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 Important Information 

Hunting & Fishing Licenses

Effective August 2, 2021, the Town Clerk's office is selling fishing and hunting licenses. Town Clerk Hours are: Tuesday 6:30-9:00 pm and Saturday morning 9:00-12:00 noon. Payment in the form of cash or check. Check made payable to Town of Western.

Road Closed

Hillside Road is closed, local traffic ONLY until further notice. The bridge on Hillside Rd. is CLOSED to ALL traffic.

State of Emergency

On Friday July 9th at 7:00 am, Supervisor Butler declared a State of Emergency for the Town of Western.

Supervisor Butler called Governor Cuomo's office and requested that he declare the Town of Western a disaster.

Supervisor Butler called Senator Charles Schumer's office, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's office, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney's office, Senator Joseph Griffo's office and Assemblyman Robert Smullen's office for County, State and federal assistance. Supervisor Butler notified Oneida Co. Emergency Services Director Ed Stevens that the Town of Western is in a State of Emergency. County Executive Anthony Picente visited the town on Friday July 9th to assess damage from the tornado.

Governor Officials visited the Town on Friday afternoon and met with Supervisor Butler in addition to Homeland Security.

Supervisor Butler has spoken to Governor Cuomo Officials, Senator Joseph Griffo, Assemblyman Robert Smullen and Congresswoman Claudia Tenney. Congresswoman Tenney's office has reached out to Supervisor Butler several times for updates. Elected Officials have promised support at the county, state and federal levels.

National Grid, Spectrum and Northland Communications responded quickly to the storm site to ensure timely restoration of services to their customers.

There have also been several community agencies who have come to the town to offer their services. The Volunteer Fire Department of Western has had several non perishable items and food delivered to offer Town families and Volunteers. Everyone on the town board is working diligently to support all affected by the tornado.

Diane Butler
Town Supervisor
Town of Western

2021 Adopted Budget

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