Please be advised that pursuant to the order of the Honorable Archie Depo, the Town of Jay will hold and conduct a Special Town Board Meeting on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 6:00 pm at the Town of Jay Offices located at 11 School Lane, Au Sable Forks, NY for the following purpose:

  1. To conduct a hearing pursuant to Local Law 1 of 2018 relative to property owned by Lance K. Galvin and to make a determination of a violation of said Local Law and the abatement and removal of junk
  2. Together with any and all other business that might come before the Board

This meeting is open to the public and all interested persons are invited to attend.


Burt Lane in Au Sable Forks will be closed from the Jersey Sewer Pump Station on Burt Lane to Garso Lane for a period of two weeks beginning on March 27th and lasting until April 10th. This closure is related to the Sewer System upgrades currently taking place.


The Town of Jay is searching for candidates to join the Town of Jay Board of Assessment Review. The successful applicants will form a three person board that will conduct Grievance Hearings with regards to property assessments. Training for this position will be provided.

Potential candidates should submit a letter of interest no later than March 29th, 2019 , to the Town of Jay Supervisor’s Office, PO Box 730, Au Sable Forks, NY 12912.

For further details, contact the Supervisor’s Office at 518-647-2204.



The Town of Jay Highway/DPW Department is now accepting applications for a Full Time (40 hr. per week) Motor Equipment Operator. Applicants must possess a valid NYS CDL license with no restrictions and 1 year experience required. Residents will have first priority. Applications are available at the Highway Garage located at 168 Valley Rd in Jay. For questions call 518-647-2204 Ext. 125.

Applications can be found by clicking here!


Town of Jay Supervisor Archie Depo, after a conference call with New York State Emergency Services, is issuing a warning that beginning Sunday night, February 24 , please expect strong winds from 30-60 m.p.h. with dropping temperatures. These winds will continue Monday with gusts of 30-40 m.p.h. National Grid and NYSEG are ramping up to address any possible power outages. In the event of an extended loss of power, the Town of Jay will be operating the shelter at the Community Center. Supervisor Depo can be reached at 518-534-8152 in the event of an emergency. LIFTED


Please be advised that Supervisor Archie Depo has been in contact with Verizon Wireless officials and has been informed that the problem has been determined to be located at the Bassett Mountain Tower. Repairs are slated to begin late today, February 21, or tomorrow, February 22 in an effort to restore cell service to the areas currently effected by the recent outage.


The Town of Jay/Black Brook Youth Commission is seeking a Summer Youth Recreational Director. This position is responsible for planning and directing a summer youth recreational program for the Towns of Jay and Black Brook. For a copy of the minimum qualifications for this position and further information regarding typical work activities please contact the Supervisor’s Office at 518-647-2204.

Thank you for your interest-this search is closed.


Effective at 5:00 pm on February 6, 2019, the Town of Jay will be under a State of Emergency by reason of disaster, catastrophe or similar public safety within the territorial limits of the TOWN OF JAY which imperils public safety, namely the unexpected and severe flooding of the banks of the Au Sable River in the Town of Jay and in its hamlets of Au Sable Forks, Jay and Upper Jay. (As pursuant to New York Executive Law Article 2-B and Section 24)