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Clerk, County of Hamilton

Community Services

Cornell Cooperative Extension

Court Chambers

Department of Public Works

District Attorney

Economic Development

Elections, Board of

Emergency Management

Historian

Jail

Mental Health Services

Motor Vehicle Department

Nursing Services

Oneworksource

Personnel Department

Probation Department

Public Health

Real Property Tax Department

Sheriff's Department

Social Services Department
 

Soil & Water Conservation District

Tourism

Treasurer, County of Hamilton



 

 


 

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Soil & Water Conservation District





 

 


 

 

Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Prevention-Education & Referral - Four Rivers Alliance

HFM Prevention Council
88 Bridge Street - Suite 5
Johnstown, N.Y. 12095
Office: (518) 736-8188 Ext. 107
Email: 4riversofhamiltoncounty@gmail.com

Grant Coordinator ............................................Patrick Crouse
Office: (518) 921-2304
E-mail: pcrouse@hfm-preventioncouncil.com

Prevention Educator ..................................... Lora Lee Lauria
Office: (518) 921-8113
E-mail: loralee@hfm-preventioncouncil.com

Community Services
Prevention Educator ........................................Evangeline Wells
Office: (518) 648 -5355

Prevention Educator ....................................... Georgia Burkhardt
Office: (518) 648-5355
E-mail: gburkhardt.hccs@frontier.com


Public Defender

102 County View Drive
Lake Pleasant, NY 12108
Office: (518) 548-6810
E-mail: defender@hamiltoncountyny.gov

Public Defender .......................................................Sterling Goodspeed
Assistant Public Defender......................................... Martin Pozefsky

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Board of Ethics

P.O. Box 205
Lake Pleasant, N.Y. 12108
(518) 548-6651

Chairman ..............................................Jack Fitterer – Indian Lake
Secretary ........................................................... Laura Abrams, Arietta

Robert Limpert – Arietta
Sean Curry – Long Lake 
David Scranton – Inlet
Munro Collie Smith- Speculator
CLICK HERE for Code of Ethics
CLICK HERE for Ethics Complaint Form 

 


Budget Officer

P.O. Box 205
Lake Pleasant, NY  12108
(518)548-6651
Officer .......................................................................... William G. Farber

 


Substance Abuse Prevention

143 White Birch Lane
Indian Lake, N.Y. 12842
Office: (518) 648-5355

E-mail: hccs@frontiernet.net
Director ...................................................................... Robert Kleppang

 


Clerk, County of Hamilton

102 County View Drive, P.O. Box 204
Lake Pleasant, New York  12108
Phone: (518) 548-7111
Fax: (518) 548-9740
E-mail: countyclerk@hamiltoncountyny.gov
HamiltonCoNYDMV@gmail.com

Motor Vehicle - Licenses, Registrations and Transactions. Land Transactions - Filing & Recording. Court Papers -Supreme, County & Criminal. Liens & Judgments. Hunting, Fishing, Trapping Licenses. Survey Maps. Pistol Licenses. Notary Public Information & Filings. "Doing Business As" & Corporation Filings. Small Claims Assessment Review
Please visit www.dmv.ny.gov

Important Forms:
MV-44 Application for Permit, Drivers License or Non-Driver ID
MV-44EDL Application for Enhanced/ Real ID Permit, Drivers License or Non-Driver ID
ID-44 How to Apply for a New York Learner Permit, Driver License, Non-Driver ID
MV-619 Vision Test Report
MV-82 Vehicle Registration/ Title Application
MV-82B Boat Registration Application
ID-82 Proofs of Identity
DTF-802 Sales Tax Form
DTF-803 Sales Tax Exemption Form

For Birth, Marriage or Death Records and Dog Licenses,contact your TOWN Clerk.

CLICK HERE TO - Download Fee Sheet

CLICK HERE FOR -  Real Property Transfer Report RP-5217 

Staff:
Jane S. Zarecki, County Clerk
Heather A. Farber, Deputy County Clerk
Eileen Higgins, Assistant Deputy Clerk
Betsy D. Earley, Motor Vehicle Clerk
Linda R. Kennedy, Motor Vehicle Clerk
Office Hours: M-F - Motor Vehicles 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Records Room 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
 


Commissioner of Jurors

Hamilton County Courthouse
102 County View Drive, PO Box 701
Lake Pleasant, NY  12108
Phone: (518) 285-6188 
swilt@courts.state.ny.us
Commissioner ........................................................................... Sadie S. Wilt

 


Community Services

143 White Birch Lane
Indian Lake, NY  12842

Office Hours: M-F - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Mental Health Services: Crisis and "Warm Line" Services. Psychiatric Services. Psychological Services. Individual, Family, Couples and Group
Therapy. Case Management Services. Family Support Services. Co-dependency Counseling. Day Services/ Recreation. CCSI Coordination. Children's SPOA. Mental Health Prevention Services. Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (Chemical Dependency) Prevention Services. Trailblazer Program.Outreach/ Advocacy. Referral Services for Home and Community-based Wavier Program. Assisted Out Patient Treatment. Court Ordered Evaluations. Youth Board Services. Respite. Referral for Services not provided in-county (e.g., Housing, RTF, Day Treatment, and Residential Programming, Adult SPOA). Referral for Chemical Dependency, Gambling Treatment and OMRDD services.

Director ............................................................Robert Kleppang, LMSW, ACSW
Crisis Services: 24/7 1-800-533-8443
Phone: (518) 648-5355Fax (518) 648-6437
E-mail: hccs@frontiernet.net



 


Cornell Cooperative Extension

"Helping People Help Themselves"

Educational Outreach and Education in the areas of: Home and Grounds – Plant selection and identification, pest identification, including insects and animals, soil testing and remedial recommendations.

Vegetable Gardening.
Energy Education.
Growing Healthy Kids.
Great Backyard Bird Count.
Adirondack Harvest.
Non-native Invasive Species.

Senior Issue Leader ...................................... Jamila Page
Office Hours: M-F - 8:30AM to 4:30PM
Phone (518) 548- 6191           Fax (518) 548-7803
 


Coroners:

District #1
Matthew J. Miller
P.O. Box 76, Inlet, N.Y. 13360
Home: (315) 357-3418 or  Cell: (315) 369-5432
E-Mail: afterdark230@mac.com

District #2
Timothy Smith
P.O. Box 667, Lake Pleasant, N.Y. 12108
Home: (518) 548-3634 or Cell: (757)705-9081
E-Mail: timsmith6112@gmail.com

District #3
John Anderson
141 Little Amsterdam Road
P.O. Box 139, Wells, N.Y.  12190
Cell: (518)332-0941
E-Mail: jtrat690@hotmail.com

District #4
Vacant


County Attorney & Assistant County Attorneys

County Attorney

Charles R. Getty, Jr.
320 North George Street
P.O. Box 950
Rome, NY 13442-0950
Office: (315) 336-3900
Fax (315)336-3239
E-mail: cgetty@gettylaw.com

Assistant County Attorney
James W. Hyde, IV
1459 State Route 30
P.O. Box 262
Wells, NY  12190
(518) 944-4417
E-mail: jhydeiv@gmail.com

 


Court Offices & Chambers
     Family, County & Surrogate

139 White Birch Lane, P.O. Box 780
Indian Lake, N.Y. 12842
Phone: (518) 648-5411     

Emails:
hamiltoncounty@nycourts.gov   hamiltonfamily@nycourts.gov   hamiltonsurrogate@nycourts.gov      
 

Cheif Clerk....................................................... Ariana C. Eldridge
Deputy Chief Clerk........................................... Michelle DeShaw

*All court sessions held at: Lake Pleasant Courthouse, 102 County View Drive, Lake Pleasant, NY 12108

Judge of Family, County & Surrogate's Court Chambers
P.O.Box 780 139 White Birch Lane
Indian Lake, NY 12842
Phone: (518)648-5966

Judge............................................................ Hon. Tatiana N. Coffinger
Email: chamberstcoffinger@nycourts.gov

Senior Court Attorney.................................... Lynn Pucciarelli
Secretary to Judge........................................ Natasha Gadway

 


District Attorney

139 White Birch Lane, P.O. Box 277
Indian Lake, N.Y. 12842
Phone: (518) 648-5113        Fax: (518) 648-5724
E-mail: districtattorney@hamiltoncountyny.gov
District Attorney ........................................................ Christopher C. Shambo
Assistant District Attorney ........................................ Vacant

TRAFFIC TICKETS:
If you have been charged with a traffic violation other than Driving While Intoxicated or Driving While Ability Impaired, you may be eligible for a reduction of your charge.

To Apply for a possible reduction of your traffic ticket, click on the link below and Follow All Instructions.

CLICK HERE FOR request for a reduction of vehicle and traffic charge 

 


Economic Development 

102 County View Drive
P.O. Box 57
Lake Pleasant, NY 12108
Office: (518) 548-3078 Fax: (518) 548-3091
E-mail: econ.dev@hamiltoncountyny.gov

Director..............................................................Christy L. Wilt 
Aide …............................................................RaChelle Martz


Hamilton County Industrial Development Agency

102 County View Drive
Lake Pleasant, NY 12108
Phone: (518) 548-3078         Fax: (518) 548-3091

Small business support. Start-ups. Expansion. Financing. Loans. Advice. Business and marketing plans. State agency. Regulatory assistance.

www.hamiltoncounty.com/economic-development/ida
www.adirondackgoodlife.com
E-mail: Christy@hamiltoncountyny.gov

Executive Director .................................................Christy L. Wilt

 


Elections, Board of

NOTICE: Filing of Designating Petitions is Thursday and Friday ONLY.  9 AM - 5 PM.
Office hours as of 3/19/2020 are 
8:30 to 4:30. Courthouse doors will be locked so please call ahead if you are coming to see us.

102 County View Drive
P.O. Box 175
Lake Pleasant, NY 12108
Phone: 518-548-4684

Register to vote, Change Party Enrollment, Address (mailing) Change,
Running for political office, Filing of Designating and Independent Petitions, Financial Disclosure Filings, Election Inspect and Voting Machine Custodian training for election day, Absentee Voting, Visit High Schools to register (18 years old).


POLLING SITE REPORT

TO DOWNLOAD A REGISTRATION FORM, CHANGE OF ENROLLMENT AND OR ADDRESS FORM, DESIGNATING/INDEPENDENT PETITION, NYS ELECTION LAW OPEN HOW TO RUN FOR OFFICE, AN ABSENTEE APPLICATION FORM, VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE: www.elections.ny.gov

Staff:
Cathleen E. Rogers, Democrat Election Commissioner
Marie C. Buanno, Republican Election Commissioner
Jacqueline Stobo, Democrat Deputy Election Commissioner
Sadie S. Wilt, Republican Deputy Election Commissioner


Emergency Management
2558 State Route 8
Lake Pleasant, NY  12108

Staff:
Emergency Manager ............................G.L. "Don" Purdy, II
Email: emergencymgnt@hamiltoncountyny.gov
EMS Coordinator ....................................Avis Warner
Email: emscoord@Hamiltoncountyny.gov
Fire Coordinator ........................................ Jay Griffin
Email:hamcofire@frontiernet.net

Phone: (518) 548-6223   Fax: (518) 548-3392
For Emergency please use:  518-548-6111 (Sheriff's dispatch)


Fire Advisory Board
P.O. Box 44
Lake Pleasant, N.Y. 12108

President .................................... Vince Lauria
Phone: (518)924-4401 or E-mail: vince630@gmail.com

Vice President.............................. Matt O'Brein
Secretary....................................... Chris Hayes
E-mail: chrishayes@frontiernet.net

Fire Advisory Board

Benson James Lewek
Blue Mountain Lake Chief Greg George, Ass't Chief Charles Bruso
Hope Chief Peter Robinson, Ass't Chief Eric Robinson
Indian Lake TBD
Inlet Chief Dennis Hudson
Lake Pleasant Chief Bill Wharton, Ass't Chief Chris Hayes
Long Lake Chief Anthony Clark, 1st Ass’t Chief John Walker
Morehouse Chief James Luck,  Brian Taylor
Piseco Robert Kruggel
Raquette Lake Chief Mark Bird
Speculator Chief Matt O’Brien, Ass’t Chief Robert Peck
Wells Chief Vince Lauria, Timothy O’Neil

CLICK HERE FOR RULES AND REGULATIONS

Fire Advisory Board Meetings Schedule 2020:

Meetings are held at:
Lake Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department, 114 S Shore Rd Lake Pleasant, NY 12108
(518) 548-3760
and:  
Byron Park Building - 6239 State Rt 28 Indian Lake, NY 12842
(518)-648-6483
All meetings are open to the public and begin at 7:00 PM

 


Historian

Genealogy files. Maps, books and subject files. Photos
102 County View Drive
P.O. Box 205, Lake Pleasant, N.Y. 12108

For services, resources, collections and office hours, please see the County Historian’s website at: www.hamiltoncountyhistorian.org

County Historian............................................................Eliza Jane Darling
Phone: (518) 548-5526                                                                       Home: (518) 863-6134
Cell: (518) 844-0055
Email: historian@hamiltoncountyny.gov  


Housing Assistance

Joseph E. Mastrianni, Inc.
11 Federal Street
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. 12866
Phone: (518) 372-4739

 


Mental Health Services

148 White Birch Lane
Indian Lake, N.Y. 12842
Phone: (518) 648-5355                 Fax: (518) 648-6437
E-mail: hccs@frontiernet.net

Director ........................................................................Robert Kleppang

 


Motor Vehicle Department
102 County View Drive
P.O. Box 204
Lake Pleasant, N.Y. 12108
Phone: (518) 548-7111      Fax: (518) 548-9740
E-mail: hamiltonconydmv@gmail.com


Office For The Aging

1340 State Route 9, Lake George, N.Y. 12845
Phone: (518) 761-6347
Fax: (518) 761-6344  

Director .................................................... Deanna Park
Accounting ............................................... Cindy Ross
 


Official Newspaper
Hamilton County Express
P.O. Box 166
Speculator, NY 12164
Phone: (518) 843-1100 ext. 312   
E-mail: editor@hamiltoncountyexpress.com
Website: www.hamiltoncountyexpress.com 

Press ............................................................................. Geoff Dylong 

 


Oneworksource

Hamilton County OneWorkSource offers a wide array of services to help support both employers and employees. It is a One-Stop Career Center providing services to Businesses and job seekers of Hamilton County.

P.O.  Box 725
Indian Lake, NY 12842
Phone: (518) 648-6131            Fax: (518) 648-5257
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:30AM to 3:30PM
For Information on our One-Stop Career Center click HERE

 


Personnel Department

Civil Service Examination Application:

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD (Examination Application)

Accepting Applications for:
Account Clerk
Assistant District Attorney
Certified Home Health Aid
Director of Patient Services


Examinations announced:
Account Clerk


Hamilton County Employee Handbook

Officer.....................................................................Kimberly Byrne
Clerk...................................................................... Heide Thomson

P.O. Box 174
102 County View Drive Route 8,
Court House Lake Pleasant, NY 12108
Phone: (518) 548-6375    Fax: (518) 548-3108
E-mail: Personnel@HamiltonCountyNY.gov

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday  8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Examinations held on Saturdays throughout the year.


Probation Department

Preparation of pre-sentence investigations.Reports for the criminal courts. Supervision of criminals sentenced to probation.

Director........................................................ Amy Granger
Probation Officer......................................... John Boya 
Phone: (518) 648-5040    Fax:  (518) 648-0359
E-mail: probation@hamiltoncountyny.gov

Office Hours: M-F – Generally 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
P.O. Box 666
Indian Lake, N.Y.  12842

Office availability may vary due to field supervision and court responsibilities. 
 


Public Health
     Nursing Services


Home Health Agency
Phone: (518) 648-6141
Children with Special Health Care Needs
Phone: (518) 648-6497

Nursing Services
P.O. Box 250, White Birch Lane
Indian Lake, NY 12842
Phone:(518) 648-6497     Fax: (518) 648-6143
E-mail: nursing@hamiltoncountyny.gov

Staff:
Director of Public Health Services ...................... Erica Mahoney
E-mail: Erica.Mahoney.hcpns@frnotier.com

Director of Patient Services .................................Carriann Grexa-Allen
E-mail: Carriann.Grexaallen.HCPHNS@frontier.com
Public Health Programs - (518) 648-6497
Certified Home Health Agency - (518) 648-6141

DSS Public Health & Community Services:
Website: www.hamiltoncounty.com/health-human-services


Department of Public Works

Main Office  - 2558 State Route 8
P.O. Box 56
Lake Pleasant, NY 12108
Office: (518) 548-7141         Fax: (518) 548-4308
E-Mail: highway@hamiltoncountyny.gov 

Superintendent……………........…………………...Tracy J. Eldridge
Administrative Manager…..........................……..........Lisa Johnson
Road Supervisor III.............................................Christopher Mitchell

HIGHWAY DIVISION:

County Road Maintenance. Snow & Ice Removal. Bridge Repair & Culvert Maintenance on all Town & County Roads.

Call 518-548-7141 to report any unsafe debris on County Roads.

To obtain County Maps -Cost $4.00 each.

CLICK HERE TO OBTAIN: Driveway Permit application. This must be
submitted to and approved by the County Highway Superintendent before
it is valid.

CLICK HERE FOR WORK PERMIT INSTRUCTIONS

CLICK HERE FOR WORK PERMIT

Lake Pleasant Garage…………………...........(518) 548-7141
Road Supervisor II……………………............…Gregg Boyer

Indian Lake Garage…………………………....(518) 648-6128
Road Supervisor II……………………..........…..Robert Burgess

Long Lake Garage……………………………..(518) 624-2186
Road Supervisor II………………...........……….John Walker


SOLID WASTE DIVISION:

Facilities are located in Indian Lake and Lake Pleasant, to accept solid waste and recycling materials from residents and towns within Hamilton County.

CLICK HERE FOR Solid Waste Transfer Station Rules and Regulations 

Recycling Guidelines Reference Sheet

Lake Pleasant Transfer Station
Hours of operation 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday - Saturday
2297 State Route 8 Lake Pleasant, NY 12108
Joseph Blackwood, Landfill Technician
Phone: (518) 548-3867

Indian Lake Transfer Station
Hours of operation 8:00-4:00 Thursday-Monday
Chain Lake Road, Indian Lake, NY 12842
Randy DeLong, Landfill Technician
Phone: (518) 648-0223

Click here for NYS Rechargeable Battery Recycling Law

Click here for NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act 
CLICK HERE FOR Draft Solid Waste Management Plan 

BUILDINGS DIVISION:
Building Project Supervisor………………………….Mark Stuart 
(518) 548-5200


Real Property Tax Service 

Assessment Information: Property Inventory, Assessed Values, Equalization Rates, etc.
Tax Information: Tax Rates, Tax Levies, Town/County/School/Village Taxes, etc.
Parcel History. Sales Data

CLICK HERE TO - Download fee sheet
CLICK HERE FOR - Parcel & GIS Search
CLICK HERE FOR - information on how to challenge your assessment
CLICK HERE FOR - Real Property Transfer Report RP-5217 
CLICK HERE FOR - Real Property Data & Information

Director..........................................................................Barry L. Baker
Phone: (518) 548 - 5531                                                                      
Fax: (518) 548-7608
P.O. Box 168, Lake Pleasant, NY  12108

Email: RealProperty@HamiltonCountyNY.gov  
GIS Maps: www.hamcomaps.net
www.hamiltoncounty.com/municipalities/town-assessment-rolls 


 


Sheriff's Department    
     Jail

102 County View Drive
P.O. Box 210
Lake Pleasant, NY 12108
Jail: (518) 548-3113             Fax: (518) 548-4619
Office: (518) 548-3113         Fax: (518) 548-5704
E-Mail: sheriff@hamiltoncountyny.gov
E-Mail: Jail@hamiltoncountny.gov

Sheriff.......................................................................... Karl G. Abrams
Undersheriff/Sergeant ................................................. Kevin Braunius


Social Services Department

Temporary Assistance (TA), Food Stamps (FS), Medical Assistance (MA), Family Planning Benefit Program, Family Health Plus, Medicare Savings Program (Buy-IN), Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), Child Support Collection Unit (SCU), Adult Services, Foster Care, Adoption Services, Child Protective, Child Preventive, Domestic Violence, Homemaker/Personal Care Services (PC), Expanded In Home Service for the Elderly (EISEP), Informational and Referral Child Care, Summer Youth Program (SYP), and Job Opportunity & Basic Skills Program (JOBS).

Staff:
Commissioner ............................................................Roberta A. Bly
Ashley Snow, Caseworker (Services Adult & Children)
Abigail Eichler, Sr. Caseworker (DV, EISEP, PC) 
EvaJean Andersson, Caseworker
Allison Mahoney  (HEAP)
Beth King, Social Welfare Examiner (MA &FS)
Dyanne Crotty, CSE Coordinator (SCU & IT)
Stephanie Hutchins, Principal Account Clerk
Connie Mahoney, Social Welfare Examiner (TA/Employment/Child Care)

PO Box 725, 139 White Birch Lane
Indian Lake, New York 12842-0725
Phone: (518) 648-6131          Fax: (518) 648-5257
Office Hours: 8:00AM to 4:30PM

Confidential Fraud Tipline

If you suspect a fraudulent act is being committed call the Confidential Fraud Tipline at:

1-866-448-6662. Callers can remain anonymous

For HEAP or SNAP assistance  - https://www.mybenefits.ny.gov

Hamilton County Health and Human Services website: CLICK HERE

 


Soil & Water Conservation District

Lake and steam water quality monitoring.Invasive species outreach education and management. Sediment erosion control including hydroseeding. Tree and shrub sale. Lake and shoreline management assistance. Technical assistance. Streambank erosion stabilization. Private well testing throughout the summer. Student and community conservation education outreach. Envirothon Conservation Field Day. Student outdoor learning experiences. Stormwater and alternative septic system information. Monthly Conservation Corner and Annual Newsletter.

For more information on our programs, visit the Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District Website at:  www.hcswcd.com

Staff:
District Manager............................................Caitlin Stewart
Conservation Technician...................................Lenny Croote

Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00AM to 4:30PM

103 County View Drive
Lake Pleasant, NY  12108
Phone: (518) 548-3991             Fax: (518) 548-5602
E-mail: hcswcd@frontiernet.net   
 


Stop D.W.I. Programs

P.O. Box 205
Lake Pleasant, N.Y. 12108
Phone: (518) 548-6651                     Fax: (518) 548-7608
Coordinator ..............................................William G. Farber


Tourism 
102 County View Drive
P.O. Box 57
Lake Pleasant, NY  12108
Office: 518-548-3076       Fax: 518-548-3091
Email:info@adirondackexperience.com
Website - www.AdirondackExperience.com

Director..........................................................................Christy L. Wilt
 Aide............................................................................RaChelle Martz
Marketing - The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) ........ 518-523-2445 


Treasurer, County of Hamilton

102 County View Drive
P.O. Box 206
Lake Pleasant, NY 12108
Phone: (518) 548-7911
Fax: (518) 548-4519
E-mail: treasurer@hamiltoncountyny.gov
Treasurer ..............................................................Beth Hunt
Deputy Treasurer...................................................Cindy S. Parslow

FOR FEES CLICK HERE

Pay your delinquent Hamilton County property taxes online here:
Pay My Delinquent Property Taxes

Pay your Lake Pleasant Central School 2018/2019 Taxes here:
Pay My Lake Pleasant Central School 2018/2019 Taxes

 


Veteran's Service Agency

(Contract with Fulton Co.)
19 North William Street
Johnstown, NY  12095
Phone: (518) 548-6651
Fax: (518) 548-7608
Email: veterans@fultoncountyny.gov

Director..................................................... Daniel J. Engel
 


Weights & Measures
P.O. Box 392
Inlet, N.Y. 13360
Phone/Fax (315) 357-6867
Director..................................................... Herbert W. Schmid

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

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