Comprehensive Plan Survey Closes on 8/26

Hello Neighbors, Just a quick note to let you know that the Comprehensive Plan survey period will close on Wednesday, August 26th. If you were planning to complete it but haven't yet, please do so now. Thank you for your input!

Emergency Hydrant Flushing 8/19/20

Issues with water turbidity have been persistent for many residents of the Village. So, tomorrow morning, August 19th, 2020, the Village of Athens DPW will begin emergency hydrant flushing in certain areas. We apologize for any inconvenience and for the short notice. Thank you!

Conservation Advisory Council to Hold Its First Meeting

In June the Village Board passed Local Law #4 which created a Conservation Advisory Council (CAC). The council's job is to, among other things, advise the Village Board on "matters affecting the preservation, development, and use of the natural and human-made resources, features and conditions of the Village". The first meeting of the CAC will …

A Note from the Athens Cultural Center

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS~DUE BY 8/12 The Athens Cultural Center is pleased to announce a call for submissions for our upcoming window exhibition, “Self-Reflection While In Isolation.” “Self-Reflection While In Isolation” is a 2020 ACC members-only group show that revolves around the theme of self-portraiture made during the course of the current pandemic. Submissions and questions are …

Hydrant Flushing

The Village of Athens Department of Public Works will begin hydrant flushing on Monday, August 3rd, 2020. Some residents have been experiencing discoloration in their water and this will help to address that issue. While the water is aesthetically displeasing, tests show we are in compliance with state regulations. Thank you! At the same time, …

RX Disposal Bags Now Available in Athens

prescription disposal bags

A note from the Athens Addiction Awareness Council: Did you know that a common cause of opioid addiction is left-over prescription medication? That's because friends or family members may gain access to addictive medication and abuse it without your knowledge. So, help fight the opioid epidemic by inactivating unwanted and unfinished prescriptions in special disposal …

Village Office Reopens

The Village Office reopened on Wednesday, July 1st. There are Covid-19 related protocols in place. Please be advised of the following: UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE OFFICE HOURS FOR CONDUCTING BUSINESS IN THE VILLAGE CLERK’S OFFICE ARE 10:00AM TO 2:00PM YOU MUST WEAR A MASK. YOU MUST ADHERE TO SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES. ALL PAYMENTS ACCEPTED ONLY VIA …