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

Schodack is located 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.

Gift of giving:
The Anchor, one of our local food pantries is seeking donations dry and can goods. A box to collect donations has been set up in the Town Clerk’s Office at Town Hall so employees and visitors can make donations.

Town Board

10 Dec: Draft Agenda, when available
2015 Town Board Meeting Schedule

Most Recent: 12 Nov 15
Index: 2015 Town Board actions (through 12 Nov 15)
Links to Town Board actions, 2003-2014

Other Town Board information:
The 2016 Tentative Budget is now posted for review.
2015 Retirement Resolution (adopted 12 Feb 15)
Additional Retirement System Resolution (adopted 11 Jun 15)

Adopted 2015 Budget  (Earlier Adopted Budgets).
Preliminary and Tentative budget info: linked from the Comptroller's page
2014 Annual Financial Report

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:
Fee for disposing of Televisions, Computers, Monitors & Rear Projection Televisions removed. Now FREE per Town Board resolution 2015-090.
2015 Rules & Schedule: & Closings (Holidays)

Planning & Zoning
Stormwater Management Info and MS4 Reports
16 Nov: Draft Planning Bd Agenda (.pdf format)
Planning Board minutes (as available)

Zoning Board of Appeals:
14 Dec: Draft Agenda, when available


In accordance with section 516 of the New York State Real Property Tax Law, notice is hereby given that the 2015 Final Assessment Roll for the Town of Schodack has been completed and a certified copy thereof has been filed in the office of the Schodack Town Clerk for public inspection.
Peter Goold, Sole Assessor,Town of Schodack     July 1, 2015

The 2015 Final Assessment Roll is online at the Rensselaer County website.

that the Assessor for the Town of Schodack, Rensselaer County, has available for review assessment inventory and valuation data. An appointment to review this information can be made by calling Peter Goold, Sole Assessor for the Town of Schodack, at (518) 477-7932, between the hours of 8:30AM and 4:30PM.
Peter Goold, Sole Assessor.

Info from NYS on STAR property tax exemptions.

Tax Collector
How to review your tax bill.

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

Other Info & Events

Gas Line Survey Info: HMM Surveyors are still (as of 26 Aug 15) accessing Private Properties (only those that they have been granted permission to access) and National grid properties to conduct necessary surveys. Louis Berger Surveyors has been in the area taking pictures of properties from the road since 14 April.

Reminder: If your dog poops in the Town Park be considerate of other users and pick it up and dispose of it pooperly!

Bridge Closed: The bridge on Sweets Crossing Road in the Town of Schodack will remain closed until further notice. Please contact the Schodack Highway Department with any questions.

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

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Latest Update: 1 Dec 15