Town of Tyre Board Meeting on May 21, 2020 (FULL VIDEO)

Due to the COVID restrictions at the current time, there is no public access to the town board meeting in May 2020. The meeting was live streamed and can be viewed in it’s entirety below:

The meeting can also be viewed by going to and viewing on their site or on YouTube.

We appreciate your understanding at this time and hope to be resuming public attendance at meetings in the near future!


The Town of Tyre Municipal Building will be closed to the public until further notice due to COVID reports. Town Business will be conducted by phone at: (315)835-0206 or e-mail at:

You may contact the Tyre Town Justice Courts at: (315)835-0043 or e-mail at: Court personnel may be contacted Monday – Friday from 9:00-4:00 only by phone or e-mail. You may drop off any paperwork in the COURT box outside of the municipal building. Make sure that you sign any forms and your contact information is correct. You will be notified of your next court appearance. Traffic matters may be handled by mail through the Seneca County District Attorney’s Office – see their website for instructions. At this time, we do not know when the justice courts will be able to hear cases. Thank you for your cooperation.

Notice of Planning Board Public Hearing 5/26/2020

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Tyre Planning Board will convene a Public Hearing May 26, 2020 at 6:30 PM at the Tyre Town Municipal Building located at 1082 Gravel Road, Seneca Falls, NY 13148 to review an application for an Amended Site Plan Review submitted by Martin’s Honey Farm and Meadery, LLC (Applicant) located at 2981 State Routes 5&20, Seneca Falls, NY 13148 (Tax Map # 17-1-06.11).  The public will only be able to access the meeting remotely by video or telephone.  Please consult the Town of Tyre website ( or call the town office (315-835-0206) for details.  On March 24, 2020 the Planning Board approved an application for a 1920 sq. ft. addition to expand distillery operations.  The Applicant amended the approved plan to move the new building 14 feet to the east.  Under Town of Tyre Local Law #2 of 2015, Site Plan Review, an amended site plan review application must be presented in a public hearing.  Under State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) 6 NYCRR Part 617, the project has been determined to be Type II and thus does not require environmental review.  Application detail can be viewed during normal business hours at the Tyre Town Municipal Building.
Robert Seem, Chairman, Town of Tyre Planning Board

Planning Board Alternate Member Vacancy

The Tyre Planning Board seeks an interested citizen of the Town of Tyre and is of voting age who wishes to serve as an alternative member of the Planning Board.  This is a new position in which the Alternate Member will vote on actions by the Board when a regular member of the Planning Board is absent.  The Alternate Member is expected to attend all meetings of the Planning Board (usually monthly on the 4th Tuesday) and remain up to date on agenda items.  As with regular members, the Alternate Member is required to complete four (4) hours of training annually.  This is a paid position with annual compensation of $1,300.  Citizens interested in issues dealing with the future development of the Town of Tyre and wishing to serve this community are encouraged to seek additional information and make their interest known by contacting Ms Karen Birch, Administrative Assistant in the Town of Tyre, at 315 835-0206 or

Band Hall Committee Seeks More Members

The Tyre Band Hall Committee seeks more members to help in the final outfitting of the Band Hall, located at 616 Lamb Road, Seneca Falls, NY 13148, as a community center and event facility for citizen of Tyre.  The final stages of redevelopment of the Band Hall are being completed, but use activities (e.g. euchre games, community parties, scheduled use by individuals or families) guidelines, rules and acceptable uses need to be developed.  The committee also monitors the building use.  The committee meets on an as needed basis.  Any Tyre citizen interested in joining the committee or seeking more information should contact Ms Karen Birch, Administrative Assistant in the Town of Tyre, at 315 835-0206 or

Dog Licensing

Dog Licensing application forms are available for pick up at the municipal building (1082 Gravel Road) Monday-Thursday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. or can be found on this website in the ‘Forms’ section.  Completed forms, rabies certification from vet and exact payment or check can be dropped off here between these hours and license will be mailed to owners.  (Copies can be made as needed.)

The Town Clerk can be contacted at 315-651-7808 for individual appointments.