The Town of Lancaster is offering all Board Meetings live streamed as they are happening and archived afterwards on their YouTube channel. This includes Town Board, Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Ethics Board and Industrial Development Agency meetings.
This opportunity to view and listen to board meetings will further open the government to the community. To access the YouTube channel, go to the Quick Links, at the right-hand side of the Home page, and click either “YouTube Live Streaming” or “YouTube Previous Board Meetings.” The Town of Lancaster is happy to provide more access to anyone unable to attend these governmental meetings.
Erie County is launching the Small Business Working Capital Grant Program with the Cares Act CDBG funds from 2020. The program will provide a $10,000 grant for small businesses with five or fewer employees who reside in households that have an income below HUD Section 8 income guidelines.
View the news release and link for more information.
Supervisor Ruffino has declared the Town of Lancaster to be in a State of Emergency. All Town business will continue during this period. The declaration is attached.
Cooler temperatures are a reminder of fun fall activities and family gatherings for the holidays. However, the fall and winter months also call for extra precautions.
The Lancaster Building and Zoning Department offers these tips to help you take preventative measures to reduce the risk and protect yourselves, your families, and your community:
The Town Board has changed the office hours of the Town Hall, effective September 8, 2021, to 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.
Erie County has initiated a Mircoenterprise Loan/Grant Program for eligible small businesses. See the attached information.
Assistance from the Social Security Administration is available as detailed in the attached document.
The Home Energy Assistance Program office strongly suggests that residents apply as soon as possible this season due to Covid-10 pandemic, higher energy costs and higher unemployment rates. Please see the attached documents for more information.
Erie County's no cost Household Hazardous Waste drop-off Program has contracted with Hazman to provide a no cost drop-off in Tonawanda. More information below.
All Town Board, Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals meetings will now be in-person only. The doors to the Town Hall will be open to the public starting June 1st.
Visitors who are vaccinated are strongly recommended to wear a mask in the Town Hall. Anyone not fully vaccinated must wear a mask.
Waste Management just published a very helpful article - please check it out!
Waste Management will pick up bagged grass clippings if put inside of your carbage cart.
Follow these instructions if you suspect GPS devices/apps are improperly routing commercial truck traffic through your residential community. How To Report Residential Truck Traffic
The Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), Public Officers’ Law Article 6, provides that all records are accessible, except records or portions of records that fall within one of the nine categories of deniable records. Further information is available by contacting the Town Clerk. Requests must be submitted to the Town Clerk in writing. Please see the attached application for copying purposes.