PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Nelson will hold a special meeting and public hearing November 29, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Nelson Office Building located at 4085 Nelson Road, Cazenovia, NY in the Hamlet of Nelson, to consider a proposed local law entitled, “A local law adopted pursuant to Cannabis Law § 131 opting out of licensing and establishing retail cannabis dispensaries and on-site cannabis consumption establishments within the Town of Nelson.” This local law is intended to authorize the Town of Nelson to opt out of hosting retail cannabis dispensaries and on-site cannabis consumption establishments within its boundaries. All interested persons will be heard on this matter at this public hearing. A complete copy of the proposed local law is available for review at the office of the Town Clerk during the Clerk’s regular business hours. Upon conclusion of the public hearing, the Board may conduct such other business as may come before it.

Dated: November 17, 2021
Deborah Costello, Town Clerk


The Town of Nelson Offices are open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. – noon and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. The office is closed noon to 1 p.m. The office is closed Tuesdays.

To reach the town officials by phone during business hours please call (315) 655-8582. To reach the Town Clerk/Tax Collector choose option 1 | Supervisor option 2 | Bookkeeper option 3 | Code Enforcement Officer option 5 | Justice Court option 6. To reach the Nelson Highway Department please call 315-662-7942. To reach the Assessor please contact the Town of Cazenovia office at 315-655-9213 Tuesdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and Wednesdays between 1p.m. and 4 p.m. or the Town of Eaton office at 315-684-9052 Wednesdays between 9 a.m. and noon and Thursdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. or 1-800-548-8842 for assistance.

The Town of Nelson, Madison County, NY USA

Town Supervisor: Jim Cunningham
Town Clerk: Debbie Costello
4085 Nelson Road Cazenovia, NY 13035
Phone: 315-655-8582
Fax: 315-655-8583
Joe Deyo – Supervisor
Phone: 315-662-7942 -or- 315-447-0256
Town Assessor: Brian Fitts
phone: (315) 684-9052
Code Enforcement Officer: Roger Cook
Hours at the Town Hall: Monday, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Wednesday, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Phone: 315-655-8582 ext 5
Dog Control Officer: Gordon Baker
Phone: 315-559-7279
Town Justice: Karin H. Marris
Phone: (315) 655-8582 ext. 6

Upcoming Meeting Dates

21 Dec 2021;
07:00PM -
ZBA Meeting
13 Jan 2022;
06:30PM -
Town Board Meeting
18 Jan 2022;
07:00PM -
ZBA Meeting
10 Feb 2022;
06:30PM -
Town Board Meeting
15 Feb 2022;
07:00PM -
ZBA Meeting
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