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Supervisor - John Walker
Elected to serve a four-year term.  Term ends 2021
Phone: 716-679-4526

Town Board
Elected - The Town Board is elected by the citizens for a four-year term.  Board meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM in the Community Center.  Workshops meetings called for when needed.  All Board members are on all Committees.
Craig Sutton
Phone: 716-410-3377 | term ends 2021

Thomas Wik
Phone: 716-203-7876

Colleen Yerico
Phone: 716-673-1271

Richard Feinen, Deputy Supervisor
Phone: 716-672-2597 | term ends 2021

Town Clerk - Rebecca Schafer
Elected to serve a four-year term. Term ends 2021
Phone: 716-672-4174

Deputy Town Clerk - Tina Dingledy
Appointed - Serves at the pleasure of the Town Clerk
Phone: 716-672-4174

Secretary to CEO - Molly Cozad

Town Assessor - Thomas Mleczko
Phone: 716-679-9880

Highway Superintendent - Jeffrey Feinen
Elected to serve a four-year term.  Term ends 2021
Phone: 716-637-1822 or 716-680-5461 (c)

Deputy Highway Superintendent - Scott Thompson, Jr.
Appointed - Serves at the pleasure of the Highway Superintendent

Youth Recreation Director - Shannon Aures Karcz
Phone: 716-679-2910

Sheridan Bay Park Caretaker - Rick Cooper
Phone: 716-785-8044

A Glimpse of Sheridan, New York
The land which ultimately became the Town of Sheridan was initially inhabited by Native Americans.  The Treaty of Big Tree, signed in 1979 moved the Seneca Indians to the Cattaraugus Reservation and opened the area to speculators, followed quickly by settlers from the east.  On August 1804, Francis Webber, William Webber, and Hezadiah Stebbins made purchases of land in Township 6, Range 11 from the Holland Land Company.  In subsequent years, many more settlers followed.  In 1827, the town was formed legally by taking 32 lots from the town of Pomfret and 35 lots from the town of Hanover.  Early publications about the credit Nathaniel Gray, though thought a great admirer of the poet, playwright, and politician, Richard Brainsley Sheridan, with promoting the name.

Agriculture became the major industry in the town.  For many years Sheridan was known for its production of fruits and vegetables, especially grapes.  The raising of sheep, cattle, and horses was another profitable venture in the 1800s.

Situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Sheridan was home to at least 26 ship captains who sailed the Great Lakes in the 1800s and early 1900s.  The first to be noted, Capt. Zephaniah Perkins was well respected.  In 1815 Haven Brigham built a 40-ton schooner called the Kingbird, for Capt. Perkins.

Sheridan is still primarily agricultural with several fresh fruit and vegetable stands, vineyards and wineries, greenhouses producing seasonal flowers and plants.  It is also the home of several small businesses, with some larger corporations on Progress Drive.  The Chautauqua County Airport at Dunkirk is in the Town of Sheridan as is the lovely retirement home St. Columban's-on-the-Lake.

2773 Route 20
PO Box 116
Sheridan, NY 14135