Welcome to the Village of Black River
The Village is hiring a part time summer Department of Public Works employee and a full time Department of Public Works laborer. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Applications must be submitted by 2:30 p.m. on Monday, June 15th. Please specify which position you are applying for. You may mail your application to 107 Jefferson Place, Black River, NY 13612 or place it in the drop box beside the double doors.
Application for Employment
Brookfield Power has sirens along the river bank to alert individuals that there will be a rise in water levels. Any questions regarding the sirens should be directed to Brookfield Power.
Beginning June 1st garbage and recycling collection will begin at 7 a.m.
Brush will be collected again on June 15th. Please do not place it curbside more than 3 days prior. Brush will not be collected again before then. Leaf pickup has ended until fall. Grass is not collected.
To view the 2019 Annual Water Quality Report please click the link below
In accordance with the NY on Pause order, the office will be closed to the public until further notice. Payments for water/sewer bills may be made online via the link below or may be placed in the drop slot beside the double doors at the municipal building (no cash please).
If you need other assistance you may call the office at 315-773-5721 during normal business hours.
Garbage and recycling will still be collected as scheduled. Please make sure all garbage is bagged securely and placed in cans. Recyclables should be clean and should be in a container that can be dumped not in bags.
Thank you for your understanding.
Please click the link below if you want to make your water/sewer bill payment online. You can make payment by credit/debit card or echeck. There is a service fee charged by the processing company. You must have your water account number to make a payment.
The 2020-2021 budget can be viewed by clicking the link below.
2020-20201 Adopted Budget
There is an opening on the Zoning Board of Appeals. Applicant must be at least 18 years of age and residents of the Village. Please send a letter of interest to the Board of Trustees to 107 Jefferson Place, Black River, NY 13612.
Please make sure that your recyclables are clean when placed at the curb for pickup. If they are not clean they will not be collected. Please place recyclables in some sort of plastic bin or container, not in bags. Thank you.
The US Census Bureau is hiring. If you are interested please click the link below for information.
Please do not make payments via Doxo.com they are not affiliated with the village.
If you own property in the village and have moved, please notify us of your new address.
Garbage must be placed in clear bags or it will not be collected. The county transfer site checks the garbage for recyclables. Recyclables in the garbage can result in fines for the village. Thank you for your compliance.
Just a reminder: The Village has a dog waste law. Please clean up after your pets!
Village of Black River
Karl J. Vebber Municipal Building
107 Jefferson Place
Black River, New York 13612
Office hours are Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.