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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.


Here is the new Taghkanic Town Garage Backhoe!


CALENDAR CHANGES! 

Notices of calendar changes will be posted here. For the agenda, please refer to the time line citation.

Town Board Garage Workshop: As originally scheduled, the Town Board will meet on Wednesday, July 27th at 7:00 PM. Those interested in the details of the garage building are urged to attend.


News and updated documents:


Please find the Town of Taghkanic Adopted 2016 Budget as filed with the NYS Office of the State Comptroller.

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 joyce.thompson721@gmail.com. 

Article 60 Comments: Click on the link to review the document - Article 60 Comments

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  NOTICE - Summary Estoppel Notice Highway Garage

    Town of Taghkanic

    NOTICE OF BOND RESOLUTION

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the bond resolution, a summary of which is published herewith, has been adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Taghkanic, Columbia County, New York on the 22nd day of June, 2016. The period of time has elapsed for the submission and filing of a petition for a permissive referendum and a valid petition has not been submitted and filed. The validity of the obligations authorized by such resolution may be hereafter contested only if such obligations were authorized for an object or purpose for which the Town of Taghkanic is not authorized to expend money or if the provisions of law which should have been complied with as of the date of publication of this notice were not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty (20) days after the date of publication of this notice; or if such obligations were authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution of New York.

    Cheryl Rogers, Town Clerk

    Town of Taghkanic

    BOND RESOLUTION DATED JUNE 22, 2016

    A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CONSTRUCTION OF NEW HIGHWAY GARAGE LOCATED AT COUNTY ROUTE 27 AND PUMPKIN HOLLOW ROAD WITH AN ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST OF $675,675, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SERIAL BONDS OF THE TOWN OF TAGHKANIC, COLUMBIA COUNTY, NEW YORK IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $511,675 PURSUANT TO THE LOCAL FINANCE LAW TO FINANCE A PORTION OF THE COST THEREOF, PROVIDING THAT THIS RESOLUTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM, AND DELEGATING CERTAIN POWERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH TO THE TOWN SUPERVISOR

    Objects or purposes: The Bond Resolution authorizes the construction of a new highway garage of approximately 4,700 square feet at the existing Town property at County Route 27 and Pumpkin Hollow, at an estimated maximum cost of $675,675. The aforesaid purpose constitutes an unlisted action as defined under the State Environmental Quality Review Regulations, 6 NYCRR Part 617, which has been determined under SEQRA not to have a significant impact on the environment.

    Period of Probable Usefulness: Fifteen (15) years pursuant to subdivision 11(c) of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law. The obligations authorized by the Bond Resolution will be in excess of five years from the original date of issuance of such obligations.

    Maximum Amount of Obligations to be issued: The Town Board plans to finance a portion of the total cost of said purpose by the issuance of serial bonds of the Town in an amount not to exceed $511,675, authorized to be issued therefor pursuant to the Local Finance Law. The remaining cost of the project is expected to be financed from other available funds.

    Delegation: The power to authorize bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance of the serial bonds authorized by this resolution, determine the form and terms of said serial bonds, and take certain other actions is delegated to the Town Supervisor, as Chief Fiscal Officer.

    A complete copy of the Bond Resolution summarized above is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the Town Clerk, located at the Town Hall, 909 Route 82, Ancram, New York 12502.

    Dated: July 26, 2016

    Town of Taghkanic, Ancram, New York


  • Draft Project Schedule:

    7 pm May 30: Project meeting:

               Review EIS / SEQRA: provided for Board review

               Revised drawings Approved

                          Approved Proposed Rendering

                          Approved Design

              Summary of Estimated Cost:

      9:30 am June 11: Public Information update on Building Project

                                         2016-6-11 Highway Presentation
                                         8-Resolution Reaffirming Negative Declaration
                                         Approved Short Form EAF
                                         11-Resolution For Bond

    7:00 pm June 13: Public Hearing Monroe Test

                                        9-Resolution - Monroe Test Resolution

    7:00 pm June 22: Project Meeting

    Design will take six (6) weeks

    7:00 pm July 11: Board Meeting / Design Review

    7:00 pm July 27:Design & Costs Complete / Approval Motion

    (BAN Resolution prepared ahead of time with spaces for the numbers that can be completed based on the Approved Design.

    Set Post BAN Public Hearing Date and publish BAN

    Publish Notice for BAN quotes (if we encounter objections to the BAN we would simply table the quotes)

    7:00 pm Aug. 8:BAN Public Hearing, Town Board Meeting - Permissive Referendum Resolution / Motion to publish Permissive Referendum Notice (Is this enough time for a July 29 notice? Would we have to change the board meeting or set a separate time for the hearing?)

    Publish Permissive Referendum Notice

    Sample/proposed dates are:

    ✦Permissive referendum 30 day period: August 8 – September 8

    ✦Estoppel September 10 day period: September 13 – 22

    August 15 – 19: Bids Out (Ray)

    7 pm August 25: Project Meeting?

    7 pm September 12: Board Meeting / Bids In / Contractor(s) Awarded if possible

    7 pm September 28: Project Meeting - Progress

    October Build


  • PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE - ZBA and Planning Board Joint Meeting

    PUBLIC NOTICE

    TOWN OF TAGHKANIC

    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Zoning Board of Appeal and the Planning Board will be holding a joint meeting on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, Route 82, Taghkanic. All persons interested are invited to attend.

    Dated: June 27, 2016

    James Romaine and Katherine Bainer

    ZBA Chairman Planning Board Chair


  • PUBLIC NOTICE - Article 60 Comments

    Click on the link to review the document - Article 60 Comments

Meetings & Eventstimeline

Click here for a the latest printable calendar.

All scheduled events are subject to change.

thursday, june 2, 2016

TOWN COURT

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

Monday, June 6, 2016 at 6:30 PM

ZONING COMMISSION


Zoning Commission Report

tuesday, june 7, 2016 at 7:00 PM

PLANNING BOARD &  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS


• Zoning Board of Appeals
• Planning Board

thursday, june 9, 2016

FINANCIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE


• Financial Advisory Committee

saturday, june 11, 2016 at 9:30 am

TOWN BOARD -


• Public Information Building Project   2016-6-11 Hwy Presentation

2016-6-11 Resolution Reaffirming

2016-6-11 Short Form EAF (1)


Monday, June 13, 2016 at 7:00 PM

TOWN BOARD and HIGHWAY PROJECT UPDATE


Bills: 6:30 PM
Agenda
Supervisor's Report
Town Clerk Report
Animal Control Report
Assessor's Report
Building Department/ZEO/CEO Report     ZEO Permit Log
Planning Board Report
Traffic Safety Report
Highway Report
OFA Report
Zoning Commission Report

NYS Forestry Guide

ZBA Report
Financial Report
Broadband Report
CAC Report

Approved TB Minutes     2016-4-11      2016-4-27       2016-5-9

thursday, june 16, 2016

TOWN COURT -

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

Monday, June 20, 2016 at 6:30 PM

ZONING COMMISSION


Zoning Commission 

tuesday, june 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm

PLANNING BOARD -


• Planning Board

wednesday, june 22, 2016 at 7:00 PM

TOWN BOARD and BUILDING COMMITTEE


Bills: 6:30 PM
• Agenda
• Supervisor's Report
• Town Clerk Report
• Animal Control Report
• Assessor's Report
• Building Department/ZEO/CEO Report
• Conservation Advisory Committee Report
• Financial Advisory Committee Report
• Highway Report
• Zoning Board of Appeals Report
• Zoning Commission Report

Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS-PLANNING BOARD -Joint meeting


• Zoning Board of Appeals

Thursday, July 7, 2016

TOWN COURT

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

Monday, July 11, 2016

TOWN BOARD and HIGHWAY PROJECT UPDATE—7:00 ZONING COMMISSION - 4 to 6 p.m.


Bills 6:30

Agenda
Supervisor's Report
Town Clerk Report
Animal Control Report
Assessor's Report
Building Department/ZEO/CEO Report       Permit Log
Conservation Advisory Committee Report
Planning Board Report
Highway Report
Zoning Board of Appeals Report
Zoning Commission Report    

ZC Minutes -  2016-7-11

OFA Report

Minutes:    2016-5-25     2016-5-31     2016-6-11     2016-6-13     2016-6-22    

thursday, july 14, 2016

FINANCIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE


• Financial Advisory Committee Report

Monday, July 18, 2016 at 6:30 PM

ZONING COMMISSION


• Zoning Commission Report

tuesday, july 19, 2016 at 7:00 PM

PLANNING BOARD


• Planning Board Report

thursday, july 21, 2016

TOWN COURT

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

Monday, July 25, 2016 at 7:00 PM

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS


• Zoning Board of Appeals Report

wednesday, july 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM

TOWN BOARD and BUILDING COMMITTEE


Bills: 6:30 PM
• Agenda
• Supervisor's Report
• Town Clerk Report
• Animal Control Report
• Assessor's Report
• Building Department/ZEO/CEO Report
• Conservation Advisory Committee Report
• Financial Advisory Committee Report
• Highway Report
• Zoning Board of Appeals Report
• Zoning Commission Report

Monday, august 1, 2016 at 6:30 PM

ZONING COMMISSION


• Zoning Commission Report

tuesday, august 2, 2016 at 7:00 PM

PLANNING BOARD --  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS


• Planning Board Report
• Zoning Board of Appeals Report

thursday, august 4, 2016

TOWN COURT

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

Monday, august 8, 2016 at 7:00 PM

TOWN BOARD and HIGHWAY PROJECT UPDATE


Bills: 6:30 PM
• Agenda
• Supervisor's Report
• Town Clerk Report
• Animal Control Report
• Assessor's Report
• Building Department/ZEO/CEO Report
• Conservation Advisory Committee Report
• Financial Advisory Committee Report
• Highway Report
• Zoning Board of Appeals Report
• Zoning Commission Report

thursday, august 11, 2016

FINANCIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE


• Financial Advisory Committee Report
• Highway Report
• Zoning Board of Appeals Report
• Zoning Commission Report

Monday, august 15, 2016 at 6:30 PM

ZONING COMMISSION


• Zoning Commission Report

thursday, august 18, 2016

TOWN COURT

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

wednesday, august 24, 2016 at 7:00 PM

TOWN BOARD and BUILDING COMMITTEE


Bills: 6:30 PM
• Agenda
• Supervisor's Report
• Town Clerk Report
• Animal Control Report
• Assessor's Report
• Building Department/ZEO/CEO Report
• Conservation Advisory Committee Report
• Financial Advisory Committee Report
• Highway Report
• Zoning Board of Appeals Report
• Zoning Commission Report