Town Office Buildings Closed to Public - Operating with Full Staff

Receiver of Taxes: (914) 277-3610
As the Corona virus situation continues to develop, please be careful and stay safe – we wish you and your families the best during these trying times.

The 2020 Town/County Tax Bills have been mailed. Click here for Tax Letter Insert.

Full payment is due by 4/30/2020. If you are experiencing a hardship due to COVID-19 crisis, please click here for Guidance.


Ways to pay:

NEW! Online through the Town of Somers website:  We are now accepting ACH and Credit Card payments through our online website. Please follow this link https://somers.municipaltaxpayments.com/  and make your payments from home.  

Online Bill Pay through your Bank: Many banks offer online bill pay. You can pay your taxes this way by initiating the bank to mail a check in for your taxes. Just make sure it is made out to Michele McKearney, Receiver of Taxes, include your bill number and address in the memo portion of the check and mail in time to be received by 4/30/20.

Drop Box: There is a drop box outside the side door of the Town Hall. Drop box hours are   Monday- Friday from 10am -2pm.  Please make sure to include your phone number and indicate if you would like a receipt mailed to you once processed.

Mail: When using the post office please make sure that your payment is postmarked by  April 30th. If paying on the last day please have the post office hand stamp your envelope.  

The LAST DAY to pay without penalty is Thursday, April 30, 2020.

Due to COVID-19 crisis, penalties have been reduced for May, June and July 1-15, 2020:

May is 0.5%

June 1 - July 15 is 1%

July 15 - July 31 is 5%

August and September is 7%

Please see back of tax bill for remainder of penalty charges.

If you have any questions or have not received a bill at this time please contact my office at 914.277.3610 or email mmckearney@somersny.com

Thank you,
Michele McKearney
Receiver of Taxes

Senior Nutrition Program: (914) 232-0807
Meals on Wheels will remain open during the coronavirus emergency. As of Monday, March 16, all programs including balance and strength exercise, Yoga,Line dance, Ballroom, Bridge, Mahjong, Canasta, Art, shopping and congregate lunch will be cancelled until further notice. We will reach out seniors during this period to provide updates. We will honor medical appointments scheduled prior to today.

Town Clerk: (914) 277-3323

Sporting Licenses - https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/119881.html

To limit the community spread of COVID-19,DEC is encouraging hunters, trappers, and anglers to purchase sporting licenses online. Sporting licenses may be purchased online at any time, and anglers may use their privileges immediately by simply carrying their transaction number (DEC-LS#) with them while afield.

Anglers, hunters, and trappers may also use the HuntFishNY mobile app to display an electronic copy of their license. The HuntFishNY app is available for download through the Apple App or Google Play stores.Back tags and carcass tags must still be mailed, and customers should allow 10-14 days for receipt of their tags.

DEC will provide updates periodically via email, social media, and at www.dec.ny.gov. We will also be available to respond to questions or concerns regarding visitation opportunities at contact@dec.ny.gov.

Somers Highway Department: (914) 232-4848
The facility is closed to the public until further notice.



Assessor’s Office: (914) 277-3504
All new exemption and exemption renewal applications are due by May 1.  All Enhanced STAR renewals are now handled by NY State Taxation & Finance --call them at (518) 457-2036. For all new exemptions and any required renewals,especially the Senior Citizen Exemption renewal, the Assessor’s Office would prefer you e-mail the completed exemption forms and required documents to tstegner@somersny.com, or mail to: Assessor; Town of Somers, 335 Route 202; Somers, NY 10589.  Upon receipt, you will receive an e-mail reply or a stamped receipt in the mail.  For questions please call and leave a message.  We will return your call as soon as possible.



Planning & Engineering: (914) 277-5366
Please access all environmental forms, requests for wetland and steep slope permits, pool permits, tree removal permits, subdivision and site plan applications, lot line changes on line and call the office if you have any questions or problems accessing files.  Submit all completed applications and checks (made payable to Town of Somers) by regular mail because money cannot be received electronically, Planning & Engineering, Town of Somers, 335 Route 202; Somers, NY 10589.  Call with any questions rather than coming into the office. 


Somers Library: (914) 232-5717
The facility is closed to the public until further notice.  Library programs will be cancelled until further notice. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, if you are overdue on Library materials, we will work with you to forgive any overdue fines. The Library's book drop will be closed during this time.  Please do not return any materials or leave any donations at the Library.  Items will not be due during this time, and all fines will be forgiven.



Senior Nutrition Program: (914) 232-0807
Meals on Wheels will remain open during the coronavirus emergency. As of Monday, March 16, all programs including balance and strength exercise, Yoga,Line dance, Ballroom, Bridge, Mahjong, Canasta, Art, shopping and congregate lunch will be cancelled until further notice. We will reach out seniors during this period to provide updates. We will honor medical appointments scheduled prior to today.



Parks and Recreation: (914) 232-8441
The Wednesday Somers Senior Citizen Club meetings at the Amawalk Firehouse are cancelled until further notice.



Building Department: (914) 277-3539
Until further notice, the Building Department will be accepting complete applications via mail. We advise that you contact our office to confirm what documents must accompany your application. Please include contact information with your submission so that we can call with any questions regarding your application. Contact our office 914-277-3539 for applications that cannot be found on our website. Please mail applications to: Town of Somers, Somers Building Department, 337 Route 202, Somers NY 10589.



Zoning Department: (914) 277-5582
Please contact our office by phone or email at dschirmer@somersny.com.

Somers Justice Court (914) 277-8225

Due to ongoing concerns regarding spread and transmission of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Westchester County There have been some adjustments made as follows:

 

Please continue to mail your pleas of guilty or not-guilty on Vehicle and Traffic Tickets to the Somers Justice Court via U. S. Postal mail if possible, or you can drop them off in person during normal business hours 9:00 AM- 4:40 PM.

 

If you have received an Appearance/Pre-Trial Conference or Trial notice re: a TRAFFIC MATTER from the Somers Justice Court directing you to appear at the please pay particular attention to your scheduled time, you will not be admitted to the building until the appointed time.

 

If you have a matter pending on the TOWN ORDINANCE/BUILDING CODE calendar, you will be notified by mail as to your next appearance date.

 

Finally, if you are a party to a civil matter, including Small Claims, Summary/Special Proceeding(Landlord-Tenant/Non-Payment/Holdover/Eviction)or Justice Court proceeding, you will be notified by mail as to your next appearance date

 

THE COURT will be in session to address any arraignments,Orders of Protection and any other emergent matters that may arise.

 

For any further inquiries please email Court Clerk Barbara Lloyd at blloyd@somersny.com.

 

Thank you for your assistance and cooperation during this time.

 

Barbara Lloyd

Court Clerk

Somers Justice Court

Phone (914) 277-8225

Fax (914) 277-3771

 

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