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TOWN OFFICE REOPENING

Due to the most recent updates regarding the Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Town of Riga Offices will reopen on May 18th, the Court and Lodges will remain closed to the public.  For safety of residents and staff, you are encouraged to continue to conduct business via email, telephone, mail and dropbox. If you do need to come to the Town Hall you will be required to wear a mask before entering the building. Hand sanitizer is available as you walk into the building and in the lobby.

The Riga Town Parks will remain closed till further notice.

Please understand that these decisions have been made with an abundance of caution and are in the best interest of the community in light of our current situation. Along with the NYS and Monroe County Health Departments, we will be reviewing this on a weekly basis and providing regular updates.

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2021 RE-ASSESSMENT

Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic, the Town of Riga has decided to postpone the scheduled townwide 2021 re-assessment until further notice.  If you have any questions regarding this, please contact the assessor’s office.

TOWN HALL BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS

Business transactions at the Town Hall can still be completed through the mail, dropbox or by phone call. All receipts for transactions will be mailed out afterwards.

**New as of March 31st. The County Executive announced that all tax payments made in May will now just incur the 3% versus the 6% fee. If you are paying your 4th installment, pay what was shown on your third installment! If you are unsure of amount please call me at 293-3880 x122 for a balance due amount before paying your final amount!
The County is also waiving the credit card fee to pay your taxes online. You must visit the monroe county website. Pay/view taxes is right on the homepage.
We can take payments in person or you can mail your payments, or drop them off in the Town’s drop box located next to the doors facing the parking lot. After May 31st all unpaid tax payments will need to be made to the Monroe County Treasury, P.O. Box 14420 , Rochester, New York 14614

We hope that your journey on the informational highway is pleasant and value added experience. The information provided hopefully helps our citizens better participate in local government. As we strive to continue to improve our website, please feel free to share your idea’s for improvement.
If you have any questions or concerns, we would be happy to address them, either call the town office:
Phone: (585) 293-3880
E-mail: bobrocta@townofriga.org

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For Coronavirus (Covid-19)

For More Information Please Visit: State Health Department

Monroe Countyhttps://www2.monroecounty.gov/health-coronavirus

CDC – www.cdc.gov/covid19

5 Steps to Prepare for COVID-19

Infectious disease experts say most cases of COVID-19 are mild to moderate, like the common cold. But it can be more severe in older adults and people with chronic health conditions.

There are simple steps you can take to help protect yourself and your family.

#1 Make a plan

Create plans for school, work and home.

  • Make a list of people and organizations who can help if you become sick. Consider: family, friends, neighbors, carpool drivers, health care providers, teachers, employers, the local public health department, health care services, and other resources like mental health services.
  • Join a neighborhood website or social media page to stay connected to neighbors, information, and resources.
  • Plan ways to care for family members at risk for serious complications, such as older people and people with chronic health conditions.

#2 Prepare as you would for a winter storm

There is no need to buy large quantities of supplies. But it’s a good idea to pick up a few extra items each time you go to the market or pharmacy. That way, you’re prepared and can avoid crowds.

  • Pick up some extra foods like canned goods, dry pasta, and peanut butter.
  • Have soap, hand sanitizer, tissues, fever reducers like acetaminophen or ibuprofen on hand.

# 3 Get ready for possible changes in daily schedules

At School:

  • Make plans to care for your children if schools are closed temporarily. Just like you would for snow days.
  • Make plans for alternate after-school care in case they are closed temporarily.

At work:

  • Ask to work from home or take leave if you or someone in your household gets sick, or if your child’s school is temporarily closed.

#4 Stay informed:

  • Stay connected on your state and local health department’s social media pages and websites for timely and accurate COVID-19 information.
  • Be aware of false information circulating on the internet. Accurate and up-to-date information is available from the State Health Department at www.health.ny.gov/coronavirus or its hotline at 1-888-364-3065, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website and social media platforms at www.cdc.gov/COVID19
  • If you live alone and become sick, you may need to ask for help. If you have a chronic disease and live alone, ask your friends, family, and health care providers to check on you.
  • If you decide to attend a public event, practice good health habits.
    • Try to keep at least 6 feet of distance between you and others at the event.
    • Avoid close contact, such as shaking hands, hugging, and kissing.
    • Wash hands often or use a hand sanitizer when soap and water are not available.
    • Avoid surfaces that are touched often, such as doorknobs and handrails.

#5 Prevent the spread of colds, flu and COVID-19

Everyone should:

  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially before you eat.
  • Cover your cough and sneezes with a tissue and discard in a closed container.
  • Clean frequently touched surfaces and objects.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Keep a distance of at least 6 feet to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

For people who are sick:

  • Stay home.
  • Keep sick household members away from others. If you have a separate room that is best.
  • Avoid sharing personal items.
  • Anyone at high risk for complications should talk to their health care provider for more information.

ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR SPRING 2020

The New York State Department of Transportation is advancing a capital project to replace the bridge that carries Route 33A over Black Creek in the Town of Chili, Monroe County. This structure is located between Betteridge Road to the west and Chili Ave Extension to the east.

It is anticipated the bridge will be removed and replaced during an approximate four-month window in 2020. During construction, Route 33A will be closed and traffic will be detoured to NY Route 36, I-490, and NY Route 259. Local traffic will be permitted up to the work site on either side.

Electronic message signs will be placed, and a press release will be provided to notify the travelling public in advance of the anticipated bridge closure dates.

If you have any questions or concerns, or would like to meet to discuss the details of this project, please feel free to contact Chris Gardner, Engineer in Charge, at (585) 797-9347 or by email at christopher.gardner@dot.ny.gov.

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Renew Your Dog’s License

Your dog must have a current rabies vaccination on file to utilize this option.
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TOWN HALL LOCATION

6460 Buffalo Rd
Churchville, NY 14428
585-293-3880

TOWN HIGHWAY GARAGE LOCATION

6475 Buffalo Rd
Churchville, NY 14428
585-293-2530

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday = 9am – 4pm
Tuesday = 9am – 4pm
Wednesday = 9am – 5pm
Thursday = 9am – 4pm
Friday = 9am – 4pm
Saturday = Closed
Sunday = Closed
Holidays = Closed

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