Sep 22, 2022


Shape-up Veterans Program

The Onondaga County Executive recently announced the creation of the SHAPE UP for Veterans Program. This program will allow income qualified Veterans grant funding to assist in home repairs to keep Veteran residents in their home. Note: Funding is limited. Below is the website link to learn more about this program and how to apply.

Jul 1, 2022


Water Rate Increase: Effective July 1, 2022

Please be aware that effective July 1, 2022, there will be an 11% increase in water rates.
If you have any questions, please call 315-652-3800 x147


Jan 19, 2022


Reminder to Residents

FYI: Please be aware that it is against the law to snow blow or plow any amount of snow in the Town streets after the streets/roads have been cleared by the plows. This is a road hazard and safety concern for all vehicles. Thank you for your cooperation.

Jan 13, 2022


2024 Brush Cards

Dear Town of Clay Resident:

For the calendar year 2024, your brush will be picked up each week by Superior Waste Removal under contract with the Town of Clay.

Holiday Pick-up: The weeks of Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving- if your collection day falls on or after an observed holiday your collection day will be the day after the normal pick-up day and will return to normal schedule the following week.  Unless otherwise noted all other holidays will remain on regular schedule.  Holidays that fall on the weekend will not be observed during the week. 

  • Limbs will be collected provided they are bundled and tied together (twine and rope ONLY), less than five feet long and less than 50 pounds in weight. Limbs shall have a diameter no greater than 6 inches. Removal and disposal of trees are the sole responsibility of the property owner and are not under the brush contract.
  • The preferred method of disposal is to use paper lawn and leaf bags or burlap (not to exceed 50lbs) as both will be wholly disposed in the truck. The use of trash cans or other rigid plastic containers is at the discretion of the homeowner. 
  • Yard waste will not be collected from: cardboard boxes, metal/plastic barrels, collapsible wire bags or wheelbarrows.
  • Plastic bags may not be used either inside or outside of the rigid containers.
  • Items should not be placed in any manner that obstructs traffic, pedestrians, or drainage.   
  • Torn, ripped or overweight bagged items will not be collected.
  • Items must be placed in a manner easily visible and accessible.
  • Dirt/Sod must be removed from plant roots.  Dirt/Sod will not be disposed of as brush.
  • All potted plants shall be removed from their container (pot). The container will not be collected as part of this service.

Items that will not be collected include: pumpkins, rocks, rubbish, refuse, recyclables, landscaping fabric, construction materials, furniture, appliances, sinks, tubs, white goods, carpet and other appliances, tires, batteries, automobile parts, or brush from other districts. Any of these items mistakenly left at the curb will not be picked up and according to Town regulations, must be removed from the street side before 6 p.m. on collection day.

 Please remember, should you have any of these items or any other service requests feel free to contact us for a quote.


Most questions or complaints can be handled directly with Superior Waste Removal at (315) 672-3174 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Please leave a message if prompted.  If we are not able to assist or resolve the issue, contact the Town of Clay, Supervisor Damian M. Ulatowski’s Office at (315) 652-3800 ext. 162 or email at

Apr 14, 2021


Districts 1 & 6 Brush Collection

Leaf Pick-up for Districts 1 and 6 only is held twice each year as follows: The first three (3) days in May and October. Please have your yard debris at the roadside on Sunday evening of those weeks for pick-up. Both loose and bagged leaves will be picked up by the Highway Department once during this time. Please contact the Highway Department if you have any questions. Thank you for your cooperation.