New York State Distinguished Woman Honoree - 2018
Huron's Supervisor Laurie Crane is recognized as the New York State Distinguished Woman honoree, seen here with Senator Pam Helming and Sodus Supervisor Steve LeRoy, Chairman of the Wayne County Board of Supervisors
Huron Court - 315 594-6511
Town Hall and Departments - 315 594-8074
High Water Projection by Army Corps of Engineers
The Army Corps of Engineers has developed a chart showing a projection (May 2018) of water levels for Lake Ontario in the current year. Click on "Lake Ontario Water Levels - Plan 2014" to view it.
Wolcott Fire Hall Presentation on High Water Issues
The meeting was opened by Laurie Crane, Huron Supervisor and Lynn Chatfield, Wolcott Supervisor, who introduced the speaker George Bastedo from the Wayne County Emergency Management Office. The material he used in his presentation (graphs and charts) can be viewed by going to the WCEMO website "Lake Ontario Flooding" - http://web.co.wayne.ny.us/emo/ .
Meeting Agendas - click on "Meetings"
NOTICE OF COMPLETION OF TENTATIVE ASSESSMENT ROLL
(Pursuant to section 506 and Article 15A section 1526, of Real Property Tax Law)
Click on this link to view the Tentative Assessment Roll: http://www.co.wayne.ny.us/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Huron.pdf
Town of Huron 2019 Equity Assessment Projet
A "Kick-off" presentation of the 2019 Equity Assessment Project was conducted by the Town assessment contractors, Emminger, Newton, Pigeon and Magyar, Inc., at the Huron Town Hall, Thursday, March 22nd. The power point presentation can be viewed by clicking on "Equity Assessment Project" in the menu to the left. The presentation provides a preliminary overview of the project, time-line and contact information. A hard copy of the presentation is also available at the Town Clerk's office.
Residential 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.
Town of Huron Awards Reassessment Contract
Press Release by the appraiser firm of Emminger, Newton, Pigeon & Magyar, Inc.:
"Huron, NY, February 26, 2018: In their effort to maintain a fair and equitable tax roll, the Town of Huron Council awarded their reassessment contract to Emminger, Newton, Pigeon & Magyar, Inc., (ENPM). The 18-month contract calls for a town-wide revaluation of all 2,133 parcels in the town. ENPM will be working closely with Assessor, David Roach, to provide a fair and equitable tax roll at 100% of market value for July 1, 2019 taxable status date.
Beginning in March of 2018, and over the next twelve months, ENPM will be conducting exterior inspections on all parcels within the town and analyze sales and property value trends, prior to placing value on individual parcels. Interior inspections will be attempted, only with the owner's permission.
In an effort to keep property owners informed, the first of several public meetings over the next twelve months will take place at 6:30 PM, March 22, 2018 at the Huron Town Hall, 10880 Lummisville Road, Huron, New York. The meeting will give an overview of the project and give a timeline for residents and businesses to follow, as well as give the property owners the opportunity to ask any questions or concerns they may have.
The last time a town-wide reassesssment was conducted in the Town was 2011."
Wayne County Sheriff's Office Warning
Wayne County residents should be aware that scammers masquerading as deputies are calling residents in an effort to defraud them. The following tips are offered to help people avoid being conned:
Renting Your Property - Residential
It appears some property owners particularly in Resort, R15000 and R1A Districts, are unaware that rental of residential property on a short-term basis in these districts is only permitted by Special Permit from the Zoning Board of Appeals. A short-term rental is a rental for a two-week period or less. Should you have questions regarding rental of property in the Town of Huron, before committing yourself we recommend you contact the Building Department (315 594-8074 Ext. 2) or reference the Zoning Law Section 45.20 (gg) page 64 - click on "Laws" in the menu to the left of this notice.
Emergency Management - Emergency Response Help
Wayne County Department of Emergency Management has in place a resource that has a potential for saving lives in case of emergency. There is a registration website for cell phone and land line users, http://www.smart911.com where individuals can register their personal information, giving emergency responders access to information that can facilitate saving valuable time in case of emergency. We encourage you to register.
Notice of Receipt of Tax roll andWarrant
TAKENOTICE, that I, the undersigned Town Tax Collector, Town of Huron, County ofWayne and State of New York have duly received the tax roll and warrant for thecollection of taxes for the fiscal year. I will receive the payment of taxes at Huron Town Hall, 10880Lummisville Road, Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. during the months ofJanuary, February and March. We are closed Fridays and Saturdays and January15, 2018, February 19, 2018 and will be open March 31, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, taxes may be paid onor before February 6, 2018 without charge of interest. On such taxes remaining unpaid after February6, 2018 one percent will be added on February 7, 2018 and an additional onepercent on March 7, 2018.
TAKE FURTHER NOTICE THAT PURSUANT TO THEPROVISIONS OF LAW, THE TAX ROLL of the Town of Huron will be returned to theCounty Treasurer on the 1st day of April 2018.
WarrantDate: December 31, 2017
NOTICE OF FILING 2017 FINAL ASSESSMENT ROLL
(Pursuant to Section 506 of the Real Property Tax Law)
Notice of filing the completed Assessment Roll for the year 2017 has been given by Assessor, David Roach. To view the 2017 Final Assessment Roll for the Town of Huron, use the following link:
If you have difficulty with the above link use this link and click on "Huron" when the list of Towns appears:
Lake Ontario Homeowner Recovery Fund Application
For information and application click on "Lake Ontario Homeowner Recovery Fund" in the menu to the left.
Lake Ontario Plan 2014
For information go to www.ijc.org
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.
You can now access a local weather monitoring station by clicking on "Weather Station" and the link provided.
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 -
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
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".
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.
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.
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