Town of Sheldon 
A Right to Farm Community
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Welcome to the Town of Sheldon website!
1380 Centerline Road Strykersville, NY 14145
Ph. 585-535-7644  Fax 585-535-0216

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The Town of Sheldon, formed March 19, 1808, is located in 
Wyoming County, NY

Town Officials & Information
Supervisor:  Brian Becker
Town Clerk:  Carol Zittel
Office Hours:

Dear Town of Sheldon residents: the Town Clerk’s office will be operating via email, phone, text or mail. The office window will not be open to the public. If anyone needs to reach the Town Clerk please call or text 716-598-0378 or email Wishing everyone good health. Please be safe and continue to be good neighbors and we will get through this together. Blessings and thanks to our first responders and healthcare workers.

Take care,

Please note:  These are the Town Clerk's hours NOT the Court Clerk's hours - Court Clerk hours are below - please, do not call the Town Clerk regarding Court or Traffic Ticket  Matters
Town of Sheldon residents who need to reach the Town Clerk on non-office hour days, please feel free to call 716-598-0378 (please, do not call this number for court questions)
Deputy Town Clerk:    Donna Almeter and Kate Meyer
Town Board:  Vince Kirsch, Mike Armbrust, Jim Fontaine, Joseph Meyer
Highway Superintendent:  Dave Ricketson
Deputy Highway Superintendent: John Herrmann
Highwaymen:  John Herrmann, Jeff George, Jimm Crow, Kevin Becker
Highway Phone:  585-535-0257
Town Justices:    Justice Laura Kirsch
                                    Justice Paul Romesser
Justice Court is closed until further notice.  To leave a message for the Court Clerk please call 585-535-0468 or email
Court Clerk:  Donna Almeter  
Court email:
Court is held every Monday (except holidays) at 6:30pm
Court Phone:  585-535-0468  (this is the only number to call for court matters)      

Court Fax 585-535-0115
Town Bookkeeper:  Katie Chmura
Town Assessor:  Mary Kern, 585-219-3843  email:
Tax Collector: Donna Almeter
Tax Collector Phone:  585-535-0329
To view or print a copy of your tax bill, please click here
Mail payments to: 3014 Bartz Rd., Strykersville, NY 14145
Zoning Officer:  Wyoming County Building & Codes, 585-786-8820
Town Historian: 
Jeanne Mest,
Phone:  716-474-3156
Varysburg Water Operator:  AJ Dyrbala
Varysburg Water District Collector:  Janet Bonner 585-535-0312

Recreation Director: Now Hiring - See Youth & Senior Page
High Sheldon Wind Farm Community Hotline:  1-866-378-4580
Garbage Pick-Up:  Wednesday mornings by Waste Management.  Please have trash and recycling out by 6:00 a.m.  Garbage Pick-up Holiday Schedule:  If your collection day is on or follows any of these holidays during that week, your collection will be one day later.  New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
To view the new garbage and recycling guidelines click here
NEW - If you have a complaint about garbage pickup or if your garbage or recycling was not picked up - please call Wyoming County Planning Department at 585-786-8820. 
Town Board Meetings:  Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at the Sheldon Town Hall at 7:30 p.m. except for the following: the May meeting will be held via Zoom on May 20, 2020, the June meeting will be held at the Vincent Almeter Memorial Park in Varysburg on June 17, 2020 and the August meeting will be held at the Sheldon Historical Society on August 26, 2020 at 7:30pm. Legal ads are published in the Batavia Daily newspaper.
Planning Board Meetings:  Second Wednesday of the month at 7pm at the Sheldon Town Hall. 
Official Newspaper:  The Batavia Daily
"The Town of Sheldon is an equal opportunity provider and employee.  If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at"

*******NOTICES & EVENTS*******



Pursuant To Section 506- Real Property Tax Law

Notice is hereby given that the Assessor for the Towns of Bennington, Java, Orangeville and Sheldon in the County of Wyoming, State of New York has completed the Tentative Assessment Roll for the current year. The Tentative Assessment Roll is available for inspection on our website:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Assessor, or someone designated by the Assessor, will be available with the Tentative Assessment Roll, by phone only at 585-219-3843, on the following dates and times:

 May 12, 2020 to May 15, 2020 from 12pm to 4pm

May 15, 2020 from 6pm to 8pm

May 16, 2020 from 10am until 2pm

by calling 585-219-3843


Pursuant To Section 512- Real Property Tax Law, the Board of Assessment Review will meet at the following times and places for the purpose of examining all written complaints in relation to assessments:

Java: May 27, 2020 at their Town Office, 4pm-8pm     

Bennington: May 28, 2020 at their Town Office, 4pm-8pm

Orangeville: June 3, 2020 at their Town Office, 4pm-8pm

Sheldon: June 9, 2020 at their Town Office, 1380 Centerline Rd., 4pm-8pm

Due to COVID-19 restrictions complaint forms must be completed and mailed to Mary Kern Assessor at 1146 French Rd. Attica, NY 14011, prior to your town’s grievance date. Questions please call Mary at 585-219-3843.

A publication titled “How to File for a Review of Your Assessment” and complaint forms are available from the assessor’s office and online at

Assessor, Mary Kern

**Subject to COVID-19 Restrictions**

Varysburg Water District Report

Click here to read part 1 of the 2019 water report

Click here to read part 2 of the 2019 water report

Click here to read part 1 of the 2018 water report

Click here to read part 2 of the 2018 water report