September 2021  
What's Happening This Week
Contact Information
  • Town of Caton
    11161 Hendy Hollow Road
    Corning, New York 14830
  • Map
  • Phone 607-524-6303
    Fax 607-524-6829
  • Email
  • Schedule


    Monthly Town Board Meeting-Second Wednesday of each month at 6 pm

    Town Supervisor
    Wayne Phenes
    Office-607-524-6303-Ext 8


    Highway Superintendent
    Ray Riesbeck - 607-524-0058

    Town Clerk Avonne Dickerson  SPRING/SUMMER HOURS: May 1st - Nov 30th  Mon. & Thur: 2-6 pm    Wed: 8:30 am-12:30 pm        Tuesday & Friday: CLOSED    Contact:  607-524-6303           Fax: 524-6829           E-mail:          Home phone: 936-4084                                                                                                    

    Valary Muscarella is the
    Town Assessor
    Phone:607-524-6303-ext 2
    Office Hours:Thursday:3PM-7PM

    Code Enforcement Officer

    Al Buckland
    Tuesday - 8 AM - 12 PM
    Thursday - 1 PM - 5 PM

    Office-607-524-6303-ext 4


    Justice Court:

    Honorable Russell Diederich   
    Court will be held at 6 pm on the first and third Monday of each month, except for Monday holidays and otherwise stated 
    Phone:    524-6772 E-mail:

    Caton Constable
    Mike Smith



2021-22 NYS Sporting Licenses ARE NOW available to purchase at the Caton Town Clerk's Office.


Town Clerk's Office will be closed on Monday, October 11th, observance of Columbus Day.

2022 Budget Workshop Meeting

2022 Town of Caton Town Board Budget Workshop Meetings will be held  on Wednesday, September 15 for General and September 22 for Highway, at 5 PM. Meetings  are open to the public. Meetins will be at the Town Hall


(new location at the old Brownies Store) Pantry of Angels 682 County Road 115, P O Box 60, Lindley NY 607-523-7250 A variety of free food is distributed every Thursday from 4:30 to 5:30 pm to Lindley and Caton residents who are in need. Proof of residency is required at sign-up.        


Dog Control Officer is Bruce Akins Jr. He can be reached at 607-738-7561.

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Welcome to the Town of Caton web site.

Wayne Phenes has been appointed the Town Supervisor by the Town Board on May 19 2021 Until November 02 2021

Local Law 01-2021 for Appointed Highway Superindent is posted under Supervisor Monthly Reports

Corning Natural Gas Resolution is posted under Supervisor Monthly Reports


Read the announcements on the sidebar (scroll down below hours and contacts) for the most urgent news

Photos of the New Highway Garage can be seen under Community Interest-Tab Highway Garage

Public Informational Meeting Q & A on Replacement of Fire Station can be seen under
Comminity Interest-Tab Fire Department

Connect on Facebook to Margaret Smyers Park   Caton Park

2021 Final Assessment roll is now available on the Link Tab

2020 Caton NYS AUD Report is available under Supervisor Monthly Reports


2021 Final Budget is now available Under the Information Tab - 2010-2021 Town Budget


Weekday COVID Vaccine Clinic in Bath

Information on the Steuben County COVID Vaccine can be found  COVID-VACCINE



Keep posted to the Town of Caton Website to see when our next meeting will be!


View 2021 Town & County Taxes Online:


CATON TAXPAYERS:                                           

2021 Town & County Tax Bills may be paid online (through March 31st) by clicking on the above "PAY TAXES" link (fees apply, see below)For payment after March 31, 2021, please contact the Steuben County Finance Department at: 607-664-2488. 

E-check surcharge fee for a tax bill payment: (up to $2,000) is $2.50. E-check surcharge fee for a tax bill payment: ($2,001 up to $4,000) is $5.00. E-check surcharge fee increases by $2.50 for every $2,000 of tax bill amount due.               

Credit card surcharge for a tax bill of up to and including $64 is $1.75. Credit card surchage for a tax bill of up to $65 and over is 2.75%. 

Need a copy of a Town & County tax bill? You can go back as far as 2007 on the "PAY TAXES" link above to view and print a copy.


The Elmwood Cemetery-located next to the Methodist Church on Hendy Hollow Road. Cost of lots are now $600. Full burial is $600 and Cremation burial is $400. For more information please contact Connie Powell from the Elmwood Cemetery Association at 524-6676.


Caton Town Clerks Office:

Credit/Debit card and E-check now accepted to pay for dog licenses, hunting licenses, marriage licenses, building permits & for any purchase made in the Town Clerk's Office. 

E-check surcharge is $2.50. Credit card surcharge for any item purchased up to $64 is $1.75 added to the card. Credit card surcharge for any item purchased over $64 is 2.75% added to the card. As always, you can still pay in person by check or in cash with no service fee. 


How to find commonly requested items:  (tabs are at top of page) 

  • Current year budget  - click on the Information tab
  • Property assessment data - click on the Links tab then click on the Caton assessement link
  • Town Events Calendar - on sidebar
  • SHOP LOCAL guide -click on information tab and then Local Business
  • Town Board meeting minutes - click on the Information tab
  • Town Government positions - click on the Town Government tab
  • Department hours, names and phone extensions - click on the Departments tab
  • Park pavilion reservation calendar - click on Margaret Smyers Park
  • Town announcements - on sidebar
  • Summer Youth Program - click on Margaret Smyers Park
  • Road Use Law - click on the Information tab
  • State published local government data - click on Links tab and then local government data


You can contribute content: If you have information to contribute to our web site, please call or E-mail Don Haussener  ( or Avonne Dickerson (  for instructions.  We welcome more community and historic information

 The Town of Caton is a rural community in southeast Steuben County, NY.  Population about 2000 with many farms and rural homes.






















New 2022 International Truck June 14 2021



New Highway Garage - March 26 2018


New Garage May 14 2018


New Garage May 21 2018


New John Deer Loader - January 02 2019
















































































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