The Alden Newstead, Clarence Newstead, Lancaster Alden, and Amherst Agricultural Districts are up for review and consolidation this year and encompass lands in Akron, Alden, Amherst, Clarence, Grand Island , Newstead, and Lancaster. The Notice and Map are attached.
Locust plant bug has been located on several Town owned Locust trees. The insect can be found feeding on the leaves of Locust trees which can cause defoliation. Please see the attached information.
This is the link to "Real Facts To Know About Assessments". Assessment
You can now recycle leftover paint. To find out more, go to www.paintcare.org or www3.erie.gov/recycling.
Erie County has set aside $10 million to assist small business owners for exterior building renovations to their commercial properties. More information is attached below.
Applications to hold a Yard Sale in the Town of Lancaster can be picked up at the Town Clerk's Office, 21 Central Avenue, and at the Highway Department, 525 Pavement Road as well as on this website.
All applications MUST be submitted to the Highway Department, 525 Pavement Road.
The Town of Lancaster is offering all Board Meetings live streamed as they are happening and archived afterwards on their YouTube channel. This includes Town Board, Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Ethics Board and Industrial Development Agency meetings.
This opportunity to view and listen to board meetings will further open the government to the community. To access the YouTube channel, go to the Quick Links, at the right-hand side of the Home page, and click either “YouTube Live Streaming” or “YouTube Previous Board Meetings.” The Town of Lancaster is happy to provide more access to anyone unable to attend these governmental meetings.
Erie County is launching the Small Business Working Capital Grant Program with the Cares Act CDBG funds from 2020. The program will provide a $10,000 grant for small businesses with five or fewer employees who reside in households that have an income below HUD Section 8 income guidelines.
View the news release and link for more information.
The Town Board has changed the office hours of the Town Hall, effective September 8, 2021, to 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.
Erie County has initiated a Mircoenterprise Loan/Grant Program for eligible small businesses. See the attached information.
Assistance from the Social Security Administration is available as detailed in the attached document.
The Home Energy Assistance Program office strongly suggests that residents apply as soon as possible this season due to Covid-10 pandemic, higher energy costs and higher unemployment rates. Please see the attached documents for more information.
Erie County's no cost Household Hazardous Waste drop-off Program has contracted with Hazman to provide a no cost drop-off in Tonawanda. More information below.
Waste Management just published a very helpful article - please check it out!
Waste Management will pick up bagged grass clippings if put inside of your carbage cart.
Follow these instructions if you suspect GPS devices/apps are improperly routing commercial truck traffic through your residential community. How To Report Residential Truck Traffic
The Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), Public Officers’ Law Article 6, provides that all records are accessible, except records or portions of records that fall within one of the nine categories of deniable records. Further information is available by contacting the Town Clerk. Requests must be submitted to the Town Clerk in writing. Please see the attached application for copying purposes.