Town of Cornwall
Highway & Sanitation

 

 

 

 

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Tom Gschwind

Superintendent

Beezer Hand
Office Administrator

Phone: (845) 534-2171
Fax: (845) 534-2901

Mailing Address:
Highway and Sanitation
183 Main Street
Cornwall, NY 12518

Office:
1880 Route 32
Mountainville, NY 10953

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Welcome to Highway & Sanitation

The Cornwall Highway Department is responsible for and maintains over 42 miles of roadway and 6.6 miles of sidewalk in the Town. In addition, the Highway Department provides winter maintenance on 12.5 miles of County roads in the Town of Cornwall.

In addition to winter maintenance, the Department engages in various types of road maintenance which consists of pothole patching, crack filling, oil/chip resurfacing, roadside mowing, street sweeping, guide rail replacement, tree removal and brush control.

The Highway Superintendent is also responsible for the Town’s Sanitation Department. This Department services approximately 3,300 residents, five apartment complexes and 30 commercial pick-ups in the following ways:

  • Twice weekly pick-up of household trash
  • Every week pick-up for single stream recycling
  • Every other week for pick-up of brush and yard waste
  • Bulk pickup arranged by calling Highway Department


Single Stream Recycling Information: Download Link

To receive Highway or Sanitation service or information, including how to obtain a Highway Work Permit, call or fax the Highway Superintendent’s office. 

In the event of an emergency after hours, weekends or holidays the Highway Department can be reached through the Town of Cornwall Police Department at 845-534-8100.


 

 

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Upcoming Events

Joint Special Meeting - Water Services

Feb 29, 2024 7:00 PM — Feb 29, 2024 8:00 PM   
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NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given that the Town Board of Cornwall and Village of Cornwall on Hudson Board of Trustees will hold a joint Special Meeting on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. at Village Hall, 325 Hudson Street, Cornwall on Hudson 12520 to discuss an Intermunicipal Agreement for Water Services and any other business that may come before the Boards.

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES VILLAGE OF CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON

Doris Wickiser, Village Clerk

  • Time
    Feb 29, 2024 7:00 PM — Feb 29, 2024 8:00 PM

Planning Board Meeting

Mar 04, 2024 7:00 PM — Mar 04, 2024 8:00 PM   
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    Mar 04, 2024 7:00 PM — Mar 04, 2024 8:00 PM

CCAC Meeting

Mar 05, 2024 7:00 PM — Mar 05, 2024 8:00 PM   
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    Mar 05, 2024 7:00 PM — Mar 05, 2024 8:00 PM

Town Board Work Session

Mar 12, 2024 7:00 PM — Mar 12, 2024 8:00 PM   
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    Mar 12, 2024 7:00 PM — Mar 12, 2024 8:00 PM

Planning Board Work Session

Mar 14, 2024 1:30 PM — Mar 14, 2024 2:30 PM   
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    Mar 14, 2024 1:30 PM — Mar 14, 2024 2:30 PM