Welcome to the Town of Covert

 Interlaken NY Library Seeking Part Time Director

24 hours minimum weekly, scheduled according to library hours and managerial needs, $14.00/hr with opportunity for merit-based increases set by Library Board, minimum of a High School or Equivalency Diploma, preference for additional study and/or experience in related field and village or county residency, residents in 6 contiguous counties also considered.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to materials selection, scheduling programs, budget and financial matters, policies administration, volunteer support and representing library at meetings and workshops.

Questions? Call (607) 532-4341. Send resume to:
Interlaken Public Library at interlaken-director@rochester.rr.com


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the preliminary budget of the Town of Covert for the fiscal year beginning January 1,2017, including General Town funds, Highway Funds, Assessment Program Funds, Trumansburg and Interlaken Fire Protection Districts Funds, and Trumansburg Ambulance, has all been completed and filed in the Office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Covert, 8469 South Main Street, Interlaken, New York, were it is available for inspection by any interested person during office hours.

The Town Board of The Town of Covert shall hold a public hearing on said preliminary budget on November 10, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.at the Town of Covert Municipal Building at 8469 South Main Street, Interlaken, New York, showing such changes, alterations and revisions as shall have been made therein by the Town Board of the Town of Covert. At such hearing, any person may be heard in favor of or against the preliminary budget as compiled or for or against any item or items therein contained.

The following are the proposed 2017 salaries of certain Town Officers of the Town of Covert.
Supervisor ------------- $3,500.00
Council Members (4) ----- $1,600.00 each
Town Justice------------ $ 10,200.00
Town Clerk-------------  $31,546.00
Highway Superintendent-$49,640.00
Tax Collector-------------$4,808.00

Citizens have the right to provide written and oral comments and ask questions concerning the entire budget and the relationships of entitlement funds to the entire budget.

Handicapped citizens or senior citizens who require assistance in attending said public hearing, or in furnishing comments and suggestions, should contact the undersigned Town Clerk to request such assistance.
Dated: October 18, 2016     
BY Order of the Town Board of the Town of Covert Colleen Freese, Town Clerk


Highway Superintendent MacCheyne appoints Glenn Boyes as Deputy Highway Superintendent for 2015.
Town Clerk appoints Leslie Adams-Compton as Deputy Town Clerk and Registrar of Vital Statistics, Tax Collector. Wage shall be $10.00 per hour.
Town Justice Eileen Schmidt appoints Jennie Ewing as Clerk to the Town Justice. Salary shall be as budgeted with an increase of $700.00 for the year 2016.

Supervisor Reynolds makes the following appointments for 2016:
Bookkeeper and Secretary to the Supervisor - Diane Bassette Nelson
Budget Officer - Michael Reynolds
Deputy Supervisor - Gary Hunt
Town Assessment Committee – Michael Reynolds and Bill Bishop
Historian for the Town – John Hunt
Highway Committee - Gary G. Hunt, Chairman and Bill Bishop
Courts, Ordinances & Law Enforcement – Gary Hunt, Chairman & Bill Bishop
Utilities & Insurance – Gary Hunt, Chairman and Bill Bishop,
Personnel –Jeff Vann Chairman and Leon Anderson
Buildings and Grounds - Gary G. Hunt, Chairman and Jeffrey Vann
Fire and Ambulance – Jeff Vann Chairman and Mike Reynolds
Planning and Land Management Ordinance - Jeffery Vann Chairman and Leon Anderson
Deputy Town Clerk - Leslie Adams-Compton

Any appointments which may have been overlooked shall continue to be filled by the incumbent subject to review by the appropriate appointing authority.

Town Clerk

Phone: 607-532-8358
Fax: 607-532-4203


8469 South Main St.
Interlaken, NY

Mailing address:
Town of Covert Town Clerk 
PO Box 265
Interlaken, NY 14847-0265

Town of Covert Court

Justice E.M. Schmidt

Court In Session 1st & 3rd  
Mondays @ 10:00 am

Municipal Building

Recycling Information

New guidelines for November 2010:

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Town of Covert Census

1940 Index for Town of Covertand Village of Interlaken: Click Here

Assessment Roll Info

Available on the Seneca County 
Tax Data site: Click Here

TOC Bicentennial 2017