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2024 Mowing Bids


TAKE NOTICE:  The Town of Delhi is accepting bids for mowing services of the Town Hall, Highway Garage and the Town of Delhi Pool/Playground area for the year 2024.  Note inside pool fence must be bagged.  All sidewalks will be blown/swept off, additional details are available at the Town clerk’s office for bidders.  Bidders must provide proof of insurance. 

Sealed bids must be received at the office of Town Clerk, 5 Elm Street, Delhi New York no later than Monday, May 13, 2024 by 3:00pm.  Bids will be publically opened and read at 6:00pm, on Monday, May 13, 2024 at the regular monthly board meeting of the Town of Delhi.  The Town of Delhi reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to accept only those most advantageous of the Town of Delhi. 

By Order of the Delhi Town Council.

Elsa Schmitz, Town Clerk

2024 Town & County Taxes


Please note that the last day to pay your Town of Delhi 2024 Town & County taxes is Tuesday, April 30th.  Our office is open Monday through Friday 8:00am - 3:00pm, if you are unable to make it during normal business hours there is a drop box located at the main door for your convenience which is checked at 8am daily.  If you are mailing your payment we will accept payments postmarked through April 30th.

 Second notices have been sent to homeowners whose taxes have not been received, if you have received a second notice and your taxes are paid through escrow please contact your bank. 

Note any payments postmarked after April 30th will be returned to the sender and it will be necessary to contact Delaware County Treasurer’s office for payment.   

Feel free to contact 607-746-8696x1 should you have any questions.  Thanks!    

Town Justice Court


Please note that the Town Court will be opened limited hours the following dates:

Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

Friday, March 1, 2024 – CLOSED

Monday, March 4, 2024 – 9:00am to 2:00pm

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 – 9:00am to 2:00pm

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 – CLOSED

Thursday, March 7, 2024 – 9:00am to 2:00pm

Friday, March 8, 2024 – CLOSED

Please note the court will resume regular business hours on March 11, 2024.  Thank you. 

Town Pool - Help Wanted Water Safety Instructors & Lifeguards


Town of Delhi Water Safety Instructors and Lifeguards

For the Community Swimming Pool

The Town of Delhi is currently accepting applications for the positions of Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard.  These seasonal positions run from May 27, 2024 – September 2, 2024.  All certifications (WSI/Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR, AED) must be current.  Applicants should be at least 17 years of age at the time of employment.  Although experience in an aquatic program lifeguarding and/or as an instructor is preferred, it is not required.  Work schedule may vary weekly between 8am – 8pm.

  • Able to establish a good rapport with children and the general public 
  • A strong commitment to maintaining the safety of swimming 
  • Responsible and reliable 
  • Ability to take directions and follow through independently 
  • Able to respond to issued calmly 
  • Flexible 
  • Good judgement
  • Availability for employment throughout the season

Applications and a detailed description with required qualifications are available at the office of the Town Clerk, 5 Elm Street, Delhi, NY; Monday – Friday 8:00am – 3:00pm.  Applications deadline is March 31, 2024.  Hourly wages start at $15.50.  The Town of Delhi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   

Enhanced Star Exemption


Please note that the last day to apply for Enhanced Star (persons 65 and older in the year of 2024) is March 1, 2024.  Forms are available through the Assessor's office.  Please call 607-746-8696 x4, if you leave a detailed message they will contact you back at their earliest convenience.  

2024 Town & County Taxes


Legal Notice

Notice of Tax Collection for the Town of Delhi

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I, the undersigned, collector of taxes for the Town of Delhi, Delaware County, State of New York, upon duly receiving the tax roll and warrant for the collection of taxes for the fiscal year 2024, will be in attendance at the Town Hall located at 5 Elm Street on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from the hours of 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. for the purpose of receiving taxes listed on said roll. 

 TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, taxes may be paid on or before January 31, 2024 without charge of interest. On all such remaining unpaid taxes after January 31, 2024, there shall be added interest of one(1) percent for the first month  and an additional one (1) percent for each additional month or fraction thereafter until such taxes are paid to the Delaware County Treasurer, pursuant to law. 

BE IT FUTHER NOTED there will be an additional charge of $20.00 for all checks returned unpaid.

Dated:   December 15, 2023

Elsa Schmitz

Town Clerk/Tax Collector

Town of Delhi



The Delhi Town Clerk’s office and Town Justice Court will be closed for Thanksgiving Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th. 

Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and we would like to thank everyone for their kindness throughout the year and wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving!

2024 Town Budget


Public Hearing Adoption of a Local Law to Override the Tax Levy Limit


            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held before the Town Board for the Town of Delhi at the Delhi Town Hall, 5 Elm Street, Delhi on the 13th day of November 2023, at 7:00 p.m., regarding the adoption of a Local Law to Override the Tax Levy Limit established in General Municipal Law §3-c.  This law is being proposed to comply with subdivision 5 of the General Municipal Law §3-c which expressly authorizes the Town Board to override the tax levy limit by the adoption of a local law approved by vote of at least sixty percent (60%) of the Town Board. At such time and place all persons interested in the subject matter thereof will be heard concerning the same.

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE the regular monthly meeting of the Town Board will follow directly after the Public Hearing. 

Copies of the proposed law shall be available at the time of the hearing and shall be available at times prior to and after the hearing at the Town Clerk’s Office during normal business hours for the purpose of inspection or procurement by interested persons.

The proposed Local Law to Override the Tax Levy Limit Established in General Municipal Law §3-c establishes the Delhi Town Board’s intent to override the limit on the amount of real property taxes that may be levied by the Town of Delhi.

Dated: October 9, 2023

Delhi, N.Y. 

For: November 13, 2023

 By Order of Town Board, Town of Delhi

Elsa Schmitz

Town Clerk, Town of Delhi

Public hearing on the Preliminary 2024 Budget



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Delhi Town Board will hold a public hearing on the Preliminary 2024 Budget at the Town Hall at 7:00pm, on the 13th  day of November 2023 and that at such hearing any person may be heard in favor or against the preliminary budget as compiled for or against any item or items therein contained. 

Pursuant to Section 108 of the Town Law, the proposed salaries of the town officers are hereby specified as follows:

Supervisor                               $11,591.28

Councilmember 4 each at           2,873.88 

HWY Superintendent                 40,000.00

Town Clerk/Tax Collector          38,533.82

Justice                                        28,483.78

The regular monthly Town Board Meeting will be held directly following the Public Hearing.   

Dated:  October 9, 2023

By order of the Delhi Town Board      

Elsa Schmitz

Delhi Town Clerk

Dog Licensing Reminder to Residents


The Town of Delhi Clerk’s office would like to remind residents of the Town and Village of Delhi that Article 7 of the New York State Agriculture and Market Law requires that all dogs older than 4 months be licensed.  Licensing ensures that all dogs have been properly vaccinated against rabies for the protection of both you and your neighbors. If your dog is spayed/ neutered the fee is $6.00 per year.  If the dog is not spayed/neutered the fee is $15.00 per year.

If your dog is unlicensed and/or is caught running at large the dog is subject to seizure and you are subject to a court appearance and a fine, as well as redemption fees from the shelter.  Failure to license your dog may subject you to an appearance ticket to the town court and a fine. 

Please remember the Village of Delhi has the following local law: Local Law 2-2004 §106-2 – Restrictions which states all dogs shall be restrained upon a leash while off the owner’s property…

Contact the Delhi Town Clerk at 607-746-2172 or 607-746-3737 to get further information on licensing your dog.  You will need a current rabies certificate and proof of spayed/neuter from your vet if applicable. Please note that the office is open Monday through Friday 8:00am – 3:00pm. 

The Dog Control Officer for the Town of Delhi serves on an 'on-call' basis. For dog control related issues within the Town of Delhi, please call the Dog Control Officer at (607) 242-5627. 

2023 Budget Workshops


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that there will be Budget Workshop Meetings for the Town of Delhi to be held on the following:

Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 5:30pm

Thursday, October 12, 2023 at 5:30pm

Thursday, October 19, 2023 at 5:30pm

at the Town Hall, 5 Elm Street, Delhi.  Any other business that may come before the board will also be addressed at such time.

Town Pool 2023 Closure


The last day of our pool season will be Friday, August 18, 2023, open swim will be from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.   Thank you for a great season, we are looking forward to an even better 2024.

Road Closure Bramley Mountain Rd


The Town of Delhi Highway Department would like to announce the following:

Bramley Mountain Road in the Town of Delhi will be closed to traffic for paving on Thursday August 3rd and Friday August 4th from 6:30am to 4:00pm. Any questions or concerns please call 607-746-2237. Thank you for your patience.

The Town of Delhi Wishes Don Howard a Happy Retirement!


Don Howard has been a 30-year employee of the Town of Delhi Highway Department, we thank him for all his hard work and dedication!

Wishing Don all the best as he enters into his new venture! 


Happy Retirement Don!

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