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    

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  NOTICE  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

The Town of Richfield is accepting applications for a manager, groundskeepers, and seasonal lifeguard positions at Bakers Beach. Qualified manager and lifeguard candidates must have current waterfront and CPR certifications. Letters may be addressed to the Town of Richfield, PO Box 786, Richfield Springs, NY, 13439, or hand delivered to the clerk, Monday – Thursday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. All applications must be received by April 18, 2017.


 Call our Town Clerk to book your pavillion reservation.   (315) 858 8809

Bakers Beach Request Form for Rental

First call for a rental date, then return this 2 page form to the Town Clerk, along with your Certificate of Liability Insurance (usually from your homeowners insurance agent), naming the Town of Richfield as "additional insured".


Bakers Beach 2016 Survey Results


A special workshop meeting of the Richfield Town Board will be held on

Monday, March 27, 2017, at 5:30 PM at the Richfield Town Hall.

The purpose of the meeting is to review NYMIR

(New York Municipal Insurance Reciprocal)

work place policy recommendations and any other business that may come before the board.


FREE Fishing Days

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.

Free Fishing Dates

June 24-25, 2017     and        November 11, 2017



          We expect our next committee meeting to be April 11, 2017      

(Watch here for details.  Subject to change, as always)

The Otsego County Department of Health

will hold a rabies clinic at the Richfield

Town Highway Garage, 18 E. James Street

on Thursday, April 13, 2017, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.


Town of Richfield 2017 Town & County tax bills may be paid at the Town Hall, until April 30, 2017.

18 E. James Street, Richfield Springs

Regular office hours are Monday – Thursday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. 



Are you nearly 65 years old?   Don't forget to apply for the enhanced

star exemption on your home!






Baker's Beach 2016

This is the outdoor Bakers Beach King Pavillion built with donations.

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