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.

The meetings will allow a limited number of attendee’s in attendance as of the April 14th meeting.  Those in attendance must  follow CDC guidelines and New York State health codes.  Face masks are required and must cover the nose and mouth.  The meetings will also be available for listeners by calling the town hall 589-5100, enter 5 and then the pin of 4321#.  We will continue to be on YouTube live where comments or questions can be typed into the right side hand side of the screen.  For future links please see the note below under highlights.

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

Public Hearing Notice for August 11th at 5:30 pm regarding the AES Baird Solar Project:  AES LEGAL NOTICE  Questions may be submitted in writing before the public hearing by emailing the Town Supervisor or using the drop box by 3 pm on August 11th.  Comments will be accepted in writing by the close of business on August 23rd attention Town Supervisor.

There will also be a pubic hearing at 6:00 pm on August 11th on the proposed Battery Storage Law.  The proposed law is located under highlights below.  Questions may be submitted in writing before the public hearing by emailing the Town Supervisor or using the drop box by 3 pm on August 11th.  Comments will be accepted in writing by the close of business on August 23rd attention Town Supervisor.


Town Board Workshops are on the first Monday of the month at 5 pm. 

The meetings will allow a limited number of attendee’s in attendance as of the May 3rd meeting.  Those in attendance must  follow CDC guidelines and New York State health codes.  Face masks are required and must cover the nose and mouth. The meetings will also be available for listeners by calling the town hall 589-5100, enter 5 and then the pin of 4321#.  We will continue to be on YouTube live where comments or questions can be typed into the right side hand side of the screen. For future links please see the note below under highlights.

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

The meetings are still currently  closed to the public due to covid-19 reasonsYou may virtually attend by phone or by YouTube.  For future links please see the note below under highlights.   For instructions to virtually attend, please click here: PLANNING BOARD MEETING PROCEDURES

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.  The meetings are still currently  closed to the public due to covid-19 reasons You may virtually attend by phone or by YouTube live. For future links please see the note below under highlights.  Please see the planning board meeting procedures above to virtually attend the meeting.

The Zoning Board will hold a Public Hearing on June 21st at 7:00 pm. We will consider an application for a front setback area variance of 37.15’ for a garage and bedroom addition pursuant of Section 350-22-E-1A.  The property is located at 4584 Wilkins Road in the Agriculture/Residential district.  You may attend by the using the planning board procedures or questions may also be emailed to lpreston@townofbarreny.com or dropping comments/questions the drop box by 3 pm on June 18th.

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

PER DIRECTIVE FROM THE OFFICE COURT ADMINISTRATIVE ALL COURT MATTERS ARE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Town Highlight

To observe all future Town/Planning/Zoning Board meetings, click on the Live Stream link located above in the ribbon above the pictures on this page.

Proposed Battery Energy Storage Local Law 3 of 2021 the Planning Board presented to the Town Board:    TOWN OF BARRE BATTERY STORAGE SYSTEM LOCAL LAW 3 OF 2021

Barre Final Roll 2021

ORES Response to Town Law Issues

A message from Gary Befus of the American Legion Albion:  Do you know of any WWII veterans remaining in the area?  We, the American Legion, are planning a belated 100th birthday celebration on August 14th and want to pay special tribute to our senior veterans.  Contact Gary Befus at 585-747-5106.           

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/

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 need to be lead hazards present, we would handle that investigation. Please see attached flyer .home owner-fly

December 4th 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

Please be aware that there will be a winter raptor study for the Orleans Solar project.  You may see a vehicle parked on the side of roads in the western part of Barre or the Town of Shelby.

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 **

Thank you,
Town of Barre

You may use the secure drop-box for payments and correspondence to the left of the front door.  All meetings will be on YouTube Live or by listening on phones. YouTube links will be posted under the particular board meeting.  You will have the chance to ask questions or leave comments on the right side of the screen. Phone information for listening is also located there as well.  The Town Board meetings will allow a limited number of attendee’s in attendance as of the April 14th meeting. Those in attendance must follow CDC guidelines and New York State health codes. Face masks are required and must cover the nose and mouth.

Per directive from the Office Court Administrative:  All court matters are postponed until further notice.

Thank you,
Town of Barre