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 - Ann Orr Residence

"Cozy Crafters" Craft Group - Thursday 6 PM - Library 

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

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  






7/4 Boat Parade & Chicken BBQ - Town Beach - 3 PM. BBQ 5 PM


7/6 Turkey Shoot - Buttermilk Hill Rd - 9- Noon


7/19-21 Town wide garage sale 


7/20 Chicken BBQ - Steves Garage, Rt 30 - 1 PM 


8/2-4 Old Home Days


8/12-16 Vacation Bible School - Wesleyan church - 6-8 PM

Town Supervisor - Donald W. Beach
Town Councilman - Andrew F. Lauria
Town Councilman - Vanessa L. Saltis
Town Councilman - Timothy E. Hunt
Town Councilman - William R Stuart
Tax Collector - Martha Brown
Highway Superintendent - Clay Earley Jr.
Assessor - James Abbott
Water District 1 Operator - George Paige
Building Code Enforcement Officer - Mike McElroy
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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Townwide Garage Sale & Chicken BBQ - July 19-21
July 01, 2019

Townwide garage sale July 19-21, look for maps on facebook (Wells, NY - Town Crier) and at local businesses


Chicken BBQ Dinner, coleslaw, potatoes, roll, & water. $10. Dinners will be available for pick up from 1-3pm in front of Steve's Garage on Saturday July 20th. BBQ by Don Beach. For tickets contact Maggie Welch 518-924-2128. Dinners will also be available the day of. Sponsored by the Wells Improvement Group.

Garage Sale Map - July 19-21, 2019
May 01, 2019

Summer is approaching fast and the town wide garage sale will be here soon! This year, the weekend of July 19th is the start. If you would like to increase your traffic, you can add your address to the map below and there will be a star at your location and your address will be listed listed on the map. The map will be on available FB and around town.

Please send your address to the email below by July 12th to be included on the map.

Email: garagesale@townofwells.org

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
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