The Bedford Town House is located at 321 Bedford Road, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 in Westchester County. The Town of Bedford is comprised of three distinct hamlets: Bedford Hills, Bedford Village, and Katonah. For information about activities, attractions, and things to do in or near the Town of Bedford, visit
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Bedford Hills is a hamlet located in the Town of Bedford. The hamlets of Bedford Hills, Bedford Village, and Katonah comprise the municipality known as the Town of Bedford. Bedford is in northern central and northeastern Westchester County, New York with Bedford Hills located in the southwestern part of the Town, below katonah
A five member Town Board, made up of the Supervisor and four Town Board members elected at large, functions as the legislative body of the Town and is responsible for the "health, safety and welfare" of its residents. Terms for Town Board members are four years; the Supervisor's term is two years.
The Supervisor functions as the Chief Fiscal Officer and Chief Executive Officer. A Deputy Supervisor is appointed to assist with the duties of the Supervisor during their absence. The Town Board is a legislative body, responsible for setting policy, adopting the annual budget, and enacting laws and resolutions for the betterment of the Town's residents.
Regular Town Board meetings are conducted the first and third Tuesdays each month at 8 pm in the Town House followed by a Public Open Forum. Work sessions are held as announced. All meetings are open to the public and only certain legally sensitive issues may be discussed in executive session.
About Bedford Hills
Once known as Bedford Station when the railroad was built in 1847, Bedford Hills extends from its bustling business center at the railroad station to farms and estates as it spreads eastward along Harris, Babbitt and Bedford Center roads and south along the busy Route 117 business corridor toward Mt. Kisco. This hamlet is the site of the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, the largest women's prison in New York State. Bedford Hills is also the seat of Town government and home to the Town House, built in 1927, and several other Town buildings where the Police Department and Town offices are located.
Visit local parks in Bedford Hills. Take the kids to Bedford Hills Park or Rosaforte Park. Bedford Hills Park offers many things to do including, baseball, basketball, fishing, a playground, and for those hot summer days enjoy the swimming pools in Bedford Hills Park. Winter activities include ice skating at the park.
Go antiquing in the
antique shops in Bedford Hills. When you've finished shopping for antiques, dine at one of many
restaurants in Bedford Hills, New York.
For historic sites, be sure to visit the
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site. Nestled in the rolling Westchester countryside is the gracious home and farm of John Jay (1745-1829), one of America's principal Founding Fathers. Jay co-authored the Treaty of Paris, which ended the Revolutionary War, and the Federalist Papers, which aided ratification of the U.S. Constitution. He served as President of the Continental Congress, U.S. Secretary for Foreign Affairs, first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and the second governor of New York State. Children of all ages will enjoy visiting this site of history.
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Location: Bedford Hills