Village Center

Village Offices and Community Center
PO Box 156, Van Etten, NY 14889-0156
Phone: (607) 589-4484
FAX: (607) 589-4009

Regular meetings of the Village Board are at the Village Center Board Room, 
on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, at 7 p.m.
preceded by the Audit Committee review of bills. 
Special meetings and hearings are separately published.

Roger "Jake" Briggs
 Brian Belanger
Water Liaison

Kathleen Forbes
Becky Hollenback
Streets & Street Lights, Sidewalks, Skate Park

Kevin "Cub" Frisbie
Fire Dept. Liaison

Village Clerk/Treasurer/Tax Collector/Water Billing
Shirley Klose
Office hours:  
Monday 2-6 p.m. 
Tuesday 2-5 p.m.
Wednesday 2-6 p.m.
Thursday 2-5 p.m.
Deputy Clerks 
Karen Frick
Lisa Snyder

Code Enforcement Officer
Larry Lanterman
Office hours:  Friday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Construction Permits are Required

Water System Operator 
Heather Gable
(please refer all billing or service questions to Clerk-Treasurer Klose)
 For your convenience, there is now a secure drop box for payments next to the office entrance at the Village Center. 
Please avoid using paper clips or staples. Use an envelope to keep items together. Thank you.

If you prefer to use a credit card to pay your water bill click on Quick Pay.
Please note that, if your account number on your billing begins with a zero, start with the first whole number. There is a small fee for this service.

The New York Rural Water Association (NYRWA) awarded the 2015 Water System of the Year to the Village of Van Etten
for continued excellence in providing safe drinking water through superior operations and progressive management. 
Van Etten was represented at the NYRWA 36 Annual Technical Conference in Verona, New York, to receive this prestigious award.
Steven Horyczun, Executive Chief
James Ammack, Company President
Animal Control
The City of Elmira Animal Control Department provides a range of services for Chemung County
including investigation, rescue, and shelter of abused animals. They are also an excellent resource for
questions regarding animal control and additional contacts. Phone:  (607) 737-5767.
Animal Control Officers (ACOs) are dispatched through the 
Chemung County Communications Center at (607)735-8600. 
In case of an emergency call 911.

Refuse Pick up 
The only holidays that affect refuse pick up are Memorial Day and Labor Day, 4th of July, Christmas, and New Years. 
If they fall on a Monday, refuse will be picked up the following Tuesday.

Additional information about the Village of Van Etten may be found at

Village of Spencer:

New York State provides a free alert service to its residents: NY-Alert
And, this site on emergency preparations: NY Prepare

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