Welcome to the Town of Yates, New York
The Town of Yates was formed on April 17, 1822. It is located in the northwest corner of Orleans County on Lake Ontario.
|Covid Policy: Masks not required for vaccinated people or those who already have Covid antibodies. Masks recommended for everyone else.
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|Town Supervisor: James Simon
Contact the Town Supervisor and Town Board
The Town Supervisor is available from 4:30 - 6:00pm every Friday except the second Friday of the month (town workshop and town board meeting week) or by appointment.
RESOLUTION NO. 92-10/21
RESOLUTION TO CLOSE TOWN PARK
WHEREAS, the Town of Yates is in the process of making upgrades to the Town Park through REDI Grant funds, be it RESOLVED, that, for safety reasons, the Town of Yates Park will be closed to the public commencing October 18, 2021, until further notice, and be it further RESOLVED, that the Town Clerk will publish notice of the closure on the town website and in the town hall, and that Keeler Construction will post closure signs at the town park and place barricades as needed.
The Towns of Ridgeway, Shelby and Yates, and the Village of Lyndonville are seeking applications for a full-time Code Enforcement Officer (CEO) position to start January 1, 2022.
The CEO will be in charge of the administration and enforcement of the NY State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (the Uniform Code) and the State Energy Conservation Construction Code (the Energy Code).
High School Diploma or Equivalency, and
- Two (2) years experience in construction; or
- Associates Degree in engineering; or
- Combination of experience, training and education.
- NYS Drivers License and personal vehicle
Applicants should have the ability to listen carefully, to communicate clearly, and to relate to others on a personal and professional level. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are essential.
The successful candidate will be required to attend 6-weeks of training and earn a NY State certification as a CEO within the first 18-months of employment.
Interested applicants should pick up an application at any of the Towns or Village Halls.
All applications must be submitted no later than September 30, 2021.
Click Here for complete job description.
NEW Survey for property owners along Lake Ontario:
The International Joint Commission has created a survey for property owners along Lake Ontario to provide information that could lead to revisions to the agency's lake level management plan. I encourage you to share the survey with anyone in your community who may have been impacted by the high water levels so that the IJC can understand the full extent of damage done over the past few years and hopefully improve their lake management systems.
CLICK HERE to take the survey.
The Town of Yates Electronics Waste Recycling Shed behind the Lyndonville Fire Department at 148 N Main St. is now accepting drop-offs again.
Press Release: Towns of Somerset and Yates Oppose Governor Cuomo's Renewable Energy Power Grab
The Town of Somerset (Niagara County) and the Town of Yates (Orleans County) are adamantly opposed to Governor Cuomo's attempt - under the guise of a last-minute amendment to the state budget process referred to as Article 23 - to accelerate renewable energy development at the expense of our towns, our citizens and our environment. . - February 27
CLICK HERE for details
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Phone: (585) 765-9716
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 9am - 12:30pm & 6:30-8:30pm (in August - April)
Town Board Workshop is held the Monday before the regular Town Board meeting at 6pm at the Town Hall.
Phone: (585) 765-9603
Hours: Court held 1st, 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 7pm. 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6pm.
2022 Final Budget (pdf)
2021 Final Budget (pdf)
2021 Preliminary Budget (pdf)
2020 Tentative Budget (pdf)
2019 Final Budget (pdf)
2018 Final Budget (pdf)