Welcome to the Town of Covert

August 13, 2018 7:00 P.M.

1. Call To Order & Pledge of Allegiance
2. Approval of Minutes from July 9, 2018 Meeting
3. Highway Superintendent: Jeffrey MacCheyne
    a. Monthly Report
4. Town Clerk: Leslie Adams-Compton
    a. Monthly Report
    b. Am Legion filed Quarterly Bell Jar Report
5. Committees:
    a. Councilman: William Bishop
    b. Councilman: Brayton Foster
    c. Councilman: Jeffrey Vann
    d. Councilwoman: Deborah Nottke
6. Supervisor: Michael Reynolds
    a. Hazard Mitigation Plan
    b. Cayuga Lake Watershed Network membership
7. Attorney for Town: Patrick Morrell
8. Resolutions:
    a. Adopt Hazard Mitagation Plan
    b. Set wage for Deputy Clerk
    c. Approve Supervisor Income & Expenditure Report
    d. Approve the Highway Report
    e. Approve Town Clerk Report
    f. Code Enforcement Officer Report
    g. Dog Control Officer Report
9. Petitioners to the Board


I, Irene Kehoe, the undersigned, do depose and swear that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the foregoing Final Assessment Roll for the Town of Covert conforms in all respects to the Tentative Assessment Roll with the exception of changes made by the board of assessment review and assessments made by the state board of real property services.
June 29, 2018
Irene Kehoe, Assistant Director of Assessment
Sole Assessor for Tompkins County (Single Assessing Unit)


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of The Town of Covert will hold a Public Hearing on July 9th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Covert Town Hall, located at 8469 Main Street, Interlaken, New York.

The purpose of the Public Hearing is to hear comments on the proposed Opt-Out of Section 487 of the New York State Real Property Tax Law. This law provides real property tax exemption for properties with renewable energy systems, only applying to the value of the system.

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 Hearing is to be followed by the Town of Covert's Town Board Meeting.

By Order of the Town Board of the Town of Covert
Leslie Adams-Compton, Deputy Town Clerk
Dated: June 20, 2018


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Highway Superintendent MacCheyne appoints Glenn Boyes as Deputy Highway Superintendent for 2018.

Town Board appoints Leslie Adams-Compton as Town Clerk, Registrar of Vital Statistics and Tax Collector beginning July 1, 2018.

Town Justice Eileen Schmidt appoints Mary Gregg as Clerk to the Town Justice. Salary shall be as budgeted for the year 2018.

Supervisor Reynolds makes the following appointments for 2018:

Bookkeeper and Secretary to the Supervisor - Diane Bassette Nelson

Budget Officer - Michael Reynolds

Deputy Supervisor - Deborah Nottke

Town Assessment Committee - Michael Reynolds and Brayton Foster

Historian for the Town - John Hunt

Highway Committee - Chairman Bill Bishop and Brayton Foster

Courts, Ordinances & Law Enforcement – Brayton Foster Chairman and Bill Bishop

Utilities & Insurance - Chairman Bill Bishop and Deborah Nottke

Personnel - Chairman Jeffrey Vann and Deborah Nottke

Buildings and Grounds - Chairman Bill Bishop and Jeffrey Vann

Fire and Ambulance - Chairman Deborah Nottke, Jeffrey Vann, and Michael G. Reynolds

Planning and Land Management Ordinance - Chairman Jeffery Vann and Brayton Foster

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

Councilman Foster moved , seconded by Councilwoman Nottke, to approve the slate presented for the Organizational meeting and appointments by Elected Officials. Aye-Councilwoman Nottke, Councilman Foster and Councilman Vann.

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

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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