The Cape Vincent Town Board will hold its regular monthly meetings on the Third Thursday of each month at 6:30pm in the Recreation Park Building 602 S. James Street, Cape Vincent.

The Cape Vincent Town Board will hold work sessions on the First Thursday of each month at 6pm in the Recreation Park Building, 602 S James Street, Cape Vincent.



     NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I, Michelle Bouchard, Tax Collector of the Town of Cape Vincent, County of Jefferson, State of New York have received the tax assessment roll for the year 2021, and the warrant for collection of the same.  Collector’s Warrant in the amount of $3,519,614.48.

     That I will collect taxes starting January 4, 2021, at the Town Clerk’s Office, l964 NYS Rte. 12E, Cape Vincent, New York between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, except holidays and week-ends.

     When paying the total amount no partial payment will be accepted.  Checks for incorrect dollar amounts will be returned.  Please return the entire bill when paying by mail if receipt is required.  Payments made via US Postal Service bearing an official US Postal Service cancellation date is deemed to be the date, not the date received by the collector.  If paying total amount and have not done so by March 1, 2021 a delinquent bill will be sent to you.

     Any person or corporation paying total amount of taxes within the thirty days will not be charged fees of collection.  One percent will be added during the month of February, and two percent will be charged until the tax roll is returned to the County Treasurer.  Installment payment of taxes will be charged an initial service fee of three percent of total tax bill.  No third party checks will be acceptable, and please make check payable to Michelle Bouchard, Tax Collector.

DATED: December 29, 2020

Michelle Bouchard, Tax Collector

PO Box 915

Cape Vincent, New York 13618


Effective immediately – the Cape Vincent Transfer Site will no longer accept mattresses, box springs, foam pads or futon mattresses.  These items will only be collected at the Jefferson County Recycling Center, 27138 NYS Rt 12, and there is a fee.  No permit required.  Their hours of operation are M-F 7:30am until 3:00pm and Saturday from 7:30am until 1:00pm


The Town Board Meetings are held on the Third Thursday of each month and will be held in the Recreation Park Building at 6:30pm.  Social Distancing guidlines are in place and will be followed.

The Town Office is open, and masks are required to enter the building.  Services, such as sales of fishing & hunting licenses, EZ Pass, marriage license, tax collection, dog licenses & renewals, certifies copies, handicap parking tags can all be provided by Town Clerk. The mail slot in the foyer is also available for residents to use.

The Transfer Site schedule beginning Oct. 1; Tues 9-4, Fri 9-4, and Sat. 9-4.  The transfer site will no longer accept mattresses or boats.

Town Court is open through the court window only.  

The Assessor is available on Tuesday and Thursday. 

The Zoning Officer is available on Fridays or by phone 315 767-4482.

Supervisor’s phone number 315 654-3795          Town Clerk 315 654-3660             Town Court 315 654-3883

Public Notice

The Town of Cape Vincent Water Districts 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Annual Quality Water Reports for the year 2018 has been finalized. This report contains information regarding drinking water. The report will be posted on the towns website, and copies are available in the Supervisor’s office, 1964 NYS Rt. 12E during regular business hours.