This office is responsible for the accounting and reporting of the Town’s financial transactions. These duties include Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and Special District Billings.
The Assessor is responsible for determining real property assessments for parcels throughout the town
It is the responsibility of the Building Department of the Town of Southeast to enforce New York State Building Codes and Regulations and the Local Code of the Town.
The Town Clerk records all official town documents, keeps an accurate account of all meetings and coordinates elections.
The Code Enforcement Officer serves under the administration of the Town Board, but works closely with the Building and Planning departments. Proper enforcement of the Town Code ensures the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the community, and protects the quality of life enjoyed by all.
Dog Control Officer
If you need to contact the Dog Control Officer during business hours (9 am to 4:30 pm weekdays) call the Town Clerk's Office at (845) 279-2196. After hours and on weekends, please call the Sheriff at (845) 225-4300.
New York State requires us to inspect all public use and hazardous occupancies yearly.
All commercial properties are required to have their alarm and sprinkler systems checked every six months.
The Town of Southeast Highway Department has sixteen full-time employees that provide a full range of services on the town's approximately 84-mile road system.
The Town Justices preside over the Town Court and hear cases for matters that occur within the boundaries of the Town of Southeast.
The Town of Southeast administers metered and permit parking at the Gold Lot located at 67 Main Street, Brewster, NY and the Southeast Train Station Lot located at 2 Independence Way.
The Town's Recreation Department supervises recreation programs for youth, adults and seniors as well as an active summer camp program. In addition, the department maintains the Town's parks facilities: Henry Wells Park, Markel Memorial Park, Southeast Town Park at Tonetta Lake, and Douglas J. Scolpino Park at Mt. Ebo.
The Special Districts Department oversees the operation and billing of the Town’s special improvement districts.
The Tax Receiver collects all current County, Town and School taxes. Parcels located in the Village of Brewster have an additional tax collected by the Village of Brewster.
Supervisor Tony Hay's office is open 9:00 am until 4:30 pm. He can be reached at 845-279-4313.
This Special District is the town wide residential service for collecting and disposal of garbage and recycling items.
Created in 2000, the ARB is a five member Board established to ensure high standards for the visual environment of the Town. The ARB generally meets at 7:30 pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm at the John Dunford Civic Center, 1360 Route 22, Brewster, NY 10509.
The Historic Sites Commission consists of seven members appointed for seven-year terms. Meetings are held quarterly and as needed throughout the year.
The Southeast Town Board, which is comprised of the Supervisor and 4 Councilpersons, holds its meetings and work sessions on Thursday evenings in the John Dunford Civic Center at 1360 Route 22, Brewster, New York. These meetings generally start at 7:30pm.
The Planning Board consists of seven members appointed by the Town Board. Meetings are held at Town Hall, 1360 Route 22. Planning Board meetings are generally held twice monthly, on the first and third Wednesday of the month. The meetings are open to the public.
The ZBA consists of seven members appointed by the Town Board. Meetings are held at the John Dunford Civic Center,1360 Route 22. ZBA meetings are generally held on the third Monday of the month. The meetings are open to the public.
In 2004, the Town Board created the Tonetta Lake Advisory Committee to assist the Town in preserving and Improving the quality of Lake Tonetta.
The Town Board of the Town of Southeast is formed the Open Space Advisory Committee in order to assist the Town create and implement strategies which will protect undeveloped parcels of land.
Town Hall: 1360 Route 22, Brewster, NY 10509
Phone: 845-279-4313 Fax: 845-278-2453
Hours of Operation Vary By Department