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Seeking Residents Interested in Filling Board Vacancies


Date: December 3, 2021


CONTACT: Sarah Reynolds

Email: sreynolds@townofcanandaigua.org  

Phone: (585) 337-4731


(Canandaigua, NY) - The Town of Canandaigua is seeking residents who are interested in serving the Town in the following appointed vacancies:

  • Town Board
  • Planning Board
  • Environmental Conservation Board
  • Board of Assessment Review

All positions will begin in 2022. Details of each vacancy are below.

Town Board

The Town Board of the Town of Canandaigua is interested in hearing from residents (electors) of the Town of Canandaigua who might be interested in serving on the Town Board of the Town of Canandaigua. The Town Board will be considering the temporary appointment of an individual to a Town Board seat for the calendar year 2022. The Town Board anticipates the residents of the Town of Canandaigua will elect an individual to serve on the Town Board in November 2022, relating to this position.

The Town of Canandaigua 2022 Town Board consists of Town Supervisor‐elect Jared Simpson, Town Board members Terry Fennelly and Gary Davis, and Town Board member‐elect Adeline C. Rudolph. The Town Board of the Town of Canandaigua is the governing body of the Town of Canandaigua which determines all policies and financial decisions for the Town of Canandaigua. Training will be provided. Town Board positions are paid at an annual rate of $5,371 for 2022.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and resume to Town Clerk Jean Chrisman at jchrisman@townofcanandaigua.org by December 13, 2021. The Town Board is anticipated to conduct interviews with certain interested individuals in early January 2022 with possible appointment. Questions may be directed  to Town Board members, Town Supervisor‐elect Jared Simpson jsimpson@townofcanandaigua.org  or Town Manager Doug Finch dfinch@townofcanandaigua.org.

Planning Board

The role of the Planning Board (PB) is to review project applications for compliance with town code and to ensure the project adheres to sound planning practices that are in keeping with the Town’s Comprehensive Plan and several other adopted documents relating to open space and environmental protection, parks and recreation, history, agriculture, complete streets, water, and sewer. Interested candidates should have a background in or an understanding of code language and land use planning.  The PB has two vacancies: one regular member position which receives a stipend that is paid quarterly, and another alternate board member position, which is an unpaid, volunteer position that serves when a regular member is unable to attend a meeting. Please send an e-mail with your interest along with a resume or CV to Shawna Bonshak, Town Planner at sbonshak@townofcanandaigua.org or call 585-394-1120 x2241.

Environmental Conservation Board

The Environmental Conservation Board (ECB) assists the Town Board with public awareness and education regarding the Town of Canandaigua’s natural resources and routinely reviews development projects in the Town of Canandaigua for potential impacts to natural resource protection. ECB members are involved in planning ECB meetings, project reviews, public workshops or events, etc. Applicants having a background in conservation, natural resource management, land use planning, or a related field are strongly encouraged to apply. ECB members receive a stipend that is paid quarterly. Please send an e-mail with your interest along with a resume or CV to Shawna Bonshak, Town Planner at sbonshak@townofcanandaigua.org or call 585-394-1120 x2241.

Board of Assessment Review

The Board of Assessment Review (BAR) consists of five members of the community that meet annually on Grievance Day (4th Tuesday in May) to hear property owner complaints relating to their assessment. 


Must have knowledge of property values

Must be at least 18 years of age

Must be a U.S. citizen

Must be a property owner in the Town of Canandaigua

Must be a resident (elector) of the Town of Canandaigua

Must take and file an oath of office

Must complete necessary training

Must be available for Grievance Day each year, held on the 4th Tuesday in May

If you meet the above-mentioned criteria and would consider serving the BAR in this capacity, we would love to hear from you.  Please respond on or before December 31, 2021, with a letter of interest to:

Pam Post, Town of Canandaigua Assessor

5440 Route 5 & 20 W, Canandaigua NY 14424


Interviews with prospective BAR candidates will be conducted in January 2022.

Sent to news media 12/3/2021 by Sarah Reynolds



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