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 October 14, 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.
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 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.
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:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Farmington Highway Superintendent Ed Mclaughlin
The Town of Farmington Highway/Parks Department will be closing Mertensia Road between Doe Haven Drive and Creekview Trail on August 25, 2014 through October 31, 2014. The closure is to accommodate the replacement of a large culvert for the Beaver Creek Stream crossing under the road.
THE DETOUR WILL BE ROUTE 96 TO ROUTE 332 TO COUNTY ROAD #41.
Farmington Memorial Day Service pictures above
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 pictures that 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 was installed at the Hook Road location April 10 (last three pictures show delivery) and should be operating the week of 21 April 2014.
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.
For more information contact Tarah Shedenhelm, Volunteer Coordinator, at 585-396-4046
Finger Lakes TV to air Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day
Finger Lakes Television will air coverage of the Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day held at the Farmington Town Park on Tuesday, Sept. 9, and Saturday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The event on Aug. 24 was hosted by the Farmington Vietnam War Commemorative Committee with support from the town of Farmington.
Finger Lakes Television is a public access station at channel 12, or digital channel 2.4, on the Time Warner Cable system in the Finger Lakes. Based at the Finger Lakes Community College main campus, the channel airs municipal meetings, local events, and submissions from organizations and individuals. For more information or the schedule, visit www.fingerlakestv.org.
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