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:  The preferred way to get your hunting license this year is to print out the form below and email it, drop it off in the mail slot on the hall front door or mail it to the Town Clerk.  The Clerk will process your tags and call you when they are ready for pick up.  This will prevent a line up of people at the hall.  The Town Clerk will not be holding in-person office hours for the month of October.  Appointments only.  Please call or text Carol at 716-598-0378 if you have any questions.  Dog licenses and hunting license forms may be dropped in the mail slot on the Town Hall front door.  Mail is picked up regularly.

Hunting license forms available by clicking here:  Sporting_License_Order_Form.doc
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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
Highway Phone:  585-535-0257
Town Justices:    Justice Laura Kirsch
                                    Justice Paul Romesser

 To leave a message for the Court Clerk please call 585-535-0468 or email
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:  Mary Kern, 585-219-3843  email:
Tax Collector: Donna Almeter
Tax Collector Phone:  585-535-0329
Zoning Officer:  Wyoming County Building & Codes, 585-786-3152
Town Historian: 
Jeanne Mest,
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. Legal ads are published in the Batavia Daily newspaper.
Planning Board Meetings:  Second Wednesday of the month at 7pm at the Sheldon Town Hall. The October 2020 Planning Board meeting has been cancelled.  
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******





IN FURTHERANCE of the Town of Java and the Town of Sheldon’s duty to wind down the affairs of the Towns of Java and Sheldon Fire Protection District No. 2, which district was ordered dissolved by Resolution of the Town Board of the Towns of Java and Sheldon made on September 15, 2020 following a public hearing, which dissolution shall be effective upon the extension of the North Java Fire District and the extension of such Fire District is a condition precedent to the within dissolution,

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, requiring all claims against the said dissolving Towns of Java and Sheldon Fire Protection District No. 2, excluding any of its outstanding securities, shall be filed with the Town Clerk of the Town of Sheldon within three months of the date of this Notice and all claims not so filed shall be forever barred, pursuant to General Municipal Law 787(2).

September 15, 2020                                        CAROL ZITTEL                                                                                                          TOWN CLERK, TOWN OF SHELDON

 Notice of Budget - Varysburg Fire District

Notice is hereby given that the proposed budget for the year 2021 of the Varysburg Fire District of the County of Wyoming and State of New York has been adopted by the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Varysburg Fire District.
A public hearing will be held at the Varysburg Fire District, Varysburg Fire Station, 2446 Route 20A, Varysburg, NY 14167, on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
A copy of the proposed budget is available at the office of the Town Clerks of the Town of Sheldon at the Sheldon Town Hall, 1380 Centerline Rd., Strykersville, NY 14145, Town of Orangeville Town Hall, 3529 Route 20A, Warsaw, NY 14569, Town of Bennington Town Hall, 905 Old Alleghany Rd., Bennington, NY 14011, or at the Office of the fire district secretary at the Varysburg Fire District, Varysburg Fire Station, 2446 Route 20A, Varysburg, NY 14167.
Dated:  September 08, 2020
By order of the Board of Fire Commissioners
Varysburg Fire District
Len Knaggs, Secretary

NYS Retirement Reporting - Standard Work Day Resolution 
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Varysburg Water District Report

Click here to read part 1 of the 2019 water report

Click here to read part 2 of the 2019 water report

Click here to read part 1 of the 2018 water report

Click here to read part 2 of the 2018 water report