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Highway Department

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Board Members


Supervisor: Lynn Chatfield

Councilman: Adam Ellis, Jr.

Councilman: Dan Youngman

Councilman: Derek Ceratt

Councilwoman: Lori Furguson



Contact Us


Town of Wolcott
6070 Lake Ave.
Wolcott , NY 14590
Phone: 315-594-9431
Email: Town Clerk

The Town Clerks hours
starting June 15th, 2020
will be

Regular Hours
October 1st- May 31st
9am - 5pm Mondays - Wednesdays
9am - 3pm Thursdays

Summer Hours from
June 1st - September 30th
8am - 3pm Mondays - Wednesdays
8am - 1pm Thursdays

The Assessors Office Hours
starting June 15th, 2020
will be

9am - 3pm Monday - Wednesday
9am - 1pm Thursdays


Located in Upstate New York


- PLEASE TAKE NOTICE -

DATE FOR JUNE'S REGULAR MEETING

The Regular Board Meeting will be held TUESDAY,
JUNE 15TH, 2021, AT 6:00 PM in the Courtroom.


2021 TOWN & COUNTY TAXES

After March 31, 2021 any unpaid taxes will be returned to the Wayne County Treasurers Office, the phone number is 315-946-7441


WORKSHOP

There will be a Special Meeting (Workshop) on Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 at 5:00 PM at the Town Hall, 6070 Lake Avenue to discuss the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.


FISHING LICENSES

Fishing licenses can be purchased at the Town Clerks Office.


TOWN CLEAN UP DAYS

The Spring Clean Up Day for Town of Wolcott residents will be on Saturday, June 19th, 2021 from 9am -1pm at the Highway Barn located at 12681 Red Creek Road. Details can be located in the Shopper.

Thw Wolcott Falls

The Town of Wolcott is located in the far northeast corner of Wayne County. The Town borders Lake Ontario and is part of your scenic journey as you travel New York State's Seaway Trail.


About the Town of Wolcott


The Old Town of Wolcott was created in 1807 and included what are now the towns of Huron, Rose, Butler and Wolcott. It was, at that time, a part of Seneca County. Consisting of over 28,800 acres, the current town of Wolcott is composed of an undulating surface with a general incline toward the lake.

Near the lake are several tracts of low marshland. Generally, the soil is a sandy and gravelly loam, which is well adapted to all kinds of farming and fruit growing.

The town was named after Gov. Oliver Wolcott of Massachusetts, one of the commissioners settling the controversy of the Massachusetts - New York boundaries. This established titles of lands in the area which had been in dispute.

In 1805, one of Wolcott's first settlers, Jonathan Melvin, purchased 500 acres in what would eventually become the village of Wolcott. Mr. Melvin built a gristmill and sawmill. In 1813, he built a frame house for his family and painted it black. He said the color reflected his personality. Apparently, this was not a fair assessment of himself, as he was known to be a very generous man. He donated land for a school and a church, and he was known to be very hospitable.



Wolcott Town Board Meetings
&
Upcoming Events and/or closing


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Regular meetings of the Wolcott Town Board
are held the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM
at the Town Hall, 6070 Lake Avenue.
(unless otherwise noted)


- Please Take Notice -

Date for June's Regular Meeting

June's Regular Board Meeting
will be held
Tue., June 15, 2021,
at 6:00pm in the Courtroom.


Electrical Inspectors
MDIA - Paul Alguire 585-397-6825
MDIA District Office 800-641-6342 or 1-585-454-5191
Commonwealth - Sam Agnello 315-573-3779
NYEIA 585-436-4460


Local Law No. 1 of 2015
Town of Wolcott
Sewer Connection Law


Port Bay Joint Sanitary Sewer Project - Wolcott Resident Packet
August 14, 2019


Completion of Tenative Assessment 2020
click here


Town of Wolcott's Tentative Assessment Roll 2021
click here


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