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:
Tuesday 5pm-7pm, Wednesday 12pm-7:30pm, Thursday 5pm-7pm
Please note:  These are the Town Clerk's hours NOT the Court Clerk's hours - Court Clerk hours are below - Do not call the Town Clerk regarding Court or Traffic Ticket Matters
Deputy Town Clerk:    Whitney Kehl and Donna Almeter
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
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:  Wyoming County Office of Real Property Tax Services
Contact Wyoming County Real Property Tax Services at 585-786-8828 
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 District Collector:  Janet Bonner 585-535-0312
Varysburg Water Operator:  AJ Dyrbala
Youth Recreation Director: Whitney Kehl, 585-356-3805
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. Notices of special meetings will be published below under notices and events.  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 Local Law No. 7 of 2009 of the Town of Sheldon Zoning Law, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Sheldon Zoning Board of Appeals shall hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Sheldon Town Hall 1380 Centerline Road, Strykersville, New York 14145, to consider the following:

An Application made by Alfred and Mary Ann Reisdorf for a land separation with 3 area variances. The original parcel is 10.24 acres with two residences on the lot .The application is to parcel off 0.75 acres with an existing residence to a separate lot. The property is located at 3170 Route 98, Varysburg, New York 14167; SBL No.:81.-2-27.

The area variances are as follows:

  1. Reduction in Road frontage on the new lot from the required 200’ to 132’.
  2. Reduction in Road frontage on the remaining lot from the required 200’ to 157.45.
  3. Reduction in acreage on the new lot from the required 2.0 acres to 0.75 acres.

Persons wishing to offer arguments for or against the proposal may appear at the hearing or write to the Town of Sheldon 1380 Centerline Road, Strykersville, New York 14145 prior to the scheduled date.

A copy of the map and application for land separation are available for review at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours.

Dated: April 15, 2019

By Order of the Town of Sheldon Zoning Board of Appeals,

Walter Youngers, Chairperson




Varysburg Water District Advisory Board

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Varysburg Water District Advisory Board will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 7:15 p.m. at the Varysburg Fire Hall, 2446 Route 20A, Varysburg, NY 14167 to discuss water district business.


By order of the Sheldon Town Board

Carol Zittel

Town Clerk



Construction of Salt Storage Building

Notice is hereby given that that the Sheldon Town Board will receive bids for the construction of a salt storage building at the Sheldon Town Hall, 1380 Centerline Rd., Strykersville, NY 14145.

Instructions on bid submission and specifications may be obtained at the Sheldon Town Hall, 1380 Centerline Rd., Strykersville, NY 14145 during regular business hours.  A mandatory pre-bid walk through meeting will be held on Thursday, April 4th at 9:00 a.m. at the Sheldon Town Hall.  Sealed bids will be received until 7:30pm on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 where they will be opened at 8:00 p.m. during the regular meeting of the Sheldon Town Board.  All bids shall be sealed and clearly marked “bid for salt storage building.”  All bids shall contain a non-collusion statement.

The Town Board reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 

By order of the Sheldon Town Board

David Ricketson

Superintendent of Highways

Town of Sheldon


Varysburg Water District Report

Click here to read part 1 of the 2017 water report
Click here to read part 2