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.

Until further notice all meetings will be virtual due to the large number of COVID cases and the new variant.  You may use YouTube or call in by dialing 589-5100, enter 5 once the auto-attendant plays- pin of 4321 followed by #.

December 9, 2020   PLEASE SEE NOTE BELOW IN HIGHLIGHTS!   YouTube Link:

December 29, 2020 End of year meeting at 5 pm YouTube link:

January 4, 2021 Organizational Meeting at 5:00 pm  YouTube link:

January 13, 2021 YouTube link:

February 10, 2021 YouTube link:

March 10, 2021 YouTube link:
UPDATED LINK (MARCH 10TH, 2021): updating soon

April 14, 2021 YouTube link:

May 12, 2021 YouTube link:

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

Until further notice all meetings will be virtual due to the large number of COVID cases and the new variant.  You may use YouTube or call in by dialing 589-5100, enter 5 once the auto-attendant plays- pin of 4321 followed by #.

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:

January 4, 2021 following the Organizational meeting discussing the Public Hearing comments on the proposed Wind Law changes YouTube link:

February 1, 2021 YouTube link:

March 1, 2021 YouTube link:

April 5, 2021 YouTube link:

May 3, 2021 YouTube link:


Planning Board Meeting

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

Until further notice all meetings will be virtual due to the large number of COVID cases and the new variant.  You may use YouTube or call in by phone.  To listen by phone, call 589-5100 – when the auto-attendant answers dial 402 followed by your pin of 6543 #.

Public hearing & meeting December 14, 2020 YouTube link:   ttps://

January 11, 2021 YouTube link:

February 1, 2021 Workshop on Energy Storage YouTube link:

February 8, 2021 with public hearing YouTube link:

February 22, 2021 workshop YouTube link:

March 8, 2021 YouTube link:

March 22, 2021 Workshop on Energy Storage YouTube link:

April 12, 2021 YouTube link:

April 26, 2021 Workshop on Energy Storage YouTube link:

May 10, 2021 YouTube link:


Zoning Board Meeting

Meets as needed.  You may virtually attend by phone or YouTube.   Please see the call-in information under Planning Board above to participate.

End of year meeting December 15, 2020 at 6 pm.  Link:

February 15, 2021 YouTube Link:


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

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

Preliminary 2022 Budget

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

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.

Barre Final Roll 2021

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:                       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

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 4, 2020 public hearing on the proposed wind law YouTube link:

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 **

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