Notices

Notices

Dec 4, 2023

Highway

No Parking on Town Roads November 1st - April 1st, between 12am and 8am

No parking on town roads from November 1st – April 1st, between midnight and 8am. 

Any vehicle parked during those hours will be towed to allow for plowing to continue.

For violations residents can contact the sheriff during those hours for the situation to be handled.

 

All basketball hoops need to be off and away from the road. The Town is not responsible for fixing or repairing if they are hit by a plow.

 

Please put trash cans and recycling bins in driveways and not in the road.

 

Mailboxes: Only 4x4 wooden posts and metal boxes will be replaced. Please contact the highway department if hit by a snowplow. 

Plastic or any other type will be temporarily fixed or a temp will be placed but it will be the residents responsibility to fix in the spring.

Jan 19, 2022

Highway

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.

Apr 14, 2021

Highway

Yard Waste Recycling Center

Reminder: The Town of Clay offers a yard waste recycling center located on Oak Orchard Road, one mile east of the intersection of Henry Clay Blvd. The site will be open the second Saturday of each month from April - November, 8am til noon. Town of Clay residents may drop off (free of charge) yard waste such as leaves, grass clippings, shrubs, trees (including stumps), and concrete.

Please NO plastic pots or plastic packaging of any kind, including retail bags or plastic trash bags. If you bring any material in plastic, please be prepared to take it with you.

If you have any questions, please call the Highway Department at (315) 652-3800, prompt #3. You may also visit Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency's (OCRRA) website at www.ocrra.org or call (315) 453-2879 to obtain information on their yard waste options.

Apr 14, 2021

Highway

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.

Dec 2, 2020

Highway

Mailboxes Hit by Snowplow

What happens if a mailbox is damaged from snow removal?

Please call the Highway Department at (315) 652-3800 ext.168 as soon as possible.  As a courtesy, Highway will arrange to assess the damage and attempt to repair and upright your mailbox so you can receive mail. Resident mailboxes are located in the Town's right of way. Under the New York State Highway Law 319, the Town is not legally responsible for replacing mailboxes that may have been damaged by the snow removal process. The Town is mandated to clear the roads for emergency vehicles.

The only mailboxes that will be replaced due to plow damage are standard metal mailboxes with 4x4 wooden posts.

Under no circumstances the following be repaired or replaced:

Decorative mailbox or decorative post, or any other custom mailboxes/posts 

Plastic mailboxes of any kind, including Rubbermaid green surround

Posts which are already in unstable or poor condition

A mailbox that popped off the cross support and shows no damage

Mailboxes located on County or State maintained highway

Newspaper tubes will not be reinstalled, repaired or replaced

All mailboxes damaged during the winter season must be reported to the Highway Department by March 31st of that year.