Department of Public Works

The Department of Public Works in the Village of Tarrytown is supervised by the Superintendent of Public Works and the General Foreman and consists of 31 employees who are responsible for all highway, water, sewer, sanitation and recycling duties.

Recycling Pickup: Every Wednesday except if it is a holiday.

Leaf pickup: Starts on November 13th through December 14th, 5 days per week. After December 14th the leaves must be bagged and put at the curb to be picked up on the normal scheduled garbage pickup day. The bag leaves will be picked on Thursdays.

Yard Waste:Yard waste will be collected on Thursday or Fridays but not both from March 1st until December 31st.  Leaves and grass clippings must be placed in biodegradable paper bags and placed curbside for collection.  Maximum of a total of 6 bags and/or bundles will be picked up per week.  Logs and stumps will not be collected.

The Highway Department handles all road maintenance, Village property maintenance (including trees), flower watering in the business district, snow plowing and removal, catch basin repair, leaf pick-up, bulk metal pick-up as well as holiday and summer decorations. They are also on call for any emergency work resulting from inclement weather.

The Sanitation Department is responsible for all residential and commercial trash pick-up and recycling.

The Water Department handles all aspects of the water and sewer system, including meter readings and repair, water treatment and distribution, sewer back ups and water main service repairs.

The Village Recycling Center, located adjacent to the Department of Public Works facility at 4 Division Street, is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Residents may drop off all recycling with the exception of cardboard boxes and plastic bags.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Howard Wessells Superintendent (914) 862-1819