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.
Accepting Bids: The Town of Ancram is accepting bids on the following Ancram Town Hall Snow Control Services. Specifications are as follows. The parking area will have the snow plowed as well as salt applied. The sidewalk will be shoveled and ice melter applied. These areas will be determined by the Building Superintendent. The plowing and shoveling need to be completed before 8 am, Plowing and shoveling will be done for any storm for which there is an inch or more of accumulation. If a storm continues during the day the plowing and shoveling may need to be repeated. On days that the storm continues, when there is a meeting/event scheduled the parking area and sidewalk will need to be redone before the meeting/event. The contractor will need to plow and shovel each evening between 4 and 6 pm for public meetings and sheriffs patrol if necessary. The contractor will be furnished with a meeting and event calendar. The contractor may be contacted to remove snow at anytime for arraignments for Town Court. Ice melter and/or sand will be applied to the parking area and sidewalk if freezing rain or sleet occur as well. The parking area will need to be pushed back so that full parking capacity is available. Salt or an ice melting product will be applied to the parking area. An ice melter, that will not harm concrete or any plant or rugs, will be used on the sidewalks. Contractor will be responsible for snow removal from November 15, 2014 to April 15, 2015 .Contractor may bid on a one year, three year or five year term. Contractor will provide a price for the above services and materials. Contractor has to provide Certificates of Insurance for General Liability and Workers Compensation with $1 million dollar coverage and $2 million aggregate for the working season.Bid will be given for the cost of entire season and will be broken down into 4 monthly payments, December thru March. Town has the right to cancel the contract for unsatisfactory performance which will be determined by the Town Board at its sole discretion. Bids are due no later than Saturday October 11, 2014, and will be accepted at the Town Clerks office during regular business hours Wed, Thurs 10 am to 2 pm and Sat 9:30 to 12 noon. Town Board will review bids at the regular Town Board meeting on October 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm.