County Route 27 which runs between State Route 145 (near the Milk Run) and State Route 81 (at the Town Hall/Lounsbury Appliance) will be closed starting May 31, 2016 to repair the bridge over the Catskill Creek. Local access will be allowed for residents only.
All other traffic will be detoured onto Route 145 and Route 81. The anticipated reopening date is September 1, 2016.
* As of 5/31/16 we have been informed the project is currently delayed one week. Road closure is expected to start 6/6/16.
Located in the beautiful Northern Catskills, the Town of Durham offers the advantages of a rural lifestyle with quick and easy access to New York’s dynamic Capital Region and the Tech Valley. And Metro New York is less than 2-1/2 hours away via the New York Thruway or Amtrak.
Excellent local schools combined with four season recreational opportunity in the surrounding Catskills and the Hudson River Valley; including many vacation destinations in the Town of Durham. All of this makes the Town of Durham a great place for a vacation home or a full-time residence.
We hope to see you soon!
Bill Carr, Jr.
Supervisor, Town of Durham
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As a Data Collector, you will measure the exterior & record pertinent elements associated for properties throughout the Town of Durham. The position requires a self-motivated individual with a unique combination of analytical & communication skills, along with the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions, a valid driving record, proof of automobile insurance & reliable transportation.
Apply in person or send job application and resume to Assessor, 7309 St Rt. 81, East Durham, NY 12423