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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.

Notice of Permissive Referendum re Highway Department Truck Purchase
Notice of Public Hearing (13 Aug) re 5 Year Plan, § 8 Rental Assistance

Town Board

Aug Draft Agenda, when available

Retirement System Resolution adopted 11 Jun 15
Most Recent: 11 Jun 15
9 July 15

Index: 2015 Town Board actions (through 9 Jul 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)

Schodack's new Comptroller (16 Jun 15) is Paul Harter, Harter email
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
17 Aug (No meeting, 3 Aug) Planning Board Draft Agenda, when available
Planning Board Schedule, minutes (as available)

Zoning Board of Appeals:
August 10: Draft ZBA Agenda


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

Town of Schodack Summer Day Camp for children (grades K-8) runs 6-31 July. Bus Routes (beginning on page2)   Parents of registered campers: Please read this!

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!

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.

The PSC is conducting a Telecommunications Study. The initially posted information is here with a link to all related documents near the bottom of the page. The latest announcement of Public Information and Comment sessions is in this notice. Written comments may be submitted to the Commission before August 24.

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: 30 July 15