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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 Up and Ready! 


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

***Please Note: April 4th Zoning Commission Meeting was canceled because of continuing snow!

*** Please Note: The Zoning Commission will hold a brief meeting on 11 April from 5:00 to 6:15PM at Town Hall to look over new materials from the consultant, Ted Fink. Public is welcome!


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 

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 - Enter Title Here




    (Pursuant to Real Property Tax Law section 501)

    Notice is hereby given that assessment inventory and valuation data is available for examination and review. This data is the information that will be used to establish the assessment of each parcel, which will appear on the Tentative Assessment Roll for the Town of Taghkanic, which will be filed on or before May 1, 2015.

    The information may be reviewed by appointment in the Assessor’s office at the Taghkanic Town Hall located at 909 State Route 82, on March 23, 2016 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., and on March 30, 2016 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. An appointment may be made to review the assessment information by telephoning the Assessor’s office at (518)851-7501.

    Dated 16th day of March 2016

    Craig Surprise


    Town of Taghkanic

  • PUBLIC  NOTICE - Taghkanic Kiss Flyer 2016

    Click on the link to view the flyer - Kiss Flyer

  • PUBLIC NOTICE - Article 60 Comments

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

  • PUBLIC  NOTICE - Tax Collector Notice

    TAKE NOTICE, that I Cheryl E. Rogers, the undersign Collector of Taxes of the Town of Taghkanic, County of Columbia and State of New York, have duly received the tax roll and warrant for the collection of taxes within the Town of Taghkanic for the year 2016, and that I will receive said taxes at 483 County Route 15, (Taghkanic) during regular business hours Monday thru Friday 9 am to 4 pm and for the month of January Saturday 9 am to Noon.

    TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that taxes may be paid on or before February 1, 2016 without charges or interest. On all taxes received after such date, there shall be added interest of 1% per month until such taxes are paid or until returned of unpaid taxes to the County Treasurer pursuant to law.

    TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that pursuant to the provisions of law the tax roll of the Town of Taghkanic will be returned to the County Treasurer of the County Columbia on the 1st day of June 2016.

    Payments made at the Columbia County Treasurer's office will not be posted on the Town Website.

    Cheryl E. Rogers

    Town Clerk/Collector

    Town of Taghkanic

Meetings & Eventstimeline

Click here for a the latest printable calendar.

All scheduled events are subject to change.

Monday, april 4, 2016 at 6:30 PM


• Zoning Commission Report

tuesday, april 5, 2016 at 7:00 PM


• Planning Board

thursday, april 7, 2016 


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

thursday, april 14, 2016


• Financial Advisory Committee - 1:30 pm

CAC Meeting 5-6:30

• Conservation Advisory Committee Report

Monday, april 18, 2016 at 6:30PM


• Zoning Commission Report

tuesday, april 19, 2016 at 7:00 PM


• Planning Board

thurday, april 21, 2016 at 7:00 PM


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

Monday, april 25, 2016 at 7:00 PM


• Zoning Board of Appeals Report