 27th, 2014.

Legal Notice of Special Meeting of the Shawangunk Valley Fire District NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Shawangunk Valley Fire District of the Towns of Gardiner and Shawangunk, State of New York, has rescheduled its regular monthly meeting normally held on the second Tuesday of each month from Tuesday, November 11th.  The rescheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 18th at 7:30 p.m. at the firehouse located at 2150 Bruynswick Road, Wallkill, Ulster County, NY  12589. 


The Electronics Recycling Program at Town of Gardiner Transfer Station & Recycling Center Announcement
Effective immediately and until further notice, the electronics recycling program at Town of Gardiner Transfer Station & Recycling Center is on hold due to implementation changes in the NYS Electronics Recycling and Reuse Act. Please check back for future updates regarding this program. Some retailers such as Best Buy have e-waste recycling programs. Some stereo equipment, flat screen TVs (no CRTs), printers, computers, microwave ovens and other small appliances in good working condition are accepted for donation at Salvation Army in New Paltz. UCRRA on Flatbush Rd. in Kingston is currently accepting e-waste Mon.-Fri. 7:30am to 3pm. See this link for info and directions: http://www.ucrra.org/recycling/electronics.htm. Thank you for your patience.


No Construction and Demolition Debris will be accepted at the Gardiner Transfer Station Beginning June 1
Commercial C&D should be brought to UCRRA on Clearwater Road in New Paltz located near the ball field, BMX track, and the New Paltz Transfer Station

New Pricing and Guidelines for Transfer Station
Click here to view the new pricing and guidelines for the Transfer and Recycling Station

Click here to view the new permit application and permit pricing


Ulster County Office for the Aging Upcoming Events….
Put LIFE back in your life!  FREE 6-week workshops teach you the skills needed in the day-to-day management of any type of ongoing health condition, in order to maintain and/or increase an active and fulfilling lifestyle.  For people with Chronic disease and for caregivers!  Three Locations:
Gov. Clinton Apartment, Kingston, Oct 23- Dec 4
Call Office for Aging to Register!  845 340-3456
Medicare Open Enrollment, October 15- December 7.  If you would like assistance to make a change in your Medicare coverage call Office for the Aging to set up an appointment 845 340 3456
New this year! There will be additional appointment available in Saugerties at the Saugerties Library on Wednesday during Open Enrollment.  Call OFA to request an appointment 845 340-3456
We want to hear from seniors!  Office for the Aging will be out in the community to share results from the Senior Survey.  Please come to one of our scheduled public hearings and share your thoughts and learn about our services and programs:

 


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