The Town of Nelson will soon be appointing new members to our planning and zoning boards. These boards typically meet each month. The Town appoints board members for five years and alternates for one year. If you are a resident of the Town of Nelson and like to serve on our planning or Zoning boards please contact Town supervisor Town Supervisor Jim Cunningham


The Town of Nelson Offices are open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9 am – 1pm and 2pm – 4 pm. The office is closed from 1 pm to 2pm 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/Deputy Clerk/Planning and Zoning Clerk 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 607-749-3473 for assistance.

The Erieville Revitalization Committee

The Erieville Revitalization Committee, newly formed, will be meeting the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Erieville Fire House.


The Town of Nelson, Madison County, NY USA

Town Supervisor: Jim Cunningham
Town Clerk: Christine Jaquez
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: Jeff Edgarton
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: 315-466-3252
Town Justice: Karin H. Marris
Phone: (315) 655-8582 ext. 6

Upcoming Meeting Dates

19 Mar 2024;
07:00PM -
ZBA Meeting
09 Apr 2024;
07:00PM -
Planning Board Meeting
11 Apr 2024;
06:30PM -
Town Board Meeting
16 Apr 2024;
07:00PM -
ZBA Meeting
06 May 2024;
06:00PM -
Erieville Revitalization Committee Meeting
09 May 2024;
06:30PM -
Town Board Meeting
14 May 2024;
07:00PM -
Planning Board Meeting
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