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INFORMATION ABOUT JANUARY ELECTRIC BILLS

Below is information from the Village Treasurer regarding recent billing glitches with Lake Placid Electric:

 

Dear Electric Customer,
Last week the Electric billing office mailed out your January bill. Most of you may have noticed that there were a few errors on it. The billing office would like to explain what happened and hopefully make it easier for you to understand.
 
We noticed after the bills were printed that the billing office had made a clerical error and did not changed the due date on the bill. The actual due date of your bill is January 29, 2021 and we are still not charging penalties at this time for late payments.
 
You may have also noticed that the fuel adjustment charge (once called the PPAC) was much higher than in the past. This was due to an under billing from the prior month. Our new accounting software has come with some challenges which unfortunately have rippled out to you. Last month we billed some customers pennies and other very low amounts in their fuel adjustment because the factor that we use divided itself by 100 making it much lower than it should have been. It was decided that this month would be the best month to add the difference back in because you would have used a lower amount of electricity and the bill would not be as large as if we charged it in February or March.
 
If you are commercial customer your bill was calculated incorrectly and the fuel adjustment charge was added twice. This error was due to a form issue in the software which has now been addressed and all of the large commercial accounts have been adjusted. You will be receiving a new adjusted bill in the mail.
 
We apologize for the inconvenience that this has caused and are working diligently to make sure that we correct all these issues going forward. In the event that we have an issue like this in the future we will include a letter along with your bill at that time. We were unaware of most of these problems until after the bills were mailed. If you have any further questions please feel free to call our office at 518-523-2597.
 
Sincerely,
Mindy Goddeau
Treasurer

  

 

INFORMATION REGARDING UPCOMING VILLAGE ELECTIONS
If you are dropping off a nominating petition to the Village Clerk, please call first to be let in, as Town Hall is currently locked down, 518-523-2584.  Party Nominating Petitions are due by Monday, January 11 at 5:00 pm.  Independent Nominating Petiations are due by Tuesday, February 9 at 5:00 pm.  Thank you.
COURT CLOSURES

As of December 9, 2020

 

VILLAGE AND TOWN JUSTICE COURTS ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 

All appearances are adjourned to a later date.

 

Please call the Court Clerk if you have any questions:

 

Village Court Clerk: 518-523-2004

Town Court Clerk:  518-523-2141

NY STATE FORWARD/Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates for Lake Placid

Lake Placid and the surrounding North Country Region is currently in Phase 4, REOPENING NEW YORK.

 

For regular updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) as it pertains to Lake Placid, please follow the ROOST page as indicated below.

 

https://www.roostadk.com/updates

 

Other sites to follow are:

 

New York Forward at https://forward.ny.gov/ 

 

Essex County Public Health at  https://www.facebook.com/EssexCountyPublicHealth/ 

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html 

 

FREE - NYS Clean Hand Sanitizer Available
Free Hand Sanitizer
Please stop by the North Elba Town Hall for your free NYS provided hand sanitizer. Please bring your own bottle to fill. Small bottles are out.
 
Located in the entryway Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
 
WELCOME TO THE VILLAGE OF LAKE PLACID

Welcome to the Village of Lake Placid official website. The Village of Lake Placid was incorporated in 1900 and is located in the Town of North Elba in the Adirondack Mountains in the northwestern corner of Essex County, New York. The Village is internationally known having proudly hosted the Winter Olympics twice in 1932 and 1980 and is the site of the "Miracle on Ice" when the USA men's hockey team defeated the heavily favored USSR team to go on and win the Gold Medal in the '80 Olympics.  Lake Placid is also home to one of only three year-round United States Olympic Training Centers and periodically hosts world-class competitions in downhill and Nordic skiing, biathlon, ski jumping, luge, bobsledding, skeleton, speed skating and figure skating.

 

In a setting offering incredible views of the Adirondack Mountains including New York State's highest peak at Mt. Marcy, Lake Placid provides a plethora of outdoor activities from downhill skiing on Whiteface, the Olympic Mountain, to cross-country skiing, year-round hiking, fishing, ice-climbing, cycling, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and snowmobiling. The Village of Lake Placid annually host the Empire State Winter Games in February, the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horseshows in late June, and the Lake Placid Ironman in July.


In addition, the Village of Lake Placid offers outstanding dining experiences at its many restaurants, hotels and resorts, unique shopping experiences along its picturesque Main Street and many cultural activities. The Lake Placid Center for the Arts offers year-round music, dance, theatre, film and family programs. The Lake Placid Sinfonietta is a summer chamber orchestra whose musicians come from larger orchestras and university faculties throughout the country. For six weeks in the summer the Sinfonietta offers weekly classical performances at the Center for the Arts on Sunday evenings, in Mid's Park on Main Street on Wednesday evenings, and at various locations in the Adirondacks.  The Lake Placid Film Forum was co-founded in 2000 by author Russell Banks, former New York Daily News Critic Kathleen Carroll and artist Naj Wikoff and is an annual mid-June event which, like a film festival, exhibits a series of films and often features the filmmakers and cast members who attend the screenings.  The Lake Placid Institute creates opportunities for learning, sharing, and enjoying the cultural life of the Adirondacks.

A small town with a big city feel, the Village of Lake Placid is a great place to raise a family. Both public and private schools offer a well-rounded education to our children at the Lake Placid Central School, North Country School, Northwood School and National Sports Academy. Excellent health care facilities are provided by Adirondack Health with 24-hour emergency services, outpatient services and primary and specialty care services.


The Village of Lake Placid 
maintains this website to provide village related news, meetings, documents and contact information to our residents and visitors alike.

 

SURPLUS PAVERS FOR SALE

The Village of Lake Placid is offering surplus pavers for sale to the public.  Ledgetone permeable paving stones in the color Sahara Chestnut are available for $225 per pallet.  Each pallet contains 92 square feet of materials.  Pavers are available for viewing at the Village Highway Garage during normal business hours, 5648 Cascade Rd., Lake Placid, NY. Payment must be made by check or cash to the Village Clerk before receiving materials, 2693 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Lake Placid, NY. First come, first served.  No holds.  Please contact the Village Clerk with any questions, 518-523-2584.

 

NOTICE REGARDING PLACID XPRESS SUNDAY SERVICE

Due to a lack of drivers, Placid Xpress SUNDAY Service is suspended effective immediately.  Updates will be provided as available.


CONTACT US:

Lake Placid Village, Inc.

North Elba Town Hall

2693 Main Street

Lake Placid, NY 12946

Phone: (518) 523-2597

Fax: (518) 523-1321

 

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Mayor

Craig H. Randall, Mayor

Phone: (518) 523-2584

Fax:     (518) 523-1321

Email:   MayorRandall@villageoflakeplacid.ny.gov

 

 


Clerk

Anita Anthony Estling, Village Clerk
Phone: 518-523-2584
Fax:     518-523-1321
Email:  LPClerk@villageoflakeplacid.ny.gov 

 

 



 

Treasurer

Mindy Goddeau, Village Treasurer

Phone: 518-523-2597, Ext. 125

Fax:     518-523-1362

Email:  Treasurer@villageoflakeplacid.ny.gov 

 

 


 

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