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
Email:  sheldontownclerk@rochester.rr.com
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 sheldontownclerk@rochester.rr.com. 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,
Carol



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 sheldoncourt@rochester.rr.com
Court Clerk:  Donna Almeter  
Court email:  sheldoncourt@rochester.rr.com
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:  assessor.jos@gmail.com
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, townofsheldonhistorian@gmail.com
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 August meeting will be held via Zoom. 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 http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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 program.intake@usda.gov."


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

NOTICE OF MEETING – VIDEOCONFERENCE

Sheldon Town Board

Notice is hereby given that the Sheldon Town Board will hold their August meeting via the videoconferencing software Zoom.  The meeting will take place on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.  Meeting login information is provided on the Town website www.townofsheldon.com or can be requested by emailing the Town Clerk at sheldontownclerk@rochester.rr.com.

By order of the Sheldon Town Board

Carol Zittel, Town Clerk

Carol Zittel is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Town of Sheldon August Board Meeting & Public Hearing

Time: Aug 19, 2020 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Sheldon Volunteer Fire Department Contract

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held on August 19, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. during the regular meeting of the Sheldon Town Board held via Zoom teleconference for the purpose of considering a contract with the Sheldon Volunteer Fire Department for fire protection services.  Zoom log-in information will be posted on the Town website www.townofsheldon.com and can be requested by emailing the Town Clerk at sheldontownclerk@rochester.rr.com.

All persons interested in the matter will be heard at such time and place.

Sheldon Town Clerk

Carol Zittel


Descriptive Summary-Proposed Dissolution Plan

Towns of Java and Sheldon Fire Protection District No. 2

 

The Town Board of the Town of Sheldon and the Town Board of the Town of Java are considering the proposed dissolution of the Towns of Java and Sheldon Fire Protection District No. 2, established for the taxation and funding of fire protection within the Towns of Java and Sheldon Fire Protection District No. 2.

The proposed dissolution would take place upon the extension of the North Java Fire District and the extension of such Fire District is a condition precedent to the dissolution of the Towns of Java and Sheldon Fire Protection District No. 2.

There is no expected fiscal expense to the dissolution other than the associated legal, publication and filing fees, if any.

The Proposed Dissolution Plan addresses each of the requirements of General Municipal Law section 774 and may be obtained through the Town of Sheldon Town Clerk by call or text 716-598-0378 or email sheldontownclerk@rochester.rr.com in addition to being posted on the Town of Sheldon website: www.townofsheldon.com or through the Town of Java Town Clerk during regular business hours at Town of Java Town Hall, 4222 Route 98, North Java, New York 14113.

 

Dated:  July 21, 2020                            TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF SHELDON

                                                            TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF JAVA


Proposed Dissolution Plan

Towns of Java and Sheldon Fire Protection District No. 2

 

1.       The name of the local government entity to be dissolved is the "Towns of Java and Sheldon Fire Protection District No. 2" (the "Fire Protection District") which was previously established by the joint action and resolutions of the Town Board of the Town of Java and the Town Board of the Town of Sheldon on April 14, 1953.

2.       The territorial boundaries of the Fire Protection District are described in the further joint Resolutions of the town boards of the Towns of Java and Sheldon adopted on the 12th day of June, 1961 and as described in the attached Schedule A hereto and is wholly outside of any city or other village.

3.       The type of local government entity is a fire protection district under Town Law Article 11.

4.       The fiscal estimate of the cost of dissolution is minimal, consisting only of the costs for legal, publication and filing fees, if any, attributable to the process of dissolution.

5.       There will be no transfer or elimination of public employees in the dissolution of the Fire Protection District.

6.       The Fire Protection District has no assets, including but not limited to real and personal property.

7.       The Fire Protection District has no liabilities and indebtedness, bonded or otherwise.

8.       There are no agreements entered into with the Towns of Java or Sheldon in order to carry out the dissolution.

9.       The manner and means by which the residents of the Fire Protection District will continue to be furnished municipal services following the dissolution of the Fire Protection District is the extension of the existing North Java Fire District into the whole of the existing Fire Protection District and upon extension of the North Java Fire District, such Fire District will provide all the same fire and emergency services currently provided by or through the Fire Protection District.

10.     The Fire Protection District's most recent assets (tax collections for 2020) have been fully disbursed in 2020 for meeting all of its fire service contract obligations.   There will be no further asset acquisition, liabilities or indebtedness incurred in 2020.

11.     There will be no local laws, ordinances, rules or regulations of the Fire Protection District which shall remain in effect after the effective date of the dissolution or that will remain in effect for a period of time other than as provided in General Municipal Law 789.

12.     The proposed dissolution shall take place upon the extension of the North Java Fire District and the extension of such Fire District is a condition precedent to the within dissolution.

13.     A public hearing shall be held on September 15, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the at the North Java Fire Company, Inc., 4274 Route 98, North Java, New York, 14113 for the purpose of considering the Proposed Dissolution Plan of the Towns of Java and Sheldon Fire Protection District No. 2,

13.     The time and place for the public hearing on the proposed dissolution plan shall be made pursuant to General Municipal Law 776.

Dated:  July 21, 2020                            TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF JAVA

                                                            TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF SHELDON


SCHEDULE A - LEGAL DESCRIPTION

OF THE

TOWNS OF JAVA AND SHELDON FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 2

ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND situate in the Towns of Java and Sheldon, County of Wyoming and State of New York, bounded and described as follows:

Beginning at the southeast corner of the Town of Java; thence, west on the Town Line between the Town of Arcade on the south and Town of Java on the north to the center line of the Cattaraugus Road; thence, north on the center line of said Cattaraugus Road crossing the Town Line between the Town of Java on the south and the Town of Sheldon on the north and, also crossing the Strykersville Road to the northwest corner of lands of G. Schwab; thence, east on the north boundary line of the lands of said G. Schwab and the north boundary line of S. Schallert to the west boundary line of the lands of Bernard Becker; thence north on said west boundary line to the northwest corner of said Bernard Becker lands; thence, east on the north boundary line of said lands to the west boundary line of the lands of Don Kibler; thence, north on said west boundary line to the northwest corner of said Don Kibler lands; thence, east on the north boundary line of said lands to the west boundary line of the lands of Joe Claus; thence, north on the west boundary line of said Joe Claus to a corner in said boundary line; thence, east on a north boundary line of the lands of said Joe Claus to a second angle in said lands; thence, north on a west boundary line of said Claus lands to the northwest corner thereof in the center line of Schwab Road; thence, east on the center line of said Road, passing through Romasser's Corners to the west boundary line of the lands of Harold Becker; thence, north on the west boundary line of the lands of said Harold Becker to the northwest corner of said lands; thence, east on the north boundary line of said Harold Becker lands to the center line of Briggs Road; thence, north on the center line of said Road to the northwest corner of the lands of Bernard Almeter; thence east on the north boundary line of the lands of said Bernard Almeter to the northeast corner thereof; thence, south on the east boundary line of said Bernard Almeter to the center line of State Route 98; thence, west on the center line of said Route 98 to a corner in said Almeter lands; thence, south, east, south east, north and east on the boundary line of the lands of said Bernard Almeter; thence, east, north and again east on the north boundary line of the lands of J. Raymond George to the north east corner thereof; thence, south on the east boundary line of said J. Raymond George to the northwest corner of the lands of James Meyer; thence, east on the north boundary line of the lands of said James Meyer to the northeast corner thereof; thence, south on the east boundary line of said Meyer lands to the center line of Almeter Road; thence, easterly on the center line of said Road to the Town Line between the Towns of Sheldon on the west and Orangeville on the east; thence, south on said Orangeville-Sheldon Town Line to the south corners of said Towns; thence continuing south on the Town Line between Wethersfield on the east and Java on the west, to the point of beginning.



NOTICE OF FILING COMPLETED ASSESSMENT ROLL WITH CLERK
Pursuant to Section 516 of the Real Property Law
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Assessment Roll for the Towns of Bennington, Java, Orangeville, and Sheldon, in the County of Wyoming and State of New York for the year of 2020, has been finally completed and verified by the undersigned Assessor, and a certified copy thereof was filed in the office of the Town Clerk on the 1st day of July, 2020, where same will remain open to public inspection.  For your convenience, the 2020 Assessment Roll can also be viewed online at the County's website: http://wyomingco.net/DocumentCenter/View/147/Sheldon-Assessment-Roll-PDF

Dated this 1st day of July 2020
Mary Kern, Assessor
Towns of Java, Orangeville and Sheldon
Interim Assessor Town of Bennington

Topic: Town of Sheldon Town Board Meeting - July
Time: Jul 15, 2020 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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