Contact: Denise Hood, Hopewell Town Clerk
2716 County Road #47
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Phone: (585) 394-0036, ext. 1
Fax: (585) 394-8714
Email: [email protected]
The Town of Hopewell is governed by the Town Board, which consists of four Council Members and the Town Supervisor. The four members of the Town Board are elected to four-year terms, while the Supervisor serves a two-year term. Although these positions are part-time, the responsibilities of the Town Board are significant.
Town Board Meetings are scheduled for the first and third Wednesday of each month beginning at 7:00 PM. Please contact Town Clerk Denise Hood at 585-394-0036 ext. 1 if you have any questions.
SPECIAL MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS ARE SCHEDULED AS NEEDED.
Ted Bateman - Supervisor - Term Expiration 12/31/2021
([email protected] ) Phone: (585) 394-0036, ext. 3
Four Year Terms:
The Town Board manages the day-to-day operations of the Town Government and is accountable for the health, safety and welfare of all citizens.
The Town Supervisor, Ted Bateman, also serves as the Budget Officer for the Town, and shares financial oversight responsibilities with the Town Board. The Town Board adopts a budget every year, which includes funding for a vast array of Town services.
Like the federal and state governments, town government has three branches, the executive, legislative, and judicial. The Supervisor is the Chief Executive Officer while the Town Board is the legislative body. There are also two independently elected Town Justices. The Town Government also performs important administrative functions, and the Town has independently elected positions, including the Town Clerk/Tax Collector and the Highway Superintendent.
The Zoning Board of Appeals has responsibility for interpreting zoning laws and and considering variance requests. The Planning Board considers site plans, subdivision proposals, and special use permits, to name a few.