Meeting Agendas - click on "Meetings"
Outdoor Open Fire Burning Restrictions
The restrictions on outdoor open fire burning in residential areas has been extended to May 21st.
Notice of Completion of Tentative Assessment Roll
(Pursuant to section 506 and Article 15A section 1526, of Real Property Tax Law)
HEARING OF COMPLAINTS:
Notice is hereby given that the Assessor in the Town of Huron, County of Wayne has completed the Tentative Assessment Roll for the current year. A copy thereof will be filed on or before May 1, 2015 with the Town Clerk's office.
The Assessor will be in attendance with the assessment inventory, valuation data and the above mentioned tentative roll at the Town Assessor's Office on Lummisville Road on the following date:
Thursday May 21 (9 AM - 1 PM)
For information regarding grievance day and the Board of Assessment Review, please click on "Public Notices" for the complete legal notice.
To view the tentative roll click on this link (note: the first page will appear blank)
Attention Residents of Huron - Dog Licensing
All dogs over four (4) months old, must have a rabies shot and must be licensed by six (6) months. To avoid being ticketed by the Animal Control Officer, please have this done by 30 June 2015.
Proof of rabies vaccination must be provided to license the dog. Licenses are issued at the Huron Town Hall, 10880 Lummisville Road -
by order of the Huron Town Board.
Spring Clean-up Day
Saturday, 6 June 2015, is spring clean-up day for residents of the Town of Huron. Residents may bring disposable items to the Highway Barn on Lummisville Road:
From 8:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. - No before or after hours.
The following items will not be accepted: cans, drums or containers which have been used for any type of chemicals or spray material, industrial, agricultural, residential, hazardous material; any material which requires special handling: motor oil, paint or petroleum products. No gas tanks, batteries or propane tanks. No residential garbage. No junk cars or abandoned vehicles. Brush will not be accepted.
NO ITEMS LONGER THAN 8 FEET WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Everything else is acceptable, including electronics.
Acceptable Items with a charge:
Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, or anything with a cooling unit will be accepted for a charge of $35.00 per unit.
Tires: Only highway tires will be accepted, two tires per household without charge; more than two will be charged $2.00 each ( the Town will not accept stockpiles or commercial tires ).
Televisions and computer monitors will be accepted for a charge of $5.00 each.
Thank you for helping us keep your Town clean and safe.
Huron Town Board
Opportunity for Permissive Referendum
The opportunity for permissive referendum [reference Resolution #53-2015: Town Board Minutes 16 March 2015] expired with no public response April 15, 2015, [see "Public Notices"].
The annual financial report for 2014 for the Supervisor of the Town of Huron, Wayne County, New York has been filed in the office of the Town Clerk and is available for inspection during regular business hours.
Tammy Vezzose, Town Clerk
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.
Zoning Board of Appeals - Case Postponement
The March 10th hearing of Case #823-15SP by the Zoning Board of Appeals (Ref. published Agenda March 10, 2015) has been postponed to the April 14th meeting by Chairman Russell Dean, for reason of weather conditions on the ground. In order to visualize and properly evaluate the impact the application would have on the surrounding properties if approved, the Board members must have access to those areas including docks: The accumulation of snow and ice renders access to the areas concerned too difficult and unsafe, to conduct their business. As there is no other business to come before the Board, the meeting Tuesday, March 10th is cancelled.
Town of Huron Employment OpportunitiesThe Town of Huron is seeking someone to fill the following position:
Chimney Bluffs State Park
According to information received from the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, $5.00 per vehicle will be charged those visiting the Chimney Bluffs State Park from May 2nd through Columbus Day. Should you have concerns regarding Chimney Bluffs State Park, you can reach Fred Bonn, Regional Director OPRHP Finger Lakes, at:
Land: 607 387-7041 Ext. 107
Cell: 607 242-8220
Notice of Receipt of Tax Roll and Warrant
TAKE NOTICE, that I, the undersigned Town Tax Collector, Town of Huron, County of Wayne and State of New York have duly received the tax roll and warrant for the collection of taxes for the fiscal year. I will receive the payment of taxes at Huron Town Hall, 10880 Lummisville Road, Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. during the months of January, February and March. The office will be closed on January 19, 2015 and February 16, 2015.
TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, taxes may be paid on or before February 5, 2015 without charge of interest. On such taxes remaining unpaid after February 5, 2015 one percent will be added on February 6, 2015 and an additional one percent on March 6, 2015.
TAKE FURTHER NOTICE THAT PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF LAW, THE TAX ROLL of the Town of Huron will be returned to the County Treasurer on the 1st day of April 2015.
Warrant Date: December 31, 2014
Tammy Vezzose, Collector
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".
Online College Information
For anyone interested in online colleges in New York, we have added a resource to the home page directory - click on "NYS Online College Information".
Lake Ontario Plan 2014
The presentation on Lake Ontario Plan 2014, made to the Wayne County Board of Supervisors by Professor Sciremammano can be viewed by clicking on "Lake Ontario Plan 2014". Supervisor Crane with other Town Supervisors whose Towns have a direct interest in the outcome of the controversy over the proposed IJC Plan 2014, recently met with New York State officials in Albany and are scheduled to meet with officials in Washington to discuss the matter.
Port Bay Sewer Project - Huron Sewer District No. 1
In its regular meeting Monday, 20 October 2014, the Huron Town Board passed a resolution (4-1), forming Huron Sewer District No. 1, based on petitions representing 51% of the assessed value of the property in the proposed district, with 51% of the properties of those petitioning confirmed as the permanent residence.
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:
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.
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.
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