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CitiBus is located in their new wheelchair accessible facility at 544 Newell Street in Watertown NY. The new buses are air conditioned and have the kneel-down feature for wheelchair access and also accommodate bicycles by means of a front rack. A Paratransit bus is available for those passengers who are not able to use the regular buses. (Form required) In addition to its many regular routes, during the summer, the bus also goes to the park on Saturdays.
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544 Newell St.
Watertown,
NY
13601
Fax: (315) 755-9379
Email
Mr.
Robert Goutermout
Contacts
Augustus, Alfreda - Principal Account Clerk
Doherty, Doreen - Transit Supervisor
Goutremout, Bob - Head Bus Driver
The primary function of the department is to prepare real property tax rolls and tax bills. The goal of our department is to accurately establish assessed values for the equitable distribution of property taxes. The department maintains a public record of the location, building inventory, ownership and sales history for every parcel of real property in the City of Watertown. The department is responsible for the administration of all property tax exemptions.
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245 Washington St., Rm. 201
Watertown,
NY
13601
Fax: (315)785-7737
Email
Dawn Tefft
Contacts
Phelps, Brian - City Assessor
Tefft, Dawn - Real Property Appraiser
The City Clerk serves as the Clerk for the Council, the Local Registrar of Vital Statistics (Birth, Death and Marriage), the City Historian and the custodian of official City records and the City Seal. The City Clerk’s Office is responsible for issuing certified copies of birth, death and marriage certificates, performing wedding ceremonies and issuing permits/licenses for marriage, dog, bingo and games of chance, various business permits and handicap parking permits.
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245 Washington St.
Watertown,
NY
13601
Fax: (315) 785-7796
Email
Contacts
Saunders, Ann - City Clerk
The City Comptroller is the Chief Financial Officer of the City and the custodian of all City funds. The office is responsible for accounting and financial reporting, collection of revenues, vendor payments, payroll processing, investing of City funds, issuing of debt, property tax collection enforcement, and the park violations bureau. 
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245 Washington St. Suite 203
Watertown,
NY
13601
Fax: (315) 785-7826
Email
James Mills
Contacts
Mills, James - City Comptroller
The City Manager directs and supervises the activities of the City, manages municipal resources for efficient operation of public services, presents plans, reports and analysis to City Council and Mayor and maintains the financial affairs of the City in both long term and short term perspectives.
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245 Washington St., Rm. 302
Watertown,
NY
13601
Fax: (315) 782-9014
Email
Contacts
Giso, Elaine - Confidential Secretary to the City Manager
Mix, Kenneth - City Manager
Saunders, Ann - City Clerk
The goal of the Civil Service department is to: Hire, train and retain those skilled and capable individuals, without bias and based on merit, who are essential to providing cost effective, quality service to the citizens of Watertown. Provide services in an efficient and courteous manner. Insure that the employees of our great city work in an environment where they are encouraged to strive for excellence, and recognized when they achieve it.
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245 Washington St., Rm. 205
Watertown,
NY
13601
Fax: (315) 785-7737
Email
Amie McIntyre
Contacts
McIntyre, Amie - Executive Secretary to the Civil Service Commission
Roy, Matthew - Human Resource Manager
The Bureau of Code Enforcement deals with Local and State regulations pertaining to life safety and the general welfare of the public. The Code Enforcement staff consists of the Supervisor, two officers, two Fire Prevention Bureau personnel and one aide. Our officers review plans and make inspections in accordance with permits issued. The Bureau of Code Enforcement also responds to citizens' complaints regarding property within the City limits.
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245 Washington St., Rm. 105
Watertown,
NY
13601
Fax: (315) 785-7854
Email
Contacts
Aikins, Dana - Code Enforcement Supervisor
Baker, Morgan - Codes Admin
Compo, Michael - Code Enforcement Officer
Harp, Leta - Secretary
Hatch, Jerod - Code Enforcement Officer
The City of Watertown Engineer oversees the direction, development, design, and execution of a variety of projects throughout the City each year. This position is the Department Head over the Engineers and Bureau of Code Enforcement staff, and administers regulatory functions working closely with the Planning and Community Development Department. The City Engineer approves operating and capital budget submittals for the department, and initiates engineering studies and/or program reviews in response to inquiries from City Council, City management, or when professional judgement suggests its is advisable in regards to such public safety and integrity of streets, sidewalks, bridges, traffic systems, street lighting and waterway operations and maintenance.
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245 Washington St.
Suite 305
Watertown,
NY
13601
Fax: (315) 782-9014
Email
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Damon, Frederick - Civil Engineer I
Delaney, Michael - City Engineer
Hammond, Jeffrey - Civil Engineer I
Harp, Leta - Secretary
Maurer, Thomas - Civil Engineer II
The Fire Department is a career department staffed with 70 full time personnel working a four platoon system. Operations are conducted from three stations located throughout the City in order to provide adequate response to emergencies. There is a minimum of fifteen personnel on duty for each platoon manning 3 engine companies, 1 aerial platform truck, and a shift commander position.
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224 South Massey St.
Watertown,
NY
13601
Fax: (315) 785-7821
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Matthew Timerman
Contacts
The Human Resources department provides accurate and timely support for all City Departments. This department is comprised of the Human Resources Manager and the Benefits Administrator.
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245 Washington St.
Suite 205
Watertown,
NY
13601
Email
Matthew Roy
Contacts
Parks, Christine - Benefits Administrator
Roy, Matthew - Human Resource Manager
The Information Technology department provides operational support to all City Departments in the acquisition, use, and maintenance of computers, data networking equipment, and software. The Department staff works closely with the other remote sites (such as Police, Fire), ensuring that all departments are able to connect and share information and access the Internet services as required.
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245 Washington St. 2nd Floor
Watertown,
NY
13601
Email
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The Flower Library was not the first library in Watertown. The Watertown Social Library was established in 1805 and the Watertown Franklin Library was disbanded in 1834 and the Young Men's Association had a library collection which was destroyed in the great fire of 1849.
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229 Washington St.
Watertown,
NY
13601
Fax: (315) 788-2584
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Yvonne Reff
Contacts
Reff, Yvonne - Library Director
Parks and Recreation strives to provide a broad range of recreation programs and facilities to enhance the quality of life for the City of Watertown. To Register for Programs using our secure WebTrac system use the link titled "WebTrac-Register For Programs" on the menu located on the left side of this page.
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William T. Field Drive
Watertown,
NY
13601
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Scott Weller
Contacts
Weller, Scott
The Planning Department is responsible for guiding development and managing future growth patterns within the City. It proposes and implements programs, projects, plans and legislation that positively affect the development of the City as a community. Topics that fall under the purview of Planning include Zoning, downtown revitalization, tree planting, historic preservation, housing programs and economic development.
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245 Washington Street
Room 304
Watertown,
NY
13601
Fax: 315-782-9014
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Michael A. Lumbis
Contacts
DeMarco, Michael - Planner
Harp, Leta - Secretary
Lumbis, Michael A - Planning and Community Development Director
Urda, Geoffrey - Planner
Voss, Jennifer - Senior Planner
The principal mission of the Watertown Police Department is to preserve the rights of citizens and reduce fear in the community through prevention of crime, protection of persons, property and the maintenance of order in public places and to anticipate and respond to events that threaten public order and the protection of life and property.
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751 Waterman Drive
Watertown,
NY
13601
Fax: (315) 786-2613
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Charles Donoghue
Contacts
Donoghue, Charles
The Department of Public Works is tasked with the maintenance and repair of all city owned buildings and properties, vehicles and equipment, streets, parking lots, traffic signage and signals, storm and sanitary sewer mains along with curbside collection of refuse, recycling and yard waste.
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557 Newell St.
Watertown,
NY
13601
Fax: (315) 782-0293
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Patrick Keenan
Contacts
Augustus, Alfreda - Principal Account Clerk
Our goal is to ensure the prudent and economical use of the public’s money for the purchase of goods and services of maximum quality at the most economical cost, and to guard against favoritism, improvidence, extravagance, fraud, and corruption, pursuant to the competitive bidding requirements of General Municipal Law, Section 103, or of any other general, special, or local law.
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245 Washington St.
Rm. 302
Watertown,
NY
13601
Fax: (315) 782-9014
Dale Morrow
Contacts
Davis, Jennifer
Morrow, Dale - Purchasing Manager
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245 Washington St., Rm. 202
Watertown,
NY
13601
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Vicky Murphy
Contacts
Murphy, Vicky - Water Superintendent
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