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Otsego County Department of Health

October 10, 2020 

The Otsego County Department of Health is aware of a nonessential gathering taking place at 397 County Highway 15, Mount Vision called NY Harvest Festival & Freedom Fair.  

A cease and desist order was issued on Thursday, October 8, 2020 to terminate the event, however, the department has been notified that the event is still being held. This event is in violation of Executive Order 202.8 and Executive Order 202.45; businesses/events must limit all non-essential gatherings to fifty or fewer individuals for any lawful purpose or reason.

Citations are in the process of being issued to the proprietors of this event for violations of public health law and executive orders. Violation of social gathering restrictions comes with a $15,000 fine and individuals who attend the event and do not wear face coverings may be subjected to a $1,000 fine. It is in the best interest of the public to avoid this event. This matter has been turned over to law enforcement.


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  • Hours of operation are M-F from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm 
  • Call 607-547-4230 to schedule an appointment
Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) - Cooperstown Location

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    • STEP #1: Visit https://www.picktime.com/otsegocountydmv to schedule an appointment at the Cooperstown DMV
    • STEP #2: Visit NYS DMV website where the site will walk you through your transaction and inform you of what documents you will need when you come to your appointment at the Cooperstown DMV
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  • Please note: At this point, we are not processing REAL or ENHANCED NYS driver's licenses
  • 607-547-4281
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  • Call 607-547-4225 to schedule an appointment
Real Property Tax Services
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  • Call 607-547-4220 to schedule an appointment
  • Property Tax Auction is scheduled for October 15, 2020 (more details to come)
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  • Cooperstown-  M-F 7:00 am - Noon and Saturdays 8 am-Noon
Treasurer's Office - to pay taxes
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  • Call 607-547-4235 to schedule an appointment
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