NEEDED - Suggestions for new name of Rte 15

The Town of Lindley is looking for suggestions for the name of the Rte 15 stretch that has been replaced by I-99.  Current suggestions include:

Indian Hills Rd.
Lindley-Presho Rd.
Presho-Lindley Rd.
Col. Lindsley Rd.
The Marine League Memorial Highway (after the group that cleaned the highway in the 1990's and 2000's).

Please send your suggestions to the Lindley Town Clerk at for consideration. The Town Board will review suggestions during a meeting in December.

Thank you!

Historical Society Meeting

The Lindley-Presho Historical Society will meet on Sunday- November 16th –at the Lindley Town Hall( next to the Lindley Post Office).from 2-4 P.M.  I will,also, be putting  out some items from the Town Historian files.

The program will be Sharing the History of Lindley- which was settled in 1790.

Stories,photos ,memorabilia  will be shared.  Anyone attending is encouraged to bring photos, other  items of interest pertaining to the town’s history.  The meetings are free-open to the public. 

HIghway Improvement Committee Meeting November 10th

NOTICE:  The Lindley Highway Improvement Committee will be meeting Monday, November 10th at 7:00 pm at the Lindley Town Hall, 637 US 15, Lindley NY  14858.  Spectators are welcome.
By order of David Ballard and Pat Clark, Co-Chairs

AGENDA 11/12/2014 Town Board Meeting

AGENDA 11/12/2014 Town Board Meeting

1. Call to order
2. Pledge
3. Attendance
G.Simcoe_  D.Ballard_ P.Clark_ R.Mosher_ R.Snyder_ M.Stocum_
4. Reports
Town Clerk_ Supervisor_ CEO_ Highway_ Historian_ Justice_ DCO_
5. Announcements
6. Minutes
7. Old Business
Kathy is going to divide out the balance due for the year for Jerry Aldrich to make up for the over payments.
Naming of cty. rte. 115 suggestions Indian Hills Rd., Lindley Presho Rd. or Presho Lindley Rd
Review Dog Control Laws
Review Zoning Laws
Review Right to Farm Law
Status on burned Peterbilt
Status on Mailbox mounting
8. New Business
Road Permitting Process { Town of Erwin}
Cleaning out boiler room for additional storage
Repositioning of outside personal mailboxes
Dog kennel charges beyond Lewis Kennels, Excess of Five or Six Days
Appointment for tax assessor

9. Review bills for payment

10. Adjourn

First Come First Serve DMP's Saturday, Nov 1st 9:00 - 12 noon

Leftover DMPs

Extended Application Period for Leftover DMPs Begins November 1, 2014 (Lindley Town Hall 9:00-12:00)

If there are permits remaining after the initial application period ends, the leftover DMPs may be available during an extended application period.
The Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) with leftover permits will be:1C
3M, 3R, 3S
7F, 7H, 7J
8A, 8F, 8G, 8H, 8J, 8N, 8R
9A, 9F, 9G
Applications for leftover DMPs will be accepted at license issuing outlets only. Applications will not be accepted by phone, mail or on-line for leftover DMPs.
  • Hunters may apply for and receive up to two additional DMPs in these WMUs.
  • Applicants with licenses that are exempt from paying a DMP application fee or hunters who have previously applied for DMPs this license year will not be charged any additional fees during the extended application period. Otherwise, there is a non-refundable $10 application fee for leftover DMPs.
  • Leftover DMPs are issued on a first-come / first-serve basis. DEC will continue to issue permits in these WMUs until sufficient numbers of DMPs are issued to achieve optimum management in each unit. When a unit is opened, it will remain open at least until close of business that day. At the end of the business day, any units that have reached the desired number of permits will be closed.
  • Applications for leftover DMPs will not affect any preference points held by the applicant.
Note: DMPs are only valid for antlerless deer in the WMU for which they are issued.

Preliminary Budget Public Hearing Wednesday, October 29th

Notice of Public Hearing on the
Preliminary Budget of the Town of Lindley
For the Year 2015

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the preliminary budget of the Town of Lindley for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2015, 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 October 29th, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Lindley Town Hall, 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 - $48000
Justice - $6400
Assessor (Chair) - $3388
Assessors (2@$2519) - $5038
Town Clerk - $7416
Tax Collector - $1946

DEC Announces New Proposed Freshwater Sportfishing Regulations

Public Comments Accepted Through December 1, 2014

Regulations Schedule to be Effective April 2015
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is accepting comments on proposed changes to the freshwater fishing regulations through December 1, 2014, Commissioner Joe Martens announced today.

Comments on the proposals can be sent by email to or mailed to Shaun Keeler, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Bureau of Fisheries, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4753.

The full text of the proposed regulations are also available on DEC's website at

Absentee Ballot Applications available for Special School Vote October 21st.

Absentee Ballot Applications are available for the special election of the Southeast Steuben County Library Vote which will occur on October 21st.  Absentee Ballot Applications can be picked up from the School District Clerk’s office at 165 Charles St. Painted Post NY  14870 Monday through Friday 8:30 – 12:30 and 1:30 – 3:30 pm.  Applications can also be picked up by going to or by calling 607-936-3704 x1001.

Questions about the library vote can be answered by calling the Southeast Steuben County Library at 607-936-3713 or by visiting  Southeast Steuben County Library

Accepting Letters of Interest for Assessor

The Lindley Town Supervisor is accepting letters of interest to fill a one year appointed position in the Assessor's office.  This position will begin January 1st, 2015.  Letters of interest may be mailed to the Lindley Town Supervisor, 637 US 15, PO Box 62, Lindley NY  14858 no later than December 10th, 2014.
Lindley Town Supervisor

Town Clerk Office Hours the week of October 6th

The Town Clerk Office Hours will be adjusted the WEEK of OCTOBER 6TH as follows:

Monday 9-1 and 5-7
Tuesday 9-1
Wednesday 9-1
Thursday 1:30 – 3:30

I apologize for the confusion and thank you for your understanding,
Megan Thistle
Lindley Town Clerk