From left to right: Rita Sheehan, Town Clerk; Bernard Cohen, Dawn Ryder, Daniel Sturm, Victoria Simpson and Lillian Hendrickson (Taken in 2018)
The Town Board is comprised of the Town Supervisor (two-year term) and four council member (four-year staggering terms). They set policy, adopt local laws and resolutions, hire most staff, and regulate the Town of Bethel Code and Laws of the State of York. There is no weighted voting, each vote counts equally including the Town Supervisor.
The Town Board are members of the Sullivan County Visitor's Association, Sullivan County Parntership for Economic Development, Bethel Business Association, the New York State Association of Towns and the Bethel Local Development Corporation.
Minutes and Agendas are available on the Meetings Page
The Town Supervisor formulates the meeting agendas for the Town Clerk to prepare. The Town Clerk uploads the Agenda to the Town Website the Friday before the meeting and is updated again on the day of the meeting.
Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednedays at 7:30 p.m. at the Dr. Duggan Community Center, Meeting Room, 3460 Route 55, White Lake, New York 12786. Special Meetings and Public Hearing Notices are published in the official paper of the Town, the Sullivan County Democrat. The Minutes of the meeting are published on the Town Website by the Town Clerk approximately 2 weeks after the meeting.
Daniel Sturm, Town Supervisor
(845) 583-4350 ext. 102
Bernard Cohen, Town Councilman
Lillian Hendrickson, Town Councilwoman
Dawn Ryder, Town Councilwoman
Victoria Simpson, Town Councilwoman