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Public Hearing – Stoltzfus Special Use Permit

The Romulus Town Planning Board will hold a public hearing on July 6 at 7:00PM at the Romulus Town Hall in Willard with regard to a Special Use Permit application for a produce stand at 1842 Route 96A, Ovid, in the town of Romulus.

Please remember that face masks are required and social distancing must be observed at all times.

Town of Romulus Re-Opening Update

Effective Monday, June 8, 2020 and in keeping with Executive Order 202 and its amendments, “Re-Opening New York” guidelines, guidance from the Finger Lakes Region Control Room, and any local, state, or federal directives, the Romulus Town offices will resume normal business operations.

Pursuant to Executive Orders 202.17 and 202.18 and to ensure the health of our staff and visitors, the following restrictions will be in place:

  • All visitors over the age of 2 and medically able to tolerate a face-covering are required to cover their mouth and nose with a cloth face-covering or mask.
  • Everyone is asked to maintain a minimum social distance of 6 feet from other individuals.
  • Visitors will be allowed open access to the lobby and board room but must be escorted for all other areas of the building.

Please do not visit the Romulus Town offices for any reason if you have any of the symptoms currently associated with COVID-19.  A list of those symptoms may be found here:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html

These restrictions will be in place at least until June 19, 2020.  We will re-evaluate these based on the Finger Lakes Regional Control Room’s and New York State’s re-opening directives and modify them, as necessary.

Thank you for your help and understanding.

Romulus Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting – June 25

The Romulus Zoning Board of Appeals will be meeting on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 7:00PM at the Town Offices. The public may attend (up to the occupancy limit that will allow proper social distancing).

Please note that masks are mandatory and the public may not enter any part of the building other than the lobby and the board room. Social distancing guidelines must also be observed.

Romulus Planning Board Meeting – June 1

At this time, the Romulus Planning Board meeting for Monday, June 1, 2020 at 7:00PM will be held at the Town Offices. There will be an abbreviated agenda for discussion to allow action on several submitted requests, but no other business will be conducted and there will be limited comment or discussion. The public is asked not to attend unless it is absolutely necessary.

Please note that masks are mandatory and the public may not enter any part of the building other than the lobby and the board room. Social distancing guidelines must also be observed.

Joint Assessment Group – 2020 Grievance Day

Joint Assessment Group
Lodi – Ovid – Romulus – Varick
Post Office Box 355
Ovid, New York 14521

Grievance Day for 2020
Due to “Social Distancing Requirements” the following will be observed:

1. Call the Joint Assessment office no later than May 25, 2020 for an appointment.

2. Fill out the required form (RP-524) available from the Joint Assessment office by mail or online at www.tax.ny.gov.

3. Masks are required for appointments.

4. NYS law provides that a completed form (RP-524) may be delivered to the assessment office by mail and will be reviewed by the Board of Assessment Review without attendance by the property owner.

5. Although this is, by rule, an open meeting, seating will be limited to comply with current NYS health regulations.

Any questions, please call (607) 869-9689.

Town of Romulus Grievance Day is June 2, 2020.

Notice to Willard Post Office Customers

From the United States Postal Service and the Willard Postmaster:

May 4, 2020

Dear Willard Post Office Box Customer:

Effective May 9, 2020, the Willard Post Office Box lobby will be open from 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday for customers to retrieve mail from their Post Office Box.

The new hours are being put into effect because of concern for the safety and security of our Post Office Box customers and the Willard Post Office facility.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at (607) 869-2841. Thank you,

Darlene Kay
Postmaster

Romulus Town Board Meeting – May 20, 2020

At this time, the Romulus Town Board meeting for Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 6:00PM will be held at the Town Offices. If so, there will be an abbreviated agenda for passage of resolutions to allow the Town government to continue to function, but no other business will be conducted and there will be no comment or discussion. The public is asked not to attend unless it is absolutely necessary.

We are working to add an online meeting capability that will allow us to hold virtual meetings that may be attended electronically from the safety of your home. If possible, the May 20 Town Board meeting will be our first virtual meeting. We will keep you posted as we progress.

Romulus Town Board Meeting – April 15, 2020

The Romulus Town Board meeting for Wednesday, April 18, 2020 at 6:00PM will be held. There will be an abbreviated agenda for passage of resolutions to allow the Town government to continue to function, but no other business will be conducted and there will be no comment or discussion. The public is asked not to attend unless it is absolutely necessary.

Town Board Vacancy Filled

The Romulus Town Board has filled their vacant seat by appointing Martha (Marty) Wooledge to serve in that position for the remainder of 2020. The seat will be available for election in November to fill the rest of the term.

Marty brings a diverse background, wealth of knowledge, and desire to serve the residents of the community. As part of her duties, she will serve as the Chair for the Willard Water Project committee.

Please join us in welcoming her to her new position.

Romulus Town Office Building Closure

UPDATE – Monday, March 16 at 8:45PM

Due to concerns about the COVID-19 outbreak and in keeping with other federal, state, and local agencies, effective Monday, March 16, 2020 at 5:00PM the Romulus Town office building in Willard will be closed to the public until further notice. Staff will continue to report, but the office doors will remain locked. We are still available to answer questions (contact information is included below). Payments may be deposited in the secure mail slot at the front of the building. If a face-to-face meeting is absolutely necessary, an appointment may be made, but we are encouraging everyone to conduct any necessary business remotely if at all possible.

All previously scheduled meetings utilizing the Town office facility are also cancelled (i.e. Town Board, Planning Board, etc.)

UPDATE – Monday, March 16 at 8:45PM – The Romulus Town Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 6:00PM will be held. There will be an abbreviated agenda for passage of resolutions to allow the Town government to continue to function, but no other business will be conducted. The public is asked not to attend unless it is absolutely necessary.

Pursuant to the NYS Office of Court Administration Order issued on Monday, March 16, 2020, the Romulus Town Court offices will also be closed effective Monday, March 16, 2020 at 5:00PM until further notice.

Thank you for your cooperation and consideration.

Contact Information

Romulus Town Offices
Mary Farnsworth
607 869-9326 x222

Romulus Town Clerk
Jane Braunig
607 869-9326 x226

Romulus Town Website
www.romulustown.com