Community Notification System (e-Notify)

channels 333x250Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency and Community Alert Program. e-Notify allows you to use multiple means of communication for the both Emergency Alert System and the Community Notification System.  In addition to your home phone you can add mobile phones, e-mail and/or text messaging to be included to receive messages from both the Emergency Alert and Community Notification System.  These systems allow the Town to easily and swiftly communicate with residents and interested parties through all of today’s available technology. 

What is the Emergency Alert Notification System?

The Emergency Alert system allows local officials to help protect lives and property by providing critical information to residents during emergencies, including dangerous situations. The system allows the Police and Fire Departments to quickly send out an emergency alert to residents in any affected geographic area in town. Depending on the emergency, the alert may be sent to the entire town or selected areas within town.  To receive alerts you will have to provide your contact information by entering your contact information.

What is the Community Alert Notification System?

This service allows you to sign up to get notifications from within several designated categories. These categories will provide information on town events, programs, meeting agendas and reminders of special meetings. Other information may include reminders about tax collection schedules, game licenses, voter registration deadlines, leaf pick up, recreation programs, and other town programming. Subscribers will be able to receive messages on their home phone, mobile phone, email or text message.

The categories to choose from are:

General Government
The General Government notification category will be used to notify subscribers of meeting dates and agenda of Town of Irondequoit government boards and commissions as well as announcements of special public hearings, referenda and other related news releases.

Town News
The Town News notification category will be used to notify subscribers of significant town and library events and happenings, voting information, tax collection information and other town sponsored events.

Public Safety (non-emergency)
The Public Safety notification category will be used to notify subscribers of road closures, crime alerts, Police/Fire seminars and educational opportunities, snow bans and various other public safety related events.

Recreation
The Recreation notification category will be used to notify subscribers of significant program announcements such as registration periods, special events, program cancellations and brochure availability. 

Public Works
The Public Works notification category will be used to notify subscribers of road paving projects and schedules, other infrastructure improvements, Water Pollution Control information, leaf drop off, waste and recycling collection information and updates, compost availability and other related public works information.

Community Services
The Community Services notification category will be used to notify subscribers of program information, charity campaign events, and deadlines for program applications. Notifications will include youth services, social services, senior services, and transportation.

Business & Economic Development
The Business & Economic Development notification category will be used to notify subscribers of business and economic development events, programs and significant happenings. 

Please note:you are not signed-up for e-Notify until you receive e-mail from us confirming you have requested to sign-up and have responded to that confirmation e-mail. If you receive no confirmation e-mail from us, you will need to re-submit your subscription request. The major reason for failure to receive confirmation e-mail from us is an incorrectly entered e-mail address.

Privacy
In order to provide you with the ability to receive directed e-mail information in which you have expressed an interest, it is necessary for the Town of Irondequoit to collect your e-mail address. This information is used only for e-mail distribution to the specific list or lists for which you have registered. By agreeing to use this service, you are granting us permission to send you periodic e-mails only about topics for which you registered. The Town of Irondequoit will use your e-mail address only for this permission based e-mail service.

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