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  Welcome to the Town of Schodack, New York
      ...a good place to live and work!

Schodack is located (detailed town map) in the southwestern corner of Rensselaer County, New York. It's part of New York's Capital Region, about 15 miles by Interstate from downtown Albany.

Town Board
Posting Town Board agendas & minutes in Portable Document Format(.pdf) is EXPERIMENTAL at this time. Comments to the webmaster, please
23 Oct: Draft Town Board Agenda
Most Recent: 25 Sept 14 (draft)
Retirement Resolution

Index: 1 Jan - 10 Jul 2014 Town Board actions
2013 Resolutions and links to prior years
2014 Adopted Budget
    Large (2.4MB) document. Please be patient when opening this file.
Other budgets since 2008 may be found in the Archives.
Town Clerk
Passport Photo Service
For more information about this or other services, please call the Town Clerk's Office at 477-7590.

Transfer Station:
2014 Rules, Schedule, Fall Cleanup Days & Closings (Holidays)
Important notes on separation of recyclables

Planning & Zoning
Stormwater Management Info and MS4 Reports
20 Oct: Draft Planning Bd Agenda
Planning Board Schedule, minutes (as available)

Zoning Board of Appeals:
NO meeting in October
10 Nov: ZBA Draft Agenda, when available

Info from NYS on STAR property tax exemptions.

The 2014 Final Assessment Roll is online at the Rensselaer County website.

2015 Tentative Budget (NB: this document IS searchable, but -- depending on your browser and its plugins -- you may need to download the document and open with a .pdf reader program in order to search it.)
2014 Adopted Budget
2013 Annual Financial Report (AFRUD-FINAL.pdf)
Large documents. Please be patient when opening these files.

Tax Collector
How to review your tax bill.

DMV Satellite Office
Open in the Town Hall, Tuesdays, except holidays, 9a-3p

Other Info & Events

The bridge on Sweets Crossing Road in the Town of Schodack will be closed effective Thursday, October 9, 2014. Please contact the Town of Schodack Highway Department with any questions.

Nassau Lake Algae: DEC reports that "...lab results from the samples collected on the west shore, south shore, and inlet on Monday confirmed the presence of a blue green algae bloom on both Nassau Lake and the inlet area around Morey Park. .... all are above the DEC bloom criteria.
  1. Lake residents and pets should avoid exposure to any surface scums or discolored water
  2. Anyone exhibiting symptoms consistent with BGA exposure- nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, skin or throat irritation, allergic reactions or breathing difficulties- should seek medical assistance and report these symptoms to the Rensselaer County DOH
  3. For more information and other advice, please go to the DEC and DOH websites

Archives (index)

Schodack has a population of some 12,500. At 63 square miles, it is the largest municipality in the county and is bounded on the north by the towns of East Greenbush and Sand Lake, on the west by the Hudson River, on the east by the Town of Nassau and on the south by Columbia County.

This site provides a gateway to town services and municipal information. The links on the left side and at the bottom of each page provide quick access to information and services. And here's a virtual tour of our attractions, our past and future, and additional services to residents.

Contact Us     Maps


265 Schuurman Rd
Castleton, NY 12033
(518) 477-7918
FAX: 477-9594

Town Hall Office Hours: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm except Holidays. Note that some departments operate additional hours as listed on their pages

Court: 477-9390
Emergency:   911
Police Non-Emerg:
Supervisor: 477-7918
Town Clerk: 477-7590
Trnsfr Stn: 477-8491
Addtional Phones & emails

Our (restricted) 'site search' capability can help you find archived information. Note, however, you can use it ONLY to find Schodack information that we've archived... for example, Town Board actions since 2003 and most minutes of the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals since then.
Hint: use the simplest search terms you can conceive and refine from there. To return to this page, click the "X" in the results list.

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Schodack: index.html
Latest Update: 22 Oct 14