The December Town Board Meeting dates for December 2013 are scheduled for December 10th & 17th
Business Council needs your help
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 Clerk's Office will be closing at 4:30 p.m. on November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Town Clerk's Office is holding a Christmas Coloing Page Contest..please submit by December 20 to the Town Clerk's Office.
NOTICE OF NEXT BOARD MEETING
The Farmington Town Board meets at the Town Hall, 1000 County Road 8 in Farmington. The next Town Board meeting is Tuesday December 10th at 7 p.m. The second meeting of the month has beeen changed to December 17th. 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 will be moving in the week of October 21st with basement being dug, walls being erected and, hopefully, enclosure of the structure before winter sets in. 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.
Local history buff launches website
Farmington resident Reginald Neale has launched a website showcasing his hometown. The site, http://aroundfarmington.com, features news of upcoming events such as fundraisers as well as tales of local history. Neale recently put together a book chronicalling Farmington's history. "Images of America: Farmington" is a 127-page book of photos that's part of the Arcadia Publishing series.
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.
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.
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 more information contact Tarah Shedenhelm, Volunteer Coordinator, at 585-396-4046
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.
Office of the Aging will be expanding their case assistance services and will have case workers at the Town Hall on November 4th, and December 2nd from 1-3 pm. They will assist in paperwork and applications and discuss health insurance options. They can give referrals to many programs in the community.
The 2012 final assessment roll along with the 2013 tentative assessment roll can be viewed by clicking on the link below. Choose the Real Property Tax folder, then rolls, then chose 2012 final or 2013 tentative and click on the Town of Farmington.