Montezuma Community Involvement Opportunities

You can make a difference in our community by being a part of making it a better place for all to enjoy living, working and playing. It involves a commitment to helping out anywhere we all can. There are several opportunities in the Town to share your skills and interests to make Montezuma a great place to live.

IF INTERESTED IN ANY OF THE TOWN BOARD APPOINTED POSITIONS, PLEASE FORWARD A LETTER OF INTENT TO MONTEZUMA TOWN BOARD. PO BOX 357 MONTEZUMA, NY 13117


Join the Zoning Board of Appeals….

If you are interested in serving on the Town’s Zoning Board of Appeals, please call the Town office and ask that Gerry Helmer, Acting Chair, contact you. She will explain what is involved in serving on the Board. (Town Board Appointed)


Help Create Healthy Activities and Environment for the children…..

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Serve on the Recreation Committee to help plan activities that will help youth to enjoy healthy recreational activities. Call: 315.776.8844


Commit to helping the community implement a climate action plan….

recycleThe Town has taken a Climate Smart Pledge and the Planning Board and Comprehensive Planning Committee have completed an Action Plan with the assistance of Central New York Regional Planning with regard to energy use, green house emissions and preparing the community for the effects of climate change. The Plan has been adopted by the Montezuma Town Board to:

  • Set goals, inventory emissions, plan for climate action.
  • Decrease community energy use
  • Increase community use of renewable energy.Realize benefits of recycling and other climate-smart solid waste management practices.
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions through use of climate-smart land-use tools.
  • Enhance community resilience and prepare for the effects of climate change.
  • Support development of a green innovation economy
  • Inform and inspire the public.

“To be blessed with vision is not enough — we must live them.”

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Become a member of the Montezuma Fire Department…

tankerThe Fire Department needs volunteers who can help make sure we have emergency fire and safety coverage for the town. Please let one of our Fire Department volunteers know you are interested, or attend a meeting at the Fire House on Monday evenings, 7 pm.

 


Help create a legacy for the next generation by celebrating our heritage….

The Montezuma Historical Society is dedicated to preserving and protecting our town’s heritage. The Town is rich in both historic and natural resources and the Society is helping to develop and promote the Montezuma Heritage Park.   If you are interested in becoming a member, or becoming a Friend of the Montezuma Heritage Park by volunteering in the Park even if its only for an hour, there are many ways to help out. Contact Cheryl Longyear at cml115@tds.net or call 315.776.8844.

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