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 are currently closed to the public due to the rise of covid-19 cases.  Please see the message below in Town Highlights.  The meetings will be available for listeners by calling the town hall 589-5100, enter 5 and then 4321#.  We are also available by YouTube live where comments or questions can be typed into the right hand side of the screen.

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

 

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

The meetings are currently closed to the public due to the rise of covid-19 cases.  Please see the message below in Town Highlights.  The meetings will be available for listeners by calling the town hall 589-5100, enter 5 and then 4321#.  We are also available by YouTube live where comments or questions can be typed into the right hand side of the screen.  Dates will be listed here when they are scheduled.

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:  https://youtu.be/3gsuxlR0teI

 

 

Planning Board Meeting

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

The meetings are currently  closed to the public due to covid-19 reasons.  Please see the message below under Town Highlights.   You may virtually attend by phone or by YouTube live (links will be appear by a couple of days prior to the meeting)   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

 

Zoning Board Meeting

Meets as needed.  The meetings are currently  closed to the public due to covid-19 reasons Please see the message below under Town Highlights.   You may virtually attend by phone or by YouTube live (links will be appear by a couple of days prior to the meeting)   Please see the planning board meeting procedures above to virtually attend the meeting.

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 Highlight

 

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/   The meeting planned for February 17 6:00-7:30 pm by zoom has not been scheduled yet as of this time however they will include it soon.

With winter upon us and snow on the ground, if you are able please clean out your nearest fire hydrant..

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-flyer9.16.2020

**Because of the Novel Corona virus (COVID-19) Pandemic and the State and Federal bans on large meetings or gatherings and pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order suspending the Open Meeting Law, all Town of Barre board meetings will be held electronically via YouTube Live and/or phone conference instead of a public meeting open for the public to attend in person.  Find the links for individual meetings under the particular boards above as well as the phone conference instructions.  On YouTube, comments or questions can be typed on the right side of the screen.  The phone procedure will be the same, by text or email to Dr. Pogue.  We will try to reply to all comments or questions in the allotted time.

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

Proposed zone changes of extension of General Business District and Residential 1 District to Agriculture/Residential District.  Proposed zoning change 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.

Assessor’s Report 11.2020.

COVID Guidelines Orleans Midget League2

AES DE Solar Proposal-Town of Barre for the Town Park-08.10.20

Attention water district 9 residents: Meters may be picked up at a cost of $350.00.

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

TOWN OF BARRE SPECTRUM CABLE MAP  Please note that the pinkish lines are where the new fiber optic connections are going.

For the most updated information on opening Orleans County and New York State please click:   https://forward.NY.gov  

https://forward.ny.gov/phase-three-industries

Barre Final Roll 2020

 2020 Barre Tent Roll notice         Barre Tentative Assessment Roll 2020

Heritage Wind’s 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

Solar Law 2019

We still have Bicentennial t-shirts available for $10.00.  We also still have historical books available for $10.00.  Please see the Town Clerk during normal business hours to make your purchase.

“Know your Facts USA” is recording our Town Board meetings as well as informational gatherings and providing the recordings to the town.  For those town residents that are unable to attend a meeting and wish to be informed please click on the link shown here:  http://knowyourfactsusa.org/category/barre-townhall/

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

Contact Us

Town of Barre, response to COVID-19

THE TOWN HALL ALONG WITH THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT, AS OF NOVEMBER 30TH, THE DOORS WILL BE LOCKED DUE TO THE COVID-19 CASE NUMBER INCREASES.  PLEASE CALL TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS. YOU MAY ALSO USE THE DROP BOX TO THE LEFT OF THE FRONT DOOR. ALL MEETINGS WILL BE ON YOUTUBE LIVE OR BY PHONING IN AS BEFORE.  YOUTUBE LINKS WILL BE POSTED UNDER THE PARTICULAR BOARDS. YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ASK QUESTIONS OR LEAVE COMMENTS ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE SCREEN.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION. PHONE 585-589-5100.

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

Thank you,
Town of Barre