Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day August 11, 2018

Erie County and Northwest Solid Waste Management Board announce the August 11th Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event. Open from 9am to 2pm and free to all Erie County residents.  ECC North Campus.

ITEMS WHICH CAN BE BROUGHT FOR DISPOSAL INCLUDE:

•             Pesticides, Fertilizers, Pool and Household Chemicals/Cleaners (limit 2 gallons or 20 pounds)

•             Oil-based paints, Spray cans (limit 10 gallons)   

•             Paint Thinner, Stripper and Solvents (limit 2 gallons)

•             Batteries (lead acid & rechargeable)

•             Oil, Gasoline, Kerosene, Antifreeze (limit 10 gallons)

•             Mercury (thermometers, thermostats, liquid)

ITEMS WHICH WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED INCLUDE:

•             Latex paint: latex paint does not need to be disposed of as household hazardous waste and once completely dried out, can be placed in your regular trash.  

•             Automobile tires

•             Computers and other electronics

•             Appliances

•             Pharmaceuticals

•            Fluorescent bulbs

•             Commercial/industrial wastes

Please allow approximately one hour to be unloaded.

For more information on these events, for a full list of items that will be accepted, or for details on how to properly dispose of latex paint, call the Erie County Household Hazardous Waste 24-Hour Hotline at (716) 858-6800 or visit www.erie.gov/recycling

Participants may need to verify that their waste products were generated by households.

Support for both events is provided by SUNY Erie, NOCO Energy Corp., the Battery Post, Northeast Southtowns and Northwest Solid Waste Management Boards and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. 

ANNOUNCING A MUD RUN AT THE ERIE COUNTY REFORESTATION AND REFUGE

MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2018 @ 6:30 PM

CLICK HERE FOR MUD RUN DETAILS

07 10 18 Planning Board Meeting Cancelled  

July 3, 2018

Dear Supervisor Keding:

The Planning Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 10, 2018 is being cancelled due to the lack of agenda items.

The next regularly scheduled meeting is Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 7:30 P.M. in the Planning Board room.

Very truly yours,

Paul Ziarnowski

Chairman

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

TOWN OF BOSTON

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

         PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: that the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Boston, Erie County, New York will meet on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 7:00 PM for a Work Session in the Boston Town Hall Courtroom, 8500 Boston State Road, Boston, New York.

Followed by Public Hearings for variance requests to The Town of Boston Code relative to the application(s) of:

Lisa Rood residing at 8798 Zimmerman Road proposing an accessory addition of 6000 square foot to an existing 576 square foot barn:

Town Code Section 123-136 B (4) allows 2,500 square feet of accessory use on 5+ acres of land, a variance of 4,076 square feet is requested,

Town Code Section 123-51 B (2) requires a 30 foot side yard setback, variances of 15 feet and 5 feet are required

Guy & Rebecca Sutherland residing at 9447 Boston State Road – proposed photography and massage therapy office

Town Code Section 123-32 A does not allow for home occupation in R-3 District;

Carl & Bridget Smith residing at 5257 Mayer Road proposing to reconstruct a4,000 square foot barn destroyed by fire, existing accessory footage is 1,400 s.f., a variance of 2,900 square feet is required;

Gary & Linda Stisser residing at 9345 Boston State Road, regarding vacant land on Smolinski Drive, requesting to construct accessory building prior to principal, on property that does not have required frontage; Town Code Section 123-48 A does not permit accessory prior to principal building; Town Code Section 123-49 B (1) requires 75 feet of frontage, proposed is 60 ft.

William & Marsha Fisher residing at 7479 Heinrich Road for construction of garage addition that exceeds accessory square footage and lot coverage; Town Code Section 123-136 B(4) allows 728 square feet on less than 1 acre proposed is 947 square feet; Town Code Section 123-28 E limits lot coverage to 15%, proposed 17%.

Robert Ballard residing at 4803 Enser Road proposing construction of a pole barn that exceeds accessory square footage; Town Code Section 123-136 B(4) limits accessory use to 2,500 square feet on 5+ acres, proposed 4,960 square feet.

At these hearings, at the time and place noted above, all interested persons will be given up to 3 minutes to speak for or against said applications.

Katharine Praczkajlo, Chairman,

Zoning Board of Appeals

Dated: June 22, 2018

Published: June 29, 2018

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June 27 Press Release from NYSEG

NYSEG Resiliency Plan June 2018

TOWN OF BOSTON BRUSH DROP OFF

If you are a Town of Boston resident and have brush you need to get rid of during a time before or after the Town’s brush pick up is completed, you can bring it to the field next to the Trooper Barrack on Boston State Road and dump it there.  Residents are invited to bring brush there any time of year.

Town of Boston Summer 2018 Recreation

The Town’s schedule of summer recreation programs is here!  It includes programs in Summer Skills (math and reading), Tennis, Swimming and Tae Kwon Do.  To see the what is offered in 2018 schedule, just click Additional Recreation Summer All Program Registration 2018.

You can also access the registration information/forms for the following programs:

New Registration form 2018- early bird extension

Latchkey Reg. 2018

 

Town of Boston Independence Day

Wednesday July 4, 2018

Music: 8:00pm

The Boston Town Band will be serenading us with tunes from the decades

                        Fireworks Display: 10:00pm

     Bring coolers, lawn chairs, blankets for your convenience

 

TOWN BOARD MEETING SUMMER SCHEDULE

JUNE 13, 2018                7:30 PM

JULY 18, 2018                 7:30 PM

AUGUST 15, 2018           7:30 PM

Boston Arts Council Presents:

26th ANNUAL FREE Town of Boston 2018 Summer Concert Series

Tuesdays 7 to 9 PM

Lions Shelter, Boston Town Park

Rain location: Town of Boston Community Room

FREE ADMISSION – bring a lawn chair and friends

One FREE $25 Gift Card will be given away at each concert, courtesy of J.P Fitzgerald’s

 

DATES               PERFORMERS                                     

July 10     Whollatta Band  & CRUZ NIGHT                          (Blues)

**Special start time of 5:30

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July 17     Five to One Band                                       (Classics)

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July 24     BOSTON TOWN BAND  & Ice Cream Social                              

                                                      ** Ice Cream Social begins at 6:00 PM

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July 31     MJ & The Way   (Acoustical Trio- variety, soft rock, Country)                         __________________________________________________________________________________ 

August 7    Jack Civiletto & Sweet Tumbleweed    (Sinatra, soft rock, country and a variety of songs)

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August 14        Crash Cadillac (Sounds of the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, & 90’s

 ** Special time: 6 – 9 PM – Food Truck & Fire Truck Night _________________________________________________________________________________

August 21        Nip N Tuck                                

                                  (Country)

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August 28        Flipside   (80’s Pop, Rock, Dance)                                                        

                                               

** Special Start time 6 – 9 pm  ** Food Trucks  @ 5 pm                __________________________________________________________________________________

 

“Program is funded by the New York State Council of the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; administered by Arts Services Initiative of Western New York.”

A Special Thanks goes out to our Corporate Sponsors:

Jennifer Warren – State Farm Insurance

Steve Cappellino – Cappellino Chevrolet

 

The Town Board would like to welcome Kelly Martin as their new Councilwoman.  The Board announced Martin’s appointment at their meeting on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

 

The Boston Town Band invites interested musicians to join them as they prepare for their 26th year of performing concerts in the Southtowns!

While the band has a need for percussion, base clarinet, and tuba players, the band welcomes musicians of all instruments.

The band plays a variety of marches, patriotic, show tunes and light classical selections.

Membership is open to 9th graders through senior adults.  Boston residency is NOT a requirement.

Then Band rehearses at the Boston Valley School on Tuesdays from 7:30 – 9 PM with the first rehearsal scheduled for April 17.

Interested persons should call President Herb Klein at 649-8570 or Band Director Kyle Kohan at 648-3578.

 

VOLUNTEERS WANTED

Do you love your town?

Why not volunteer with others who love the Town of Boston?

There are many ways to get involved in our town and we would LOVE for you to be a part of the wonderful things already happening and play a role in all the good things we can build TOGETHER as a community!

Click here to complete a volunteer interest form

 

CONGRATUALTIONS TO SUPERVISOR KEDING!

Boston Town Supervisor Jason Keding is the FIRST SUPERVISOR IN NEW YORK STATE to complete the Association of Towns Certified Town Official Certification!  Certification presented to Supervisor Keding from Association of Town Executive Director Gerry Geist.

Thank you to Erie County Legislator John Mills, Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns, Chief of Staff Christine Gierlinger and Karl Simmeth from Assemblyman DiPietro’s Office, and Mitch Martin from Senator Gallivan’s Office for joining the Town Board at their meeting on March 7, 2018 to celebrate Supervisor Keding’s achievement.

 

Are you a local senior? Come join other Boston Seniors for lunch Monday – Friday. 

Suggested donation of $3. Please call 941-5773 for more info or to make a reservation

 

SPECTRUM CABLE

Spectrum is building out in our town.  Please use the following link to check your address.

http://www.bldlkup.com/

 

Boston Youth Soccer League Registration COMING SOON FOR 2018

Registration for the 2017 Town of Boston Youth Soccer League (BYSL) is now open thru June 30th, 2017.  Boston Youth Soccer is open to all area children aged 5 to 13 as of December 1, 2017. Young adults can referee, assistant coach, or play in the towns Sunday pick up league.  Registration forms are available at the Boston Town Clerks Office or by clicking here.  You can also sign up online by clicking here.

For FAQs about the BYSL, click here.

Municipal

Announcement from the Supervisor
Upgrade to Enhanced License When Time to Renew
NYSDEC Burning Regulation
QiGong T’ai Chi Classes in Hamburg
Standard Work Day and Reporting Resolution 2018
2014/2015 Fire Contracts
Town Board Meetings
Town of Boston Seeking Volunteers
CAC Seeking New Members
Audit: TOB Fire Co. Service Award Program
Erie County Auto Bureau Offices
NYS Comptroller’s Report of Financial Operations

Community

Town Band Annual Christmas Concert
Boston Area Schools Continuing Education
HEAP Home Energy Assistance Program
Hunting Licenses Available at Town Clerk’s Office
UNYTS Blood Drive Dates
CHANGE IN NYS FOR ELECTRONICS RECYCLING JANUARY 1, 2015
Lifeline Discount Telephone Service Program
Attention Homeowners: Insist on Identification
First Time Home Buyer Program
Food Pantry Locations
Emergency Utility Bill Assistance
Erie County Housing/Homeless Outreach
Affordable Housing & Zoning Techniques

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