Tips for using this web site

Note that there is an index to the Wells town web site, it is on the right side of every page and is intended to make navigation easy.

What are the businesses in town? Click on "Local Business Info"
What was that new town law? Click on "Laws and Ordinances"
What's the agenda for a town board meeting? Click on "Meetings"
What happened at a meeting? Click on "Minutes"
Who do I call? Click on "Departments"
What's going on? Click on "Calendars"
.....and lots more!

Included on the "Home Page" is a summary of upcoming events and links to a web camera that allows one to see current outside conditions as well as current Wells weather and forecast


Upcoming Events, see calendar and below for details .... 



Trash pick up Every Monday (Tuesday after a Monday Holiday) 

Osteobusters - Mon & Thur, 10 AM - Community Hall

Mah Jongg - Tue 6 PM - Library

"Pitch" Card Group - Wed 7 PM - WVAC/Mealsite

"Cozy Crafters" Craft Group - Thursday 6 PM - Library (April thru November) 

Transfer station open 7-3 Sat - Mon (for Sat or Mon holidays, open Tue)

Town Clerk - Tue & Fri 9 AM - 1 PM, Wed 6-8 PM

Library - Tue & Thu 6-9 PM, Sat 10-Noon (Thursday's April thru November)

Fire Company - Tue 7 PM




Town Board - 2nd Monday - 7 PM

Ambulance - 1st Thu - 7 PM

Seniors - 2nd & 4th Wed - 12:45 PM (in Summer, 4th Wed is a pot luck at 5 PM)

Chicken & Biscuit Dinner, 1st Wed, Methodist Church  





Check out "Wells, NY - Town Crier" on Facebook




Town Supervisor - Nick Mauro III
Town Councilman - Timothy E. Hunt
Town Councilman - Andrew F. Lauria
Town Councilman - Vanessa L. Saltis
Town Councilman - Rebekah Crewell
Tax Collector - Martha Brown
Highway Superintendent - Clay Earley Jr.
Assessor - James Abbott
Water District 1 Operator - George Paige
Building Code Enforcement Officer - Kevin Helm
Animal Control Officer/Dog Warden - George Paige

Department Pages:

Welcome to our website! 

     Established on April 1, 1805, the Town of Wells has followed many footprints. Progress has altered its initial appearance but the town's ability to sustain despite struggles remains in step with the first footprints made. Wells continues, a wonderful community that has retained the simple pleasures and family atmosphere of small town life. The town offers this website as a means of communicating important information and events with its residents and other members of the general public.  It is constantly being updated so check back often.

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Town of Wells Final Assessment Rolls

Link to the Town of Wells 2017 Final Assessment Roll:



Annual Water Report

     The Town of Wells Annual Water Quality Report is now available to the public. The report may be viewed by clicking Department Pages, Water Department, Documents. 

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Fire Commissioner Election
December 10, 2019


Fire House

1394 St. Rt. 30

Please join a letter writing campaign to solicit support for flood relief in Hamilton County
November 15, 2019

Dear Friends of Hamilton County Please Draft a letter from any one and everyone that cares about Hamilton County and the town your home is in!!!!!



A letter, containing some or all of the facts below, will be of immense help to your friends and fellow residents of Hamilton County!!!!!!  These letters need to go to:


      Jim Tedisco, State Senator, Fulton County Office Bldg. 223 West Main St. Rm. B2

Johnstown, NY 12095 Email;   tedisco@nysenate.gov

      Elise Stefanik, US Congresswoman 5 Warren  St Glens Falls, NY 12801

Email;  https://stefanik.house.gov/contact

      Andrew Cuomo, NYS Governor The Capital, Albany, NY 12207

    Email: https://www.governor.ny.gov/content/governor-contact-form

      Assemblyman Robert Smullen 41 E Main St Rm 108 City Hall Johnstown, NY 12095

              Email;  Smullenr@nysassembly.gov


Any and all elected officials


PLEASE PERSONALIZE your letter as much as you can by including your town of residency, your status as a permanent or seasonal resident, any anecdotal support you can provide.


Suggested  Letter to Elected Officials from year round and seasonal residents for help due to Halloween Storm 2019






Boil water advise lifted
November 06, 2019
Run your taps for a few minutes before drinking the first time
Throw out ice cubes, run pitchers of ice water

Wells Senior Nutrition Site Offers Home Deliveries
October 06, 2015
There is help available for Hamilton County Seniors who experience a decline in his/her mobility or health.


State Land use guideline
February 01, 2013
State Land use guideline
Website Helps New Yorkers Find Jobs Within the State
December 02, 2011
"Jobs Express," a new website designed to help New Yorkers who are seeking employment.
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Website Contact: Mary Ellen Stofelano
Website Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure information posted to this website is correct at the time of posting. Content of this website, although checked for accuracy, is not guaranteed to be error-free. Please call the town offices for clarification if you have any doubt. The Town of Wells is not responsible for the content of nor does it endorse any site linked from this website.
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