Town of Cicero

Public Hearing to consider amending Town Code Chapter 120


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Cicero Town Board will hold a Public Hearing for April 12, 2017 commencing at 6:30 p.m. at the Cicero Town Hall 8236 Brewerton Rd., Cicero, NY 13039 to consider amending the Town Code:


By striking the number 10 in §120-4(A) and replacing it with the number 50.

By the order of the Cicero Town Board

Sharon Edick Month

sharonedickAt the Town Board meeting of March 28th, there was unanimous agreement to declare April Sharon Edick Month in honor of her exemplary twenty-seven years serving in our tax office.
Some quotes from the Town Board meeting:

“Sharon has put in 27 years of service to the town. It’s hard for me to imagine working anywhere for that long. She has done a fantastic job!” – Councilor Jonathan Karp

“She is one of a kind and did a terrific job over the years here in Cicero.” – Supervisor Mark Venesky

Sharon’s letter to the community of her departure was published in the Star-Review and may be read by clicking here. Sharon wil be retiring at the end of April 2017. We wish her well and thank her for her dedicated service.

Continuation of Public Hearing for Zone Changes

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Cicero Town Board will hold a Continuation of a Public Hearing to include the following additions and/or changes for March 22, 2017 commencing at 6:30 p.m., at the Cicero Town Hall 8236 Brewerton Rd., Cicero, NY 13039 to consider proposed zone changes to Lakeshore Road from Route 31 (Meadows Ice Cream) intersection, extending to Cicero Center Road.

The purpose of this public hearing is to consider zone changes that affect various properties along the Lakeshore Road location. Zone changes are being considered to eliminate existing split zoning on some properties and to provide new zoning classifications for properties that are considered non-compliant to the current Town Zoning code.

Property Address Existing Zone Proposed Zoning Change

080.-01-14.1 AG,R-10 RM 6550 Lakeshore Rd

051.-01-09.1 IND GC 5942 Route 31

080.-01-15.0 R-10 GC 6556 Lakeshore Road

090.-01-45.0 AG/GC GC Pasubio Terrace

090.-01-46.0 AG/GC GC Pasubio Terrace

090.-01-41.0 AG/GC GC Carmenica Drive

090.-01-02.1 AG/R10 GC 5997 Lakeshore Road


Trash Schedule Delayed

We have had a number of calls, asking whether the trash collection schedule this week has been changed due to the snowfall. It has. All pickups for the remainder of week are delayed one day.

Please share this email with your neighbors. And you would be doing us a favor if you alert them how to subscribe to these notices. We are up to almost 800 subscribers, but there are many residents who are still unaware of the ability to sign up for notices. The URL for that is

Thank you.


P.H. to consider 2017 Community Development Grant

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Cicero Town Board will hold a Public Hearing for March 22, 2017 commencing at 6:30 p.m., local time to consider the Town’s application for the 2017 Community Development Block Grant funding through Onondaga County as well as amending the Five Year Consolidated Plan as required by US Department of Housing and Urban Development.

By the order of the Cicero Town Board

Vietnam War Commemorative Event

veterancommemorative400Last 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 Viet Nam era veterans in America today with many right here in our community.

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 Thursday, March 30th, at the James Harvey Spire American Legion Post 787, 5575 Legionairre Drive, Cicero NY 13039. There will be an open house from 12 to 6 PM with an award ceremony at 4 PM. On behalf of the Town of Cicero, Thank you. We will see you there.

Mark Venesky, Supervisor, Town of Cicero
Commander Lyle “Buzz” Porter, American legion Post 787
Past Commander Mark Adams, American Legion Post 787

Highway Garage Update

The final report on the assessment of our current highway garage’s issues has been completed. The decision to keep or replace the garage is one of the most important financial issues facing our town in many years and I consider it imperative to share as much information as possible with residents. The report is 135 pages and 5.3 meg in size, so it’s not a quick read but is quite thorough. Please share this with your neighbors. The report was added to our web page that focuses on this issue:

Mark Venesky, Supervisor

Highway Garage Update

An engineering report on the condition of our current highway garage has been completed and has been added to the web page summarizing the status of this issue. That web page is . The issue of building (or not) a new highway garage is important for our town and this post is to keep residents apprised of all information as it becomes available. Please read and also share with your neighbors. Thank you.

Mark Venesky, Supervisor

Employment Position Opening

The Town of Cicero has an opening for a Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) ad hoc position. Please spread the word to people within the Town that you know. Incumbent must be a Town of Cicero resident.

The incumbent will fill in when a ZBA member is absent; approximately one night a month. When a permanent position opens up, we always first look at our ad hoc staff, and give them preference when hiring. Hiring could be for a full term (which is 5 years), or a partial term.

We will train the right person. The right person will be highly ethical; dependable; and have a sincere interest in the Town and the well-being of our residents.

Employment applications can be found on the Town’s website. Completed applications may be returned via email to: OR Attention Human Resources, 8236 Brewerton Road, Cicero, NY 13039 OR can be submitted in person Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Your referrals will be appreciated. Thank you for helping to support the Town of Cicero.


Special Town Board Meeting – February 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm


The undersigned, Supervisor of the Town of Cicero, does hereby call a special meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Cicero, to be held at the Cicero Town Hall, 8236 Brewerton Road, Cicero, NY, commencing on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., regarding the status report on the Town Highway Garage. The meeting may include any other business that comes before the board.      

On behalf of the Town of Cicero Supervisor

Mark Venesky

Dates – February 24, 2017






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