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.

Public Notice

Town Board: The Ancram Town Board will hold a public hearing to solicit final public comments on the 2015 Budget, followed by a special Town Board meeting to consider the proposed 2015 Budget for adoption on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at the Ancram Town Hall, 1416 County Route 7, Ancram NY. The public hearing will start at 6 pm, and the Special Town Board meeting will start at 6:05 pm. The proposed 2015 Budget is available from the Town Clerk at the Ancram Town Hall and on the Town web site at The proposed 2015 tax levy is budgeted to be $794,550, $5220 less than the 2014 budgeted tax levy. Compensation for town officials in 2015 is budgeted to be flat at $4500 for the Town Supervisor, $2625 for each Council member and $5000 for each Judge. The Highway Superintendent's compensation is budgeted to increase $2000 to $53,000 in 2015, and the Town Clerk/Tax Collector/Registrar's compensation is budgeted to increase $1500 to $29,500. The CEO/ZEO and Assessor are budgeted to receive $500 increases, and the Animal Control Officer is budgeted to receive a $380 increase.