Welcome to the Town of Covert

BOARD MEETING MARCH 13, 2017 AT 7:00 P. M.

1. Call To Order - Pledge of Allegiance
2. Public Hearing for renewal of Cable Franchise  
3. Approval of February 13, 2017 Minutes   
4. Presenter to the Board
    a. Mark Benjamin
5. Highway Superintendent: Jeffrey MacCheyne
    a. Monthly Report
6. Town Clerk: Colleen Freese
    a. Monthly Report & Tax Collectors Report
7. Committees:
    a. Councilman William Bishop
    b. Councilman Gary Hunt
    c. Councilman Jeffrey Vann
    d. Councilman Leon Anderson
8.  Supervisor: Michael Reynolds
    a. Report on Town Board Audit
    b. Resolution-Energy
    c. Resolution Village
    d. Set date for Audit of  Bookkeeper & Supervisor
    e. Renewal Cable Franchises
9. Attorney for Town: Patrick Morrell
10. Resolutions
    a. Approve Supervisor Income & Expenditure Report
    b. Approve the Highway Report
    c. Approve Town Clerk Report / Tax Report
    d. Code Enforcement Officer Report
    e. Dog Controller Officer Report
    f. Cable Franchise
    g. Energy Resolution
    h. Approve Town Court and Clerks Audit of  Books
    I.  Renewal Cable Franchise
11. Petitioners to the Board
Deadline for petitioners for April agenda is March 31, 2017

For Approval of a Cable Television Agreement
between Charter and the Town of Covert

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Covert will hold a Public Hearing on March 13,2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 8469 South Main Street, Interlaken, NY 14847 regarding granting a cable television franchise agreement by and between the Town of Covert and Charter. A copy of the agreement is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the Town of Coverts Clerk's Office, 8469 South Main Street, Interlaken NY. At such public hearing, all persons will be given an opportunity to be heard. Written and oral statements will be taken at that time. Time limitations may be imposed for each oral statement, if necessary. Dated 02/16/2017
By Order of Town of Covert Town Board Colleen R. Freese, Town Clerk


Highway Superintendent MacCheyne appoints Glenn Boyes as Deputy Highway Superintendent for 2017. Town Clerk appoints Leslie Adams-Compton as Deputy Town Clerk and Registrar of Vital Statistics, Tax Collector. Wage shall be $ 10.00-10.25 per hour. Town Justice Eileen Schmidt appoints Mary Gregg as Clerk to the Town Justice. Salary shall be as budgeted for the year 2017.

Supervisor Reynolds makes the following appointments for 2017:

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 and Bill Bishop Utilities & Insurance – Gary Hunt, Chairman and Bill Bishop
Personnel – Jeffrey Vann, Chairman and Leon Anderson
Buildings and Grounds - Gary G. Hunt, Chairman and Jeffrey Vann
Fire & Ambulance –Leon Anderson, Chairman, Jeffrey Vann, and Michael Reynolds
Planning and Land Management Ordinance- Jeffery Vann, Chairman and Leon Anderson

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