Village Of Fonda
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Welcome to the Village of Fonda.  We hope you find this site to be a great source of information.  Check back often as new items will be added on a regular basis.



Office: 518-853-4335   

DPW: 518-857-7660 



Additional contact information is posted at the bottom of each page as well.


All regular monthly meetings are held the 2nd Monday of the month.  Special Meetings held when necessary, and announced as soon as practical.

Trustee - Lynn E Dumar
Trustee - Walter Boyd

Department Pages:

Public Meetings:

FFJWWTF RFP #2-2019 Sludge Hauler

NOTICE IS hereby given The Fonda Fultonville Joint Waste Water Treatment Board is requesting bids for SLUDGE DISPOSAL (RFP #2-2019) for

the Fonda Fultonville Joint Waste Water Treatment Facility located at 29 S Bridge St, Fonda, NY 12068.


Date/Time Bids Submitted By: 2:00 p.m. on August 20, 2019


Date/Time of Bid Opening:  6:30 p.m. on August 20, 2019


Place of Bid Opening:  Village of Fonda Municipal Office Building

                                    8 East Main St.

                                    Fonda, NY 12068


RFP documents may be obtained from the Village of Fonda’s website at (located in menu on left side)  or contact the Village of Fonda Clerk-Treasurer

at (518)853-4335 for further assistance. The Fonda Fultonville Joint Waste Water Treatment Board reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.


All proposals must be signed and submitted in a sealed envelope bearing the name and address of the Bidder and plainly marked “Bid for SLUDGE

DISPOSAL, RFP #2-2019”. If mailed, the proposal shall be enclosed in a second envelope similarly marked and addressed to Fonda Fultonville Joint

Waste Water Treatment Board, P O Box 45, Fultonville, NY 12072. Proposals may also be hand-delivered to the Village of Fonda’s Clerk’s Office,

8 E. Main St., Fonda, NY 12068 by the date and time specified.


Dated: July 19, 2019

Christine Kearns

Village of Fonda Clerk-Treasurer

Montgomery County 2019 Rabies Clinic Schedule

2019 Montgomery County Rabies Clinic Schedule

Date Location Time
Saturday August 10 Rural Grove Fire Department, 1192 Rt. 162, Rural Grove 9:00 am - Noon
Saturday, September 14 Town of Amsterdam Highway Dept., 283 Manny’s Corners Rd., Amst.  9:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, September 14 St. Johnsville Town Barn, 7431 Route 5, St. Johnsville 9:00 am - 11:00 am
*Saturday, October 12 Florida Town Highway Dept. Fort Hunter Rd., Minaville 9:00 am - Noon
Saturday, November 2 Mohawk Town Barn, 2-4 Park Street, Fonda 9:00 am - Noon

Initial vaccination for dogs, cats & ferrets are due at 3 months of age, revaccination 1 year later, thereafter revaccination required every 3 years.

Veterinarian administration fee is $10.00 per vaccination.


Pets not vaccinated in a timely manner may not be protected from rabies.

Pet owners revaccinating animals should bring the pet's last rabies vaccination certificate.

For more information on rabies call 518-853-3531 or your veterinarian.

** Vaccination is available free-of-charge to Montgomery Co. residents, but donations will be accepted to help defray program costs. Requested donation is $10.00.

Lawn Clippings, Yard Debris

Now that SPRING has officially arrived, the Department of Public Works will resume collection of

grass clippings every FRIDAY morning, beginning at 7:00 AM when the Crew will pass through

the Village to pickup contained debris. We ask that you please not use plastic bags as

we want to “go green” with this service.


Brush and tree limbs must be tied, bundled and limited to one regular size pickup truck load.

If you have an excessive amount or would like to make arrangements for another time,

please call (518-857-7660)

Seasonal Reminder-Who needs a building permit???

Building Permits Required: Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b) of this section, a Building Permit shall be required for any work which must conform to the Uniform Code and/or the Energy Code, including, but not limited to, the construction, enlargement, alteration, improvement, removal, relocation or demolition of any building or structure or any portion thereof, and the installation of a solid fuel burning heating appliance, chimney or flue in any dwelling unit. No Person shall commence any work for which a Building Permit is required without first having obtained a Building Permit from the Code Enforcement Officer. 


Reroofing any building requires a Building Permit and compliance with Chapter 15 of the Building Code of New York State with one exception, where an existing roof consists of one layer of asphalt shingles that are in satisfactory condition to be used as a base for a 2ndlayer of asphalt shingles, a permit is not necessary


            (b) Exemptions. No Building Permit shall be required for work in any of the following categories:

                        (1) construction or installation of one story detached structures associated with one- or two-family dwellings or multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses) which are used for tool and storage sheds, playhouses or similar uses, provided the gross floor area does not exceed 144 square feet (13.88 square meters);

                        (2) installation of swings and other playground equipment associated with a one- or two-family dwelling or multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses);

                        (3) installation of swimming pools associated with a one- or two-family dwelling or multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses) where such pools are designed for a water depth of less than 24 inches and are installed entirely above ground;

                        (4) installation of fences which are not part of an enclosure surrounding a swimming pool;

                        (5) construction of retaining walls unless such walls support a surcharge or impound Class I, II or IIIA liquids;

                        (6) construction of temporary motion picture, television and theater stage sets and scenery;

                        (7) installation of window awnings supported by an exterior wall of a one- or two-family dwelling or multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses);

                        (8) installation of partitions or movable cases less than 5'-9" in height;

                        (9) painting, wallpapering, tiling, carpeting, or other similar finish work;

                        (10) installation of listed portable electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation or cooling equipment or appliances;

                        (11) replacement of any equipment provided the replacement does not alter the equipment’s listing or render it inconsistent with the equipment’s original specifications; or

                        (12) repairs, provided that such repairs do not involve

                                    (i) the removal or cutting away of a loadbearing wall, partition, or portion thereof, or of any structural beam or load bearing component;

                                    (ii) the removal or change of any required means of egress,or the rearrangement of parts of a structure in a manner which affects egress;

                                    (iii) the enlargement, alteration, replacement or relocation of any building system; or

                                    (iv) the removal from service of all or part of a fire protection system for any period of time.




            (c) Exemption not deemed authorization to perform non-compliant work. The exemption from the requirement to obtain a building permit for work in any category set forth in subdivision (b) of this section shall not be deemed an authorization for work to be performed in violation of the Uniform Code or the Energy Code.


Several resources from USDA Rural Development as provided by Member of Congress Paul D. Tonko February 14 2019




Several resources from USDA Rural Development as provided by Member of Congress Paul D. Tonko February 14 2019


"The mission of USDA Rural Development is to improve the economy and quality of life in rural communities across America."


Several resources targeted toward rural communities are:

  • NY FY19 Guide: Financing Programs for Community and Economic Development.  This summary includes all USDA Rural Development programs related to housing, utilities, business and cooperatives and energy.
  • Press release regarding USDA Rural Development's ReConnect program ( to connect rural areas that currently have insufficient broadband service.
  • USDA's new toolkit to help support the deployment of high-speed broadband e-Connectivity in rural communities
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