Sheriff Donald Smith announces that a Boater Safety class will be offered on April 12th, 2014, 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. at the Bureau of Emergency Service Building, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel (Map link).
You must be 10 years old to take the class. Persons who operate a personal watercraft over 14 years of age & motorboat operators born on or after May 1, 1996 are required to have this certificate. There is no cost at the time of the class, however to obtain the certificate persons above 18 years of age must mail their temporary receipt with a $10 check to the State after the class has been completed. Youths 18 years of age and under receive the certificate for free.
To register go online at putnamsheriff.com, go to the boater safety class section and fill in the blanks for each person registering. When the registration form is completed you will receive an email response. A separate form needs to be completed for each person.
You can also email any further questions to Sergeant Michael Szabo.