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PUBLIC WORKS (DPW)

PARKS, HIGHWAY, DRAINAGE, WATER

Staff Contacts

Dan McInerney

Working Supervisor/ Highway Department

(607) 562-8443 ext. 226

James Goodwin

Working Supervisor / Parks and Grounds

(607) 562-8443 ext. 454

Shawn R. Crater

Water Systems Supervisor

(607) 562-8443 ext. 228

Hours of Operation:

Office:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Work Crew:
Monday - Friday: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

Email:
dpw@bigflatsny.gov

water@bigflatsny.gov

Phone:

(607) 562-8443 ext. 224

Fax:

(607) 562-2176

After Hours Phone:

911

Emergency Numbers:

911

Address:

476 Maple Street

Big Flats, NY 14814

United States

See map: Google Maps

Frequently asked questions

Dead Deer


Please report dead deer on Town roads to DPW, County roads to 739-3896 and State roads to 535-4992.




Trash Removal


Residents will need to contact a private hauler for trash removal. The Town of Big Flats does not have a trash/recycling program.




Potholes


There is a pothole in a road that I drive on daily, but I don’t live in Big Flats. Who can I call? Regardless of where you live, potholes can be called in. Please report Town roads to DPW, County roads to 739-3896 and State roads to 535-4992. Educational Pothole Flyer




Wild Animals


To report a wild animal occurrence please use the information below: Chemung County Licensed Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator List NYS DEC Nuisance Wildlife Species webpage




Driveway Permit / Curb Cutting


For information regarding curb cutting, please visit the Big Flats municipal code here. From the main page, select "Title 12"; then choose "Location and Construction of driveway entrances and exits." Click here for the Driveway/Curb Cut Application. - Credit Card Online Pay here - Enter your Tax Parcel ID for the account number - Checks with completed Reservation Form by Mail. - In Person at the Public Works Office by: Credit Card, Check, Cash




Nature Preserves


Plymoth Woods Nature Preseve in Big Flats Link: http://www.fllt.org/preserves/plymouth-woods-nature-preserve/ Steege Hill Natue Preserve in Big Flats Link: http://www.fllt.org/preserves/steege-hill-nature-preserve/




Highway Permit


Click here for the Highway Permit Application. Credit Card Online Pay here - Enter your address number for the account number Checks with completed Reservation Form by Mail. In Person at the Public Works Office by: Credit Card, Check, Cash





Please contact the office at ext. 224 to report issues such as potholes and downed trees in the roadway, or to reserve park pavilions and sports fields.

Issues on County and State roads can be called into 739-3896 (County) or 535-4992 (State).

Public Works was created in January 2002 to encompass and coordinate the Highway, Parks, Drainage and Water Departments.  Our DPW staff of 19 includes equipment operators, water operators, laborers, supervisors and office support staff.

We have 75.48 miles of roadway and 16 Parks.  Within those parks, 4 Pavilions and multiple sports fields can be reserved.  This includes soccer, baseball, softball, lacrosse, and volleyball.  Please call x224 to check for availability.

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Town of Big Flats, NY

476 Maple Street

Big Flats, NY 14814
(607) 562–8443 TDD-711

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