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Latest Update: 17 July 15

Links to the Draft Agenda for the Board's next meeting (when available) can be found at Schodack's home page and on the "Calendar" page
Notices, if any, will be found at the front page and link(s) to Supporting Documents will be found within the agenda, itself.

2015 Meeting Dates: Regular meetings of the Town Board will generally be held at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, at the Schodack Town Hall at 265 Schuurman Road unless otherwise duly noticed, as follows:

January 8           July 9
January 22          No second meeting scheduled for July
February 12         August 13
February 26         August 27
March 12            September 10
March 26            September 24
April 9             October 8
April 23            October 22
May 14              November 12
May 28              No second meeting scheduled for November
June 11             December 10
June 25             December 30 @ 6:00 PM/Close of Busines

2015 Resolutions to Date
Previously Adopted: All 2014 Actions
2013 Resolutions
(includes links to prior years)

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Supervisor DowdsThe Supervisor

Dennis Dowds was elected Town Supervisor in November, 2009 and assumed office on January 1, 2010. Mr. Dowds brings extensive private sector experience in various business disciplines as well as a public sector background in the fire service. He has developed two small businesses and has taught graduate and undergraduate college courses in Marketing and related subject areas on a part time basis during the last twenty-four years. It is Dennis' objective to bring his background, experience and knowledge to help move Schodack forward.
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The Board

Schodack's charter provides for a Town Board of five members, elected at large. Its presiding officer is the Supervisor, who also directs operations of the Police, Highway, Building and Tax departments. The Board's responsibilities include the budget and the general welfare of the town. It appoints members of the Planning and Zoning Boards and the Industrial Development Agency. Generally, the Town Board meets monthly at the Town Hall (see top of this page for the next meeting or see Calendar page).

Frank CurtisFrank Curtis won election in November 2005. The Board had appointed Mr. Curtis in January 2005 to fill a term vacated by resignation. He was appointed Deputy Supervisor in 2010.
Mr. Curtis has held senior managerial positions in Town and County government for many years. He is a past Chief and currently active member of the East Schodack Fire Department.
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Michael Kenney Michael Kenney was elected to the Schodack Town Board in 2010 following his appointment earlier in the year. A lifelong resident of the area, Mike led a volunteer effort to build a new, safer and more accessible playground at Green Meadow Elementary School. The project took several years and Mike helped coordinate the fundraising, planning and construction of the sprawling play area at the school. Mike views his work as a councilman as an extension of his service to Schodack.
Mike is a graduate of Columbia High School. He and his wife Tracey are the parents of two daughters, and the family is active in local school and community organizations. Mike is employed by Walter S. Pratt & Sons in Rensselaer, a family-owned business that provides equipment for various construction projects.
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Scott Swartz Scott Swartz was appointed to board to fill a vacancy in 2013 and subsequently elected to the position. A life long Schodack resident, he owns and operates Swartz Dairy and Produce along with his wife Trini and older son Michael. Their younger son Jeffrey is a chef at a local restaurant.
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Jim BultJim Bult was elected in 2009.
"I'm a life long Schodack resident who grew up on our family dairy farm. I have been an active member of the Schodack Valley fire service for 32 yrs. as a firefighter and EMT. My wife Renee and I have 3 grown children."
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Town Hall
265 Schuurman Rd.
Castleton, NY 12033
(518) 477-7918
FAX: 477-9594

Town Hall Office Hours: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm except Holidays (See the Calendar page). 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
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Latest Update: 17 July 15