Current Clinton County Operational Status

---Subject to change----

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Senior fitness programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension have been moved online as of April 6, 2020. The link for more information is http://cceclinton.org/fitness

Exercise programs and congregate meals sites closed Monday, March 16th

Adult Day Program closed 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.

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.

Staff are cleaning the Airport to ensure a safe environment for airport stakeholders and 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 is open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm.

All visitors are required to wear a face mask.

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

Effective June 15 2020:

The Clinton County Clerk's Office is open 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

No Recordings/Filings after 3:45 pm

Limited Staff/Expect Delays

Passport applications now accepted/Expect long turnaround time

Masks are required

Social Distancing is a must

Cash/Check/Money Order/Credit Cards accepted

Thank you for your patience during this transition.

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

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

Contact Number: 518-565-4770

DMV

Office is open Monday-Friday from 8am-3:30pm to the public on a first come, first serve basis. 

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

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles website is https://DMV.NY.GOV

HEALTH DEPARTMENT

CCHD Office is open 8am-5pm.

They are encouraging the public to make appointments with the appropriate Division when possible.

Masks are required.

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm. 

Masks are required when entering the building.

Highway crews are working Monday-Friday from 6am-4pm.

HISTORIAN

Office is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12 to 5. 

Contact Number: 518-565-4749

She also available by appointment and email: Anastasia.Pratt@clintoncountygov.com

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Office hours 8:00 am to 4:00 pm 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 – 4P
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

Office is open Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm for walk-ins, crisis and regularly scheduled face-to-face and televisual appointments. After hours televisual appointments are available.

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 shut down operation effective 12pm on 3/26/2020

PERSONNEL

Hours of operation are 8-4pm

Please visit the website to apply for jobs and Civil Service exams: https://www.clintoncountygov.com/employment/job

PLANNING

Open 8am-5pm

Office remains open for all services. Recommend calling 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

All visitors are required to wear face masks and will undergo basic COVID screening questions. 

PUBLIC DEFENDER

Office is open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm.

Local Courts are reopening.

All visitors are required to wear masks and undergo basic COVID questions and temperature screening.

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.

Our staff members that are Assessors in the Towns of Beekmantown, Champlain, Chazy, Dannemora, Peru and the City of Plattsburgh are currently completing their work either at home or out in the field on the public roadways evaluating the parcels visually when necessary. Our RPS Info Analyst is working from home. 

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

SOCIAL SERVICES

Office hours M-F from 8am to 5pm

Operating with limited staff, all services being provided. 

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

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

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

TREASURER

Open to General Public effective Monday, June 15, 2020, Office hours 8-5

Contact Number: 518-565-4730

VETERANS' OFFICE

Closed to Public. Please call for Service

Contact Number: 518-565-4720

WEIGHTS & MEASURES

Now doing office and outside work.

Contact Number: 518-565-4681

YOUTH BUREAU

Office is open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm unless they are out doing programming.

Currently providing small programming throughout the County such as:  baseball/softball clinics, tennis clinics, and a “treasure hunt”.  

Sign up for these programs by calling the Youth Bureau, 518-565-4754.  Plans for a County soccer season are underway.