TOWN OF BOSTON TIME CAPSULE BURIAL – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017
Join us at Boston Town Hall on Saturday, October 21st at noon as we will bury our Bicentennial Time Capsule to be opened in the year 2117. There’s still time left to submit an item which can include photos, a future letter to your family, t-shirts, badges, coins, stamps and more. *Please note all items are subject to approval. You can bring your items to Boston Town Hall by October 18th. Any submissions after this date will not be included in the time capsule. We hope to see you there!
ERIE COUNTY SHERIFF OPEN HOUSE – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017
Sheriff Howard along with Town of Boston Councilman Keding invite you to a Erie County Sheriff Open House at Boston Town Hall Park Lions Shelter on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 11am – 2pm Child ID cards will be made. Child Safety seat checks will be done. You can meet the Mounted Unit for the Sheriff’s ofﬁce! And see the SWAT Unit! (pending no emergencies) Also see the Air-1 Helicopter (pending weather and no emergencies)
ATTENTION BOWHUNTERS: HELP MONITOR DEER AND OTHER WILDLIFE POPULATIONS. PARTICIPATE IN BOWHUNTER SIGHTING LOG
Last year, 3,805 bowhunters from across the state participated in the Bowhunter Sighting Log and provided valuable data to aid DEC biologists with long-term monitoring of deer and other wildlife populations. Participants logged 186,110 hours afield and recorded seeing 120,067 deer, 47,772 turkeys, 2,698 ruffed grouse, 2,232 coyotes, 1,376 red fox, 1,323 raccoons, 446 fisher, 382 gray fox, 339 black bear, 128 bobcat, 7 river otter, and 5 moose.
The Department of Environmental Conservation is gearing up for the 2017 Bowhunter Sighting Log and welcome new participants.
If you hunt during the bow season with a vertical bow or crossbow and have not participated before but would like to participate, contact the DEC via email (firstname.lastname@example.org, subject: BowLog) by August 31. Include your name, address, hunter ID (back tag number), and the county where you primarily hunt.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND CERT TRAINING
Elma CERT and EMPact America of New York invite you to learn how to protect yourself, your family, your friends, and your neighbors during times of crisis and disaster! FEMA trained instructors from the Elma CERT team will provide expert instruction to train you with the skills you need in an emergency situation.
Come join us for a FREE Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training program that educates citizens about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their community. CERT teaches basic disaster response skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
Learn in a classroom setting and practice skills necessary in an emergency. CERT members can help others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help by joining their local CERT group. Western New York has active teams in Elma, Cheektowaga, Grand Island, Lancaster and West Seneca.
*The class will be every Tuesday and Thursday for four consecutive weeks starting Thursday, September 7th and ending Tuesday, October 3rd. Class will run from 6:00-9:30 pm each evening.
For more information or to register, click here.
MOVIE NIGHT – FRIDAY, AUGUST 25
Click here for the flu shot demographic form. Please note that in addition to emailing or faxing the completed form in, you can also drop it off at the Town Clerk’s office and the clerk will ensure that it is sent to the appropriate place.
INFORMATION ON SPORTING LICENSES
Currently we are waiting for the DEC to certify us to become a License Issuing Agent. Due to their process of certification we temporarily cannot issue any sporting licenses. We thank you for your patience during this process. Our office is here to serve our residents and hopefully this will be resolved soon. Notification will be posted on the Town’s website when we resume licensing.
Thank you for understanding,
Interim Town Clerk
FOOD TRUCK TUESDAY – AUGUST 1, 2017
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES ANNOUNCED
The Town of Boston’s Summer Concert Series is back! Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7—9 p.m. Under the Lion’s shelter located in the Boston Town Park. Rain location is the Town of Boston Community Room. Here’s this season’s lineup:
July 11 Sugar Spoon Band & CRUZ NIGHT
July 18 Five to One Band
July 25 Boston Town Band & Ice Cream Social
August 1 Carnival Kids Steel Drum Orchestra
August 8 Crash Cadillac
August 15 Jack Civiletto Sings Sinatra
August 22 Black Widow
August 29 Joe Wagner
Click here for more details and a list of our sponsors.
TOWN OF BOSTON
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Boston Town Board, Erie County, New York, will hold a Public Hearing at the Boston Town hall, 8500 Boston State Road, Boston, New York, on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 7:40 p.m., Eastern Prevailing Time, to amend the zoning classification of approximately 28.51 acres of 36.59 acres of the Project Site from C-1 to R-3 Two or More Family Residence District (“R-3”) to accommodate a clustered residential subdivision consisting of 20 lots to be serviced by a public roadway connecting Boston State Road and twelve two-story apartment building consisting of 96 units and from C-1 to C-2 to accommodate three single story commercial buildings for small businesses as well as a future hotel. Click here to read the full notice.
TOWN OF BOSTON
NOTICE OF SPECIAL TOWN BOARD MEETING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Boston Town Board, Erie County, New York, will hold a Special Town Board Meeting to discuss Litigation, Fourth of July Celebration, Use of Facility Application-William Solak and the swearing in of Beverly Kent at the Boston Town Hall, 8500 Boston State Road, Boston, New York, on Thursday June 22, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.
Boston Youth Soccer League Registration Now Underway
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.
FREE Rabies Clinics
Free rabies clinics are being offered at several locations around Erie County over the next few months. Click here for more information.
TOWN OF BOSTON
NOTICE OF SPECIAL TOWN BOARD MEETING
Town of Boston Fishing Derby
The town’s annual Fishing Derby is scheduled for Saturday May 13, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until noon. The program will go on rain or shine. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Catch & release. Barbless hooks. Bring your own gear and worms. Enjoy a hot dog lunch following the derby. Prizes will be awarded!
Town of Boston Memorial Day Bicentennial Parade
The Town’s annual Memorial Day parade will be bigger and better than ever this year, in celebration of the Town’s 200th anniversary. The event will take place on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 1 p.m. The application to participate in the parade is now available. Just click here.
If you have lost a loved one in military service, you are invited to march in the Town of Boston’s Memorial Day parade to honor their memory. We’ll have a special parade section dedicated to the families and friends who have lost a loved one while serving our country.
For participation, please contact Dawn Kane at 716-597-4009 or email@example.com
- Wear matching t-shirts to honor your lost loved one
- Carry a picture of your lost loved one
- Carry American flags or the flag of the military branch your lost loved one belonged to
- Make a banner or sign with your lost loved one’s name, picture and military branch
Dogs are welcome, but you must clean up after them!
TOWN OF BOSTON
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that the Boston Town Board, Erie County, New York, will Hold a Hearing at the Boston Town Hall, 8500 Boston State Road, Boston, New York, on Tuesday April 25, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., Eastern Prevailing Time, as a result of the investigation of the property at 7305 Omphalius Road, Colden, New York, made by the Boston Code Enforcement Office. Pursuant to Town Code Chapter 47 of the Town of Boston, Erie County, New York, the Town Board will determine whether the building located at the above address is unsafe and if so provide for the removal of said building or such other remedies as are set forth in the Boston Town Code Chapter 47, Dated April 5, 2017 BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD
Published: April 10, 2017
Join us for an Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 15th at 1:00 p.m.at Boston Town Park. A great event for the whole family! Be sure to get there early. Thanks to the folks at Boston Democratic Social Club for sponsoring this wonderful event!
Chairman Mills announces that Springville Boston Road will be repaired
• Lake Street from Route 5 to Main Street in the Village of Angola
• Route 240 from Holland-Glenwood Road to Foote Road in Colden/Concord
• Old Lakeshore Road from Lakeview Road to North Creek Road
Happy 200th Birthday, Boston!
April 5, 2017 marks the Bicentennial Anniversary of the Town of Boston!
To commemorate this historic day, we are going to bury a “Time Capsule” Vault with items pertaining to the Town of Boston and our current times to be unearthed in the year 2117.
Join us on Wednesday, April 5th at Boston Town Hall at 6pm for cake and coffee to celebrate our 200th Birthday!
Watch the video re-enactment of the reading of the act that created the Town of Boston. Click here.
Please Note: Brush pick-up will take place from April 1 – May 1, 2017
Restocking of Eighteen-mile Creek
The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources will be stocking eighteen Mile Creek.
Anyone interested in volunteering to assist in their effort, please meet behind the Boston Town Hall, in the rear parking lot on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 12:30 P.M.
Take advantage of this great opportunity to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors, April 1st marks the opening day for trout fishing in New York.
Town of Boston Summer 2017 Recreation Schedule Released
The Town’s schedule of summer recreation programs is now available. It includes programs in Summer Skills (math and reading), Tennis, Swimming and Tae Kwon Do. To see the full schedule and access the registration form, just click here.
You can also access the registration information/forms for the following programs:
Though it’s hard believe that it took this long for Mother Nature to give us a blast of cold weather, we’re pleased to announce that as of Friday, February 3, at least one of the Town’s two new ice rinks (located behind the Boston Town Hall) is now open. It’s available for free public skating daily from 9 a.m. ’til 9 p.m.
In recognition of the Town of Boston’s bicentennial, we are pleased to publish a 2017 calendar, featuring beautiful full color photographs of our town. The calendars are currently being mailed to all Town of Boston residents at no charge. If you have not yet received your free copy, you should be getting it soon (likely during the week of January 9). If for some reason you do not receive a copy, there are extras available for you at the Town Hall.
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 for Elected and Appointed Officials
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
Town Band Annual Christmas Concert
Boston Area Schools Continuing Education
HEAP Home Energy Assistance Program
Hunting Licenses Available at Town Clerk’s Office
A MEMORIAL DAY “THANK YOU”
UNYTS Blood Drive 2016 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
Boston Government Meeting Schedule