Community Notes


The Town of Chester Public Library
Warren County, New York
Library Hours and Contact Information:
The Town of Chester Library
PO Box 451
Chestertown, NY 12817
518-494-5384
library@chesterlibrary.org

Open:
Monday - 9am to 1pm (July & August only)
Tuesday - 9am to 1pm
Wednesday - 9am to 6pm
Thursday - 1pm to 6pm
Friday - 9am to 6pm
Saturday - 9am to 1pm



The Town of Chester Historian's office and Museum of Local History
Located on the second floor of the Municpal Center in the hamlet of Chestertown.

HISTORIAN:
Donna Lagoy
c/o Town Hall,
PO Box 423
Chestertown NY 12817, 494-7983
Hous by appointment


MUSEUM:

Open in the Summer season only
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
10am to 3pm

The Town of Chester Municipal Center
Located on Main Street (Route 9) in the hamlet of Chestertown.

The Municipal Center is the location for:

The Assessors Office (518-494-3515)
The Bookkeeper's Office (518-494-2711)
The Clerk's Office (518-494-5160)
The Food Pantry
The Historical Museum
The Library (518-494-5384)
The Town Court (518-494-3133)
The Town Historian's Office (494-7983)
The Town Supervisor's Office (518-494-2711)
The Zoning and Planning Office (494-7369)

Transfer Station Hours & Fees:
Sunday - 9:00am to 4:45 pm

Monday - 9:00am to 4:45 pm

Tuesday - closed

Wednesday - closed

Thursday - closed pm

Friday
- 9:00am to 4:45

Saturday - 9:00am to 4:45 pm

A permit, available for $5.00 at the Transfer Station, is needed.

Fees:

Recyclables - no charge

Glass, tin, plastic bottles (with a neck), aluminum, newspapers, magazines, household batteries, aerosol cans, and cardboard.

Items need to be rinsed out and labels and caps removed; separate glossy paper and inserts from newspapers and place with junk mail and magazines.

Flatten cardboard boxes.

Garbage Bags
0-16 gallon size $2.00
17-32 gallon $3.00
33-40 gallon $4.00
Over 40 gallon $9.00

Tires
Under 14" $1.00
14"-16" $2.00
17"-20" $3.00

Propane Tanks
Small $4.00
Medium $5.00
Large $6.00
Miscellaneous
Mattress, box spring,
chair, small tv, microwave, computer
$4.00
Couch, large tv, $5.00
VCR $3.00
Sleeper couch $9.00
Refrigerator, freezer, air conditioner $10.00
No charge for some other appliances - see attendant

Construction and Demolition Material
$30.00 per cubic yard

Burn Pile
Brush only. No charge. See attendant.

Metal Pile
No charge. See attendant.

NYS / TOWN OF CHESTER LAWS & REGULATIONS
PERSONAL WATERCRAFT (PWC) MOTORIZED BOATS
 Must be outfitted with safety equipment required by NYS Law.  Must be outfitted with safety equipment required by NYS Law.
 Serviceable whistle or horn must be on board.  Serviceable whistle or horn must be on board.
 Registration numbers and current validation stickers need to be properly displayed.  Registration numbers and current validation stickers need to be properly displayed.
 Safe Boating Certificate is required and must be carried at all times.  Registrations are to be on board at all times.
 Operator must wear a US Coast Guard approved PFD (like jacket) with a lanyard engine CUT-OFF attached.  Have a US Coast Guard life jacket (PFD) for each person on board.
 All passengers must wear a PFD.  Any operator or passenger less than 12 years of age, must wear a PFD.
 Anyone being towed; skiers and tubers, must wear a PFD.  Anyone being towed; skiers, tubers and wake boarders, must wear a PFD.
 Water skiing and other towed activities require a spotter at least 10 years of age.  Water skiing and other towed activities require a spotter at least 10 years of age.
 The lake is open to PWC operation from 9:00am to 7:00pm.  Children between the ages of 10 and 18, may not operate a needs to be on board) or accompanied by someone over 18.
 The speed limit is 45 mph.
 The speed limit is 45 mph. When operating 100ft. from the shoreline, docks, and swim platforms, the speed limit is 5mph.
 The speed limit is 5 mph when operating within 200ft.from the shoreline, docks, swim platforms, others vessels and persons being towed.  Operation within 500ft. of the Public Swim Area is prohibited unless leaving or returning to a docking area.
 Operation within 500ft. of the Public Swim Area is prohibited unless leaving or returning to a docking area.  Navigation lights must be on when operating between sunset and sunrise.
 Jumping the wake of another vessel is prohibited.  Operating an overloaded boat is both dangerous and illegal.
 Operating an overloaded PWC is both dangerous and illegal.  Riding on the bow or any area that is not equipped with fixed seating is illegal and dangerous.
 Operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs is both dangerous and illegal  Operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs is both dangerous and illegal.

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