Welcome to the Town of Caton website

The Town of Caton is a rural community in southeast Steuben County, NY.  Population about 2113 with many farms and rural homes.

Read the Announcements below for the most urgent news (scroll down for hours and contacts)

Photos of the New Highway Garage can be seen under Community Interest-Tab Highway Garage

Connect on Facebook to Margaret Smyers Park

2020 Caton NYS AUD Report is available under Supervisor Monthly Reports

2021 Final Assessments roll is now available on the Link Tab

2022 Final Budget is now available Under the Information Tab - 2010 - 2022 Town Budget

View 2021 Town & County Taxes Online


2021 Town & County Tax Bills may be paid online by clicking on the above "PAY TAXES" link (fees apply). 

E-check surcharge fee for a tax bill payment: (up to $2,000) is $2.50.  E-check surcharge fee for a tax bill payment: ($2,001 up to $4,000) is $5.00. E-check surcharge fee increases by $2.50 for every $2,000 of tax bill amount due.

Credit card surcharge for a tax bill of up to and including $64 is $1.75. Credit card surchage for a tax bill of up to $65 and over is 2.75%. 

Need a copy of a Town & County tax bill? You can go back as far as 2007 on the "PAY TAXES" link above to view and print a copy.

Caton Town Clerks Office

Credit/Debit card and E-check now accepted to pay for dog licenses, hunting licenses, marriage licenses, building permits & for any purchase made in the Town Clerk's Office. 

E-check surcharge is $2.50. Credit card surcharge for any item purchased up to $64 is $1.75 added to the card. 
Credit card surcharge for any item purchased over $64 is 2.75% added to the card.
As always, you can still pay in person by check or in cash with no service fee.

You can contribute content: If you have information to contribute to our web site, please call or contact
Don Haussener Click here to Email
Avonne Dickerson Click here to Email
We welcome more community and historic information


Clerk's Office

Town Clerk's Office is currently closed until further notice. If you need something from the Town Hall please call me at home: 607-936-4084 and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank You-Avonne Dickerson, Town Clerk

Town of Caton Public Hearing


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Caton Town Board will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, December 8th, 2021, at 6 pm, prior to the Regular Monthly Town Board Meeting, at the Caton Town Hall, 11161 Hendy Hollow Road, Corning NY, for the purpose of the following: to consider whether to opt out of permitting the licensing of adult-use marijuana dispensaries and/or on-site consumption lounges in their jurisdiction.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any resident of the Town of Caton shall be heard at such Public Hearing.
By order of the Town Board of the Town of Caton, Steuben County, State of New York.

Avonne M Dickerson
Town Clerk, Town of Caton


Annual Election of the Caton Fire District #1 will take place on December 14, 2021, between the hours of 6 pm - 9 pm. Election will take place at the Neally-DeJong building in Caton Center, located at 1095 Caton Road (across from Walushka's car dealership), for electing one Commissioner for a five (5) year term, beginning January 1, 2022.

Any Caton citizen who is a registered voter on or prior to 11/22/2021 and has resided in the Town of Caton for at least thirty days preceding such election shall be qualified to vote.

By order of the Caton Fire Commissioners, 11/17/2021


Clerk's Office will be CLOSED on Thursday, December 23rd through December 26th, for the Christmas Holiday's and will reopen on Monday, December 27th at 2 pm. Wishing all a very Merry Christmas!!!


Pantry of Angels 
682 County Road 115,
P O Box 60, Lindley NY
(new location at the old Brownies Store)
A variety of free food is distributed every Thursday from 4:30 to 5:30 pm to Lindley and Caton residents who are in need.
Proof of residency is required at sign-up.     


Caton Senior Citizens Group meet on the second Tuesday of each month at the Caton United Methodist Church.
Due to the covid virus, meetings will not be held until otherwise stated.

Regular Schedule

Office Hours

  • Monthly Town Board Meeting-Second Wednesday of each month at 6 pm

    Assessor Office Hours - Thursday 3PM-7PM

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Town Supervisor

Nancy Kirby Kurjakovic                                      Phone:  607-524-6303 x 8
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Highway Superintendent

Ray Riesbeck
Phone: 607-524-0058
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Valary Muscarella is the Assessor
Phone: 607-524-6303-ext 2
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Dog Control Officer

Bruce Akins Jr.
Phone: 607-738-7561

Town Clerk 

Avonne Dickerson 
FALL/WINTER HOURS: Nov 1st - Apr 30th
Monday & Thursday: 2 - 6 pm 
Tuesday: 8 am - 12 noon 
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Friday: CLOSED            

Phone: 607-524-6303 x 1
Fax: 607-524-6829                             
Home: 607-936-4084
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Caton Constable

Mike Smith

Phone: 524-6729
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Code Enforcement Officer

Al Buckland
Tuesday - 8 AM - 12 PM
Thursday - 1 PM - 5 PM

Office-607-524-6303-ext 4
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Justice Court

Honorable Russell Diederich   
Court will be held at 6 pm on the first and third Monday of each month, except for Monday holidays and otherwise stated 
Phone: 607-524-6772
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Contact Us

Town of Caton
11161 Hendy Hollow Rd
Corning, New York 14830-9345
Phone (607)524-6303