City of Hornell
82 Main St.
PO Box 627
Hornell NY 14843

Latest City News

  • Recycling - Hornell is now running a "No-Sort Recycling Program". You no longer have to sort paper, plastic and glass. Recycling pickup is still the third full week of the month on your normal trash pickup day. Everyone is encouraged to take part in the program and help sustain the environment for future generations.


  • Credit Cards - For your convenience, we accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover for payment of your taxes, water and garbage bills. Please note that there is a convenience fee of 2.5% of the transaction or a minimum $1.95


  • Common Council Meeting - The next meeting of the Common Council will be MONDAY, April 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers, 82 Main St., Hornell.


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City of Hornell Mayor's Office

The City of Hornell has a strong Mayor/Council form of government. The powers and duties of the Mayor and Common Council are outlined in the City Charter.

The Mayor acts as Chief Executive for the City, is responsible for putting together the annual budget, and oversees the operations of all City Departments. The Mayor is President and presiding Officer of the Boards of Public Works and Public Safety. These boards oversee the operation of all Public Works services such as water, sewer, refuse, public infrastructure, police, fire & ambulance service, and the health department.

Mayor Hogan
Mayor Shawn Hogan

The Mayor is also the Executive Director of all Community Development Operations, which includes Housing Rehabilitation, and Economic Development loan programs. The Mayor is a permanent member of the Hornell Industrial Development Agency, which is the economic development wing of the City.

The term of office of the Mayor is four years. Currently, Shawn Hogan is the Mayor for the City of Hornell. Mayor Hogan has served in this position since January of 1986. Mayor Hogan is the longest tenured City Mayor in the State of New York.

Mayor Hogan is also a former President of the New York State Conference of Mayors and currently serves on the Executive Committee of this organization.

The mayor may be reached by e-mail at: or by phone 607-324-7421.

Read Mayor Hogan's 2012 State of the City Address 2012 State of the City

*** HUD recently announced the second round of Neighborhood Stabilization Program Grant funding. For more information contact Brian Segel, Director of NSP at (212) 872-0702 or click on the following link Neighborhood Stabilization Program




City of Hornell
82 Main St.
PO Box 627
Hornell NY 14843
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