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 William Smith

William Smith
Director of Plannng & Community Development

con tel (716) 549-0945
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con address 8787 Erie Road
Angola, New York 14006

Despite the population decline in Western New York, the Town of Evans has experienced an increase in residential and commercial development over the past decade as a result of suburban migration to the Town from the Buffalo metropolitan communities; the conversion of lakefront seasonal residences to year-round residences; the attraction of the "rural type" features that the open space in Evans provides; and the affordability of the diverse housing stock. Our waterfront location has also made the Town a popular spot for tourism and recreation, especially during the summer months.

The Town's recent residential and commercial development has been centered in four areas:

  • Between New York State (NYS) Route 5 and the Lakefront;
  • Seasonal tourist locations;
  • The Village of Angola; and
  • Among highways, such as NYS Route 5 (Erie Road), US Route 20 (Southwestern Boulevard) and the NYS Thruway (I-90).
There is great potential for further commercial expansion in the four high traffic areas referenced above.

About Us

The Town of Evans is located approximately 20 miles southwest of the Buffalo metropolitan area, and is considered a rural community with the benefit of 12 miles of waterfront. The Town is located in geographic proximity to the major trading centers of the Northeast and is a bi-national gateway for commerce due to our region's border location with Canada.

In addition to the Thruway (Exit 57A - Eden/Angola), east west access is facilitated by New York State Route 5 and US Route 20. We are less than an hour from the city of Buffalo.

We Can Help

Are you looking at the Town of Evans for a new plant site? Or a place to locate or develop your business? The Town of Evans Office of Community Development can assist you quickly, confidentially and at no-cost or obligation. We are here to help you in making the correct choice for your business needs.

The Town of Evans Community Development Department will assist you with the following needs:

  • Identify potential sites/facilities;
  • Provide assistance in applying for business incentives, grant, and financing;
  • Provide information on local suppliers and/or customes;
  • Facilitate relationships with business assistance organizations in the region;
  • Provide an overview of the community (i.e. economy, demographics, quality of life, etc.);
  • Provide Tax Information; and
  • Provide opportunities for executive training under the Town's Business Seminar program.

Community Development Office Staff Includes:
•William Smith, Director of Planning & Community Development
•Debra L. Wilson, Planning Clerk

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Folder Community Garden
Folder Contracts
Folder Dog Park
Folder Energy
Folder Garbage/Recycling
Folder Hometown Hero Banners
Folder North Evans Fire District
Folder Police
Folder Water Reports

Documents

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pdf 2019 Wildlife Management Unit (DOE Tags) Boundary Map (1249 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 1.30 MB)
pdf 2021 General Election Early Voting Locations & Dates & Hours (110 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 438 KB)
pdf Belmont Emergency Rental Assistance @ Evans Town Hall - September 09 2021 (93 downloads) Download (pdf, 2.06 MB)
Image Emergency Respone Form For Disabled & Seniors (2402 downloads) Popular Download (jpg, 399 KB)
pdf FORM Ethics Committee Query (1276 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 11 KB)
Image General Election - Sample Ballot for Town of Evans Registered Voters - Side A (215 downloads) Popular Download (jpg, 191 KB)
Image General Election - Sample Ballot for Town of Evans Registered Voters - Side B (175 downloads) Popular Download (jpg, 186 KB)
pdf NYS Emergency Rental Assistance Program (75 downloads) Download (pdf, 2.06 MB)
Image Operation Good Neighbor 2019 (996 downloads) Popular Download (jpg, 218 KB)
pdf Positive Declaration SEQR Erie County Agribusiness Park (109 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 2.93 MB)
pdf Rental Assistance for Landlords (48 downloads) Download (pdf, 482 KB)
pdf St Pt Marina $1,161,225 - Dec 28 2018 (1150 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 338 KB)
pdf State of the Town 2018 (3203 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 2.20 MB)
pdf State of the Town 2019 (1663 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 208 KB)
pdf Water Tower - November 2018 (1218 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 625 KB)
pdf Winter Storm Recovery & Preparing for the Next Storm for Farmers (2096 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 1.90 MB)

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