The Farmington Business Council, a division of the Chamber of Commerce, is looking for supporters to help complete its "Gateway Project" that is under construction at the intersection of Routes 332 and 96. The goal is to create a more village-like feel for the community's main intersection with the addition of a clock, seating and landscaping. To learn more about the effort and how you can help, visit www.farmingtonbc.com.
The Farmington Town Board meets at the Town Hall, 1000 County Road 8 in Farmington. The next regular meeting is March 11, at 7pm. Draft agendas and resolutions are generally posted on this site the Friday before each Town Board meeting.
Planning Board and Zoning Board agendas are normally available one week prior to the meeting date. For information about an agenda item, contact the Supervisor Office at (315) 986-8193.
New Town Court Facility building now under construction.
Site work has begun on the new Town of Farmington Town Court facility, located at 1023 Hook Road, a part of the Town Campus site. Contractors started the week of October 21st with basement being dug, walls being erected and, steel & lumber delivered the week of December 2nd. The project is being worked on jointly with Town Highway Department crews installing the base for the new entrance road. The Court facility is expected to be complete and ready for public use in June, 2014.
The just-released Census numbers show Farmington is among the fastest growing communities in the region, with a population increase of over 1,200 in 10 years. Click on the above link to learn more.
Property tax information available online
Farmington Town Clerk Michelle Finley is pleased to announce new link to view and print current and past years' taxes online. Click on the Town Clerk tab, then Links & Forms, then Taxes.
View resolutions prior to vote
In compliance with a new New York State law, the Town of Farmington has started posting resolutions to be considered by various boards prior to meeting dates. Now citizens will have the opportunity to see what their local government is considering in advance of a vote. The resolutions, whenever possible, will be posted at least one business day prior to a meeting; they will be in draft form and are subject to change. To see the Town Board's resolutions, click "Meetings/Agendas/Minutes" to the left on this page.
The above pictures show Town employees receiving pump station training, the new sewage pump assembly being tested and the Gorman-Rupp hut that will cover the pumps, controls and emergency starting system. This new equipment will be shipped very soon and installed at the Hook Road location.
No Parking Law into Effect
With the winter months approaching, the Town of Farmington would like to take this opportunity to remind residents about the No Parking laws in effect between November 1st and April 1st. In accordance with Local Law 1 and 2 of the year 1978 for the Town of Farmington and Section 1684 of the Vehicle & Traffic Law for NYS Department of Transportation:
(1) “The parking of any vehicle on any county or
town highway within the Town of Farmington,
including streets dedicated to the Town of
Farmington within subdivisions, is hereby
prohibited between November 1st of any year
and April 1st of the following year.”
Abiding by this law will assist the Town of Farmington Highway Department in the snow removal process.
Welcome to our Web site!
This is the official Web site for the town of Farmington, New York, the gateway to the beautiful Finger Lakes Region. Located on the state Thruway, the town is home to roughly 11,000 residents and boasts miles of rolling hills and farmland as well as a growing commercial hub, mostly centered on the community's major highways, Routes 96 and 332. This site contains information about the town's many assets as well as information about local government contacts and happenings. Can't find needed information? Call the Town Hall at (315) 986-8182.
Click on the above link to view the flyer produced by the New York State Sheriff's Association. In an emergency time is of the essence review the information and take action if appropriate.
Town Clerk's Office open Wednesday evenings
Town Clerk Michelle Finley has expanded her office’s business hours for the convenience of local residents.
The Town Clerk’s Office is open from 8 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. The extra hours on Wednesdays are especially geared for those who’ve found it tough to get to the Town Hall in the past, whether it’s because of work or other daytime commitments.
And the expanded hours are not just for dog licenses: Finley and her Deputy Town Clerks, Sarah Mitchell and Jennifer Goodell, will also be on hand to assist with marriage licenses, handicapped parking permits, hunting licenses and all other matters they normally attend to.
Anyone with questions may contact Finley at (315) 986-8100.
How to reach us
The Town of Farmington has recently changed telephone and Internet service providers, taking advantage of fiberoptic technology. Because of the change some town departments now have new e-mail addresses. What follows are the main departmental addresses: