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Welcome to the official website of the Town of Taghkanic, New York

Assessment Rolls are available from the Columbia County website.
Tax Bills/Payments are online at this website.

Salt Shed Progress: The FOOTINGS WERE POURED ON OCTOBER 27, 2015


News and updated documents:

NOTICE:  The Financial Advisory Committee meeting for Thursday, 12 November, has been cancelled because the monthly audit has been performed and the work on long-term planning requires further updating with new budget numbers before it is ready for analysis. Long-term planning will be the topic of the December meeting.

  • Please find the 2016 PRELIMINARY Budget that is the topic of the Public Hearing scheduled for 7:00 PM on Monday, November 9, 2015. 
  • Please find Local Law 5 of 2015 that is the topic of the Public Hearing scheduled for 7:15 PM on Monday November 9, 2015

• Please find the full text of the DRAFT Supplementary Regulations article of the developing revised Zoning Code. It was presented and discussed at a Town Board meeting on September 19, 2015. Your comments and questions are welcome. Please address them to Joyce Thompson at 

Public Notices for Requests for Proposals and Letters of Interest were posted on September 16, 2015.                                                                                          Be sure to check them out

Road use survey extended until October 15, 2015 (posted September 16) 

All Agendas, Reports & Minutes are available directly from the Meetings and Events timeline further down this page. Minutes are usually approved at the next month’s meeting, and are posted in the timeline there.

Here are some common acronyms we use here:

  • BC = Building Committee
  • CAC = Conservation Advisory Committee
  • CEO = Code Enforcement Officer (Building Dept.)
  • FAC = Financial Advisory Committee
  • HD = Highway Department
  • PB = Planning Board
  • TB = Town Board
  • TC = Town Clerk
  • TS = Town Supervisor
  • ZBA = Zoning Board of Appeals
  • ZC = Zoning Commission
  • ZEO = Zoning Enforcement Officer (Building Dept.)

Town of TaghkanicPublic Notices

  • PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE - Request for Proposal

    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE The Taghkanic Town Board hereby request for proposals for the following:

    ZBA Attorney

    Planning Board Attorney

    The Request for Proposals are available at the office of the Town Clerk, Cheryl Rogers, during the regular business hours of 9-4 or requested by email. Sealed hard copy responses will be accepted by the Town Clerk located at 483 County Route 15, (Town of Taghkanic) Elizaville, N Y 12323 and can be reached at 518-851-7161 or The RFP deadline is December 4, 2015.

    By order of the Town Board,

    Cheryl E. Rogers

    Town Clerk

    Dated: November 17, 2015

  • PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE - Annal Elecetion of Craryville Fire District

    Legal Notice


    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual Election of the Craryville Fire District will take place on December 8, 2015 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Craryville Fire House located on County Route 7, for the purpose of electing one Commissioner for a five (5) year term, commencing on January 1, 2016 and ending December 31, 2020. All voters registered with the Columbia County Board of Elections on or before November 16, 2015 shall be eligible to vote.

    Candidates for District Office shall have filed their names with the Secretary of the Craryville Fire District, no later than twenty days before the election, November 18, 2015.

    Barbara L. Scutt, Secretary

    Board of Fire Commissioners

    Craryville Fire District

    P. O. Box 154

    Craryville, N. Y. 12521


    NOTICE OF COMPLETION OF FINAL ASSESSMENT ROLL (Pursuant to Section 516 of the Real Property Tax Law) Notice is hereby given that the Final Assessment Roll for the Town of Taghkanic in the County of Columbia, for the year 2015, has been completed by the undersigned Assessor(s), and a certified copy thereof has been filed in the office of the Town/City Clerk on the 1st day of July, 2015, where the same will remain for public inspection. Dated this 26th day of June, 2015. Town of Taghkanic Sole Assessor Craig Surprise, IAO

Meetings & Eventstimeline

Click here for a the latest printable calendar.

All scheduled events are subject to change.

Monday, november 2, 2015 at 7:00 PM



thursday, november 5 2015


Criminal cases: 5:30; vehicle/traffic: 6:00 PM

thursday november 12, 2015 at 1:30 PM


• Financial Advisory Committee Report

Monday, november 16, 2015 at 6:30 PM


• Zoning Commission Report

tuesday,novmebr 17 2015 at 7:00 PM


• minutes

thursday,november 19, 2015 at


Criminal cases: 5:30; vehicle/traffic: 6:00 PM

CAC Meeting 5-6:30 -
• Conservation Advisory Committee Report

Monday, november 23, 2015 at 7:00 PM


• Zoning Board of Appeals Report