5440 Route 5 & 20 West, Canandaigua, NY 14424     Main Desk Call: 585.394.1120    Receiver of Taxes Call: 585.394.1120     FAX: 585.394.9476
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Position Available - ECB Member

The Town of Canandaigua is looking for an interested resident to serve as a volunteer on our Environmental Conservation Board. The ECB meets monthly and is routinely tasked with researching and recommending changes to local laws and adopted Plans, preparing and distributing educational information, and maintaining current inventories of farmland, open spaces and environmentally significant features.
Applicants should send a resume to P. Helming, Town Supervisor by August 25. Email to phelming@townofcanandaigua.org or mail to:
5440 Routes 5 & 20 West, Canandaigua, NY 14424.


Request for Proposals - Technology Committee

The Town of Canandaigua Technology Committee and the Town Board have determined there is a need to upgrade current systems and services. For more information on our Request for Proposals for Telephone Systems and Information Technology Equipment & Services, please follow this link.


Farmland Protection Implementation Program

The Town of Canandaigua working in cooperation with Finger Lakes Land Trust invites landowners interested in applying for a Farmland Protection Grant to submit a letter of interest.  Letters must be received no later than Monday, June 9, 2014. (Grant applications are due July 14th).  Landowners must be looking to protect a minimum of 50 acres.
Your letter should include:

  • a brief statement on why you are interested in participating in the program,
  • a description of your operation,
  • why you believe the land should be protected,
  • percentage of quality soils (Prime or Soils of Statewide Importance),
  • % of farm in ag production,
  • total # of acres and # of acres to be preserved,
  • a statement explaining the significant development pressures in your area, and
  • a description of any significant public natural resources on or near your land.
Submit your letter to:
                                                Town of Canandaigua
                                                Supervisor Pamela Helming
                                                5440 Route 5 & 20 West
                                                 Canandaigua, NY 14424
Or by email: phelming@townofcanandaigua.org
For further details on the PDR program please contact Pam Helming at (585) 394-1120 or  phelming@townofcanandaigua.org  or Finger Lakes Land Trust Specialist Elizabeth Newbold at (315)536-5123 or via email: elizabethnewbold@fllt.org.



(Coliform bacteria & E. coli)
Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering a REBATE program for TESTNG YOUR WELL WATER.
The program is open to ONTARIO COUNTY residents.

For more information:
Call: 585.394.3977 x427 or Email: nea8@cornell.edu

Pam Helming,
Town Supervisor


Purdy/Mobile Road Sewer Project

Click on the above picture for a printable pdf




2014 Final Budget
View the 2014 Town of Canandaigua Final Budget Here



NOTICE, is hereby given that the preliminary budget of the Town of Canandaigua for the fiscal year beginning January 1st 2014 has been completed and filed in the office of the Town Clerk at 5440 Route 5 & 20 West, Canandaigua, New York, where it is available for inspection by any person during regular scheduled office hours.

FURTHER, notice is given that the Town Board of the Town of Canandaigua will meet and review said preliminary hearing thereon, at the Town Hall at 7 P.M. on October 30, 2013. At such time all citizens, wishing to comment either favorable or unfavorable, written of oral, on said proposed preliminary Budget are asked to come forward.

FURTHER notice is hereby given that at the same Public hearing comments for or against the entering into the following contracts to provide fire protection for the Town residents within the Canandaigua Fire Protection District:

City of Canandaigua Fire Department in the amount of $405,926

Bristol Volunteer Fire Department in the amount of $20,283

FURTHER NOTICE, is hereby given, pursuant to Section 108 of the Town Law, that the following are the proposed yearly salaries of Town Officials of the Town of Canandaigua

Supervisor $40,479
Town Clerk $50,710
Councilman Members
(Each of 4) $ 4,871
Justice $22,352
Justice $22,352
Highway Superintendent $62,472

Judith H. Carson
Town Clerk


Click here to view the Daily Messenger newspaper article regarding the May 8 Employee Luncheon (posted 5/13/14)

Click here to view the Daily Messenger newspaper article regarding the purchase of a new recording system (posted 5/13/14)

Click here to view information on Hydrofracking: The Initial Code & Policy Recommendations to the Town Board.

Click here to view the hours and availability of the Town Tax Collector and instructions on how to make your payment.

2013 Adopted Budget
View the 2013 Adopted Budget Here


Recently Adopted Laws
Proposed Laws

Board Members

List of Town Board Members:

Pamela Helming , Town Supervisor
5726 County Road 32
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 394-1120-Office
(585) 394-5094-Home

Keith Cutri
5440 Route 5&20 West
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 396.2683

Ralph Brandt
6235 Route 5 & 20
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 394-1723-Office
(585) 394-5477-Home

Terry Fennelly
4545 Middle Cheshire Road
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 394-0625-Home

Gregory Westbrook
3844 County Road 16
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 394-8912