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 .... 



Osteobusters - Mon & Thur, 10 AM - Community Hall

Mah Jongg - Tue 6 PM - Library

"Pitch" Card Group - Wed 7 PM - Meal Site


4/24 Movie - Library - 2 PM - "The Young Victoria"


4/25 Senior Social - 12:45 "The Price is Right"


5/1 Fire Meeting - 7 PM


5/3 Ambulance Meeting - 7 PM


5/6 - Items to curb for town clean up


5/7-10 - Townwide Clean up


5/9 - Senior Business Meeting


5/15 - Wells Improvement Group - 7 PM


6/2 - Tricky Tray - 6:30 PM - Community Hall


6/4 - Ambulance 10 week raffle drawings start

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 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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Wells Central School Flag Day Ceremony
May 23, 2018

The Wells Central School will be holding a Flag Day Ceremony on Wednesday, May 23rd at 2:15pm. All are invited to attend.

Students are collecting distressed flags which may be dropped at the school before May 22nd

Town Roads Closed To Vehicles Having A Gross Weight In Excess Of Six (6) Tons
March 13, 2018

These temporary closings are to become effective immediately or when signs are erected on the Town roads and shall continue in effect until such time as conditions will permit opening and the signs are removed.

Clay Earley

Town of Wells Highway Superintendent

2018 Wells Old Home Days - August 3-5
February 09, 2018

Parade Information


Quilter Information


Crafter Information

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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