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Civil Service Exams

August 25th, 2016

Notice of Examination

The Amsterdam Civil Service Commission has announced the following upcoming exams to be held in Amsterdam:
Last Filing date for Chief Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, Dispatch Clerk, Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator, and Water Treatment Technician is September 2, 2016.
Last filing date for Transit Supervisor is September 9, 2016
For more information, please stop by City Hall on the 3rd floor or call 841-4341

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Forest Avenue has reopened

August 24th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Amsterdam announces Forest Avenue from Second Avenue to Clark Avenue has now reopened.

If you should have any questions about this, please call the Department of Public Works at 518-842-3691.

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CIVIL SERVICE EXAM NOTICES

August 17th, 2016

Notice of Examination

The Amsterdam Civil Service Commission has announced the following upcoming exams to be held in Amsterdam:
Last day to file for KeyBoard Specialist is Friday, August 19, 2016

Last Filing date for Chief Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, Dispatch Clerk, Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator, and Water Treatment Technician is September 2, 2016
For more information, please stop by City Hall on the 3rd floor or call 841-4341

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Sanitary Dumping Prohibited

August 3rd, 2016

The City of Amsterdam’s Sewer Maintenance Department is requesting that all city residents be reminded that rubber gloves, paper towels, baby wipes, feminine products, cooking oils and other similar disposable products should NOT be disposed of by flushing them down their toilets. These items should be disposed of in your weekly garbage pickup. Due to the age and size of the City’s Sanitary Sewer System, the above items are causing blockage problems in the Sanitary Sewer Mains and YOUR sanitary sewer laterals.

El departamento del mantenimiento de la alcantarilla de Amsterdam está solicitando a todos los residentes de la ciudad de Amsterdam que los guantes de goma, las toallas de papel de cocina, toallitas húmedas para bebé, productos femeninos, aceite de cocinar y otros productos desechables NO deberian ser desechos en los servicios sanitarios de la cuidad. Los artículos antedichos deberían ser desechos semanalmente cuando te recogan la basura. Esto es debido a la edad y al tamaño del sistema de alcantarilla sanitario de la ciudad, los artículos antedichos están causando problemas de la obstrucción en las cañerías sanitarias de la alcantarilla generales y SU cañerías sanitarias.

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Road Closure – Forest Avenue

August 1st, 2016

The City of Amsterdam announces that due to a sewer repair on Forest Avenue the following road closure will take place Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 6:30 a.m. and will continue until complete:

 Forest Avenue from Second Avenue to Clark Avenue.

Drivers are asked to take alternate routes during this time as no traffic will be let through. Residents in this area will have access to and from their homes.

If you should have any questions about this road closure, please call the Department of Public Works at 518-842-3691.

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Sewer Issues

July 29th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Amsterdam’s Sewer Maintenance Department is requesting that all city residents be reminded that rubber gloves, paper towels, baby wipes, feminine products, cooking oils and other similar disposable products should NOT be disposed of by flushing them down their toilets. These items should be disposed of in your weekly garbage pickup. Due to the age and size of the City’s Sanitary Sewer System, the above items are causing blockage problems in the Sanitary Sewer Mains and YOUR sanitary sewer laterals. If you have any questions regarding this, please call 842-3691.

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Dog Licensing – Thurs July 21 6-8 pm Amsterdam Free Library

July 21st, 2016

Dog Licensing – Thursday July 21 6-8 pm @ Amsterdam Free Library
July 14th, 2016

On Thursday July 21st Animal Control will be at the Amsterdam Free Library on Market Street in Amsterdam from 6-8 pm issuing licenses. Please bring proof of CURRENT rabies vaccination and proof of spay/neuter if your animal is fixed. The fee for licensing is $18 for unaltered and $10 for altered. Please bring exact change or a check payable to The City of Amsterdam.

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Civil Service Exam Annouoncement

July 21st, 2016

Notice of Examination

The Amsterdam Civil Service Commission has announced the following upcoming exams to be held in Amsterdam:

Key Board Specialist being held September 10, 2016 with the last filing date of August 19, 2016. The fee to apply is $10.00.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Trainee being held August 27, 2016 with the last filing date of August 10, 2016. The fee to apply is $10.00

Applications are being accepted in the Civil Service Department of City Hall 3rd Floor.

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Open House Listing for City-owned Properties

July 20th, 2016
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Interested parties will need to complete the Property Disposition application below.

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Road Closure – Clizbe Avenue July 21, 2016

July 18th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Amsterdam announces that due to a catch basin repair on Clizbe Avenue the following road closure will take place Thursday, July 21, 2016 from 6:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. or until complete:

 Clizbe Avenue from Locust Avenue to Austin Street.

Drivers are asked to take alternate routes during this time as no traffic will be let through.

If you should have any questions about this road closure, please call the Department of Public Works at 518-842-3691.

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