Recent News

The Town of Van Etten staff strive to keep you updated on all matters related to your community. If you do not find the information you need, please contact our office and we will gladly assist you!  

Town Board meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at 7:00pm at 6 Gee Street.  

Calendar 2024

2/1/2024

Look for the Van Etten Community Calendar coming soon to your mailbox!

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Town Hall Closed

1/13/2024

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Town Hall will be closed on January 15.

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Organization Meeting & Regular Monthly Meeting

1/2/2024

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING AND REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF THE TOWN OF VAN ETTEN, 6 GEE ST., VAN ETTEN, NY 14889

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Red Cross Blood Drive

12/6/2023

Red Cross Blood Drive 

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VE Garbage Pickup

12/6/2023

Garbage pickup will be 12/26 and 1/2

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VE December Town Board Meeting

11/21/2023

Thursday, Dec 14 at 7pm

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Public Hearing Budgets 2024

10/13/2023

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Van Etten on November 9, 2023 at 7:00 pm at the Van Etten Town Hall, 6 Gee Street, Van Etten, NY, regarding the consideration of the Town’s and Water District’s Preliminary 2024 budget.  A copy of the preliminary budget is available at the office of the Town Clerk starting November 1, 2023 where it may be inspected by any interested person during office hours.  The proposed salaries of the Town Supervisor, each member of the Town Board, the Town Clerk, the Tax Collector, the Town Superintendent of Highways and the Town Justice are as follows:  Town Supervisor: $12,500.00, each Town Board Member: $2,800.; $4,500., Deputy Town Supervisor: $12,900., Town Clerk: $35,000., Tax Collector: $10,000., Hwy. Supt.: $66,000., Town Justice: $12,400.  PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any resident of the Town of Van Etten is entitled to be heard upon said budget at such public hearing.  PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, individuals with visual impairments or other special needs, will be provided with assistance as necessary, upon request.  Persons desiring assistance must make a request not less than 48 hours prior to the time of the public hearing.  DAWN ROSE, TOWN CLERK, 607-589-4435 Ext. 4

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Library happenings

10/4/2023

CCLD-Van Etten Library
The weather is getting cooler and the leaves are beginning to drop but the library is always nice and cozy! Come visit the Van Etten Library and say Hello to Emily, the new clerk. While you’re here, join us for our October and November Programs and events!
Van Etten Library has new hours: Monday,1-5pm; Wednesday, 9-5pm (closed 1-2pm for lunch); Friday, 9-5pm (closed 1-2pm for lunch)
Van Etten Library Autumn Programs
All October - Owl Craft Kit (pick one up during our open hours)
October 13, 10 am - Preschool STORYTIME “Owls”
October 20, 3:30-5pm - Family Halloween Party
October 27, 12-1pm - Van Etten Book Club reading Ann Patchett memoir this month
All November- Bear Craft
All November- Annual Dress the Turkey Contest Returns!
November 1st, Dia de los Muertos Afternoon Movie: Disney’s Coco
November 3, 10 am- Preschool STORYTIME “Bears”
***We have several days in November in which the library will be CLOSED:***
November 10th VETERANS DAY
November 17th CCLD STAFF EDUCATION DAY
November 24th THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
Questions? Comments? Call: 607 589 4435 ext 3 Email: johnse@stls.org

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Rabies Clinic 2023

9/30/2023

Banfield Square Park
Park at 6 Gee St., Van Etten NY 14889
Sponsored by the Chemung County Health Department
with Town of Van Etten
Monday, October 30, 2023
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Save the Date! Registration link coming soon at
www.chemungcountyny.gov/rabies
▪ Young pets: Puppies, kittens, and ferrets must be at least 3 months of age.
▪ Initial vaccinations are effective for only one year. Pets must be re-vaccinated one year after initial vaccination.
▪ Previously vaccinated dogs & cats: Bring proof of vaccination to the clinic to receive a rabies certificate that is good for 3 years*. If no
proof provided, the certificate will expire in one year.
▪ Ferret vaccinations: Ferrets must be vaccinated annually.
▪ Clinics are for New York State residents only.
▪ Vaccinations are FREE, but donations are greatly appreciated!
If special assistance is needed at the clinic, please call 737-2019 to register a few days prior to the clinic

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Public Hearing Local Law 3 of 2023

9/9/2023

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the Town Board of the Town of Van Etten on October 12, 2023, at 7:00 p.m., at Van Etten Town Hall, 6 Gee Street, Van Etten, New York, regarding a proposed law entitled “Local Law No. 3 of 2023, Regulation of Property Maintenance in the Town of Van Etten.”  A copy of the proposed law will be available for inspection during regular business hours in the office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Van Etten, located at 6 Gee Street, Van Etten, New York 14889.

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Public Hearing Local Law 4 of 2023

9/9/2023

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the Town Board of the Town of Van Etten on October 12, 2023, immediately following Public Hearing for Local Law 3 of 2023., at Van Etten Town Hall, 6 Gee Street, Van Etten, New York, regarding a proposed law entitled “Local Law No. 4 of 2023, Exceeding New York State Tax Cap.  A copy of the proposed law will be available for inspection during regular business hours in the office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Van Etten, located at 6 Gee Street, Van Etten, New York 14889.

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Special Town Board Workshop 2024 Budget

9/9/2023

SPECIAL TOWN BOARD WORKSHOP

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VE Electronics Recycling Day

9/5/2023

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2023
9 AM – 12 PM

-LOCATED AT VAN ETTEN TOWN HALL, 6 GEE STREET

-VAN ETTEN RESIDENTS ONLY-PROOF OF RESIDENCY REQUIRED

-NO CHARGE TO VAN ETTEN RESIDENTS

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Holiday Garbage Pickup

9/2/2023

Holiday garbage pickup from Frank's disposal will be Tuesday, September 5. 

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