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The village of Parish is conducting a survey of village residence to determine eligibility for possible grants for public water in the viillage. This letter explains the status of the public water project and the purpose of the survey.


Attention Parish Residents

The challenge to obtain public water within the Village still remains and we need your assistance. We are holding an informational meeting on Wednesday, April 13 in the gym at 6:30pm. Please plan to attend in order to find out where we are with this issue and help us make headway! The Village cannot be successful without you!

Mark your calendar.


Calculation of deductability of sewer charges for federal tax purposes:


The New York State Department of State has put local laws adopted by municipalities and filed on or after January 1, 1998 online in a database searchable by municipality or subject.


The Annual Report of the Village of Parish is available for public inspection during normal office hours of the village.


The Village of Parish is now on Facebook!


Attention Parish Residents

High-speed Internet is still on its way into the area of Parish. In March of 2013 Gov. Cuomo allocated $25 million into Internet connections for rural Upstate areas of New York. The process is underway however who really wants to part with that kind of money. Please be patient and this project will hopefully be completed.

Your cooperation in completing any community survey is always helpful in assisting us to reach our goal. In our attempt to get gas and water into our community has not been overlooked. We are still working in that direction but find the lack of assistance from the funding bodies that enable us to achieve our goal. National Grid feels it is too expensive an endeavor to invest in the Parish area and therefore, it would not be advantageous for them to put forth the cost. There was not enough of a response to the survey to convince them to pursue the project. However, we are still working on the idea.


The Village of Parish is continuing to pursue natural gas for the village. Village officials have met with representative of National Grid and the Tug Hill Commission, and the New York York State legislators representing the village of Parish.


The Parish Economic Development Council is no longer active, nor is the Parish Chamber of Commerce. If interested in Parish economic development, please contact the village office. Your interest and efforts could strongly contribute to and encourage the economic growth of the Village of Parish.


Attention Parish Residents - Please Return Your Water Survey!

Please return our water survey either by mail or drop it off at the town/village offices. The town and village boards appreciate your input as it is important to determine public opinion. If you did not receive a water survey and would like to express your opinion as a property owner, please contact the town of Parish at 315.625.4507 or the village of Parish at 315.625.4592.

Thank you for your cooperation.

The Parish Town Board and Parish Village Board


Village Board and Joint Board

The Parish Village Board meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Gym, 2938 East Main Street, Parish, New York. The Board of Trustees will hold an organizational meeting before the Regular Meeting on Wednesday April 20, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Village Gym.

The Village of Parish and the Town of Parish hold a joint meeting the second Thursday of the month in the months of March, June, September, and December at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Gym, 2938 East Main Street, Parish, New York.

Planning Board

The Parish town and village planning board meets the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m at the Village Gym, 2938 East Main Street, Parish, New York except for the following months:

The public is most welcome to attend these meetings.

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