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Welcome to the Town of Berne!
Please visit often for updates...
Our condolences go out to all the family, friends and
our entire community for the loss of Peter Becker.
TOWN BOARD MEETING:
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Berne
will hold a Public Hearing on proposed LL#5 on October 28, 2020 at
6:00PM followed by a second monthly board meeting at
7:00PM at the Berne Community & Senior Center, 1360
Helderberg Trail, Berne, NY.
Guidelines for meeting:
Maintain social distancing of 6 feet. Chairs will be set up for this.
Masks must be worn whenever 6 feet cannot be maintained.
September 4, 2020
To: Residents of the Town of Berne
Re: Town information COVID-19
The Town of Berne will continue to follow the Governor’s PAUSE order and begin returning to “normal” as allowed.
We will update return to work procedures as they develop.
If you need masks, hand sanitizer or any other assistance please contact the Supervisor at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Albany County Sheriffs Office is available for assistance also.
Stay safe and Be Well
In continuing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the National State of Emergency declared by President Trump, the Town of Berne will be taking the following precautions.
The Town is working closely with the Albany County Sherriff’s Office Emergency Operations Center, the Berne Fire District and the Helderberg Ambulance Squad to stay informed and prepared should more action be needed during the pandemic.
Between March 18 and November 3, 2020
- Town Hall is open; appointments are encourgaged to ensure safety.
a. Please call Town Clerk at 518,872-1448, ext. 101 or 518-560-0188 for assistance or to schedule an appointment.
b. The Building Code Administration will be available by phone or a scheduled appointment. Contact Chance Townsend at 838-839-8251 or James Bushnell at 518-225-3721.
c. All employees will be instructed to work from home as applicable .
- The Berne Public Library is operating on reduced hours. Please see their website.
- All scheduled Town meetings will be announced each month as to location and will be video conferenced per the state guidelines.
- The Transfer Station will remain open with regular operating hours.
These measures will be evaluated near the end of the period and will be extended or removed as necessary
- NOVEL Coronavirus Hotline: 1-800-364-3065
- Center for Disease Control, Updates on Coronavirus –
- NYS Department of Health
- Albany County Department of Health
Sean S. Lyons, Town Supervisor
Director of Emergency Management