Directory

TOWN COURT is held at Town Hall the first and third Thursday of each month.

Criminal cases at 5:30; vehicle/traffic at 6 pm

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JUSTICES:

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Robert C. Prochera

909 State Route 82, Ancram, NY 12502

518-851-7638 ext. 105

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Jeffrey S. Tallackson

909 State Route 82, Ancram, NY 12502

518-851-7638 ext. 105

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Court Clerk:

Beverly Reiner Baillargeon

909 State Route 82, Ancram, NY 12502

518-851-7638 ext. 105

Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 9 am – 1 pm 

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PERSONNEL:

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SUPERVISOR:

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Ryan Skoda

235 Taghkanic/Churchtown Rd, Craryville, NY 12521

518-774-1085 • skod14@yahoo.com

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TOWN COUNCIL:

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Arthur McGuire

338 Taghkanic Road, Elizaville, NY 12523

646-831-9573 • ArthurHMcGuire@gmail.com

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Richard Skoda

146 Taghkanic/Churchtown Rd, Craryville, NY 12521

518-851-6673 • triplecreekdairy@yahoo.com

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Linda Swartz

918 Livingston Road, Elizaville, NY 12523

518-851-8982 • ljswartz918@gmail.com

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Joyce Thompson

P O Box 135, Craryville, NY 12521

518-851-3487 • joyce.thompson721@gmail.com

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DEPARTMENT HEADS:

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CLERK/COLLECTOR:

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Cheryl E. Rogers

483 County Route 15, Elizaville, NY 12523

518-851-7161 Phone/Fax • crogers42857@gmail.com

Hours: 9 – 4, Monday thru Friday or call for appointment anytime

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ASSESSOR:

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Craig Surprise

909 Route 82, Ancram, NY 12502

518-851-7501 • taghkanicassessor909@gmail.com

Hours: Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon, or by appointment

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ATTORNEY:

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William Decaire, 20 Corporate Woods Blvd, Albany, NY 12211-2362

518-465-3484, Fax: 518-465-1843 • wdecaire@carterconboy.com

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HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT:

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Foster G. Hotaling

972 County Route 27, Ancram, NY 12502

518-851-7806 • taghkanichighway@outlook.com

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RESIDENT DEPUTY:

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Deputy Sheriff Peter Grzeskow

518-828-3344

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ZONING ENFORCEMENT OFFICER (ZEO)

AND CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER (CEO):

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Dennis Callahan

909 State Route 82, Ancram, NY 12502

518-851-6958 • taghkanicbld@gmail.com

Hours: Town Hall, Tuesday 2 – 5 and Wednesday 9 – 12

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PLANNING BOARD (PB) CHAIR:

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Katherine Bainer

1105 County Route 27, Craryville, NY 12521

518-851-7752 • kuhnpj@valstar.net

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ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS (ZBA) CHAIR:

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James Romaine

866 Livingston Road, Elizaville, NY 12523

bigweld505@gmail.com

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HISTORIAN:

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Nancy Griffith

573 Rte 15, Elizaville, NY 12523

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DOG WARDEN:

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Wes Powell

P O Box 22, West Lebanon, NY 12295

518-339-4008, 518-794-0225 • wespowell333@yahoo.com

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POPULATION:

1990 Census: 1,111 

2000 Census: 1,118

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LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT:

Congressional: 22, 24 

State Senate: 41 

Assembly: 102

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Copyright ©2015–18 Town of Taghkanic, New York.

All Rights Reserved.

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Town Telephone Numbers

Town Hall:  518-851-7638

Assessor:  518-851-7501

Code Enforcement:  518-851-6958

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Town Hall

The town hall is located at 909 Route 82, Ancram (Town of Taghkanic), NY 12502

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Assessment Rolls are available from the Columbia County website

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Tax Bills/Payments are online at this website

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Common Town Acronyms

BC = Building Committee

CAC = Conservation Advisory Committee

CEO = Code Enforcement Officer (Building Dept.)

FAC = Financial Advisory Committee

HD = Highway Department

OFA = Office For the Aging

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.) 

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Website contact

For help finding information on the website, or to report errors, send an email to taghkanicwebsite@gmail.com

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