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Town of Adams Town of Adams, 3 S. Main Street, Adams, NY 13605 Town of Adams, NY Town  of Adams
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Important Notes

See the Drinking Water Report on our home page, added 3/28/19

Town Board Meetings are held 7:00 PM the 1st Thursday of the month (subject to change due to Holidays or weather).

Be sure to see "Recycling" information at the bottom of this page


Town of Adams Dog Licensing and Control Law is now posted on our site and click thru located on home page

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Welcome to Adams

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Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (315) 232-4215




Dog Licensing and Control Law

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POSTED: 10/25/17

Official Web Site...  
Thank you for visiting the Town of Adams official website. You may use our website to contact various departments located in the Town of Adams, Jefferson County, NY, including: highway, water, town board, planning board, zoning board, justice court, assessor and more. Our website is designed to help you easily locate information about the Town of Adams, which you are looking for. Plus, we've included a site map that can easily help you navigate. You may also download convenient forms from our site using Adobe Reader (download the latest version).
Whenever we have announcements, you can check the 'Important Notes' message box to the left of your screen for full details.
Further, we would like your input on items you feel should be included here on our website. We will certainly work to ensure all necessary forms can be easily downloaded for your convenience.
We are located at 3 South Main Street, Adams, New York. Should you need to contact the Town of Adams directly, please use any of the means provided.

Town Board:
David W. Kellogg, Supervisor
Phone: 315-232-2467
Fax: 315-232-3596
Cell: 315-783-9975
Office location:
3 South Main Street,
Adams, NY 13605

Town Clerk:
Jennifer Burt
Phone: 315-232-2467. Ext 1030
Hours 9am – 2pm Mon – Thurs with extended hours in January for tax collection.
Office location:
3 South Main Street
Adams, NY 13605
Water bills should be paid here also.

We appreciate your interest, and look forwarding to hearing from you.

Important information about your Drinking Water
[added 3/28/19]
  Town and Village of Adams
  2023 Final Assessment Roll [added 7/10/23]
  Town and Village of Adams
  2024 Tentative Assessment Roll [added 4/30/24]
  Town and Village of Adams
Transfer Site/Recycling Center
Phone: 315-232-3057
Click either option for more details...  
  Recycling - Jefferson County Transfer Station [added 8/29/12]
  NYS Rechargeable Battery Recycling Law [added 8/29/12]

All garbage taken to the center must be in all clear bags. Stores where bags may currently be obtained (click here).

Also, please check out:

[updated 6/9/16]


Located at 6224 Co. Route 97, Town of Lorraine.  Directions- Take US Route 11 South from Village of Adams.  Turn left on Route 189, and proceed about 1.6 miles to the first intersection.  Turn left on Co. Route 97, and proceed.7 miles to site (on right).

Hours of Operation: 8-4 pm  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Rates are $2.00/35lb. bag.  Clear bags required.  Punch coupons available in $5, $10 and $20 amounts.Small white kitchen bags still $!.00.

Construction debris accepted (there is a fee charged).  Metal is also accepted free of charge.

Jefferson County recyclable rules prevail and are available on theJefferson County Recycling website [click here].






"In accordance with Federal law and U. S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).

To file a complaint of discrimination, write to: USDA,Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S. W.,Stop 9410, Washington, DC 20250-9410. Or call toll-free at (866) 632-9992 (English) or (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (English Federal- relay) or (800) 846-6136 (Spanish Federal-relay). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."

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