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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.

Town Board

28 May: Draft Agenda, when available

Most Recent: 14 May 15
Index: 2015 Town Board actions (through 14 May 15)
Links to Town Board actions, 2003-2014
2015 Town Board Meeting Schedule
State mandated: 2015 Retirement Resolution (showing basis of retirement calcuations for Town officers)

Adopted 2015 Budget  (Earlier Adopted Budgets).
Preliminary and Tentative budget info: linked from the Comptroller's page
2013 Annual Financial Report (AFRUD-FINAL.pdf)
Very large documents. Please be patient when opening these files.

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, Fall Cleanup Days & Closings (Holidays)

Planning & Zoning
Stormwater Management Info and MS4 Reports
18 May: Draft Planning Bd Agenda (.pdf format)
Planning Board Schedule, minutes (as available)

Zoning Board of Appeals:
June: ZBA Draft Agenda, when available


Notice of Completion of Tentative Assessment Roll

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN 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. The Assessor will be available to assist taxpayers wishing to view the 2015 Tentative Tax Roll in person at Town Hall on Thursday May 7, 12-4PM; Wednesday May 13 from 4-8PM; Saturday May 16 from 9AM-1PM; and Tuesday May 19 from 9AM-1PM.

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

Schodack Town Hall Offices and Highway Department will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015 for the Memorial Day Holiday. Schodack Town Hall Offices and Highway Department will resume regular business hours on Tues, May 26. The Transfer Station -- whose personnel observe the holiday on Tuesday per contract agreement re Monday holidays -- will resume regular business hours on Wednesday, May 27, 2015.
If you have any questions, please call the Office of the Town Clerk, 477-7590, Mon-Fri between 8:30am and 4:30pm.

2015 Music in the Park:
Peaceful Country Band June 2nd
Fast Company June 9th
Ghetto Choppers June 16th
Triskele June 23rd
Yankee Doodle Band June 30th
Tri-County Banjo Band July 7th

The regular monthly meeting for the East Schodack Fire District Commissioners for the month of May, 2015 will be moved from May 25 to May 18.

Gas Line Survey Info: Effective 15 April, HMM Surveyors are 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!

The Youth & Recreation page now provides a link to applications for attendance at the Town Day Camp.

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: 15 May 15