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Village Municipal Office Phone: 845-279-3760
Village Court Office Phone: 845-279-4020
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Village of Brewster, NY

Refuse Fees

Beginning March 2020, refuse will be billed once a year at $290 per unit. This annual bill replaces the twice-yearly refuse billing. Budget billing is also available monthly at $25 per unit per month. You must notify the Village at (845) 279-3760 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by December 20th if you would like to be included in budget billing. Please refer to the notice sent on August 30, 2019 for more information.

*amounts are subject to change based on billing policies and future budgets.

February 1, 2019 Budget billing now available for Refuse (Garbage) service only. Refuse accounts with budget billing will be billed $25 per unit per month on the first of each month, starting on March 1, 2019. You will not be able to carry a prior balance forward. Any outstanding balance due on Refuse must be paid in full before budget billing can begin. Budget billing will start on March 1, 2019 for customers who have no arrears and who pre-register by February 22, 2019. Instead of receiving your $145 per unit bill in March, you will receive the $25 per unit monthly bill each month from March 1, 2019 forward. You will have 30 days to pay. Late payments will still receive the 10% penalty if not paid by the due date. If the account is late after three payments, the account will revert to the regular Refuse billing cycle. Unpaid Refuse (as well as unpaid water, unpaid sewer and other charges owed to the Village) is subject to tax relevy on or about May 15th of each year in accordance with New York state law. If you would like to sign up for Refuse budget billing, contact the Village in person, by telephone (845) 279-3760, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before February 22, 2019 to register for this monthly billing.

OF FURTHER IMPACT, WE WILL BE CHANGING THE BILLING CYCLE FOR REFUSE TO ONCE PER YEAR BEGINNING WITH THE MARCH, 2020 BILL. We will continue to bill the semi-annual amount in March, 2019 and September, 2019. Beginning in March, 2020, an annual bill will be assessed and there will not be a September billing. From that point on, we will bill once per year in March for the full twelve months of service. We cannot predict future budgets that might be adopted, therefore current rates that have been in place for many years may no longer be the same. Additionally, billing policies are always subject to change. However, effective immediately, this policy will be in effect until further notice. Because this December billing is unanticipated, we are providing an extra thirty days to pay beyond the normal thirty day window. Additionally, we are providing you with approximately sixteen months advance notice to plan for the increased billing in March of 2020. Thank you for your understanding as we all adapt to these changes to the Refuse billings.

As of November, 2018: $145 per residential unit (apartment, home, etc.) every 6 months billed in September and March.

Household waste pickup every Tuesday and Friday. Recycling pickup is also on Fridays. See the Holiday Pickup schedule link for changes to the schedule. Keep Recycling separated from Trash. Waste should be put out in receptacles with lids. Both receptacle and lid must be without holes and free from sharp surfaces or edges.