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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Public Works Committee Meeting

The Town of Canandaigua Public Works Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at 10:00 am. The Committee will continue discussions about the Town’s transfer station. The meeting will be held at the Canandaigua Town Hall located at 5440 Route 5 and 20 West, Canandaigua, New York.  This meeting is open to the public. Please contact James Fletcher, Highway & Water Superintendent, at (585) 394-3300 or jfletcher@townofcanandaigua.org should you have any questions.


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, ugg amazon 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.



Open Position - Administrative Clerk

The Town of Canandaigua is in need of a part-time administrative Clerk to greet visitors, answer phones and provide secretarial support to all departments. The Clerk is responsible for a multitude of duties including drafting notifications and letters, maintaining a current website and managing the purchase of office supplies. Must have strong MS Office Skills, excellent communications skills and the ability to multi-task.

Minimum qualification-HS graduate with at least 1 yr experience. Prefer a candidate with an Associate Degree.

Interested? Submit a completed Ontario County Employment Application along with a resume and cover letter to Pam Helming, Town Supervisor. Email to: phelming@townofcanandaigua.org. Deadline for submittals is July 24. The Town is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Open Position(s): Parks Committee

The CanandaiguaTown Board is looking for interested residents to serve on our Parks and Recreation Committee. We have 2 openings; one for an adult and the other for a youth representative between the ages of 14 and 19. The committee meets at least one evening/ quarter. The primary duty of the committee is to advise the Town Board on parkland & recreational needs.

Interested? Submit a resume to Dennis Brewer, Director of Parks & Rec. Email to: dbrewer@townofcanandaigua.org; or send via mail to: 5440 State Rt. 5&20, West, Canandaigua, NY 14424. Deadline for submittals is July 24.

This is an awesome opportunity for interested volunteers to help shape the future of the Town’s Parks!


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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.



The Town of Farmington announced the intersection of County Road 8 and County Rd 41/Shortsville Road will be closed beginning June 22, 2015 @ 7am. Here is the official announcement:

Farmington - Ontario County Department of Public Works will close the County Road 8 and County Road 41/Shortsville Road intersection beginning at 7:00 a.m. June 22, 2015 for approximately eleven (11) weeks as work crews’ complete improvements at the intersection. Vehicles traveling northbound on County Road 8 will be detoured off-site using; Canandaigua-Farmington Townline Road, NY 332, and NY 96. Vehicles traveling southbound on County Road 8 will be detoured off-site using; NY 96, NY 332, and Canandaigua-Farmington Townline Road. Vehicles traveling eastbound on County Road 41 will be detoured off-site using; NY 332, NY 96, and Payne Road. Vehicles traveling westbound on Shortsville Road will be detoured off-site using; Payne Road, NY 96, and NY 332.

For more information, call (585) 396-4000.

Thank you,

Pamela A. Helming,
Town of Canandaigua Supervisor
Direct: 585.394.1120 x2224



























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 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.

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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