Welcome to the Town of Mendon, NY
Mendon Town Hall
16 West Main Street
Honeoye Falls, NY 14472
Town Hall: 585-624-6060
Building/Code Enf: 585-624-6066
Justice Court: 585-624-6064
Our Town of Mendon is a community of over 9,100 located in southern Monroe County in the State of New York. Please use the drop down boxes above and links to the left and below to explore our site.
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SUPERVISOR MOFFITT UNVEILS 2019 BUDGET: KEEPS PROPERTY TAXES FLAT, CUTS SPENDING, AND EXPANDS SERVICES
Mendon Town Supervisor John Moffitt presented his proposed 2019 Town Budget, honoring a commitment to stand strong on fiscal responsibility and tax stability. The Town Supervisor’s 2019 Town Budget, totaling around $4.8 million, keeps the property tax rate flat and reduces overall spending by $93,344. The budget maintains the 2018 tax cut for Town and Village residents.
“I am proud to submit a budget for 2019 that keeps the tax rate flat and puts interests of Mendon taxpayers and their families first,” said Moffitt. “Each year I take great pride in creating a budget that will provide a stable and secure environment. Best yet, this year’s property tax rate maintains last year’s tax cut and will keep more money in the pockets of our taxpayers. Moving forward taxpayers can continue to expect a Mendon Town government that lives within its means, strives to do more with less and always puts the interests of the taxpayers first.”
Keeps Tax Rate Flat; Complies with State
Property Tax Cap:
Residents in the Town of Mendon are fortunate to have one of the lowest property tax rates in Monroe County. The only Towns in Monroe County with a lower tax rate are Riga, which generates $2 million in revenue a year from a landfill, Henrietta which has a significant commercial tax base and no brush pick-up, and Perinton which generates $1.8 million in revenue a year from a landfill.
The New York State Property Tax Cap was implemented in 2011 in an effort to limit local government’s overall growth. While many towns in New York State were forced to override the Property Tax Cap last year, the forward-thinking and fiscal discipline of the 2019 Town Budget puts the Town of Mendon in compliance with the Property Tax Cap.
“I am fortunate to have the opportunity to work with Town Board Members John Hagreen, Cynthia Carroll, Tom Dubois, and Mike Roberts. We worked to deliver a budget keeps the tax rate flat while keeping the Town of Mendon a great place for families to live and work,” said Moffitt.
Commitment to Deliver Quality-of-Life Services:
The 2019 Mendon Town Budget guarantees to deliver services which remain vital to the town’s high quality of life. This year’s budget increases funding for the Senior Citizens Program by 17.5%, allocates $5,000 for the Hamlet Beautification Projects, and provides funding to resurface the community tennis courts at Mendon Center.
“I am proud of both Highway Superintendent Bud Smith and Town Clerk Jim Merzke for their great partnership in providing high quality services while remaining committed to a smaller, smarter, and more efficient local government,” continued Moffitt. “Efficient services and cost savings have allowed us to fund a second brush pick-up, purchase much-needed highway equipment without the extra cost of borrowing money, and create an annual event to honor our veterans and their families.”
The 2019 Town of Mendon Final Budget was adopted by the Mendon Town Board on November 19, 2018, and can be viewed here.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Mendon Town Board will hold a public hearing to consider the adoption of the Official Town Zoning Map, 7:00PM, or as soon thereafter as said hearing can be convened, Monday, February 11, 2019, at the Mendon Town Hall, 16 West Main Street, Honeoye Falls, NY.
Copies of the proposed map can be viewed in the Mendon Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours. It can also be viewed online here.
All persons interested in said hearing may appear in person or by attorney. All written correspondence pertaining to said hearing must be filed with the Town Clerk prior to the time of said hearing.
BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD
DATED: January 8, 2019
James P. Merzke
Mendon Town Clerk
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the meeting dates of the following boards and commissions of the Town of Mendon were adopted by the Town Board at its January 7, 2019 Organizational Meeting: Board of Assessment Review – as needed; Environmental Conservation Board – 1st Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM; Historic Preservation Commission – 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7:00PM; Planning Board – 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:00PM; Zoning Board of Appeals – 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month as needed at 7:00PM.
BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD
DATED: January 8, 2019
James P. Merzke
Mendon Town Clerk
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that James P. Merzke, Receiver of Taxes for the Town of Mendon, has received the 2019 Collector’s Tax Warrant for the Town of Mendon. Taxes will be received at the Mendon Town Hall, 16 West Main Street, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472-1199, from 8:00AM-4:00PM, Monday through Thursday, and 8:00AM-1:00PM on Fridays, except holidays.
TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that taxes may be paid on or before February 10th without interest. On payments received after such date, there shall be added interest of 1.5% if paid on or before February 28th and an additional 1.5% for each additional month or fraction thereof thereafter until such taxes are paid or until the return of unpaid taxes to the county treasurer pursuant to law. If a due date falls on a holiday or weekend, that collection date is extended to the next business day.
TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that pursuant to the provisions of law, the tax roll of the Town of Mendon will be returned to the County Treasurer of the County of Monroe on the 1st day of June 2016.
IF YOUR TAXES ARE NOT ESCROWED, AND YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A TAX BILL, please contact my office, (585) 624-6060 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tax information is also available through the Monroe County website: www.monroecounty.gov.
DATED: January 8, 2019
James P. Merzke, Town Clerk/Receiver of Taxes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Mendon is accepting bids to farm 33.508 acres of Town owned land on Semmel Road, tax account number 222.01-1-4.12. Period of the resultant contract will be from execution of lease until December 31, 2020. Bids will be opened and read aloud at the Mendon Town Hall, 16 West Main Street, Honeoye Falls, NY at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, January 30, 2019.
INFORMATION FOR RESIDENTS WITHOUT PUBLIC WATER
The Town of Mendon has been working with Town Engineer, Labella Associates, P.C., to gather information on the costs and procedures for extending access to public drinking water in areas of the Town that currently do not have it.
The Town held an informational meeting at 7:00PM on Monday, April 30, 2018, at the Honeoye Falls-Lima Middle School District Auditorium.
At the meeting, the Town, Labella Associates, and the Monroe County Water Authority conducted a presentation detailing the particulars related to any proposed construction, associated costs and procedures necessary for public water to be extended.
The PowerPoint Presentation from the meeting
is available here (as a pdf).
Please contact the Mendon Town Hall at 585-624-6061, or by email at email@example.com with any questions or for more information.
2018 FINAL ASSESSMENT ROLL
The 2018 Final Assessment Roll can be accessed here.
See below for cancellations we know about ahead of time.
Mendon Town Board Meetings for 2019:
Organizational and first Regular Meeting:
7:00PM, Monday, January 7, 2019, at the Mendon Town Hall.
Regular Meetings: February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 10, July 15, August 12, September 9, September 30, October 21, November 18, and December 9.
These meetings will be held 7:00PM at the Mendon Town Hall, 16 West Main Street, Honeoye Falls, NY.
Other Boards, Committee, and Commissions:
PLEASE NOTE - the regular meeting dates of the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals have changed. They are now both held in the 1st and 3rd weeks of the month on their respective dates.
Board of Assessment Review – as needed.
Environmental Conservation – 1st Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM.
Historic Preservation Commission – 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00PM.
Planning Board – 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:00PM.
Zoning Board of Appeals – 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month as needed at 7:00PM.
All the above meetings are held at the Mendon Town Hall.
The Town reserves the right to cancel any meeting at any time in the interest of public safety.
Always check with the Town Hall to determine if a meeting is being held.
The Planning Board Meeting originally scheduled for January 16, 2019, has been cancelled.
TOWN OF MENDON ASSESSOR'S OFFICE Exemption Guidelines
Have some questions regarding what it
takes to qualify for a tax exemption?
Want to know what the Seniors are up to?
Check them out here!
Interested in using the Town's athletic fields on Semmel Road?
The Facilities Use Packet is here.
MONROE COUNTY VETERANS DISCOUNT CARD
The Monroe County Veterans Discount Card Program is an initiative between Monroe County, the Veterans Outreach Center and local merchants to recognize and thank our County’s more than 60,000 veterans, reservists and individuals serving on active duty.
Under the Monroe County Veterans Discount Card Program, honorably discharged veterans will be issued an identification card by the County that identifies them as a veteran.
Participating County merchants have agreed to honor this card by providing these individuals with discounts on purchases or services, or some other special offer. Individuals in the reserves or currently on active duty will be able to present their military identification cards to participating merchants and will receive these same discounts.
Although this program could never fully acknowledge or thank these individuals for their service and sacrifices made to protect our country, in some small measure it is a way we can demonstrate our appreciation.
Click here for more information.
MONROE COUNTY ECOPARK
The ecopark is an innovative partnership between Monroe County and Waste Management of NY that provides county residents with a “one-stop drop-off” to dispose of or recycle certain items.
Check out their website here.
MONROE COUNTY STORMWATER COALITION
Draft 2017-2018 Joint Annual Report is on this page.
MENDON FIRE DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICES
Legal Notice: Mendon Fire District Meetings
2019 Regular monthly meetings start time is 7pm and dates are:
Workshop sessions starting at 6pm are as follows
DISCLAIMER - The Town of Mendon is required by law to publish legal notices of fire districts within its geographical boundaries on an official website if it has one. Fire districts are separate municipal entities and the Town of Mendon has no jurisdiction over them, nor makes any claim or guarantee relative to the above notices.