Legal Notices


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Assessor for the Town of Clarendon, County of Orleans, has completed the tentative assessment roll for the current year and that a copy will be on file after May 1st in the Assessor’s Office at 16385 Church Street, Clarendon, NY, where it may be seen and examined by any interested persons until the June 8, 2021.  A copy will also be available for viewing online at The Assessor or his designee will be in attendance with the tentative assessment roll on: Tuesday, May 4th from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. & 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. (evening hours by appointment only) Wednesday, May 5th from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.  Friday, May 14th from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Saturday, May 15th from 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. (by appointment only) HEARING OF ASSESSMENT COMPLAINTS: The Board of Assessment Review will meet on Tuesday, June 8th between the hours of 4:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M. at the Clarendon Town Hall, 16385 Church Street, Clarendon, NY, in said town, to hear and examine all formal complaints in relation to assessments upon the application of any person believing that they have been aggrieved.  Complaint forms and the publication “Contesting Your Assessment in New York State” are available at the Assessor’s Office or online at Phone:638-6371, ext. 103. Robert A. Criddle, IAO, Assessor                                                           


LEGAL NOTICE of Assessment Inventory and Valuation Data
Pursuant to Section 501 of the real Property Tax Law, Notice is hereby given that assessment inventory and valuation data is available for examination and review.  An appointment may be made to review this information before May 1, 2021 which is the tentative assessment roll filing date, at the Assessor’s Office at the Town Hall, 16385 Church Street in Clarendon.  Office hours are Tuesday, 12:00 Noon – 6:00 PM and Wednesday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM.


TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Clarendon is accepting sealed bids for the property located at 16572 Boots Road in the Town of Clarendon; parcel ID 120.-1-68.  This 1.2-acre lot (200 X 246) is zoned Rural Agricultural (RA) and does not have access to the public water system.  The condemned structure on the lot needs to be removed (taken down) and disposed of properly according to New York State Code. A bid with the best offer will be awarded with the stipulation that the condemned structure be removed and properly disposed of within one year of taking ownership.  The Town of Clarendon reserves the right to refuse all bids.  Bids may be submitted in person to the Town Clerk’s Office at 16385 Church Street in Clarendon during regular business hours, or deposited in the mail drop to the west of the office door.  Bids may also be mailed to PO Box 145, Clarendon, NY 14429.  Please clearly mark the outside of the envelope with “Sealed Bid – Boots Road”.  Deadline to submit bids is May 18, 2021 close of business at 6:00 PM.


CLARENDON RESIDENTS be advised that the Clarendon Town Board will hold its monthly meetings for the year 2021 on the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM.  Meetings will be held either at the Town Hall, 16385 Church Street in Clarendon or via ZOOM Group Meeting according to the Governor’s executive orders. (See Supervisor and Town Board pages for meeting specifics)  Additional meetings and public hearings will be published when set.  The Official Bank for the Town in 2021 is Five Star Bank; the Official Newspaper is the Batavia Daily with most publications also in the Suburban News.   


TOWN OF CLARENDON NOTICE BY COLLECTOR of Receipt of Assessment Roll and Warrant. Property taxes will be received at the Clarendon Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours located at 16385 Church Street or may be mailed to PO Box 145, Clarendon, NY 14429 through April 30, 2021 at which time unpaid taxes will be returned to the county.  Please note there is also a mail drop in the building to the west of the office door.  Due to the alarming escalation of COVID cases in our county we would like to strongly encourage you to utilize the mail or the drop box at the Town Clerks office to make your tax payments. If you must pay in person please follow the safety guidelines to help keep everyone safe by sanitizing your hands upon entering and wearing a mask at all times. Only one person at a time should be at the counter in the Clerk’s Office and the counter and utensils will be sanitized throughout the day. We appreciate your consideration in this matter.   Please make checks payable to: Clarendon Tax Collector. Bring or send your entire statement when making payment as a portion of it will be used as your receipt.  The receipt will be returned to you in the mail. Fees charged are as follows: Jan 0%; Feb 1%; Mar 2%; Apr 3%.  Thank you.  Susan C. Colby, Clarendon Town Clerk/Tax Collector.  Office hours are as follows: Mon., Wed., Thurs. 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM; Tuesday 12 Noon – 6:00 PM; Friday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM – 12 Noon.


Applications for all real property tax exemptions such as Star, Senior Citizens, Disability, Veterans, Agricultural, Clergy, and B.I.E. must be filed with the Assessor on or before March 1, 2021, or be postmarked no later than March 1, 2021.  Applications will be accepted by the Assessor’s Office, 16385 Church St., P.O. Box 145, Clarendon, NY 14429, until March 1, 2021, Tuesdays Noon – 6 pm and Wednesdays 9 am – 4 pm. Applications may also be mailed or put into the town clerk mail drop located on the building, west of the Town Clerk’s Office door.   Dated:  December 21, 2020
Robert A. Criddle, IAO
(585) 638-6371, Ext. 103


TAKE NOTICE that Melissa Ierlan is the appointed Local Fair Housing Officer for the Clarendon Community.  The Town also has a Fair Housing Plan and maintains resource materials concerning Fair housing, including Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 and the Fair Housing Amendment Act of 1988.  The Federal Fair Housing Law, as well as the laws of the State of New York, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, financing and brokerage of housing based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin.  Persons who feel they have been victims of housing discrimination may receive assistance in filing a complaint with Ms. Ierlan at the Town Hall, 16385 Church Street, PO Box 145, Clarendon, NY 14429; office phone (585) 638-6371 ext. 104.  Copies of related materials are available upon request at the Town Hall.                


CLARENDON PUBLIC WATER CUSTOMERS be aware that delinquent water bills, together with penalty, shall become a lien against the real property upon which or in connection with which the water is used. Such a lien is prior and superior to any other lien or claim except the lien of an existing tax.  The Town Board shall include delinquent water charges, penalties and an additional $100 penalty in the annual tax levy and shall levy the same upon the real property in default in accordance with the Town Law. 


CLARENDON RESIDENTS TAKE NOTICE that the Clarendon Zoning Board is seeking to fill one position is for an Alternate member. Please submit letter of interest with qualification to: Clarendon Zoning Bord Chairman, PO Box 145, Clarendon, NY 14429. If you would like to ask any questions regarding the position you my contact the Zoning Bord Secretary at 638-6371 ext. 104.