Town of
Huron
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 Planning Board Meeting  Monday, 5 December 2016 - 7:30 pm                                 Town Board Meeting Tuesday, 6 December 2016 - 5:00 pm                                 Zoning Board of Appeals Tuesday, 13 December 2016 - 7:30 pm                                     


Welcome

Meeting Agendas - click on "Meetings"

  

     

Notice - Water District Nos. 8 and 9 Residents

Town is still waiting for volunteer to distribute another income survey form to those whose response is still outstanding or was returned with incomplete information.  Please contact the Superviosr or Town Clerk.  The Town is unable to do anything further regarding this project until confirmation is received that all income surveys have been returned and the application for funding assistance has been completed.

  

 

Wayne County Flu Clinics

Please click on "Public Notices" for information regarding flu shots and the schedule of the clinics in Wayne County.

  

    

2016 Assessment Roll

Notice of filing the completed Assessment Roll for the year 2016 pursueant to Section 516 of the Real Property Tax Law has been given by the Huron Assessor, David Roach.  Inspection of a certified copy of the Assessment Roll at the Town Clerk's office was possible through October 1, 2016, but the information can still be viewed at the Wayne County web site using the link below.

  

http://web.co.wayne.ny.us/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/16Huron.pdf

    

  

Notice to Home Owners in Huron Sewer District No. 1 (Port Bay)

Letters regarding Huron Sewer District No. 1 have been mailed.  The return address on the mailing will read from MRB Group, and contains important information regarding the sewer construction project.  The mailing includes a letter from the Town detailing the process and the importance of the easement forms requiring your signature, which are enclosed. 

    

 

  

Legal Notice - Huron Annual Financial Report for 2015

The annual finacial report for 2015 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.  This notice will appear in the Times of Wayne County for one week.

 

Signed:  Tammy Vezzonse, RMC

             Huron Town Clerk

        

  

Notice to Waterfront Property Owners

A reminder to all waterfront property owners in the Town of Huron:  Anything you plan to do today on or around your waterfront is most likely subject to oversight and regulatory authority which may involve the US Army Corps of Engineers, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation or other NYS Agency, or the Town of Huron Coastal Erosion or Dock and Mooring Laws.  To safeguard against the cost of having to remove or undo something for lack of proper permitting or adherence to existing regulations, we encourage you to first check with the Huron Building Department as to what may be required.  Too often contractors proceed with work without proper guidance or required permits, exposing the property owner to expense and frustration which could have been avoided.

  

    

Weather Station

You can now access a local weather monitoring station by clicking on "Weather Station" and the link provided. 

 

 

Area Code 315 New Dialing Procedures

Effective 12 March 2016, new dialing procedures went into effect for dialing within the 315 Area Code.  When dialing a number in the 315 Area Code you are encouraged to dial 315 followed by the number.  If you forget, your call will go through, but only until 10 February 2017.  Effective 11 February 2017 the new dialing procedures become mandatory.   This change has been made to accomodate an Area Code Overlay and introduction of the 680 Area Code for new customers in the same geographical area currently covered by 315.   Important to note that your current 315 service number will not change, however effective 11 February 2017 when dialing a number in the 315 / 680 area you must use the appropriate area code for the number you are trying to reach or your call will not go through.

 

 

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 -

  • the use of any fertilizer within twenty (20) feet of water bodies (surface water) or on paved surfaces (exceptions exist regarding the distance from surface water - see the actual law);
  • the use of phosphorus fertilizer is prohibited except for new lawns or lawns when soil tests indicate the need for phosphorus.

     

 

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 

fred.bonn@parks.ny.gov 

   

    

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 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:

  • To review the proposed plan go to http://www.ijc.org/en/Plan2014
  • For recent news and action of local governments in response to the proposed plan go to

               http://www.loranet.org/enews/leveler6.htm or

               http://www.saveoursodus.com/ .

  • You can express your opinion regarding the IJC Plan 2014 by contacting your representatives - the SOS site provides that contact information.  

  

    

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 -

  • the use of any fertilizer within twenty (20) feet of water bodies (surface water) or on paved surfaces (exceptions exist regarding the distance from surface water - see the actual law);
  • the use of phosphorus fertilizer is prohibited except for new lawns or lawns when soil tests indicate the need for phosphorus.

  

    

Town Boards - Regular Meetings

The scheduled meeting times of Huron Town Boards are:

Huron Planning Board - 7:30 pm first Monday

Huron Town Board - 5:00 pm first Tuesday

Huron Zoning Board of Appeals - 7:30 pm second Tuesday

Huron Town Board - 7:00 pm third Monday

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. 

  

    

 

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/

    

    

  

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 


Introduction

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