Emergency Preparedness

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Hours of Operation

Phone 845-255-0604 ext 103

Fax  845-255-4084


New Paltz Town Hall
PO Box 550
52 Clearwater Rd.
New Paltz, NY 12561
United States


In the event that you run out of oil or gas you may contact the Ulster County Sheriff's Office at 845-338-3640 for emergency assistance.

They will coordinate with the town to provide you with the needed services.

In addition, if you are aware of someone who is in need of a warm place to stay, Ulster County has set up a warming center which will remain open 24 hours a day until further notice. The Warming Center is located at the AME Zion Church, 26 Franklin Street in Midtown Kingston.

The warming center will provide a warm shelter, meals, as well as referrals to supportive services. The warming center is a partnership between Ulster County, the AME Zion Congregation and Catholic Charities.

Any homeless adult is encouraged to go to the warming center or if you know someone who is in a desperate situation or is homeless, they can contact the Family of Woodstock hotline which can be reached 24 hours-a-day at 845-338-2370.

In the event that you are in need of additional emergency assistance please contact the New Paltz Police Department at 255-1323.



Citizen Preparedness

Local  Emergency Planning Committee 

The Local Emergency Planning Committee is responsible for developing the Town  of New Paltz Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) and for monitoring the community’s preparedness for responding to a variety of potential emergencies.    The LEPC meets periodically to assess the planning and resource readiness of the Town and Village of New Paltz for emergency responses.  The membership of  the LEPC includes:

Chair- Lt. Robert Lucchesi, NPPD

Town of New Paltz Supervisor                                           Town of New Paltz Highway Superintendent     

Village of New Paltz, Mayor                                                Village of New Paltz DPW Superintendent 

New Paltz Police Department                                             Town of New Paltz Building Inspector    

New Paltz Fire Department                                                 Village of New Paltz Building Inspector

New Paltz Rescue Squad                                                    Ulster County Emergency Management

SUNY New Paltz                                                                  Family of New Paltz

SUNY New Paltz Health & Safety

New Paltz Central  Schools                                                 American Red Cross

Emergency Management  Specialist                                   Woodland Pond

Emergency Operations Center Manager


Citizen Corps

Citizen Corps is a subcommittee of the LEPC and a major component of the USA Freedom Corps established in 2002 which  emphasizes local crime prevention and emergency response.  Volunteers assist  the  community in times of emergency and by strengthening local security awareness.  For further information, or if you are interested in becoming part of Citizen Corp, contact the Local Emergency  Preparation Committee Chair.


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jeff Salt
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