The Town of Litchfield is located in Herkimer County. It is situated on the hills overlooking the southern rim of the Mohawk Valley and the eastern rim of the Sauquoit Valley. The town rises more than 1000 feet from the valley floor and its hills, in particular Wheelock Hill and the Dry Hills form a significant portion of the viewsheds for the adjoining towns. The Town’s near pristine beauty is largely untouched by uncontrolled development. The Town’s history is an important aspect of its identity and culture.
The Town of Litchfield operates under the Town Supervisor, Town Council and Town Clerk form of government. The registered voters of the town elect the Supervisor, Town Clerk, 4 Councilpersons, Town Justice, Tax Collector, and Superintendent of Highways.
All Elections are held at the Town Hall. The Town Board meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Litchfield Town Hall, 804 Cedarville Road, Ilion, NY 13357 315.894.2935.The public is invited and urged to attend all Town Board meetings to insure open communications between them and the elected representatives.The town hall is available to residents of the town for meetings, birthday parties, anniversary parties, etc. Certain conditions apply. No alcohol allowed. Call Supervisor Entwistle for more information and reservations.
Legal notices are published in the official town newspaper, The Winfield Star. Call 315.822.3001 to subscribe.
TRASH DAY - Saturday, October 10, 8:00AM to Noon
Roll-off Containers will be available at the Highway Department for Litchfield residents (sign-in is required) to drop off reasonable quantities of household trash at the designated time only. Contact the Highway Department for more information.
Monthly Town Board Meetings are scheduled for the second Tuesday of the month.
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