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Welcome to the official website of the Town of Taghkanic, New York

Here is the new Taghkanic Town Garage Backhoe!

Meeting Updates


  • Sept 27, '16: Added Public Notice about Oct 6 Broadband Advisory Committee meeting, below.

  • Sept 22, '16: Added Public Notice about Oct 4 Planning Board Public Hearing, below.


Document Updates


  • To view or print the October '16 calendar, click on this Dropbox link (no account required).

  • The September '16 calendar is here: Dropbox link.

  • Please find the Town of Taghkanic Adopted 2016 Budget as filed with the NYS Office of the State Comptroller.

  • Please find the full text of the DRAFT Supplementary Regulations article of the developing revised Zoning Code. It was presented and discussed at a Town Board meeting on September 19, 2015. Your comments and questions are welcome. Please address them to Joyce Thompson at joyce.thompson721@gmail.com.


Here are some common acronyms we use here:

  • BC = Building Committee
  • CAC = Conservation Advisory Committee
  • CEO = Code Enforcement Officer (Building Dept.)
  • FAC = Financial Advisory Committee
  • HD = Highway Department
  • 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.)

Town of TaghkanicPublic Notices

  • Town of Taghkanic PUBLIC NOTICE

    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Taghkanic Broadband Advisory Committee will be holding a meeting October 6 2016, 11 am, at the Taghkanic Town Hall, 909 Route 82, Taghkanic, New York. All are welcome.

    Dated: September 26, 2016
    Cheryl Rogers
    Town Clerk

  • Town of Taghkanic Planning Board
    Public Hearing Notice

    In accordance with the Town of Taghkanic Zoning Law you are herein advised that a Public Hearing will be held in the Taghkanic Fire House, New York at Old State Route 82, (at the corner of County Route 10) Taghkanic, New York.

    Hearing Date: October 4, 2016     Time: 7:00 PM

    For the Application of: Gas Land Petroleum

    Property Address: State Route 82, Taghkanic, NY (Tax Parcel ID 172.1-37.200)

    Purpose of the Application: Construction of a New Gas Station with Dunkin Donuts

    Site Plan Review

    The purpose of the hearing is to answer all questions and concerns of the Public. If you cannot be present but wish to express an opinion you may do so by certified letter, return receipt, to the Deputy Clerk, Jean-Adele Howard, 361 Route 82, Hudson, NY 12534 to the Attention of the Planning Board. Be aware that this will be your only opportunity to be heard before your property is influenced by the decision which must be made on this application.

  • PUBLIC  NOTICE - Summary Estoppel Notice Highway Garage

    Town of Taghkanic

    NOTICE OF BOND RESOLUTION

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the bond resolution, a summary of which is published herewith, has been adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Taghkanic, Columbia County, New York on the 22nd day of June, 2016. The period of time has elapsed for the submission and filing of a petition for a permissive referendum and a valid petition has not been submitted and filed. The validity of the obligations authorized by such resolution may be hereafter contested only if such obligations were authorized for an object or purpose for which the Town of Taghkanic is not authorized to expend money or if the provisions of law which should have been complied with as of the date of publication of this notice were not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty (20) days after the date of publication of this notice; or if such obligations were authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution of New York.

    Cheryl Rogers, Town Clerk

    Town of Taghkanic

    BOND RESOLUTION DATED JUNE 22, 2016

    A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CONSTRUCTION OF NEW HIGHWAY GARAGE LOCATED AT COUNTY ROUTE 27 AND PUMPKIN HOLLOW ROAD WITH AN ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST OF $675,675, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SERIAL BONDS OF THE TOWN OF TAGHKANIC, COLUMBIA COUNTY, NEW YORK IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $511,675 PURSUANT TO THE LOCAL FINANCE LAW TO FINANCE A PORTION OF THE COST THEREOF, PROVIDING THAT THIS RESOLUTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM, AND DELEGATING CERTAIN POWERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH TO THE TOWN SUPERVISOR

    Objects or purposes: The Bond Resolution authorizes the construction of a new highway garage of approximately 4,700 square feet at the existing Town property at County Route 27 and Pumpkin Hollow, at an estimated maximum cost of $675,675. The aforesaid purpose constitutes an unlisted action as defined under the State Environmental Quality Review Regulations, 6 NYCRR Part 617, which has been determined under SEQRA not to have a significant impact on the environment.

    Period of Probable Usefulness: Fifteen (15) years pursuant to subdivision 11(c) of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law. The obligations authorized by the Bond Resolution will be in excess of five years from the original date of issuance of such obligations.

    Maximum Amount of Obligations to be issued: The Town Board plans to finance a portion of the total cost of said purpose by the issuance of serial bonds of the Town in an amount not to exceed $511,675, authorized to be issued therefor pursuant to the Local Finance Law. The remaining cost of the project is expected to be financed from other available funds.

    Delegation: The power to authorize bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance of the serial bonds authorized by this resolution, determine the form and terms of said serial bonds, and take certain other actions is delegated to the Town Supervisor, as Chief Fiscal Officer.

    A complete copy of the Bond Resolution summarized above is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the Town Clerk, located at the Town Hall, 909 Route 82, Ancram, New York 12502.

    Dated: July 26, 2016

    Town of Taghkanic, Ancram, New York


  • PUBLIC NOTICE - Article 60 Comments

    Click on the link to review the document - Article 60 Comments

Meetings & Eventstimeline

All scheduled events are subject to change.

thursday, september 1, 2016

TOWN COURT

Criminal cases: 5:30; vehicle/traffic: 6:00 PM

Monday, september 5, 2016 at 6:30 PM

ZONING COMMISSION


• Zoning Commission Report

tuesday, september 6, 2016 at 7:00 PM

PLANNING BOARD


• Planning Board

thursday, september 8, 2016 at 1:30pm

FINANCIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE


• Financial Advisory Committee Report

Monday, september 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM

TOWN BOARD and HIGHWAY PROJECT UPDATE


Bills: 6:30 PM
• Agenda
• Supervisor's Report
Town Clerk Report
• Animal Control Report
• Assessor's Report
• Building Department/ZEO/CEO Report
• Conservation Advisory Committee Report
• Financial Advisory Committee Report
• Highway Report
• Zoning Board of Appeals Report
• Zoning Commission Report

Traffic Safety Report

thursday, september 15, 2016

TOWN COURT

Criminal cases: 5:30; vehicle/traffic: 6:00 PM

• Conservation Advisory Committee at 5-6:30pm

saturday, september 17, 2016 at 9:30am

TOWN BOARD -


Bills: 6:30 PM
• Agenda
• Supervisor's Report
• Town Clerk Report
• Animal Control Report
• Assessor's Report
• Building Department/ZEO/CEO Report
• Conservation Advisory Committee Report
• Financial Advisory Committee Report
• Highway Report
• Zoning Board of Appeals Report
• Zoning Commission Report

Monday, september 19, 2016 at 6:30pm

ZONING COMMISSION


• Zoning Board of Appeals Report

tuesday, september 20, 2016 at 7pm

TOWN BOARD


Bills: 6:30 PM
• Agenda
• Supervisor's Report
• Town Clerk Report
• Animal Control Report
• Assessor's Report
• Building Department/ZEO/CEO Report
• Conservation Advisory Committee Report
• Financial Advisory Committee Report
• Highway Report
• Zoning Board of Appeals Report
• Zoning Commission Report

thursday, september  22, 2016 at 2pm

Broadband Committee


• Broadbanmd 

Monday, september 26, 2016 at 7pm

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS


• Zoning Board of Appeals

wednesday, september 28, 2016

TOWN BOARD and BUILDING COMMITTEE


Bills: 6:30 PM
• Agenda
• Supervisor's Report
• Town Clerk Report
• Animal Control Report
• Assessor's Report
• Building Department/ZEO/CEO Report
• Conservation Advisory Committee Report
• Financial Advisory Committee Report
• Highway Report
• Zoning Board of Appeals Report
• Zoning Commission Report