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                                      
NEW Town Clerk Hours as of 9/1/16: 
Tuesday 4pm-7pm, Wednesday 11am-7pm, Thursday 9am-3pm
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*******


Public Hearing Date for 2017 Budget

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Preliminary Budget for the Town of Sheldon for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2017 is complete and on file in the Town Clerk’s Office at 1380 Centerline Road, Strykersville, NY where it is available for inspection during regular business hours.

FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Sheldon will meet and review the Preliminary Budget and hold a Public Hearing thereon at the Town Hall, on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. 

At such time anyone may be heard in favor or against any items therein contained. 

Pursuant to Sec 113 of the Town Law, the proposed salaries of the Town Officials are hereby certified as follows:  Supervisor $7,500.00, Councilperson(4) $2,685.00 each, Highway Superintendent $53,492.70, Town Clerk $18,284.00, Justices(2) $9,834.50 each, Tax Collector $2,950.00.

By order of the Sheldon Town Board

Carol Zittel, Town Clerk


Town of Sheldon

Public Hearing

Zoning Board of Appeals

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Sheldon Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Sheldon Town Hall, 1380 Centerline Rd., Strykersville, NY 14145 to review proposed changes to Zoning Law Addendum #4.  Addendum #4 of the Town Zoning Law is a chart which summarizes permitted uses under the Town Zoning Law.  There are five instances where Addendum #4 does not match the text of the Zoning Law.  The Town Planning Board and the Town Board have requested the Zoning Board of Appeals make a determination as to whether the proposed changes should be made to Addendum #4.  Copies of the proposed changes are available in the Town Clerk’s office during regular office hours. 

By order of the Sheldon Zoning Board of Appeals

Carol Zittel

Sheldon Town Clerk

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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