Welcome to the Town of Hamilton, Madison County, NY

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2019 TOWN AND COUNTY TAX BILLS:
The 2019 Town and County Tax Bills are set to be mailed out before the end of the year. The Hamilton Town Office does have copies on file and can fax or email you a copy upon request should you need a copy prior to receiving it in the mail. To receive a copy of your 2019 Tax Bill:
~ By phone: 315-824-3380
~ By Email: s.reymers@townofhamiltonny.org
~~~~ Please provide your property address or tax map number. A reminder that if you have your taxes escrowed with a lending institution, that institution will receive your tax bill for payment. Need to know how much your taxes are in a hurry? The Town of Hamilton Tax Roll: 2019 Tax Roll – Hamilton

INFORMATION ON PAYING YOUR 2019 TOWN AND COUNTY TAX BILLS IN 2018
Property owners sometimes pay their town and county property taxes early. Contact your tax accountant to determine if early tax payment is to your advantage. As above, if you need a copy of your tax bill for early payment, contact the town office.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR EARLY TAX PAYMENT: The only payment option to have proof of early payment for your 2019 Town and County Taxes in 2018 is as follows:
1) MAKE check/money order out to: Madison County Treasurer and date prior to January 1, 2019.
2) MAIL Check AND a Copy of your tax bill to: Madison County Treasurer, PO Box 665, Wampsville, NY 13163. *Include a note to the Treasurer’s office that you would like your postmarked envelope back with your receipt to show proof of payment for 2018.
3) Before the end of December 2018, have your envelope POSTMARKED with a 2018 date at the US POST OFFICE. In other words, make sure your envelope is postmarked on or before December 31, 2018. Contact your local post office for hours. Alternatively, you could mail your check and tax bill via certified mail and use the certified mail receipt as proof. CONTACT your TAX ACCOUNTANT for further recommendations.

Please NOTE: Madison County Treasurer’s office will not be accepting in-person payments until January 2, 2019. Online payments will not be accepted until January 1 or 2, 2019. The Town office will not be able to accept any tax payments per usual as Madison County collects the Town of Hamilton taxes. The Town office will provide an envelope addressed to the County if requested. To Pay Taxes Online, Click Here. Available January 1, 2019.

PROPOSED LOCAL LAW: The Town Board is considering this local law. Public hearing is scheduled for Thursday, January 10 at 7:15 pm. Meeting will be at the Court House.  Town of Hamilton – Proposed Local law e-2018 Update Flood Damage Prevention Regulations

SOLAR:
Interested in learning more about solar? Click here for more information from NYSERDA.

HOUSING RESOURCES:
The Town receives many questions on housing programs for purchasing and rehabilitation of properties. The Partnership for Community Development has a web page of resources. Click here to learn more.

ASSESSMENT ROLLS:
For More Information – Click Here for Madison County Real Property
2018 Final Assessment Roll Town of Hamilton
2018 Tentative Assessment Roll Town of Hamilton
2017 Final Assessment Roll Town of Hamilton
2016 Final Assessment Roll Town of Hamilton
2015 Final Assessment Roll Town of Hamilton

TOWN BUDGETS:
2019 Town of Hamilton Adopted Budget
2018 Town of Hamilton Exemption Report
2018 Adopted Budget – Town of Hamilton NY
2017 Exemption Report – Town of Hamilton NY

Hard Copies of the Assessment Rolls, Tax Rolls and Budgets are available at the Town Office for inspection during hours of operation listed above.

Need access to WiFi? Your local library can help you! The Hamilton Public Library and the Earlville Free Library offer free WiFi, even after they are closed. Call them for more information.
Hamilton Public Library: 315-824-3060
Earlville Free Library: 315-691-5931

THINKING OF BUYING LAND or a HOUSE in the TOWN OF HAMILTON?
There are many things to consider when purchasing vacant land or a house. Take time to look at our various web pages for departmental information, our town Zoning Laws and more. If you have questions, contact the Clerk’s office at 315-824-3380. Here are links to more resources:
Madison County, NY
FEMA Floodplain Maps (Copies of these maps are available at the Town Office, during regular business hours.)

NEWS: Cornell Creates Climate Smart Farming Website to serve Farmers, Extension Educators and Agricultural Consultants. Go to: climatesmartfarming.org for more information and share with friends and neighbors!

Thanks to the following for use of their photographs:Ted Anderson (Hamilton and East Hamilton photos), Peter Darby (Earlville photo), Sharon Dziekonski (Hubbardsville photo)

About the Town of Hamilton

Hamilton is one of the five townships in the southern tier of Madison County in Central New York, and encompasses 41 square miles.

Phone Numbers

TOWN OFFICE: (315) 824-3380

FAX: (315) 824-0246

HIGHWAY: (315) 825-1378

HIGHWAY GARAGE: (315) 691-7054

Mailing Address:

38 Milford Street, Hamilton, NY 13346

Physical Location of Town Office:

40 Milford Street, Suite 8, Hamilton, NY 13346