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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Update on Village Operations - COVID-19

Updated 4/8/2020 at 8:30 a.m.

COUNTY HOTLINE INFORMATION
Westchester County has set up the following hotlines for access to information:

  • County Mental Health hotline: 914-995-1900 (8am – 8pm)
  • County Mental Health text line: 914-461-7281
  • County Corona Q&A Hotline: 866-588-0195 
  • County Corona FAQ: covid19faq@westchestergov.com

State of Emergency
Mayor Brian C. Smith declared a local State of Emergency in response to the ongoing public health crisis related to the COVID-19 virus. The declaration gives Mayor Smith broad powers to take actions necessary to protect the public during this crisis. 

Public Works / Sanitation
Sanitation and recycling pickup are continuing on a regular schedule.  There other important Public Works announcements.

Leaf Blowers
The Board of Trustees is asking for all businesses and residents to refrain from using leaf blowers during this public health crisis. Details

Public Access to Village Facilities
There is no public access to the I.K. Benjamin Community Center, Senior Citizens Center, O’Hara Nature Center, DPW Offices, Water Department Offices, Irvington Public Library, and Village Hall (Village Administrator, Clerk/Treasurer, Building Inspector, Theater, and Justice Court).

Those having business to do should call or email the appropriate department as follows:

Village Administrator

office@irvingtonny.gov

914-591-4358

Building Department

buildinginspector@irvingtonny.gov

914-591-8335

Clerk/Treasurer

bjeselnik@irvingtonny.gov

914-591-7070

DPW Offices

gnilsson@irvingtonny.gov

914-591-6044

Justice Court

justicecourt@irvingtonny.gov

914-591-7095

Library

irvref@wlsmail.org

914-591-7840

Recreation, Parks, Seniors
(and O’Hara Nature Center)

jarchino@irvingtonny.gov

914-591-7736 or

914-760-8657

Theater

boxoffice@irvingtonny.gov

914-591-6602

Water Department Offices

jenglishby@irvingtonny.gov

914-591-7870


Parks and Playgrounds
All parks remain open. However, the playground located in Matthiessen Park, the playground located in Station Road Park, and the playgrounds and basketball courts located in Scenic Hudson Park will be closed to public use until further notice. All park bathrooms and tennis courts are closed. Details

Recreation and Senior Programs
All Recreation Department programs and activities are cancelled until further notice.  This includes all senior citizens programs.  There is no public access to the I.K. Benjamin Community Center, Senior Center, and O’Hara Nature Center. Details

Building Department
Effective immediately and until further notice, no building permits will be issued and no inspections will be conducted. Applications will still be accepted and processed. Details

Library
The Irvington Public Library is closed to the public until further notice. All programs and events are cancelled until further notice. Details

Theater
The Irvington Town Hall Theater is closed to the public until further notice.  All programs and events are cancelled through April.

Parking
All alternate side of the street parking regulations, as implemented in 213-10K and 213-10L of the Village Code, are suspended until further notice.

Public Meetings
The next meetings of the Planning Board, Zoning Board, and Architectural Review Board are cancelled. Provisions are being made to conduct these meetings, in the future, through video conferencing. As new dates are set, they will be posted to the Village meeting calendar.

The Village Board of Trustees expects to conduct future business meetings through video conferencing. Comments can be made outside of meeting times to Village Administrator Lawrence Schopfer. Every effort will be made to limit agendas to business items necessary for ongoing Village operations. Please review the Village meeting calendar for upcoming meeting agendas or subscribe to the Village’s mailing list.

Irvington Farmers Market
The market has temporarily relocated and merged with the Hastings Farmers Market. Details.

Westchester County Bee-Line Bus System
Saturday schedules are in effect for all days (Monday-Saturday). Details.

COVID-19 Important Information
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