Town Board Meetings

Town Board meetings are usually held at the Ancram Town Hall on the 3rd Thursday of each month with an occasional Saturday meeting at 9 am.

Upcoming meetings are on:

  • Thurs, Sep 18, 7:00pm
  • Thurs, Oct 16, 7:00pm
  • Thurs, Nov 20, 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

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.

Agendas / Minutes

07/17/14 - minutes

06/19/14 - minutes

05/15/14 - minutes

05/15/14 - minutes
Public Hearing - Ridgeline

04/17/14 - minutes

04/17/14 - minutes
Public Hearing - Ridgeline

03/20/14 - minutes

02/20/14 - minutes

01/16/14 - minutes

01/02/14 - agenda | minutes
Organizational Meeting

12/19/13 - minutes

12/19/13 - minutes
Public Hearing Continuation for Ridgeline Protection

11/21/13 - minutes

11/21/13 - minutes
Public Hearing - Ridgeline

11/21/13 - minutes
Public Hearing - Final 2014 Budget

10/17/13 - minutes

10/17/13 - minutes
Public Hearing - Preliminary Budget

09/19/13 - minutes

09/19/13 - minutes
Public Hearing - 2014 Tentative Budget

08/15/13 - minutes

08/15/13 - minutes
Public Meeting - Highway Superintendent

07/18/13 - minutes

07/18/13 - minutes
Public Hearing on Ridgeline

06/20/13 - minutes
Public Hearing on Ridgeline

06/20/13 - minutes

05/16/13 - minutes

05/16/13 - minutes
Public Hearing on Ridgeline

04/18/13 - minutes

04/08/13 - minutes
Public Hearing - Local Law #1

03/21/13 - minutes

02/21/13 - minutes
Public Hearing - Local Law

02/21/13 - minutes

02/21/13 - minutes
Public Hearing

01/17/13 - minutes

01/03/13 - minutes
Year End Meeting

01/03/13 - minutes
Organizational Meeting

01/02/13 - minutes
Financial Overview

12/20/12 - minutes

11/15/12 - minutes
Public Hearing

11/15/12 - minutes

10/18/12 - minutes

10/18/12 - minutes
Public Hearing - 2013 Budget

10/15/12 - minutes
Public Hearing

10/15/12 - minutes
Public Hearing ZRC Package #4

09/20/12 - minutes
Public Hearing - 2013 Budget

09/20/12 - minutes

08/16/12 - minutes

08/13/12 - minutes
Public Hearing

07/19/12 - minutes

06/21/12 - minutes

06/21/12 - minutes
Public Hearing Cell Tower Law

05/17/12 - minutes

04/19/12 - minutes

03/15/12 - minutes

02/16/12 - minutes

01/19/12 - minutes

01/14/12 - minutes
Financial Process Review

01/05/12 - minutes
Organizational Meeting

01/05/12 - minutes
Year End Meeting

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Town Board

Background Materials for the 8/21/2014 Town Board Meeting

Meeting Agenda
Monthly Supervisor’s Report
June YTD Summary Financial Chart
Draft Resolutions
Detailed Financial Reports

Click here for previous Town Board materials

Town Board Members

Art Bassin, Supervisor

Jim Miller (Deputy Supervisor)

Hugh Clark, Councilman

Madeleine Israel, Councilwoman

Chris Thomas, Councilman

1416 County Route 7
Ancram NY 12502
Phone (518)329-6512 ext. 6

The town board of the Town of Ancram is the legislative and governing body for the town.  The town board consists of five members which includes a town supervisor and four councilmen.  The elected term for the town supervisor is for two years. The elected term for each of the four councilmen is for four years, with two seats being up for election every two years.

The town board is responsible for preparing and annual budget which includes funding for general services and for highway maintenance.  Each month vouchers requesting payment for service are reviewed by the town board and require signatures of three members of the board for approval.  The board is also responsible for adopting local laws and setting policy for the town.

The regular meetings of the town board are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month and begin at 7pm.  All monthly meetings are held at the Ancram Town Hall and are open to the public.  If a special meeting of the board is required, it will be announced at a regular meeting, or a public notice will be place in the town’s official newspaper, The Register Star.


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