Entries by Joseph Grube

Town Hall resumes normal operations effective June 1, 2020

On Monday, June 1, 2020, the Town of Gaines Town Hall will re-open with normal business hours and operations. All Town Meetings will return to their normal schedules. Town Employees will continue to have measures in place to adhere to current guidance on social distancing, as required. Town Court is covered under different guidelines from […]

COVID-19 Meeting and Operational Changes for May

The regular May 2020 meetings of the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The May meeting of the Town Board has been rescheduled for May 18th. The meeting will be open to the public in accordance with any directives on building capacity or social distancing that […]

COVID-19 Meeting Cancellations

The regular April 2020 meetings of the Gaines Town Board, Planning Board, and Zoning Board of Appeals have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We will reconvene in May with the regular meeting schedule. This situation is fluid, and the May meetings may be remotely done, or closed to the public, based on direction […]

Gaines has new zoning regulations!

After a little over a year of effort by the Town Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Zoning Update Steering Committee, and our consultant, LaBella Associates, the Town Board passed Local Law 2 of 2019 on December 9, 2019, which replaces the old zoning ordinance, which were originally adopted in the early 1980s,  with a new […]

Zoning Revisions Public Hearing

There will be a public hearing on the Zoning Revisions developed by the Zoning Advisory Committee with the assistance of our consultant, LaBella Associates. The files included here are the most recent versions of the draft zoning regulations. This version is what the Town Board set in motion for later adoption at our September 9, […]

Zoning Informational Meeting

The Zoning Steering Committee, which was established by the Town Board in 2018 and has been meeting since last fall, has completed the majority of their work. The next step for the committee, and our consultant, LaBella Associates, is a public informational meeting. This meeting will be held on August 5th, 2019 at 7:00 PM […]

Town of Gaines Budget for 2019

On October 30, 2018, the Gaines Town Board held a budget workshop session to review the preliminary budget prepared by the Supervisor and move it forward in the budget process. (Approve it as the tentative budget). A lot of work was put into the budget to keep taxes flat. The tentative budget is a very […]

Zoning Steering Committee

As a follow up to the Zoning Review Kickoff meeting of September 17th, the Town Board will appoint a group of Gaines residents to serve on a Steering Committee. The committee will meet several times from late fall until late spring 2019 to provide public input to LaBella Associates as they work to develop recommendations […]

Planning and Zoning Project Workshop

On Monday, September 17, 2018, the Town will kick off a project with the guidance of LaBella Associates to conduct a review of planning and zoning in the Town of Gaines. At this event, representatives from LaBella Associates will be on hand to talk about the process the Town is embarking on. Specifically, this meeting […]