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Garbage and Recycling

1st Saturday of the month at the Root Town Hall on Carlisle Road

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

3rd Saturday of the month at the Fire House on Argersinger Road in Randall

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Root Historical Society

William Maring, Town Historian

Phone: 518-922-5606

The Root Historical Society meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month


Handicap Parking Permits

These are obtained from the Town Clerk with a completed DMV form from your doctor.


Dog Licenses

August is the month for dog license renewal.  All dogs 4 months of age or older must be licensed and have a current rabies vaccination certificate.


Building Permits

Building Permits are required.  Contact the Code Enforcement Officer.


Subdivision Regulations

Subdivision Regulations are in effect.  Contact the Planning Board Chairman.


Property Tax Bills

Property Tax Bills are available online at

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