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Draft Request for Proposals for Solid Waste Services

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of Middletown, New York intends to issue a request for proposals ("RFP") for the provision of solid waste collection and/or disposal services to the City of Middletown.Click here for more information.

Heritage Trail Extension Proposed

The Orange County Heritage Trail is an 11.5 mile linear park that extends along the old Erie Railroad bed from Monroe to Goshen. Plans are now being finalized to add another 6.7 miles from Hartley Road, where the Heritage Trail now ends, to Ingrassia Road on the other side of Middletown.
Interactive map of the proposed Middletown extension of the Heritage Trail assembled by the Middletown Heritage Trail Advocates

Collection of Yard Waste

Yard waste collection will begin on Monday, April 2, 2012. Yard waste should be set out on Sunday evenings for curbside pickup (NOT ON THE STREET) beginning on Monday each week.

Also available FOR MIDDLETOWN RESIDENTS ONLY (No Commercial Enterprises):

  • Yard waste and Recyclables can be dropped off at Recycling Center on Monhagen Avenue, Monday - Friday, 7 AM - 3:00 PM.
  • Yard waste Collection ends on December 10, 2012.
  • Yard waste consists of grass clippings, weeds, brush, branches, and leaves and it should be put in cans, barrels or plastic bags.



Common Council Audio and Video Bid

Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Estimate & Apportionment of the City of Middletown, New York, at the office of the City Clerk's Office until 4:00 PM, on July 25, 2013, for the purchase of video and audio equipment to broadcast Cable TV announcements, City Events and Common Council Meetings.

Bids will be publicly opened and read at 4:30 PM, July 25, 2013.
Bids shall be made upon the forms provided therefore and in accordance with the instructions to bidders and the specifications, copies of which may be secured at the Office of the City Clerk.

Proposals shall be addressed to the Board of Estimate and Apportionment enclosed in an opaque envelope marked "Common Council A/V Bid" with the title of the project and the name of the bidder and delivered to the City Clerk Office, City Hall, 16 James Street, Middletown, NY 10940.

A site survey of the location of the proposed equipment will be needed for each bidder submitting a bid for this project. Appointments must be made 5 business days prior to the due date of the bids by calling the City Clerk at 845-346-4168.

The Board of Estimate & Apportionment reserves the right to reject any or all bids submitted, and to accept the bid which it considers to be in the best interest of the City of Middletown.

The City of Middletown reserves the right to accept a bid in its entirety or a portion or portions of a bid in the sole discretion of the City and if the City considers the acceptance of such portion or portion to be in the best interest of the City.

Middletown Rotary Audio Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Middletown

This is a self-guided tour of historic downtown Middletown, NY.  Your can start anywhere on the map. The signs will have a photograph of the site or building as it looked in the past and will identify the building by its former name.  The signs will be located either in the windows of the historic buildings, on posts at or near the sites or affixed to the building.

When you arrive at a location, dial the phone number on the sign or scan the QR code with your Smart Phone.  Listen to the introduction and when prompted, press the number of the site and listen to the audio narrative.

If the individual wishes to read the narrative, QR codes will be n the signs and the tourist will scan the code with a phone that can read QR codes.

Tour brochure will include a map and will be available at local business in the greater Middletown area.  The audio tour will be in operation 24 hours, seven days a week and free to the public.

 There are 44 sites in all.

Walking Tour brochure with sites and Map:  icon Historic Walking Tour Map 

City Hall 1910 Time Capsule

Thank you to everyone who came to the City Hall Time Capsule Opening on Friday, June 28, 2013 by Mayor DeStefano and Council President Miguel Rodrigues.

The contents of the capsule is in the process of being preserved with the recomendation of a historical preservation company who preserves our historical records for City Hall.  After the preservation process is complete the contents of the time capsule will be on display in City Hall.  Please check this website for futher details on the time line of the display.

If you did not come to the opening of the time capsule please see the link below for the contents:

icon City Hall 1910 Time Capsule Contents

As soon as the preservation process is complete we will have the contents scaned and on the website.  Below is a sample of a 1899 silver certificate dollar that was in the capsule by Hulse Brothers Jewelers and Optometrists at 9 James Street dated August 2, 1910.

 icon Silver Certificate 1899

Also, please check out our website for the placement of new time capsule that will be placed back into the cornerstone of City Hall soon.

Maloney Announces Satellite Office Hours

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced his staff will be available for Satellite Office Hours in Carmel, Middletown and Poughkeepsie beginning this month. In addition to normal office hours in Rep. Maloney's district office in Newburgh, satellite office hours will offer constituents to visit have the opportunity to share any questions, comments or concerns with a constituent advocate, who is available to assist with any problems folks from the Hudson Valley may be having with a federal government agency, such as the Social Security Administration, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or the Veterans Administration.

"I'm here to work for folks in the Hudson Valley, and our office is here to be their advocate and help cut through any bureaucratic red tape of the federal government," said Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney. "Too often people feel like no one is fighting for them, and while my district office in Newburgh is at the crossroads of the district, holding satellite office hours will allow my constituent advocates to be more accessible to folks all across the Hudson Valley."

Representative Maloney's office has handled over 1,000 new cases, and so far, Rep. Maloney has helped return $1,111,369 to Hudson Valley taxpayers who were owed Social Security checks, veterans' benefits, tax refunds and other payments from the federal government.

WHAT: Satellite Office Hours in Middletown
WHEN: 1st and 3rd Monday of the month


Office of New York State Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther Middletown City Hall at 16 James Street (3rd Floor) in Middletown, NY 10940

PHONE: (845) 741-8601

Mulberry House Holiday Craft Fair

There will be a Holiday Craft Fair at Mulberry House Senor Center at 62-70 West Main Street on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 9:00AM to 2:00PM.

8 Ft. Table - $40.00 and 6 Ft. Table - $30.00

Call 346-4070 or 346-4071 or 346-4073 to reserve your table.

Set up time is 8:00 AM  Tables & chairs to be supplied by Mulberry House