News and Announcements

Wayne Town Hall Reopening

Wayne Town Hall is reopening with the following guidelines that must be strictly adhered to.

Effective Thursday July 23rd the Wayne Town Hall will be open to the public. To enter the building all visitors and vendors must wear face masks. If a visitor doesn’t have a mask one will be provided. Upon entering the Town Hall all visitors will need to complete a sign in log and use the sanitizer products at the front entrance.
Social Distancing will also be practiced when waiting to see any of the Town officials. Attendance for all board meetings will be limited based on the social distancing guidelines. As of now maximum seating capacity for community visitors is limited to 16 spaces only. Seating will be on a first come first served basis.

      For any additional information feel free to contact either:
                   Town Supervisor, Tom Dunbar 607-742-0665
                   Town Clerk, Bill Mahr 607-292-3450    


Hydro Plant Donation Offer

The donation offer letter is on the website. 

Attached is the donation offer letter referenced at the Special Board Meeting held on June 25th.

(PDF; 115KB)

Town of Wayne Coronavirus (Covid-19) Preparation

Preparation for residents and town operations in response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Key to our health care systems ability to provide treatment for individuals that have contracted this virus is our collective ability to slow the rate of infections.  The best method is to reduce an infected individuals exposure to others.  All public meetings that we can cancel we will and strive to provide information via electronic means to the best of our ability.   

An infected individual should attempt to remain quarantined in their own home unless medical treatment is required at the hospital.

To assist, we have begun a list of volunteers willing to transport food and supplies to these individuals.  If you would like to volunteer please send an email to Town Clerk, Bill Mahr who is compiling the list.

Check the supervisors page for links to documents that may help you better understand this virus.

Proper Usage of the Town of Wayne Compost Site

Please adhere to the guidelines posted on the website on proper usage of the Town of Wayne compost site.

Please adhere to rules posted on the Town of Wayne website regarding the compost site.  Failure to follow these rules costs the Town additional monies that are not budgeted to maintain the site.  As previously stated there should be absolutely no construction materials or garbage left at the site!  Violators will be punishable pursuant to the law. 

Town Opening for Cemetery Custodian

Town of Wayne needs a volunteer to be the town's cemetery caretaker. 

Bob Canfield has retired in his role of cemetery custodian effective August 1st.  The Town is looking for a volunteer to replace him.  Any interested parties please contact Town Clerk, Bill Mahr, at 607-292-3450.

The Town would like to extend its sincere gratitude and thanks for the great service Bob provided the town during his tenure.  

Hunting & Fishing Licenses

Hunting & Fishing Licenses are now available at the Wayne Town Hall.

The updated New York State DEC system is now available at the Town of Wayne for processing hunting and fishing licenses at the Wayne Town Hall.  For more information please contact Town Clerk, Bill Mahr, at 607-292-3450. 

Town of Wayne Board Workshop

The initial Town of Wayne 2021 Board Budget Workshop will be continued on Tuesday, September 29nd.

The Wayne Town Board will continue its initial 2021 Budget Workshop on Tuesday, September 29th, at the Wayne Town Hall located at 9772 Silsbee Road starting at 6:00 PM.  For further information contact Town Clerk, Bill Mahr, at 607-292-3450.

To join meeting by Zoom Meeting cut & paste the following into your web browser:

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2020 Wayne Town Budget

The approved 2020 budget is now available on the Town of Wayne Website

The approved 2020 budget for the Town of Wayne is available on the town website.  The budget link is  located in the footer on the home page.

Compost Site Guidelines

The Compost Site has re-opened.  Please note the following hours of operation and usage guidelines:

The Town of Wayne compost site reopened on May 22.  The hours of operation in 2020 will be Wednesday to Saturday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Items suitable for deposit include: grass clippings, leaves & brush. (Brush cannot exceed 2 1/2 inch in diameter at base)
Absolutely no garbage or construction material is accepted. (Violations will be punishable pursuant to the law) The complete list of rules for proper resident usage are posted.

Failure to adhere to these guidelines will result in closure of the site.