Town of Richfield, NY

"It is essential to the maintenance of a democratic society that the public business be performed in an open and public manner and that the citizens of this state be fully aware of and able to observe the performance of public officials and attend and listen to the deliberations and decisions that go into the making of public policy."  -- Open Meetings Law


BAKERS BEACH on Route 28 South 

NEW: We plan to be open 11:30AM to 7PM May 27,28,29, and Saturdays and Sundays in June. We will begin daily operation in July

(hours are subject to change due to weather conditions and attendance)  

Book your pavillion reservation:  Call (315) 858 8809

Bakers Beach 2017 Request Form for Rental

Bakers Beach 2016 Survey Results 




Notice:  Lawnmower for Sale

The Town of Richfield is accepting sealed bids for a surplus Husqvarna VTH 2042, 42 inch cut lawnmower.  The mower needs a new engine. Interested bidders may inspect the mower at the Town Highway Garage, 18 E. James Street, Richfield Springs, NY, Monday – Thursday, between the hours of  6:00 AM to 4:30 PM.  Bids may be sent to the attention of the Town Clerk, PO Box 786, Richfield Springs, NY, 13439, or hand delivered to the clerk at 18 E. James Street, Monday – Thursday between the hours of 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. All bids must be received by 1:00 PM, June 19, 2017.



A special meeting of the Richfield Town Board will be held on Monday, June 1, 2017, at 6:30 PM, at the Richfield Town Hall for the purpose of reviewing the draft of the Comprehensive Plan and any other business that may come before the board.

Monica Harris, Clerk


Zoning Land Use Board of Appeals2nd Tuesday of each month 7:30 PM, Town Hall    (This is now a regular monthly meeting.)


During Free Fishing Days/Weekends, anyone can fish the fresh or marine waters of New York State and no fishing license or recreational marine fishing registry is required! All other freshwater and saltwater fishing regulations still apply.

June 24-25, 2017     and        November 11, 2017


After May 1, Town of Richfield Town & County property tax bills are handled at the Otsego County Treasurer's office 607-547-4235, until next year.

Star exemptions on your home!


Baker's Beach 2016

©2016 Town of Richfield
Town Hall
18 East James St.
Richfield Springs, New York  13439
Phone: 315-858-8809