Shadow Pines Property: Clark Road Barn
Clark RD Barn
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Next Meeting this item is scheduled to be discussed at is:
February 15, 2023, 6:30 PM, Penfield Town Board Meeting
The Penfield Town Board will host an opportunity for the community to provide input on the Clark House and Clark Road Barn.
At the meeting, an overview of the Clark House will be shared. Following the short presentation, a chance to provide feedback and comments will take place. If you cannot attend in person, you can participate by calling (585) 340-8771 or via online submission.
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  • Clark Road Barn Timeline and Condition
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    Town Brd Work Session Presentation, January 11, 2023

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  • Condition of the Clark Road Barn
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    December 2022 (PDF Document)

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  • Informational Item - Clark Road Barn Discussion
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    Historic Presentation Board - Thursday, February 2, 2023
  • Work Session Discussion
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    Town Board - Wednesday, January 25, 2023
  • Clark Road Barn History and Status Presentation
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    Town Board Work Session - Wednesday, January 11, 2023
  • Torchia Structural Engineering & Design, PC Report
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    Town Board Work Session - December 14, 2022

Posted: 2023-01-12

Wednesday, January 11, 2023, town staff presented an update and timeline on the Clark Road Barn status, you can watch the presentation video recording or view the presentation in PDF format on our website. 

Posted: 2023-01-06

On Wednesday, January 4, the Penfield Town Board continued its discussion on the future of the Clark Road Barn. No final decisions have been made, and discussion will continue at the Wednesday, January 11 Town Board meeting. As this meeting is a work session, there will not be an opportunity for public participation.

For the safety of the public, as the Town Board continues to review the best path forward, additional signage has been posted and fencing has been added around the structure.

Posted: 2022-12-16

During the December 14 Penfield Town Board Work Session, the Town Board was made aware of recent structural damage to the interior of the Clark Road Barn including the collapse of the southeast corner of the barn floor into the basement.

The structure is located on Clark Road on the Shadow Pines property directly across the street from the Clark House.

Based on the recent collapse, Town staff solicited the expertise of a structural engineer to compile a report on the barn’s structural condition.

In the report, which was completed the week of December 12 by Torchia Structural Engineering & Design, PC, it was noted that several major structural deficiencies are present. The report recommended the barn be removed as soon as possible as it poses a potential safety risk should it collapse.

The Town’s insurer has also recommended the structure be removed due to its condition.

With an emphasis on public safety, and considering the engineering report and information provided by the insurance company and Town staff, the Town Board has directed immediate action to address noticeable safety hazards.

The recommended removal and other actions to preserve historic remnants of the barn will be carefully discussed by the Town Board at its next scheduled meeting on January 4, 2023. In the interim, the public should remain at a safe distance from the structure.

Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the Supervisor’s Office at (585) 340-8630 or