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 20 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Town Court
February 17 - Presidents Day - Town Court and Town Clerk
April 13 - Easter (observed) - Town Court only
May 27 - Memorial Day - Town Court and Town Clerk
September 7 - Labor Day - Town Court and Town Clerk
October 12 - Columbus Day - Town Court and Town Clerk
November 11 - Veterans Day - Town Court and Town Clerk
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ON THE PROPOSED FINANCING BY Cowlesville Fire Company, Inc.
Notice is hereby given that the Cowlesville Fire Company, Inc., located in Cowlesville New York (the Issuer), will meet on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 6:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at the Cowlesville Fire Hall, 361 Clinton Street, Cowlesville NY 14037, for the purpose of holding a public hearing pursuant to the requirements of Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, on a proposal the Issuer enter into an agreement to finance certain equipment. The equipment to be financed consists of one (1) new Rosenthal Pumper and will be maintained at the fire station in Cowlesville New York.
To finance the costs of such equipment and to pay costs and expenses incidental to the financing, the Issuer proposes to enter into a loan agreement with a maximum principal amount not to exceed $356,534.00. The Issuer will be required to pay all taxes on the equipment. The rental payments due pursuant to the loan agreement will be secured by a security interest in the equipment.
All persons interested may appear and be heard at said time and place or may file written comments with the Cowlesville Fire Company, Inc., prior to the date of hearing set forth heretofore.
Date posted & published: February 15, 2020
Town of Bennington is looking for residents interested in serving in the following positions:
Zoning Board of Appeals: Member/Alternate Member for meetings held 1st Wednesdays at 7 pm to review variance applications and zoning interpretations.
Zoning Board of Appeals Secretary: Prepare documents, mailings & legal notices, attend meetings, take and prepare minutes and board paperwork.
Deputy Zoning Officer: Assist Zoning Officer in applying the Town’s zoning laws and state property management laws, assist the public and process applications for zoning permits, attend meetings.
Training is provided for the above positions. Letters of interest or applications can be mailed to: Town of Bennington, 905 Old Alleghany Road, Attica NY 14011 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org