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Town of Jerusalem

 3816 Italy Hill Road, Branchport, NY 14418

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Notice of Public Hearing

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 7:00 P.M.
Town of Jerusalem Offices
3816 Italy Hill Road
Branchport, NY 14418

The Town of Jerusalem will hold a public hearing on July 20, 2022 at 7:00 P.M. at the Town of Jerusalem Offices, 3816 Italy Hill Road, Branchport, NY 14418 for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Town of Jerusalem’s community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of one or more Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the 2022 program year. The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR), and will make available to eligible local governments approximately $20 million for the 2022 program year for housing, economic development, public facilities, public infrastructure, and planning activities, with the principal purpose of benefitting low/moderate income persons. The Town of Jerusalem is applying for $50,000 in CDBG Planning funds to conduct a Sewer System Improvements Study. The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG program and will allow for citizen participation in the development of any proposed grant applications and/or to provide technical assistance to develop alternate proposals. Comments on the CDBG program or proposed project(s) will be received at this time. The hearing is being conducted pursuant to Section 570.486, Subpart I of the CFR and in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended.

The Town of Jerusalem Offices, 3816 Italy Hill Road, Branchport, NY 14418 is accessible to persons with disabilities. If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, or those in need of translation from English, those individuals should contact Sheila McMichael, Town Clerk, at 315-595-6668 (Ext. 2), at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements. Written comments may also be submitted to Sheila McMichael, Town of Jerusalem Offices, 3816 Italy Hill Road, Branchport, NY 14418 until July 22, 2022.



Pursuant to Section 514, NYS Real Property Tax Law, the Town Assessor, Town of Jerusalem, County of Yates, N.Y. says: “I (We), the undersigned, do depose and swear that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the foregoing Final Assessment Roll conforms in all respects to the Tentative Assessment Roll with the exception of changes made by the Board of Assessment Review and assessments made by the State Board of Real Property Services.”

Terry Kwiecinski, Assessor
NOTICE date: July 1st, 2022
Publication date: June 26th, 2022


Pursuant to Section 516, NYS Real Property Tax Law, the Sole Assessor, Town of Jerusalem, County of Yates, N.Y. has completed the current year’s Final Assessment Roll, and has filed a certified copy thereof with the Office of Town Clerk for public inspection. Said copy is available for public inspection on the Town website and at the Town Hall located at 3816 Italy Hill Road, Branchport, NY 14418 during regularly scheduled workday hours, Monday – Friday.


Pursuant to Section 730, NYS Real Property Tax Law, petitions for the review of certain qualifying assessments through Small Claims Procedures may be obtained from the Office of County Clerk. Such petitions shall be filed within thirty (30) days after completion and filing of the Final Assessment Roll containing such assessment. Detailed filing instructions are contained in the petition form, to include eligibility and pre-requisite requirements.

Town of Jerusalem CLEAN UP DAY

Saturday, July 9, 2022 8:30AM – 1:30PM
2672 Guyanoga Road, Branchport
(Look for signs to the old town highway pit)

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Saturday Trash Drop Off will continue at the Highway Barn – 2672 Guyanoga Road
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NIXLE – Community Alerts

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Prior Years Tax Information
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2022 Final Assessment Roll
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Official Notices
» 2022 Tentative Assessment Roll «
» TOJ Comprehensive Plan PDF (17mb) «
Branchport Hamlet Master Plan
» Hamlet Master Plan PDF «
Waterfront Revitalization Strategy
» Revitalization Strategy PDF «
Standard Work Day & Reporting Resolution

» Standard Work Day & Reporting Resolution «

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