CAC: Dec 4, 7:00pm
Planning Board: Dec 7, 7:00pm
Town Board: Dec 21, 7:00pm
CAC: Jan 1, 7:00pm
Planning Board: Jan 4, 7:00pm
Town Board: Jan 18, 7:00pm

Public Notices

Town Board: On June 19, 2014, the Ancram Town Board adopted an amendment to the Town Zoning Ordinance to protect the scenic character of ridgelines and steep slopes. The amendment establishes standards…  read more

Town Board: The Ancram Town Board will be making appointments to the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Board of Assessment Review at the annual Town Board organizational meeting to be…  read more

Financial Advisory Council: The Ancram Financial Advisory Council (FAC) was established by the Ancram Town Board in 2010 to provide financial analytic support for the Town Board and Town Supervisor, and to provide…  read more

Town Board: The Town Board of the Town of Ancram does hereby give notice that the Regular Town Board meetings will now be held on the Third Thursday of every month. Any changes will be published prior to the meeting.

Emergency Services

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All 9-1-1 calls made from Columbia County are handled by the county’s emergency services department in Hudson, NY.  The county EMS team will then dispatch the appropriate agency, depending on the type of emergency.

Fire Protection is provided by the Ancram Fire Company, Ancram NY.
For more information about the Ancram Fire Company, go to

Ambulance Service is provided by the Community Rescue Squad, based in Copake, NY.

Police Protection is provided by either the Columbia County Sheriff’s Department, or the New York State Police.  The Town of Ancram does not have it’s own police department; however, a resident Columbia County Sheriff’s Department deputy is available to town residents on a part-time basis.  For more information on the resident deputy availability, contact the sheriff’s department at (518) 828-0601.