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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The Canandaigua Town Board budget workshop meeting that was scheduled for Monday, September 28, 2015, to discuss the highlights of the proposed 2016 budget has been rescheduled.  The meeting will now take place on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, beginning at 4:00 pm

The meeting will be held at the Canandaigua Town Hall located at 5440 Route 5 & 20 West, Canandaigua, NY.  The meeting is open the public and everyone is welcome to attend.  At any time written comments may be sent to the Town Clerk or Town Supervisor via email or US Mail.  Should you wish to speak with Supervisor Pamela Helming regarding the 2016 Tentative Budget, she can be reached at (585) 394-1120 ext 2224.


Blue Green Algae Advisory on Canandaigua Lake


On September 16, 2015, Kevin Olvany, Canandaigua Lake Watershed Manager, reported visual inspections conducted today along the north end of the lake show substantial algae concentrations. Mr. Olvany further reported the whole northern ½ of the lake is seeing substantial increased algae concentrations. The Watershed Manager has also received reports that the southern half of the lake is seeing increased concentrations. Reports suggest the first increase in algae two weeks ago may have partially died off and re-released nutrients that this secondary bloom is utilizing. The warm, calm weather pattern is also believed to be contributing to the increased algae.

The Town of Canandaigua beaches were officially closed for the season on September 6th.

Extreme caution should be used by the public when entering the lake.

Should you have any questions about the lake condition, please contact Kevin Olvany. His contact information is:

Kevin Olvany CPESC CPSWQ
Watershed Program Manager
Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council
205 Saltonstall St.
Canandaigua, NY 14424
585 396-3630


Road Repaving Project - NYS Route 332, Route 5 & 20

Construction is set to begin on a $6 million project to improve the condition of Routes 332, Route 5&20, and Route 96 in the towns of Farmington, Canandaigua and Hopewell, Ontario County.

NYSDOT’s preventive maintenance project will mill and resurface a portion of Route 332 the New York State Thruway south to County Route 28; a portion of Route 96 between Route 332 east to Glen Carlyn Drive; and a portion of Routes 5&20 between Sucker Brook Creek Bridge (just west of Route 332) and the eastern intersection of Lake Shore Drive.

The construction schedule calls for work to begin on Routes 5 and 20 at the south end of the project during the overnight hours from 6:30 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. for approximately one month. Crews will first make pavement repairs followed by milling and paving. Work will continue during the daytime hours on Route 332 and Route 96. Work is expected to be complete by mid-October.

Traffic will be maintained with the use of single lane closures. Two-way travel will be maintained. Motorists should allow extra travel time to safely pass through the highway work zones.

If you have questions or comments about this project, please contact Joe Hendee, Engineer in Charge, at (585) 272-3340, or via email at joseph.hendee@dot.ny.gov.



Study of the State of Telecommunication in New York: Click here


Farmers' Market Coupon Program Available

The Ontario County Office for the Aging is participating in the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, “Farmers’ Market Coupon” program that connects low income seniors to the fresh fruits and vegetables available at their local farmers’ market. Coupon books will be available beginning on July 6, 2015.

Click here to view information on the eligibility requirements as well as the distribution schedule throughout Ontario County. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Brenda Abel, Volunteer Coordinator, Ontario County Office of the Aging at (585) 396-4577.



To view the Powerpoint presentation from the March 23 Ag Landowner's Meeting, click here




(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


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.

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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) 394-1120

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