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March 14, 2017: Snow Emergency begins at noon & City Hall closing at Noon

March 13th, 2017

PRESS RELEASE

OFFICE OF MAYOR MICHAEL J. VILLA

March 13th, 2017

Mayor Michael Villa has declared a Snow Emergency effective tomorrow March 14th at Noon. City Hall will also be closing at Noon tomorrow March 14th.

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Road Closure – Wallin Street

March 10th, 2017

The City of Amsterdam/Dave’s Landscaping announces that due to tree removal work on Wallin Street the following road will be closed beginning Monday, March 13, 2017 and continuing through Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily

 Wallin Street from Locust Avenue to Brookside Avenue.

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

If you should have any questions about this road closure, please call Engineering Department at 518-841-4301.

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Transportation Department looking for Driver

March 6th, 2017

The City of Amsterdam Transportation Department is hiring a CDL Class B driver for afternoon shifts and/or Saturdays. Interested persons can apply at the City transportation offices Monday through Friday from 8am-330pm. 345 east main street. Call 518-842-2831 for more information.

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Road Closure – Guy Park Avenue/McFarlan Street

March 6th, 2017

The City of Amsterdam announces that due to an emergency demolition on Guy Park Avenue the following roads will be closed TODAY, Monday, March 6, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or until work is complete.

 Guy Park Avenue from Northampton Road to Tryon Street;
 McFarlan Street from Stewart Street to Guy Park Avenue.

Drivers are asked to take alternate routes during this time as no traffic will be allowed 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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Civil Service Exam announcement

February 27th, 2017

Notice of Examination

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

Key Board Specialist
Last filing date: March 22, 2017
Exam Date: April 22, 2017

Senior Key Board Specialist
Last filing date: March 22, 2017
Exam Date: April 29, 2017

Fees for exam: $10.00

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

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Road Closure – Lyon Street

February 23rd, 2017

The City of Amsterdam/Bronze Construction announces that due to a demolition on Lyon Street the following road will be closed beginning today, Thursday, February 23, 2017 and continuing through Friday, February 24, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily

 Wilbur Street from Lyon Street to Finlay Street.

Drivers are asked to take alternate routes during this time. Local traffic will be allowed to and from their houses.

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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Road Closure – Guy Park Avenue

February 15th, 2017

The City of Amsterdam/Bronze Construction announces that due to a demolition on Guy Park Avenue the following road will be closed beginning today, Wednesday, February 15, 2017 and continuing daily through Friday, February 17, 2017 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily

 Wall Street from Union Street to Guy Park Avenue.

Drivers are asked to take alternate routes during this time. Local traffic will be allowed to and from their houses.

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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Garbage pickup Week of February 20, 2017

February 13th, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Department of Public Works announces that Monday, February 20, 2017 (President’s Day) is a holiday for the Department of Public Works’ employees.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CHANGES IN GARBAGE PICKUP:

Garbage normally collected on Monday will be collected on Tuesday, February 21st. Garbage normally collected on Tuesday will be collected on Wednesday, February 22nd along with the regular collection on Wednesday.

The remainder of the week stays the same.

THERE WILL BE NO BULK ITEM PICKUP OR RECYLING PICKUP FOR THIS WEEK.

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Road Closure – Bayard Street beginning February 3, 2017

February 2nd, 2017

The City of Amsterdam/Bronze Construction announces that due to a demolition on Bayard Street the following road will be closed beginning Friday, February 3, 2017 and continuing daily through Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily

 Bayard Street from Division Street to Guy Park Avenue.

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

There will also be no parking on the west side of the street during this time.

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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Road Closure – Union Street beginning February 1, 2017

January 31st, 2017

The City of Amsterdam/Bronze Construction announces that due to a demolition on Union Street the following road will be closed beginning Wednesday, February 1, 2017 and continuing daily through Friday, February 3, 2017 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily

 Union Street between Orange Street & Glen Avenue.

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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