Welcome to the Town of Covert

JULY 10, 2017 AT 7:00 P. M.

1. Call To Order / Pledge of Allegiance
2. Public Hearing for Variance requests for (1) Thomas G. Reed (2) Matt & Tera Stagg
3. Public Hearing is for Land Management Ordinance
4. Approval of June 12, 2017 Minutes
5. Presenter: Lawrence Reverby
6. Highway Superintendent: Jeffrey MacCheyne
    a. Monthly Report
    b. Bridg
7. Town Clerk
    a. Monthly Report
8. Committees:
    a. Councilman William Bishop
    b. Councilman Gary Hunt
    c. Councilman Jeffrey Vann
    d. Councilman Leon Anderson
9. Supervisor: Michael Reynolds
    a. Solar
    b. Clean Energy- NYSERDA- Grant
10. Attorney for Town: Patrick Morrell
11. Resolutions
    a. Variance request for Thomas G. Reed
    b. Variance request Matt & Tera Stagg
    c. Approve Supervisor Income & Expenditure Report
    d. Approve the Highway Report
    e. Approve Town Clerk Report     
    f. Code Enforcement Officer Report
    g. Dog Controller Officer Report  
    h. Land Management Ordinance???
10. Petitioners to the Board

Deadline for petitioners for August agenda is July 30, 2017


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Town Board of the Town of Covert will hold three Public Hearings on July 10, 2017, at 7:00 PM at the Town of Covert Municipal Building, located at 8469 South Main Street, Town of Covert, County of Seneca, and State of New York.

1. The purpose of the first Public Hearing is a variance request under the Town of Covert’s Land Management Ordinance for Matt & Tera Stagg, 3649  Orchard St, Interlaken, NY. The property does not meet the flag lot requirement of 50 ft width as required by the Land Management Ordinance.

2.The purpose of the second Public Hearing is a variance request under the Town of Covert’s Land Management Ordinance for John Yaw, 9035 Lodi-Covert Townline Road, Interlaken, which does not meet the required 50 ft setback from the road.
3. The purpose of the third Public Hearing is to amend the Town of Covert  Land Management Ordinance and to make changes to Local Law. Some Items to be included are Solar, Cell towers and Windmills. Also, 3.A Regulations for Multiple-Family Dwellings are to be inserted in the LMO. Changes are  available for review at townofcovert.org

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that, at the aforementioned time and place, all interested residents will be afforded an opportunity to submit written and oral comments, or be represented by an agent or in person.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that said Public Hearings will be followed by the Regular Monthly Town Board Meeting.

By Order of the Town Board of the Town of Covert     
Colleen R. Freese


Highway Superintendent MacCheyne appoints Glenn Boyes as Deputy Highway Superintendent for 2017. Town Clerk appoints Leslie Adams-Compton as Deputy Town Clerk and Registrar of Vital Statistics, Tax Collector. Wage shall be $ 10.00-10.25 per hour. Town Justice Eileen Schmidt appoints Mary Gregg as Clerk to the Town Justice. Salary shall be as budgeted for the year 2017.

Supervisor Reynolds makes the following appointments for 2017:

Bookkeeper and Secretary to the Supervisor - Diane Bassette Nelson
Budget Officer - Michael Reynolds
Deputy Supervisor - Gary Hunt
Town Assessment Committee – Michael Reynolds and Bill Bishop
Historian for the Town – John Hunt
Highway Committee - Gary G. Hunt, Chairman and Bill Bishop
Courts, Ordinances & Law Enforcement – Gary Hunt, Chairman and Bill Bishop Utilities & Insurance – Gary Hunt, Chairman and Bill Bishop
Personnel – Jeffrey Vann, Chairman and Leon Anderson
Buildings and Grounds - Gary G. Hunt, Chairman and Jeffrey Vann
Fire & Ambulance –Leon Anderson, Chairman, Jeffrey Vann, and Michael Reynolds
Planning and Land Management Ordinance- Jeffery Vann, Chairman and Leon Anderson

Any appointments which may have been overlooked shall continue to be filled by the incumbent subject to review by the appropriate appointing authority.

Town Clerk

Phone: 607-532-8358
Fax: 607-532-4203


8469 South Main St.
Interlaken, NY

Mailing address:
Town of Covert Town Clerk 
PO Box 265
Interlaken, NY 14847-0265

Town of Covert Court

Justice E.M. Schmidt

Court In Session 1st & 3rd  
Mondays @ 10:00 am

Municipal Building

Recycling Information

New guidelines for November 2010:

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Town of Covert Census

1940 Index for Town of Covertand Village of Interlaken: Click Here

Assessment Roll Info

Available on the Seneca County 
Tax Data site: Click Here

TOC Bicentennial 2017