Town of Barre, NY

Located in Orleans County, the Town of Barre lies midway between Buffalo and Rochester. Since its founding in 1818, small-town country living has thrived in Barre, New York. Fruits, vegetables, corn, wheat, and soybeans drive a major portion of our local economy.

Town of Barre Offices

Town Hall & Administrative Offices

14317 West Barre Road
Albion, NY 14411
Phone 585-589-5100
Fax 585-589-2510

 

Town Board Meetings

2nd Wednesday of every month @ 7 pm.

We are still using YouTube or by phone to attend meetings.  To listen by phone, call 589-5100 – when the auto-attendant answers dial 401 followed by your pin of 4321 #.

Agenda December 8, 2021

December 9, 2020   PLEASE SEE NOTE BELOW IN HIGHLIGHTS!   YouTube Link:   https://youtu.be/mpj4HA3suQs

December 29, 2020 End of year meeting at 5 pm YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/4brDodM_XPQ

January 4, 2021 Organizational Meeting at 5:00 pm  YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/av5J_53hzH8

January 13, 2021 YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/2GdnGRVIOv0

February 10, 2021 YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/4WlNKBnyMAM

March 10, 2021 YouTube link: https://youtu.be/5lh6TLwJXw8
UPDATED LINK (MARCH 10TH, 2021): updating soon

April 14, 2021 YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/eNTJNZkKM00

May 12, 2021 YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/aIO4paw_2ek


Town Board Workshops are on the first Monday of the month at 6 pm. 

Please note that because of the July 4th holiday, the workshop will be on July 12th

We are still using YouTube or by phone to attend meetings.  To listen by phone, call 589-5100 – when the auto-attendant answers dial 401 followed by your pin of 4321 #.

December 1st at 6:30 pm to review SEQR Part 2 on the Baird Solar Project  and the Planning Board’s wind law suggestions. YouTube Link:  https://youtu.be/_86gVAo8ecg

January 4, 2021 following the Organizational meeting discussing the Public Hearing comments on the proposed Wind Law changes YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/r-Ld03JqLOQ

February 1, 2021 YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/dCtS_KoODUI

March 1, 2021 YouTube link:

April 5, 2021 YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/r_0tC_91FTE

May 3, 2021 YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/-ilkvfv_RSk

 

Planning Board Meeting

Meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 pm.

We are still using YouTube or by phone to attend meetings.  To listen by phone, call 589-5100 – when the auto-attendant answers dial 402 followed by your pin of 6543 #.

Agenda 12/13/2021          Barre Stone Products          Expedited Property

Public hearing & meeting December 14, 2020 YouTube link:   ttps://youtu.be/Z-6UnfuiP_4

January 11, 2021 YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/iGFct3zfdoY

February 1, 2021 Workshop on Energy Storage YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/AO91e7DkfnQ

February 8, 2021 with public hearing YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/UGil1DiTPrg

February 22, 2021 workshop YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/3gsuxlR0teI

March 8, 2021 YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/Eyt55hRcWG0

March 22, 2021 Workshop on Energy Storage YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/nlCt45YA96w

April 12, 2021 YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/YTGkU_Y3Cww

April 26, 2021 Workshop on Energy Storage YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/S1D8041gQbI

May 10, 2021 YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/s5KLwx2E_AU

 

Zoning Board Meeting

Meets as needed on the third Monday of the month at 7 pm.

The Zoning Board will meet on March 2, 2022 for the express purpose of interviewing potential candidates for the open position.

We are still using YouTube or by phone to attend meetings.  To listen by phone, call 589-5100 – when the auto-attendant answers dial 402 followed by your pin of 6543 #.

End of year meeting December 15, 2020 at 6 pm.  Link:  https://youtu.be/S0CU5pj1KzM

February 15, 2021 YouTube Link:  https://youtu.be/R8oKhv7if6o

 

Court Sessions

The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Thursday of the month at 6 pm
For additional information
Call 585-589-5100 ext. 107 after 4 pm on Court nights

 

Town Highlights

Heritage Wind’s Notice of Public Statement Hearings & Procedural Conference July 14, 2022 at 5:00 pm.  For directions to participate click the link:  {0A79EABF-FC7B-40EC-AD0E-038D61DD707F}

Hazardous Waste Collection Information for August 13, 2022

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Barre Board, will hold a Public Hearing on July 13th at 6:30 pm. to will consider the adoption of

  1. Local Law No. 1 of 2022: Amending Town of Barre Uniform Construction Codes
  2. Local Law No. 2: Creating a Policy to Allow for Meetings to be Held via Videoconferencing in Certain Circumstances

 All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard.    Proposed Local Law 1 Amending Uniform Construction Codes   Proposed Local Law 2 of 2022 Creating a Policy to Allow for Meetings to be held via Videoconferencing in Certain Circumstances

Information on Public Comment Hearing on Wednesday June 29th at 5 pm for Hemlock Ridge Solar Project:  Hemlock Ridge Solar.Combined Notice of Avail of Draft Permit (2022-04-26

2022 Barre Tent Roll notice          Barre Tentative Roll 2022          Barre Final Roll 2022

2022-Free-Rabies-Clinic-Schedule   Clinics will be drive thru style, please remain in your vehicle with your pets. Limit of 4 pets per car maximum. We encourage all residents to take advantage of this free opportunity to make sure that their cats, dogs and ferrets are immunized against rabies and that the vaccinations are kept up to date. Rabies continues to be a serious public health concern and is a preventable viral disease most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. Please leave wildlife alone and do not feed, touch, or adopt wild animals, stray dogs or cats.

Here is a dropbox link to download both the original application and the supplemental materials for the Hemlock Ridge Solar Project::  https://www.dropbox.com/sh/jz1g6e52i950lzd/AACcu2ndcKTlIQgg0GX8E2rha?dl=0   A hard copy is also located in the Town Hall.

Information on National Grid’s rate increase:  2022 Jan 20 UNY rate approval release FINAL

For your free COVID tests, please visit https://www.covidtests.gov/ where you can learn about the tests.  There is a link where you can put in your address and they will be mailed to you.  Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 2 sets of 4 free-at-home tests.  If you already ordered your first set, order a second today.  If you need help placing an order, call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489).

2022-01-06 SEQR Eagle Harbor Sand & Gravel Draft Positive Scope Information

Genesee County /Orleans County Health Department has obtained a HUD grant to help control lead hazards in homes in Genesee and Orleans county.  This is open to home owners and landlords, income requirements must be met and there needs to be a child under the age of 6 living or visiting the home regularly. There needs to be lead hazards present, we would handle that investigation. HUD home owner-flyer 10-21-21

Customers and Constituents of National Grid that need to report an outage to their home or business should contact National Grid at 1-800-867-5222.  Customers can also receive personalized alerts by text, email, and/or phone when an outage is detected at their property by enrolling in the company’s outage alert option. To register, text REG to 64743, enter your National Grid electricity account number and select your preferred method(s) of notification. Customers also can text OUT to 64743 to report an outage. A link to our Outage Map that you can access information any time to get updates on areas impacted by outages is: https://www.nationalgridus.com/Upstate-NY-Business/Storms-Outages/Outage-Map

November 10th Town Board Agenda     County Road Agreement (Snow, Ice, Road Mowing) County Contract     County Animal Control Contract     Hazard Mitigation Plan. Town of Barre.2021     Hazard Mitigation. Executive Summary.2021

Local Law No. 3 of 2021 – Cannabis

Local Law No. 4 OF 2021 – Battery Energy Storage Systems

Department of Public Service information regarding Internet Service.

ORES Response to Town Law Issues

Town’s response to Heritage Wind’s Application

Covid-19 vaccination Information:  GO Health Pfizer Vaccine Clinics 032521_FINAL

Solar Law Public Hearing YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/ecml3-sONiI                       Solar Law – Local Law #2 of 2021

Wind Ordinance – Local Law Number 1 of 2021                                                       Completed Wind Law Hearing with Comments

For information of the County Hazard Mitigation Plan go to https://orleanscountyny.com/hazard-mitigation-plan/

December 4, 2020 public hearing on the proposed wind law YouTube link: https://youtu.be/r-Ld03JqLOQ

Zone changes of extension of General Business District and Residential 1 District to Agriculture/Residential District.  Zoning changed map

COVID Guidelines Orleans Midget League2

A new map is out for the proposed expansion for Spectrum.  Please note that this is not a final map as things are always changing. Town of Barre Cable map

Heritage Wind’s 94c application has been received at the Town Hall.  Anyone wishing to look at it must call the Town Hall and make an appointment.

Immediate Release Message Lynne M. Johnson

FYI:  County of Orleans Department of Mental Health

Heritage Wind Notice of Submission of Application

Information on bail reform Bail Reform

V & T Section 1219 addresses the issue of placing obstructions onto a highway V & T Section 1219

We still have Bicentennial t-shirts available for $5.00.  We also still have historical books available for $5.00.  Please see the Town Clerk during normal business hours to make your purchase.

– For those desiring genealogical information, please contact Hollis Canham of the County Genealogical Society. The Town Historian does not have such information.

Contact Us

** UPDATE **

All meetings will be on YouTube (click on Live Steam above) or by listening on phones.  Phone call-in information is located under the various boards.  Masks may be worn if you so desire.
The Town Hall is open for business, however, you may use the secure drop-box for payments and correspondence to the left of the front door.
Thank you,
Town of Barre