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
TDD (Device for the Deaf) number:  1-800-662-1220
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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
Deputy Town Clerk:  Gertrude Hyman                                      
Town Clerk Hours: Wednesday 11am-7pm, Friday 9am-3pm, Saturday 9am-12pm
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
Court Clerk:    Laurie Dillon
Court email:
Court is held every Monday (except holidays) at 6:30pm
Court Phone:  585-535-0468       Court Fax 585-535-0115
Town Bookkeeper:  Katie Chmura
***Assessment Rolls Available Online***
Please visit the following link to access 2015 Assessment Rolls:
Town Assessor:  Kenneth Pike
Assessor Office Hours:  Thursday's from 10am-6pm Office Closed July 14th 
Assessor Phone: 585-355-0987,
Tax Collector: Donna Almeter
Tax Collector Phone:  585-535-0329
Mail payments to: 3014 Bartz Rd., Strykersville, NY 14145
Zoning Officer:  Ken Martin
Zoning Officer Phone:  585-535-7409
Registered Town Historian: Barb Durfee
Phone:  585-535-7322
Youth Recreation Director: Claire Hardie
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 6am.  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
To contact Waste Management, please call 1-800-333-6590 - you will be calling an out of state call center - please let them know you are calling from Wyoming County, NY.
Town Board Meetings:  Third Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm 
Planning Board Meetings:  Second Wednesday of the month at 7pm at the Sheldon Town Hall.  Special meetings will be upcoming to review the comprehensive plan. 

"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*******

Town of Sheldon  

Bid Notice – Repairs to Varysburg Pump House


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Sheldon, New York will receive sealed bids for construction repairs to the Varysburg Pump House on the corner of School Street and Route 98 in Varysburg, NY.  Sealed bids will be accepted via standard or certified mail addressed to the Sheldon Town Clerk, 1380 Centerline Road, Strykersville, NY 14145, or in person, during Town Clerk office hours:  Wednesday 11am-7pm, Friday 9am-3pm or Saturday 9am-12pm.  Bids must be received by 6:00 p.m. on July 20, 2016.  Please mark the outside of the bid envelope as “Bid for Varysburg Pump House.”  Bids will be opened at 6:00 p.m. on July 20, 2016 and documented.  An apparent low bidder will be declared at the regular meeting of the Sheldon Town Board on July 20, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. The Town of Sheldon reserves the right to reject any or all bids offered.

Sealed bids for a lump sum contract are invited for all labor, material, equipment and incidentals required to remove old asphalt shingles, inspect wood roof and replace rotten wood, install grace ice and water shield on roof, install new corrugated steel roof, plus more.  Please see full bid specifications, which can be requested from the Sheldon Town Clerk during regular office hours or by emailing:  All work shall meet all abatement and building codes. There is a base bid only for this project.

A pre-bid meeting will be held on July 6, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. at the project site, corner of School Street and Route 98 in Varysburg, NY. 

The Contractor shall have until September 30, 2016 to complete all project work.  The Owner requires the Contractor to give seven (7) days’ notice prior to the construction start date for Owner to prepare the building.  Successful bidder will be responsible for all work.

By order of the Sheldon Town Board

Carol Zittel, Town Clerk



Proposed Local Law 1-2016


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Sheldon at 1380 Centerline Rd., Strykersville, NY 14145 on the 20th day of July 2016 commencing at 8:00 p.m. to give citizens the opportunity to consider a proposed local law adopting water rates for the Varysburg Water District.

This Local Law is for the purpose of benefitting a portion of the Town of Sheldon located in the Varysburg Water District with wholesome water at affordable, yet cost effective rates.


Copy of the proposed local law is also available for review at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular office hours and on the Town website  click here for a copy of the proposed law

By order of the Sheldon Town Board,

Carol Zittel, Clerk

Town of Sheldon

 Standard Work Day Resolution - Brian Becker
To view the resolution establishing a standard work day for the position of Town Supervisor, please click here.
Varysburg Water District Water Test Reports
Click here for a copy of the 2015 Drinking Water Report
Click here for 2015 water test results

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