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Notice of Public Hearing

Town of Moriah

The Town of Moriah will hold a public hearing on July 18, 2024 at 5:45 pm at the Town of Moriah Court House, 42 Park Place, Port Henry, NY 12974 for the purpose of hearing public comments on Moriah’s community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of one or more Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the 2024 program year. The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR), and will make available to eligible local governments approximately $15,000,000 for the 2024 program year for housing, economic development, public facilities, public infrastructure, and planning activities, with the principal purpose of benefitting low/moderate income persons. The Town of Moriah is applying for single-family home rehabilitation in CDBG funds to approximately $500,000. The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG program and will allow for citizen participation in the development of any proposed grant applications and/or CDBG program or proposed project(s) will be received at this time. The hearing is being conducted pursuant to Section 570.486, subpart I of the CGR and in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended.

The Town of Moriah Court House is accessible to persons with disabilities. If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, or those in need of translation from English, those individuals should contact Matthew Brassard, Supervisor at 38 Park Place, Suite 1 Port Henry, NY 12974 or by calling 518-546-8631 at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements. Written comments may also be submitted to Matthew Brassard, Supervisor until July 22, 2024 at 4:00 pm.



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Town of Moriah

Water & Sewer Billing Reminder!

The Town of Moriah Water & Sewer Clerk Rose M. French will be collecting Water and Sewer rents beginning January 2, 2024.  Billing and due dates are as follows: 

Bill January 1st for January, February and March; Due February 3rd

Bill April 1st for April, May and June; Due May 3rd

Bill July 1st for July, August and September; Due August 3rd

Bill October 1st for October, November and December; Due November 3rd

All rents will be collected through November 3, 2024, after which any unpaid balance will be levied on to the Town & County taxes which come out in January 2025.


If you have any questions at all regarding your water and sewer bill, please call the Town Clerk’s Office at 518-546-3341.

Thank you.

Rose M. French

Town of Moriah

Town Clerk/Water & Sewer Clerk



Town of Moriah

Seeking Request for Proposals-alterations to existing Beach House

The Town of Moriah is seeking bids to support the design and alteration of an existing structure at Champ RV Park-Beach House located at 54 Dock Lane Port Henry, NY on Lake Champlain.

The contractor will be required to draft a proposed design with the assistance of the Town and Code Officers.  The structure is to be altered into a 2-unit short term rental.

In addition to drafting the design the contractor will be responsible for all the scopes of construction to meet the new design requirements.

Please schedule a site visit to walk through the structure.  A visit can be arranged by calling the Town Hall at 518-546-8631 or






Town of Moriah

Town Board Meeting’s – Week Day Change

The Town of Moriah Town Board will hold their regular monthly board meetings on the 3rd Thursday of every month instead of the 2nd Thursday of every month due to a scheduling conflict.  They will be held at the Town of Moriah Court House, 42 Park Place, Port Henry, NY at 6:00pm.  The public is welcome to attend.






The Town of Moriah will be conducting a Revaluation Project for the year 2024. The assessors for the Town and / or Data Collectors from the Essex County Real Property Tax Service Office will be visiting each parcel to verify property information in an effort to maintain a fair and equitable assessment roll.

Should you have any questions concerning this notice please contact:

Brent Ida,

Chairman of the Board of Assessors

Town of Moriah.




Effective immediately the Town will no longer be charging for the disposal of elctronic waste at the Transfer Station.  The Town will still accept electronic waste as per DEC regulations but the manufacturer is now responsible for any associated recycling costs.



Town of Moriah Water Service Line Inventory (Please click to view pages)





If Moriah Central School has a snow day on a Wednesday, the Town of Moriah Food Pantry will not be open that day.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Thank you.  Food donations can be dropped off at the Town Hall during regular business hours.  Any monetary donations should be sent to :  The Town of Moriah

Food Pantry, (in care of ) Melinda Morin.






 The Town of Moriah Transfer Station Hours:

  • Tuesday - Saturday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Closed on Sundays and Mondays  




Town Board meetings are live on Facebook.  



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