Town of Cicero

Collecting Storm Sewer Data for Town

FYI – The CNY Regional Planning and Development Board is developing an area storm sewer map and the Town will have representatives capturing data from storm sewer catch basins in the areas listed below during the week of June 12th (and possibly the week of June 26th). The Town will be using interns with ID in doing this work. Last year we received a number of phone calls from concerned residents on seeing people in their neighborhoods collecting sewer data and this notice is to assure you that they are working on behalf of the Town.

Area #1 Hiller Heights; area boarded by Deersprings Road on the N (including Signet Ln. N. to Bannister Dr); Thompson Road on the East; Kenneth Drive on the S; Brigadier Dr. on the W.

Area #2 –Mariner’s Landing: area boarded by Lakeshore Drive to the N; Bayview Dr. to the E; Boardwalk Dr. to the S; Cattleman’s Crossing to the W.

Area #3 –between Jerusalem Dr. to the N; Bethlehem Lane to the E; Lakeshore Dr. to the S. and Persian Terr to the W.

Area 4: Finish Hiller Heights  – Boarded by Pine Grove Rd to the N. (including Hiller Dr & Vernon Rd. N.); Hyacinth Lane & Thompson Rd on the E; Bannister DR and Lisi Garden Dr. on the S; Brannitt Cr. & Running Brook Ln on the W.

This is important work and should be completed in that one week.

The Referendum Passed

Dear Neighbors,

On behalf of the dedicated Team in the Town of Cicero, we thank you for exercising your right to vote and for supporting the men and women who keep your roads open and safe on a daily basis. Your vote approving the new highway facility has ensured that we will continue to have the tools necessary to maintain the level of service that we in the Town of Cicero have come to expect.

Thank you with all sincerity,

Mark Venesky

Highway Garage – Final Reminder

This article, written by Ashley Casey of the Star-Review, is an excellent summary of the decision we face on Wednesday when voting at the referendum. Please read and share with your neighbors. View the article by clicking here. Thank you.

Mark Venesky
Supervisor, Town of Cicero


Highway Garage Issue Overview

Although we’ve shared extensive information about the upcoming referendum, I still hear questions. I respect those concerns, as this is a big decision we face. I am sharing here an article published recently in the Star-Review that I hope may provide additional information. My hope is for a large, favorable turnout at the referendum to keep our Cicero moving forward. The article can be viewed by clicking here. Thank you.

Mark Venesky
Supervisor, Town of Cicero


Cicero Among 100 Safest Communities

I am pleased to share that a recent study shows our Town of Cicero is among the 100 safest communities in New York, scoring 87% below the national average. To quote from the article:

“A number of important factors play a role in deciding which neighborhood is the best to settle down in.

“Does this town have a good education system? Is the overall cost of living within my means? Am I going to enjoy the weather here? Are there enough things to do and places to eat to keep me entertained? Is this a place where I could see myself living?

“All things considered, perhaps the most important parameter when deciding where you want to live is the safety of the town.”

As residents, we know this and enjoy living in Cicero, but we’re proud to see Cicero in this study. You may view the full report at

On this, or any other topic, you’re always welcome to contact my office at 315-699-1414.

Mark Venesky
Supervisor, Town of Cicero

Veterans Open House

Please mark your calendars and help us say thank you to the men, women, and families in our community who answered our country’s call to service on Saturday, May 20th, at the Edwards-Wevers VFW Post 7290, 105 Maxwell Ave, North Syracuse. There will be an open house and BBQ from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm with a Vietnam Veterans award ceremony at 2:00 pm.

Cicero Supervisor Mark Venesky, Commander Russ Sears, Dennis Fogg VAMC, Veteran Terry Baker

Cicero Supervisor Mark Venesky, Commander Russ Sears, Dennis Fogg VAMC, Veteran Terry Baker

Last year, the Town of Cicero joined more than 8,000 communities, businesses, and organizations in the Commemorative Partner Program for the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. The Commemorative Partner Program assists in thanking our Vietnam Veterans and their families right in their own hometowns. There are approximately 7 million Vietnam-era veterans in America today with many right here in our community.

I invite everyone to join us and look forward to seeing you there.

Mark Venesky
Supervisor Town of Cicero

Highway Garage Open House

The Town of Cicero will be hosting two open houses. All residents are encouraged to attend and observe firsthand the deteriorated and obsolete condition of our current Highway Garage. The first will be held on Saturday, May 20th, from 9 AM until noon. The second will be held on Wednesday, May 31st, from 6:30 PM until 8 PM.

Please come out and see why your vote will count on the construction of a replacement. The Highway garage referendum vote will be held on Wednesday, June 7th, from 12:00 noon until 8 PM in the garage located at 8236 Brewerton Road (across from Sacred Heart Church).

Replacement of the Highway Garage is an immediate and most serious issue that affects all residents in our town. Information on the referendum and the highway garage is available for viewing by clicking here.

Individual tours are available by calling 315 699 1414.

Mark Venesky
Supervisor, Town of Cicero

2017 Tentative Assessment Roll

(Pursuant to Sec. 506 and Article 15-A Section 1526 of the Real Property Tax Law)

 Hearing of Complaints

Notice is hereby given that the Assessor of the Town of Cicero, County of Onondaga has completed her Tentative Assessment Roll for the current year; that a copy thereof has been left at the Assessment Department, 8236 Brewerton Road, Cicero, NY, Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 3:30 pm., where it may be seen and examined by any person interested therein until the FOURTH TUESDAY OF MAY NEXT. The Tentative Assessment Roll may also be viewed on our Town website at

The Assessor will be in attendance with the Tentative Roll; May 8, 12:00- 4:00pm, May 13, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, May 16, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, May 18, 1:00-3:00 pm and from 6:00-8:00 pm.

GRIEVANCE DAY is May 23rd. Assessment complaints must be filed on or before May 23rd at 3:00 pm and will be heard BY APPOINTMENT ONLY in the Town of Cicero Meeting Room beginning on May 23rd, 2017, 3-8 pm or until adjourned.

Dated this 1st day of May, 2017

Karen Tavernese
Sole Assessor

Guy Young Road Closure

Guy Young Road will be closed May 9th thru May 12 at the railroad tracks. CSX is replacing the track there. This announcement will be updated the town is notified of changes to the dates. Thank you.

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