Current Clinton County Operational Status

---Subject to change----

AGING, OFFICE FOR THE

Exercise programs and congregate meals sites closed as of Monday March 16th

Adult Day Program closed as of March 18th

AARP issued a mandatory suspension of the Tax Preparation Program held at the Senior Council until further notice

Senior Citizens Council has cancelled activities, but are available by phone and for the medical equipment loan program.

Senior Outreach Program through JCEO is still providing services with most staff working remotely, clients are primarily being assisted via telephone, face-to-face in person assistance is only available when there is no other means and will be limited to crisis situations involving food, heat, or medication.

Personal care provided through North Country Home Services, for the Office for the Aging's Expanded In-home Services for the Elderly Program, is continuing at this time.

Home delivered meals provided through the Senior Citizens Council are still being provided. The program is expanding service to include individuals that had been attending the congregate meal sites. Drivers are using gloves and hand sanitizer. The drivers are leaving meals outside the home, and watching from the driveway to see the client retrieve it, when appropriate. Exceptions are made when this is not appropriate for the client. These measures are to protect the clients and drivers, while still allowing critical services to be provided.

Clinton County Office for the Aging and NY Connects is providing service by telephone at 518-565-4620 from 8 am to 5 pm weekdays.

Information and assistance accessing programs and services is available, some staff working remotely. Face-to-face meetings have been discontinued.

AIRPORT

The Airport administration office can be reached at 518-565-4795 and is open Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:00PM while operating under reduced staffing to comply with current directives.

Airport staff are conducting ongoing cleaning of the Airport to ensure a safe environment for airport stakeholders and the traveling public Airlines continue to adjust their schedules and have canceled multiple flights for April

Passengers should contact their airline for the most current flight information and other travel related questions

Passengers can go to the Airport's website (www.flyplattsburgh.com) for links to the airline websites and other information

The Airport Restaurant has suspended operations due to decreased passenger traffic

BOARD OF ELECTIONS

Office open to voters from 10am-2pm

Absentee Applications and Registration Forms available outside our door and will be processed upon completion.

There will be no restrictions for voter ability to register, change political Party, change address or request absentee ballots for any of the upcoming Elections.

Contact Number: 518-565-4740

CCPT

No longer operating, last day was 3/21/20. Office remains open.

CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER

Contact Number:     518-565-4484

COUNTY CLERK

75% staff reduction

Closed to the general public unless urgent, then by appointment only.

Office is staffed from 8:00am -3:45pm closed from 12-1 for lunch Monday thru Friday.

No passport applications are being accepted at this time.

Contact Number: 518-565-4701

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Closed to the General Public. Operating at 50% staffing at any given time.

Office is staffed from 8-4 closing from 12-1 for lunch Monday thru Friday.

Contact Number: 518-565-4770

All courts are closed and working on an Emergency matters only policy.

Individuals looking to apply for a traffic ticket reduction should visit https://www.clintoncountygov.com/Departments/DA/DATrafficTicketReduction.html for forms and instructions to do so.

DMV

CLOSED per NYS Executive Order until further notice.

Some transactions can be completed online at https://DMV.NY.GOV

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

County Highway staffing has been reduced by 50%.

The County Highway office in Plattsburgh is open Monday to Friday from 8AM to 4PM with reduced staffing. The public is encouraged to call the office instead of visiting in person.

Crews are addressing snow and ice issues as needed, performing road repair/maintenance work, responding to complaints/issues/emergencies as needed and maintaining County vehicles. Expect response times to be reduced during this

HISTORIAN

Office is closed to the public in person, but providing services via email, videoconference, and telephone.

Contact Number: 518-565-4749

People can reach me at the published number or at Anastasia.Pratt@clintoncountygov.com

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Office hours 7:30am to 5pm M-F. Providing internal support as normal.

LANDFILL/CASELLA

The following locations have been CLOSED:

Altona Convenience Station

Ausable Convenience Station

Champlain Convenience Station

Chazy Convenience Station

Churubusco Convenience Station

Dannemora Convenience Station

Ellenburg Convenience Station

Lyon Mountain Convenience Station

Peru Convenience Station

Saranac Convenience Station

In an effort to offset closures:

Clinton County Landfill will maintain all current services and hours of operation:

286 Sand Road, Morrisonville, NY 12962

Monday through Friday 7A- 3P

Saturday 7A-12P

Services include Commercial, Business and Residential Disposal and Source-Separated Recycling

We encourage the use of credit accounts and debit cards as much as possible

Schuyler Falls Convenience Station will EXPAND hours:

Located across the road from the Clinton County Landfill

Tuesday through Saturday 9A - 4 P

Services include acceptance of residential bagged trash and source separated recycling

Mooers Transfer Station will EXPAND hours:

1590 North Star Road, Mooers Forks, NY 12959

Tuesday through Saturday 9A - 4:30P

Services include Commercial, Business and Residential Disposal and Source-Separated Recycling

We encourage the use of credit accounts and debit cards as much as possible

LEGISLATURE

Meeting remotely until further notice. Reduced staff will result in slower deliverables.

MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES

Operating 50% on site staffing and close to 75% clinical time through on site and remote (telephonic) services.

We are open 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

NURSING HOME

operating 24/7

Visitation is not allowed.

Employees, vendors and contracted professional staff are being screened prior to access to the nursing home.

ONE WORK SOURCE

Office will be shutting down operation effective 12pm on 3/26/2020

PERSONNEL

Daily staffing has been reduced.

Hours of operation are 8-4pm

We have cancelled future Civil Service exams and will only do new hire paperwork by apt only.

We have very little public interaction since you can now apply for jobs online.

PLANNING

Open 9am-4pm

Office remains open for all services; recommend calling the office in advance of arrival to ensure staffing availability.

Contact Number: 518-565-4711

PROBATION

Open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday

50% reduction in workforce

Trying to do as much client contact as possible by telephone to reduce contact as much as possible.

PUBLIC DEFENDER

We are open 8-4 to assist clients by phone only.

Staff is reduced to one support person and two attorneys to handle any emergencies

We have a drop box outside for those that have to drop off paperwork

REAL PROPERTY

Office hours to 8am to 4pm

Office is closed to the public. There is limited staff so please call 518-565-4760 during business hours for an appointment.

Clinton County Property Data https://clinton.sdgnys.com/index.aspx

SOCIAL SERVICES

Operating with limited staff, all services being provided.

Office hours M-F from 8am to 5pm

Applications still being accepted for Food Stamps, Medicaid, HEAP and Public Assistance.

All face-to-face interviews are waived and are conducted over the phone. Homeless housing services are being provided.

Applicants are encouraged to apply: https://mybenefits.ny.gov

TREASURER

Closed to General Public effective Monday, March 23, 2020

Contact Number: 518-565-4730

VETERANS' OFFICE

Closed to Public. Please call for Service

Contact Number: 518-565-4720

WEIGHTS & MEASURES

Working in office, no outside travel

Contact Number: 518-565-4681

YOUTH BUREAU

One staff member in office daily from 8am-4pm

Updating Facebook page daily with family activities that can be done at home.