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
Town Clerk Hours: 
Tuesday 5pm-7pm, Wednesday 11am-7:30pm, Thursday 5pm-7pm
Please note:  These are the Town Clerk's hours NOT the Court Clerk's hours
Do not call the Town Clerk regarding Court or Traffic Ticket Matters
Deputy Town Clerk:  Gertrude Hyman  and Elizabeth Foy
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:    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 2017 Assessment Rolls:
Town Assessor:  Wyoming County Office of Real Property Tax Services
Assessor Office Hours:  Contact Wyoming County Real Property Services at 585-786-8828 

Tax Collector: Donna Almeter
Tax Collector Phone:  585-535-0329
To view or print a copy of your current or past tax bill, please click here
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
Varysburg Water District Collector:  Janet Bonner 585-535-0312
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 EXCEPT for the August meeting - The August meeting will be held on the fourth Wednesday of the month, on August 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sheldon Historical Society Schoolhouse, Main Street, Strykersville
Planning Board Meetings:  Second Wednesday of the month at 7pm at the Sheldon Town Hall.  June meeting is on the first Wednesday of the month, June 7, 2017.
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*******

Public Hearing Notice - Dissolution of the Varysburg Fire Protection District

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Town Board of the Town of Sheldon, New York will meet at the Varysburg Fire Station, 2446 Route 20A, Varysburg, New York 14167, September 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of conducting a public hearing upon a proposal to dissolve the existing Varysburg Fire Protection District pursuant to a Proposde Dissolution Plan, at which time and place said Town Board will consider such proposal and hear all persons interested in the same.
To read the entire public hearing notice, please click here.
To read the descriptive summary, please click here.
To read the proposed dissolution plan, please click here.



Notice is hereby given that a public hearing is scheduled before the Sheldon Town Board on September 20, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. at the Sheldon Town Hall, 1380 Centerline Rd., Strykersville, NY 14145 to consider the issuance of a special use permit to Michelle Snyder, 733 Route 20A, Strykersville, NY 14145.  Applicant has applied for a special use permit to operate a microbrewery at 733 Route 20A, Strykersville, NY 14145. 

All persons interested shall be heard at such time and place.

By order of the Sheldon Town Board

Carol Zittel

Sheldon Town Clerk 

Request for Bids – Town of Sheldon

Renovation of Rest Rooms at Vincent Almeter Memorial Park - Varysburg

The Town of Sheldon is receiving bids for the renovation of the restrooms at the “Vincent Almeter Memorial Park” on Route 98 in Varysburg, NY 14167. 

There will be a pre-bid meeting on Monday August 7th at 8:00am at the Vincent Almeter Memorial Park, all bidders are encouraged to attend.  Bids must be received by 7:00 p.m. on August 23, 2017.  Bids can be mailed or delivered in person to 1380 Centerline Road, Strykersville, NY 14145 attn:  Town Clerk.  Town Clerk office hours are Tuesday 5-7pm, Wednesday 11am-7:30pm, Thursday 5-7pm. 

Bids must include a copy of the specifications initialed and dated on each page and a copy of the Town agreement initialed and dated on each page.  Copies of the bid specifications and agreement can be received at the Town Clerk’s office during office hours or can be found online at

If you have any questions, please contact Carol Zittel, Sheldon Town Clerk, at 585-535-7644.
Please follow the following links for bid documents.  Please note, upon submitting the bid, all bid documents must be submitted with each page initialed and dated.  

Bid Cover Sheet
Bid Specifications
Bid Drawing
Bid Agreement



Local Law 2-2017 – Solar Law

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Sheldon Town Board has scheduled a Public Hearing to be held on July 19, 2017 at 8:00PM at the Sheldon Town Hall, 1380 Centerline Rd., Strykersville, NY 14145 to consider a proposed Local Law establishing necessary local controls with respect to solar installations reflecting the Town’s requirements for safe and sustainable practices.

Copies of the proposed law are available in the Town Clerk’s Office and on the Town website

All persons interested shall be heard at such time and place.

By order of the Sheldon Town Board

Carol Zittel

Sheldon Town Clerk
Copy of Proposed Local Law 2-2017 - Solar Law

NYS Retirement Standard Workday Resolution - Justice Paul Romesser  
Click here to view the report

Varysburg Water District Report

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