Town of Bennington
The Town of Bennington was formed in 1818 and will be celebrating our bi-centennial in 2018. According to the United States Census Bureau, the Town of Bennington has a total area of 55.3 square miles, of which 55.0 square miles is land and 0.2 square miles (0.40%) is water. The west town line is the border of Erie County, New York, and the north town line is the border of Erie County and Genesee County. The population was 3,349 during the 2000 census. The town was named after Bennington, Vermont. Geographically, the town of Bennington is the largest in Wyoming County, occupying a significant portion of the county's northwest corner.
Pine Tree Park
Town Court is every Monday except holidays at 6pm
Senior Citizen Nutrition is every Monday except holidays from 11am until 2pm (Pine Lounge Restaurant)
Town Clerk is available every Monday and Wednesday from 5 to 7:30pm and Saturday from 8am to 1pm
The Transfer Station is available Wednesday from 5-8pm and Saturday 8am to 2pm
Zoning Board of Appeals meets the first Wednesday of the month, if needed, at 7:15pm
The Town Board meets the second Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm
The Planning Board meets the third Wednesday at 7:15pm
The Town Assessor is available every Wednesday from 5-6pm and Saturday from 10am to 1pm or by appointment
2019 Town Hall Holiday Schedule
Town offices will be closed the following dates in 2019:
January 21 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Town Court
February 18 - Presidents Day - Town Court and Town Clerk
April 22 - Easter (observed) - Town Court only
May 27 - Memorial Day - Town Court and Town Clerk
September 2 - Labor Day - Town Court and Town Clerk
October 14 - Columbus Day - Town Court and Town Clerk
November 11 - Veterans Day - Town Court and Town Clerk
December 25 - Christmas Day - All Town Offices and Transfer Station
Notice is hereby given that the Preliminary Budget for the Town of Bennington for Fiscal Year beginning January 1, 2020 has been completed and filed in the Office of the Town Clerk and available for inspection by any interested person(s).
Further notice is hereby given that the Town Board of Bennington has scheduled a Public Hearing on November 6, 2019, 7:30 p.m. at the Bennington Town Hall to consider same.
Pursuant to Section 108 of the Town Law, the proposed salaries of the Town Officers are hereby specified as follows:
Justices (2): $7,500.00 each
Councilmen (4): $1,944.00 each
Town Clerk/Tax Collector: $16,000.00
Highway Superintendent: $54,000.00
All interested parties will be heard at the above time and place either by written and/or oral comments.
Bennington Town Clerk