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 .... 

9/9 Hunter Safety CLass - 8 am -5 pm - Commmunity Hall


9/9 A memoir of Virginia Hosley - 3 PM - Library


9/11 Town Board Meeting - 7 PM


9/12 Primary Election - Noon - 9 PM


9/13 Senior Business Meeting - 12:45


9/16 Town Picnic - Noon - 5 PM


9/17 Hosley Library Concert Series - Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys - 3 PM - St Anns


9/22 Senior trip to the balloon festival = 1 PM


9/23 Revival - "The Dammed River Band" - 7 PM


9/24 Holy Land Slide Show - St Ann's Parish House - 2 PM


9/30 Revival - Jam Session - 7 PM


10/29 Revival - Haunted Classics - 3 PM


10/31 Halloween - Trick or treat - 6-8 PM


11/25 Annual tree lighting & craft sale - Noon - 8 PM (Tree & Santa @ 6 PM)


12/17 Revival - Liaisons Pleasantes - 3 PM





Town Supervisor - Brian E. Towers
Town Councilman - Jaret Welch
Town Councilman - Robert D. Wright
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 - Robert Klafehn
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 2016 as reported in 2017

     The Town of Wells 2016 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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National Grid Rate Hike 2017
July 19, 2017

National Grid has asked for permission to raise rates, the original amount would have been 21% but recently a revised amount was published but even the revision would mean a sizable increase. The link below is a recent article from the Albany Times Union on the adjusted increase




The Public Service Commission is looking for comments from customers on this rate increase request, comments can be emailed to:


Kathleen H. Burgess at secretary@dps.ny.gov

Water testing program 2017
May 08, 2017
Testing for well water, see poster and link for full details
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.


Wells Food Pantry Open Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday
August 05, 2015
Hours and contact information


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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