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Name: ADA Committee

Title: Council Liason

Contact Person: Regis Foster

Description: The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is a federal law prohibiting discrimination against individuals with disabilities in employment, public accommodations and government services.

Name: Animal Control

Title: Animal Control Officer

Contact Person: Jeff Ewing

Description: The Animal Control Officer deals with all animal related incidents in the City of Port Jervis and works on-call.

Name: Custodian Promotional Exam 10/14/2017

Title: Civil Service Secreatary

Contact Person: Cheryl Kent-Biccum

Name: Lisa M. Randazzo

Title: Councilwoman 4th Ward

Name: Maria Mann

Title: Councilwoman 2nd Ward

Name: Assessor’s Office

Title: City Assessor

Contact Person: Teresa Spradling

Description: The primary responsibility of the Assessment Office is to maintain equitable assessments and authorize property tax exemptions.

Name: David Bavoso

Title: Council At Large

Description: David W. Bavoso grew up in Port Jervis.

Name: George Belcher

Title: Second Ward

Description: Born and raised in Port Jervis since 1931.

Name: Building/Code Enforcement Office

Title: Building Official

Contact Person: Dave Rivera

Description: The Port Jervis Building Department administers and enforces the New State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building codes, the Port Jervis City codes and Zoning Law and all reference standards that apply to the above, to ensure the safety, health, and welfare of the general public.

Name: City Clerk’s Office

Title: City Clerk-Treasurer

Contact Person: Robin Waizenegger

Description: The City Clerk-Treasurer advises and guides the Mayor and Common Council of the City of Port Jervis on the adoption of a financial plan to operate the City during its fiscal year, which is January 1st through December 31st.

Name: City Court

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Name: Civil Service Commission

Title: Adminstrator

Contact Person: Cheryl Biccum

Name: Code & Legislative

Title: Chairman

Contact Person: David Bavoso

Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the Month

Description: Includes legislation adopted through 12-08-14.

Name: Community Development Agency

Title: CDA Director

Contact Person: Valerie Maginsky

Description: The Port Jervis Community Development Agency is designated by the City of Port Jervis as the local administrator of federal, state and local funds.

Name: Corporation Council

Title: Esq.

Contact Person: Bill Bavoso

Name: Regis Foster

Title: First Ward

Description:

Name: Kelly Decker

Title: Mayor

Description: Lifelong Port Jervis resident and graduated from the Port Jervis High School

Name: Emergency Management

Title: Director

Contact Person: Tom Vicchiariello

Name: Finance & Insurance

Title: Chairman

Contact Person: Kristin Trovei

Meetings: 3rd Thursday of the Month 6:00pm

Name: Fire & Emergency Management

Title: Frank Fuller III: Fire Chief

Contact Person: Stan Siegel

Description: Fire Department and Ambulance Information.

Name: Fire Department

Title: Fire Chief

Contact Person: Frank Fuller III

Description: The Port Jervis Fire Department is dedicated to safeguarding the lives, property, and environment of our community through exceptional services in education, preparedness, prevention and prompt response to emergency incidents.

Name: Fire Inspector

Title: Fire Inspector

Contact Person: VACANT

Description: The Bureau of Fire Prevention (BFP) is responsible for enforcement of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code.

Name: Sarah Hendry

Title: First Ward

Name: Housing Authority

Description: The Port Jervis Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 75 affordable rental units.

Name: Industrial Development Agency

Title: Chairman

Description: Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs) are public benefit corporations originally authorized by the Industrial Development Agency Act of 1969 (GMU §858) and governed by the provisions of Article 18-A of the General Municipal Law.

Name: Planning Board

Title: Chairman

Contact Person: Tom Vicchiariello

Description: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Port Jervis 7-27-1964as part of Ch. 20 of the 1964 Code of Ordinances (Ch. 36 of the 1981 Code).

Name: Plumbing & Electrical Board

Title: Chairman

Contact Person: David Bavoso

Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the Month beginning at 6:30pm

Name: Police

Title: Chief of Police

Contact Person: William Worden

Name: Police Department

Title: Chief of Police

Contact Person: William Worden

Name: Public Works/Water Department (DPW)

Title: DPW Director Steven Duryea, Asst. DPW Director

Contact Person: Jack Farr

Description: The function of the Department of Public Works is to maintain and service the city's infrastructure systems.
Mission Statement of Department

Name: Recreation Commission

Title: Director of Recreation

Contact Person: John V. Faggione

Description: The Port Jervis Recreation Department's function is to provide the community with recreational and healthy activities for all age groups.

Name: Recreation Department

Title: Director of Recreation

Contact Person: John V. Faggione

Description: The Port Jervis Recreation Department's function is to provide the community with recreational and healthy activities for all age groups.

Name: Senior Services

Title: Site Manager

Contact Person: Kathy Shortell

Name: Stan Siegel

Title: Fourth Ward

Description: Councilman at Large-4 Years

Name: Tourism Board

Title: Council Liason

Contact Person: George Belcher

Description: The Tourism Board coordinates three annual events: Citywide Yard Sale on the first Saturday in May, Fall Foliage Festival on the fourth Sunday in September, "Christkindlmarkt" German Christmas Market, Tree Lighting Ceremony downtown, and the Santa Express all on the last Sunday in November.

Name: Upper Delaware Scenic Byway Committee

Description: The Upper Delaware Scenic Byway is legislatively designated as a component of the New York State Scenic Byways System on Aug. 6, 2002 following a two-year, grassroots process to draft an Enhancement Concept Plan for New York State Route 97 in Orange, Sullivan, and Delaware Counties.

Name: White Water Park Committee

Description: The City of Port Jervis White Water Park would be a municipal park located in the Delaware River next to Riverside Park. It would be a series of features that create “whitewater” with pools, rapids, natural rock terracing, pathways, and informational kiosks on the banks of the river.

Name: Zoning Board

Title: Chairman

Contact Person: Tim Simmons