Meeting Agendas - click on "Meetings"
Lake Ontario Water levels - IJC Plan 2014
The International Joint Commission has submitted IJC Plan 2014 to officials of the United States and Canadian governments for a determination. There are three web sites you can visit for recent information regarding the issue:
Port Bay Sewer Project
All property owners in the Town of Huron, Port Bay area have received letters from the Town soliciting petitions from those interested in the proposed sewer district. The project is a joint undertaking with the Town of Wolcott, funded by a 30 year interest free loan. Forming the sewer district by petition requires that (1) the assessed value of the property of the petitioners represents more than fifty percent of the total assessed value of the proposed district; and (2) that more than fifty percent of petitioner's property is primary residence. Should you have misplaced your copy of the petition, it is available for download (click on "Port Bay Sewer Project") under "Documents". A copy may also be obtained from the Town Clerk, Huron Town Hall, 10880 Lummisville Road - Monday to Thursday. For complete information concerning the project, refer to the drop down menu and click on "Port Bay Sewer Project".
Giant Hogweed Control Project
The Giant Hogweed is an invasive plant which is not native to this area. It's blossom resembles an oversized Queen Anne's Lace - nice to look at but deadly to touch. Contact with the giant hogweed plant is known to cause painful burns, permanent scarring and even blindness. The goal of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is to eradicate the plant from New York State. The giant hogweed has been sited on 21 parcels of land in the Town of Huron, which will be targeted by the seasonal DEC staff for control with herbicide. There are 14 additional sites that will be controlled with root-cutting. Residents siting the giant hogweed in their area are encouraged to help by applying the first round of control to be followed by a second round by the DEC. The more times the plants are controlled per season the quicker they will be eradicated.
For more information about the giant hogweed plant click on the following web site: http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/39809.html. You will find information about its identification, health, hazards, control methods, DEC's statewide control program, statewide maps and biology.
Open Fire Outdoor Burning Restriction
Remember that open fire outdoor burning in residential/resort districts is restricted from March 16th through May 14th. This is a State regulation, violation of which can result in a fine. There is also an outright ban on burning leaves and trash or garbage, at any time: Violations can be reported by calling 911, for local Sheriff or State Police response.
Restrictions On Use of Fertilizer
There are restrictions on the use of any fertilizer from 1 December through 1 April, according to law. Other restrictions which apply to lawns and nonagricultural turf any time of the year are -
Details of the 2010 Dishwasher Detergent and Nutrient Run-off law can currently be viewed at www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/67239.html.
2013 Final Assessment Roll
The Town of Huron Final Assessment Roll can be viewed by clicking on - http://www.co.wayne.ny.us/Departments/realproptax/Roll/2013%20Final/13HuronFinal.pdf
Crescent Beach - General Coastal Erosion Management Permit Allowed
The Coastal Erosion Hazard Area Board of Review, after a public hearing (Tuesday, May 28, 2013) on an application on behalf of the residents of Crescent Beach by the Town of Huron Coastal Erosion Administrator, Roger Gallant, granted a variance for the issuance of a "General Permit" allowing installation of alternative septic systems as allowed by the Town of Huron Septic Law, on properties on Crescent Beach. For more information, to view the Board's Resolution and the Permit, click on "News".
Town Boards - Regular Meetings
The scheduled meeting times of Huron Town Boards are:
the only exception to the foregoing occurs when a National Holiday falls on a meeting day.
Online Tax Payment
Payment of Huron property tax may now be transacted online. Clicking on "Online Tax Payment" from the menu on the left of your screen will take you directly to the appropriate link. You may also access the link by clicking on "Links".
Town Master (Comprehensive) Plan
The Master Plan was adopted by the Town Board in the 17 December 2012 regular meeting. Click on "Master Plan" in the menu to the left of your screen to view the document.
Huron Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan
To keep abreast of developments go to http://www.huronlwrp.com/ .
Blue/Green Algae Sodus Bay Information
The Sodus Bay publication by the Save Our Sodus organization and blue/gree algae updates can be viewed by going to http://www.saveoursodus.com/ .
Lake Ontario Water levels
Reports on the International Joint Commission plan for controlling the water level of Lake Ontario can be viewed at http://www.loranet.org/enews/leveler6.htm .
Dayton Mills School - circa 1817
Public Notice: Standard Workday and Reporting Resolution
To review the Resolution, click on "Public Notice" in the menu on the left. Click on the image to enlarge.
Lake Ontario Sunset Without Wind Turbines
Wind Turbines in the Great Lakes
While it cannot be said that the NYS Power Authority has abandoned their plan to place wind turbines off the shores of Lake Ontario, it appears that the momentum has stopped for the time being.
Huron Town Board Signs Resolution Opposing Off-shore Wind Farms
The Town Board signed a Resolution opposing the development of off-shore wind farms - click on "news" to view the text of the resolution.
Plans for wind farms in the waters of Lake Ontario unveiled.
Wind Farms, changing the view of Lake Ontario - click on "news" for details.
Amendment to Coastal Erosion Hazard Area Law becomes law:
Click on "news" and then click on the underlined heading.
Partial view of Town of Huron - Lake Ontario Coastal Area - Looking west toward the Great Sodus Bay. The entire northern boundary of the Town of Huron is Lake Ontario.
Partial View of Huron's Lake Ontario Coastline
This is a partial view of the coastline looking west toward the Great Sodus Bay. The photo below shows the entire coastline from a different vantage point. Photos courtesy of Andrew Zimmerman.
Official Notices/Advertisements - the Town of Huron uses the Times of Wayne County for all official notices and advertisements. Public Notices are also published here - use the Public Notices navigation tool.
The latest News Captions - click on "News"
Coastal Erosion Hazard Area Law - approved by the Department of Environmental Conservation
The Town of Huron is beautifully situated. Bordered by Lake Ontario on the north, the Great Sodus Bay on the west and Port Bay on the east, Huron remains a picturesque, rural setting with rolling hills, orchards, farmlands and vineyards blended with vast wooded areas. A hunting and fishing paradise, a place where agriculture, resort and industry come together in harmony with its natural beauty.
We are in the process of developing this web page for the Town of Huron. Please bear with us and watch it grow!
Town of Huron Embayments - Port Bay looking west to East Bay and further to the Great Sodus Bay
Town of Huron Embayments
best wishes to you and yours from all of us!