Regulations Issued to Protect NYS Deer Population from Chronic Wasting Disease

Regulations Issued to Protect NYS Deer Population from Chronic Wasting Disease

Emergency Measures Restrict Importation of Certain Deer Species

Disease Could Devastate NY's Deer Population and Result in Severe Economic Repercussions on the State's Sportsman Industry.

The emergency regulations provide a ban on imports of specific species between November 16, 2013 and August 1, 2018. These species include Rocky Mountain elk, red deer, mule deer, black-tailed deer, white-tailed deer, sika deer, and moose.
Currently 19 states including New York prohibit the importation of live deer.

2014 Preliminary Budget Public Hearing, November 6th

Notice of Public Hearing on the
Preliminary Budget of the Town of Lindley
For the Year 2014

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the preliminary budget of the Town of Lindley for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2014, including general town funds, highway funds, and fire protection district funds, has been completed and filed in the office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Lindley, 637 US 15 PO Box 62, Lindley, NY 14858, where it is available for inspection by any interested person during office hours Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 am to 1 pm and Thursday from 2 pm to 6 pm.

The Town Board of the Town of Lindley shall hold a public hearing on said preliminary budget on November 6th, 2013 at 7:00 pm, showing such changes, alterations and revisions as shall have been made therein by the Town Board of Lindley.  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 year salaries of elected Town Officers of the Town of Lindley:

Town Supervisor                        $5406
Legislative Board (4@$1272)    $5088
Highway Superintendent             $47,750
Justice                                       $6400
Assessor (Chair)                        $3388
Assessors (2@$2519)               $5038
Town Clerk                               $7416

Tax Collector                             $1946

First Come First Service Doe Management Permits on sale Nov. 1st

Hunters may apply for leftover DMPs at any DEC license sales outlet beginning Nov. 1, 2013. Leftover DMPs will not be available by phone, by mail or via the internet. Applicants who previously paid the $10.00 DMP application fee or those that are exempt from the application fee will not be charged for this additional application.

Applications for leftover DMPs will be accepted for the following WMUs:
1C, 3M, 3R, 3S (bowhunting-only), 7F, 7H, 7J, 8A, 8F, 8G, 8H, 8J, 8N, 8R, 9A, and 9F.
During this extended application period, DEC will issue DMPs for an individual WMU all day. The status of permits will be reviewed each night. As individual units are filled, they will be removed from the list of those available effective the following day, with no further applications accepted for those units. A list of units with available leftover DMPs will be routinely updated on DEC's website.

November 1st Budget Workshop

The Lindley Town Board will be holding a 2014-Budget Workshop/Old Business Meeting Friday, November 1st at 7:00 pm at the Lindley Town Hall - 637 US 15, Lindley NY  14858.  The public is invited to attend.
By order of Gerald Simcoe
Lindley Town Supervisor

November 5th Election Ballot available for viewing

The ballots are now available for viewing on the Board of Elections website.  You can go to and click on 2013 General Election Ballots.   Each ballot is listed by town and district (if applicable).  The ballots are 2 sided as there are state, county and some local propositions on the back of the ballot.

Steuben County Board of Election
(P)  607-664-2261
(F)  607-664-2376  (new)

50th Anniversary Party for the Fire Department

The Lindley-Presho Historical Society is hosting a 50th Anniversary Party for the Lindley-Presho Volunteer Fire Department at the Lindley Town Hall, 637 US 15, Lindley, NY 14858, on Sunday, October 27th from 2:00-4:00pm.  Past, present and future Volunteer Fire Fighters will be honored, and refreshments will be served.  All are welcome!!

Letters of Interest being accepted to fill vacant Town Board seat

The Lindley Town Board is accepting letters of interest to fill a position on the Lindley Town Board due to an early vacancy.  This position is for the remainder of 2013.  Applicants should include why they would like to enter into public service.  Letters of interest will be accepted through Friday, October 18th.  The Town Board will review and appoint a qualified applicant Wednesday, October 23rd at 7:00 pm at the Lindley Town Hall.  Please mail or submit letters to the Lindley Town Clerk's office, Lindley Town Hall, 637 US 15, PO Box 62, Lindley NY  14858. 
By order of the Lindley Town Board

Workshops for the 2014 Budget Scheduled

The Lindley Town Board will hold the 2014 Budget Workshops/Old Business Meetings on Wednesdays - October 16th, October 23rd, and October 30th.  Meetings will be held at 7:00 pm at the Lindley Town Hall, 637 US 15, Lindley, NY  14858.  All interested parties are invited to attend.
By order of the Lindley Town Board