*TOWN OF TONAWANDA MUNICIPAL BUILDING OPEN TO THE PUBLIC*
Enter at the south entrance (front door) and exit through either side exits. All visitors must check in at the security desk
*Please note the Town Clerk's Office will be closing at 4 PM*
COURT PROCEEDINGS TEMPORARILY POSTPONED
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis and the recently enacted Updated Operation Protocols for all courts at the directive of the Chief Administrative Judge for the 8th Judicial District, all Town of Tonawanda Justice Court proceedings will be temporarily postponed. The Court Clerk office window will remain open to the public for transactions of business 9:00am-4:30pm. Correspondence by mail is strongly encouraged.
Click the links below for information regarding building permits and inspections
ANNOUNCEMENT: The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) federal disaster loan program has been approved for all counties in NYS and is available for applications. Low-interest loans for working capital are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private non-profit organizations suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout New York State.
Information on the program, how to apply, and a webinar can be found on ESD’s website located here: https://esd.ny.gov/resource-guide-covid-19-sba-disaster-loans.
PAID SICK LEAVE DURING COVID19 PANDEMIC
The Legislature and Governor have come to an agreement on paid sick leave related to the COVID-19 epidemic. The proposal will require that:
The provisions of the quarantine legislation are set to take effect immediately upon passage, ensuring that New York workers will be able to take advantage of these benefits. A broader, permanent paid sick leave is expected to be adopted in the state budget.
IMPORTANT: NYS Department of Labor is available for telephone filing of unemployment insurance claims Monday - Friday, 7:30am – 7:30pm. For more information go to labor.ny.gov Towards the top you will see a link for “Unemployment Insurance”, click that on and you will see helpful information.