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DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY OUR OFFICES ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC BUT STAFF IS ON SITE WORKING MON-FRI FROM 9:00AM-2:00PM. COUNTY-TOWN TAX PAYMENTS WERE DUE BY MARCH 16TH. IF YOU DID NOT PAY BY THAT DATE PENALTIES DO APPLY AT THIS TIME. IF MAILING IN PAYMENTS OR PUTTING THEM IN OUR DROP BOX PLEASE INCLUDE PENALTIES.

IF YOU HAVE A HANDICAPPED PERMIT THAT NEEDS TO BE RENEWED, PUT ALL PAPERWORK IN OUR DROPBOX AND WE WILL PROCESS IT AND MAIL YOU YOUR NEW TAG.

Dawn D. Izydorczak, RMC (term exp. 12/31/2021)Dawn

P.O. Box 227                       
5 Clarence Center Rd
Akron, NY 14001
Phone: (716) 542-4573, option 2  Fax: (716) 542-3702

Office hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Jennifer Herberger - Deputy Town Clerk

Elizabeth Pask- 2nd Deputy Clerk

The Town Clerk is the Freedom of Information Officer.  FOIL forms can be requested at the Town Clerks office or downloaded off of the FOIL page.

Town Fees are listed in the Fee Schedule.

Compost & Tire permits and CRT Recycling Permits can be obtained at the Clerk's office or the Joint Facility office with proof of residency(Driver's License).

A compost permit must be obtained and presented by any town resident wishing to dropoff yard waste or pick up topsoil/wood chips from the Joint Facility. No waste will be received from any commercial or landscaping businesses nor are commerical or landscaping businesses allowed to pick up topsoil or wood chips from the facility. These are for town/village residents personal use only.

Important Dates

February 15th County/Town tax bills are mailed
March 15th County/Town tax bills are due
March 1st taxable status day (all exemptions are due and property is valued as of this day)
May 1st tentative roll (all assessments can be viewed)
4th Tuesday in May Grievance day (apply to Board of Assessment Review)
June 30th last day to pay County/Town tax (unpaids are returned to Erie County for collection)
July 1st final roll (no more changes to assessment roll)
August 1st Hunting/Conservation Licenses go on sale
September 15th School tax bills are mailed
October 15th School tax bills are due
October 1st 1st round of Doe Permit issuance ends
November 1st 2nd round of Doe Permit issuance begins
2nd Tuesday in November Election Day
November 15th last day to pay Niagara & Genesee Co school tax bills (unpaids returned to County Treasurer for relevy)
November 30th last day to pay Erie Co school tax bills (unpaids returned to Erie County for relevy after this date)

These dates are NOT set by the Town of Newstead, but either by the State of New York or Erie County. We have no choice but to adhere to them.