Gates-Chili Community Guide
April 24, 2014
Town of Chili
3333 Chili Avenue Rochester 14624 585-889-3550 www.townofchili.org
Supervisor David Dunning
Town Clerk Virginia Ignatowski
vignatowski@ townofchili.org 585-889-6122
Town Board: Tracy DiFlorio
Assessor: Jennie Miller
Commissioner of Public Works/Superintendent of Highways, Dept. Mgr., Building Dept. David Lindsay
Director of Finance
Recreation Director Michael Curley
Director of Programs for the Aging Mary Anne Sears
Town Historian Peter Widener
Chili Public Library
3333 Chili Avenue 585-889-2200
Library Director Jeﬀ Baker
Dog Control Oﬃcer Kristin Yachett
Chili Town Court
3235 Chili Avenue 585-889-1999
Administrative Justice Patrick J. Pietropaoli Justice Ronald EvangelistaChili Recreation Chili Community Center
4400 Buﬀalo Road North Chili 14514 585-889-4680
Chili Fire Department
3231 Chili Avenue 585-889-2873 oﬃce 585-889-3760 dispatch www.chiliﬁre.org
Chili Volunteer Ambulance Service
3320 Chili Avenue 585-889-8614 www.chiliambulance.org
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Chili has a variety of recreational areas including eight town parks, one county park, two museums, a disc golf course, a public nature area, two semi-private golf courses, and two boat launches-one on the Genesee River and one on Black Creek. Classical orchestra and theatrical performances are oﬀered by Roberts Wesleyan College in the 1,000-seat Hale Auditorium located in the hamlet of North Chili. Each year the town’s annual summer festival, the ‘Chil-E Fest’ draws thousands of people to entertainment, food vendors, and a fabulous ﬁreworks display.This oﬃce is responsible for enforcing local dog ordinance laws, picking up lost, strayed or injured dogs and humanely caring for them until they can be reunited back with their owners. On occasion there are dogs up for adoption so please visit www.townofchili.org and help ﬁnd them a good home. For any questions please call 585-889-6175.
Rabies Clinic: Saturday, May 31, 2014 9:30am-12:00pm at the Highway Dept., 3235 Chili Avenue.
Free to all cats and dogs 3 months of age and older. Proof of previous vaccination is required for 3-year vaccine. For safety, please keep all dogs on leashes and all cats in carriers. This is also an opportunity to license your dog. Please bring proof of spay and neutering from your veterinarian or animal care provider, as well as rabies vaccination certiﬁcation.
Cost: $10 for spayed/neutered dogs, $20 for non-spayed/non-neutered.
This year marks the 25th anniversary for our annual Chil-E Fest. Please mark your calendars for July 4 and come celebrate with us, enjoy some great entertainment and the area’s best ﬁreworks show. Our Farmers Market will be moving back to the Chili Paul Plaza parking lot for the 2014 season. As in the past area farmers will be oﬀering great local produce and other products. If you ahve not had an opportunity to stop by, please do. The market is open Saturdays, May-October.
Should you have any questions, or something you’d like to discuss, please don’t hesitate to stop in, call my oﬃce at 585-889-6111 or email me at email@example.com. Please visit www.townofchili.org for all of our events, programs and information that our website has to oﬀer.
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Every Tuesday 10:00am-3:30pm.
Town Hall, Main Meeting Room.
Chili Recreation Chili Community Center
The mission of the Chili Recreation Department is to provide wholesome leisure opportunities and recreational facilities to the residents of Chili regardless of age or ability. Through a commitment of professional excellence, we strive to oﬀer quality programming and facilities to enhance the quality of life for residents of the community.
include playgroups, dance classes, and hands-on science exploration, and a four-hour summer day program for little ones to enjoy socialization in a safe, fun environment.
include game night, tennis, karate, golf, various dance classes, baseball, cheerleading and more. Summer Fun oﬀers a day program with sports, games, arts and crafts and ﬁeld trips.
Teen and adult opportunities
include kickball, soccer, golf, karate, tennis, ﬁtness, dance, and even dog obedience classes.
Family and special events
happen throughout the spring and summer!
Visit www.townofchili.org for details on all program including cost, times and locations or call 585-889-4680.
Chili Senior Living
The Chili Senior Center
supports over 2,000 adults in their eﬀort to remain healthy, active and independent members of the community by providing socially, intellectually, and physically enriching activities for the senior age 55 and over. The Chili Senior Center also serves the senior community by acting as a resource for senior-related issues.
Chili Senior Center, 3235 Chili Avenue, 585-889-6185, Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm.
Weekly Activities at the Senior Center:
Silver Chords Chorus, Bingo, Bridge, Stretch & Strengthen, Chili Wood Carvers, Chain Gang (knit/crochet), crafters, birthday parties, quilting, movies, Wii and more.
New programs are added each week. For more information visit www.townofchili.org for information, stop by the center, or call 585-889-6185.
Elder Source Services:
Meet with a representative from Lifespan on the
second Monday of each month from 10:00am until noon,
if you need assistance with a health, medical, ﬁnancial, housing, or legal issue.
Appointments are not required. Located at the Chili Senior Center.
Lunch Club 60 Program:
Monday & Thursday at Noon.Seniors age 60 and older and their spouses of any age are eligible for lunch.
Suggested contribution is $2.50/person, $4/under age 60. Check the menu [no substitutions] and sign up at least two weeks in advance. Please call by 10:00am if you need to cancel that day, 585-889-6185.
Join us for some table top fun!
Tuesday & Friday, 2:00pm. Equipment supplied.
AARP Defensive Driving Courses for Chili Residents:
Non residents are accepted two weeks prior to class starting date. Classes are Tuesday and Friday mornings 9:00am-Noon.
You must attend both sessions. The fee for this class is $17/person, AARP members, $19/ person, non-members. Please bring your membership card to the ﬁrst class. You must sign up in advance.
Foot Care Services:
Certiﬁed and licensed provider. Soaking and nail clipping available.
Bring your own towel and basin. Cost is $15. Call the Chili Senior Center for more information or appointment.
oﬀers an easy, safe and quick answer to transportation needs. This program is sponsored by Eldersource and partially funded by the New Freedom Funds and United Way of Rochester.
Call 325-2800 for more information.
Monroe County Dental Program:
Monroe County has partnered with Health Economics Group, Inc. (HEG) to provide residents with a new voluntary County Dental Network Card Program. At a cost of 10¢/day individual, or $1/week family, the program will make going to the dentist more aﬀordable and easier for seniors and families throughout the county.
Call the Senior Center or stop in for more information.
Stretch and Strengthen:
Fitness is important for everyone. Join us doing non-intimidating exercises to keep strong, ﬂexible and improve coordination.
Free, compliments of “Agape Therapy.” Tuesdays, 1:00pm, Thursdays 2:30pm.
Chili Land Area: 39.73 square miles • Population: 27,625 (735,343 in Monroe County) • Number of Households: 11,263 • Tax Rate: 3.84 per $1,000 assessed value