News / Announcements

Dog Control Officer

The Town of Wayne is currently seeking applicants for the position of Dog Control Officer. This is an on-call, paid position. Annual stipend is $3000/year. Responsibilities include:
  • Enforcement of dog licensing
  • Seize and impound dogs running at large
  • Keep and complete records of dogs seized and disposition of dogs
  • Brings action against any person who has committed any violation of Town Dog Laws
  • Receive complaints of dogs and enforce Town Dog Laws
  • Submit a monthly written report prior to Town Board Meetings
Please contact Beth Mooney, Town Clerk for application and any additional questions.

Dog Census

The Town of Wayne is currently conducting a dog census of all dogs in town. Please be aware that our Dog Control Officer, Elizabeth Kenyon, will be going door to door to count dogs, and to be sure all are properly licensed and registered. Thanks for your cooperation!

Fishing Licenses Now on Sale

Fishing licenses are now on sale at the Town Hall during business hours, Tues and Thursday 10-4pm and by appointment on Saturday. Hunting licenses will go on sale late in the summer. 

Town of Wayne Receives a $22,500.00 Grant

The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) in conjunction with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), offers grants to municipalities to help pay for the initial planning of eligible Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) water quality projects. The Town of Wayne applied for this grant (with the assistance of Larson Design Group) to evaluate the feasibility of a localized wastewater collection and treatment system in the Town. In 2008 a feasibility study for the Town of Wayne, specifically in the Sylvan Beach/Waneta Lake area, was completed. This report noted several issues with the existing on-lot septic systems which are causing contaminants in the groundwater and surface water. This grant will be used to evaluate a more effective solution to protect the local drainage area and surface waters. A new wastewater system will help clean up the community by reducing the nutrient loading into Waneta Lake and getting rid of that sewage smell. This is the first step in providing a sustainable future for the Town.   

APA Professional Award

The NY Chapter of the American Planning Association Town of Wayne Land Use Regulations draft.