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pdf Code Book Table of Contents (142 KB)

pdf Code Book Complete Compilation (2.44 MB)

Chapter Title
1 General Provisions
4 pdf Assessor: Assessment Program (120 KB)
5 pdf Clerk (118 KB)
6 pdf Collector of Taxes (118 KB)
7 pdf Defense and Indemnification (112 KB)
9 pdf Ethics, Code of (132 KB)
12 pdf Highway Superintendent (117 KB)
15 pdf Ordinances, Publication of (112 KB)
24 pdf Alcoholic Beverages (125 KB)
31 pdf Building Construction and Fire Prevention (109 KB)
32 pdf Building Code Administration and Enforcement (300 KB)
34 pdf Buildings, Unsafe (133 KB)
42 pdf Dogs and Other Animals (169 KB)
45 pdf Excavations (144 KB)
46 pdf Farming (278 KB)
48 pdf Flood Damage Protection (498 KB)
50 pdf Freshwater Wetlands (177 KB)
54 pdf Games of Chance (118 KB)
58 pdf Hazardous Waste (134 KB)
64 pdf Junkyards (166 KB)
67 pdf Littering (234 KB)
68 pdf Loitering (112 KB)
77 pdf Parks and Recreation Areas (117 KB)
81 pdf Records, Public Access to (155 KB)
87 pdf Sewers (362 KB)
91 pdf Solid Waste (162 KB)
93 pdf Streets and Sidewalks (186 KB)
98 pdf Taxation (196 KB)
100 pdf Telecommunications (134 KB)
105 pdf Vehicles and Traffic (225 KB)
107 pdf Vehicles, Junk (165 KB)
109 pdf Water Resources Protection (126 KB)
111 pdf Regulation Approval Standards for Solar Collection Systems (344 KB)
112 pdf Zoning (2.14 MB)
114 pdf Altered Lot Lines and Boundary Line Adjustments (77 KB)  
115 pdf Subdivision Regulations (407 KB)

Tax Collector

Tax Collector hold hours at Town Hall, 3809 County Rte. 51, Hannacroix, NY 12087

Please bring or send the entire bill for payment. Check mark the Box on the bottom portion of bill to receive your receipt.

January 1, Through February 14, 2020:

Monday through Friday 9 am to 3 pm
Saturday, January 18 & 25 8:00am to 12:00pm

February 15, through July 31, 2020:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 am to 3 pm
Wednesday- no collecting hours

No Holidays

At all other times through July 31: By appoinntment only. Please call 518-756-6671 ext. 2

*Payments may be made at the National Bank of Coxsackie through July 31, 2020. Both the Ravena Branch and Coxsackie 9W Branch of National Bank of Coxsackie will be accepting Town of New Baltimore Town/County taxes during regular banking hours. (Closed on all Holidays)

Diane Jordan/Tax Collector

Assessments

Justin Maxwell, Sole Assessor

Office Hours: Wednesdays 9:00am - 4:00pm

General Info

Taxable Status Day: March 1st

Equalization Rate: 69%

Parcels: 2,116

Tentative Roll: May 1st

Final Roll: July 1st

Final Roll: Click Here

Exemptions

Property Exemptions Info: Click Here

NYS STAR: Click Here

STAR Hotline: 518-457-2036

Exemption Applications due March 1st

Renewal Applications due March 1st

Grievances

Grievance Day: TBA (Late May)

Grievance Application: Application Link

All applications are due on or before Grievance Day

BAR Members: Donna Degnen, Ellsbeth Finke, Bernard Jones, Ronna Smith, Lynn Taylor

Register To Vote

You may register to vote at the following locations:

Greene County Elections Board Catskill - 518-719-3550

Department of Motor Vehicles Catskill - 518-719-3280
located in the Court House in Catskill or on certain announced days in October at New Baltimore polling places.

Registration forms are also available at the Town Clerk’s Office.

Polling Places

District 1:

Cornell Hook and Ladder Firehouse
Gill Road, New Baltimore

North Line: Albany -Greene County boundary.

East Line: Hudson River south to New Baltimore-Coxsackie town line.

South Line: Along New Baltimore-Coxsackie town line from the Hudson River west to Conrail railroad tracks.

West Line: From New Baltimore-Coxsackie town line, north along the Conrail railroad tracks to Albany-Greene County boundary.

District 2:

New Baltimore Town Hall
County Route 51, Hannacroix

North Line: Albany-Greene County Boundary.

East Line: From the intersection of Conrail railroad tracks with Albany-Greene County boundary south along Conrail railroad tracks to the intersection of said railroad tracks and NYS Route 144.

South Line: From the intersection of the Conrail Railroad tracks and NYS Route 144: westerly along NYS Rt.144 to US Rt 9W; thence south along US Rt 9W to its intersection with Greene Co Rt 51; thence west along Rt 51 to its junction with Greene Co. Rt 54; thence southwest along Greene County Rt 54 to a point where Greene County Rt 54 intersections High Mount Road.

West Line: From the intersection of Greene County Rt 54 and High Mount Road; north along High Mount Road (including all homes fronting on High Mount Road) to School Hill Road; continuing north along School Hill Road (including all homes fronting on School Hill Road) to its junction with Greene County Rt 51; thence west along Greene County Rt 51 to its intersection with an unnamed stream (approx. 2,000' west of School Hill Road); thence north along unnamed stream to the Albany-Greene County boundary.

District 3:

Medway-Grapeville Firehouse
County Route 51, Medway

North Line: Albany-Greene County boundary.

East Line: From the intersection of the New Baltimore-Coxsackie Town line and Limekiln Road; north along Limekiln Road (excluding all homes fronting Limekiln Road which are in district 4) to the intersection with Reservoir Road; northwest on Reservoir Road (excluding all homes on Reservoir Road in District 4) to Greene County Rt 54; thence east along Greene county Rt 54 to its junction with High Mount Road; north along High Mount Road excluding all homes fronting on High Mount Road in District 2) to School Hill Road; continuing north along School Hill Road (excluding all homes fronting on School Hill Road in District 2) to its junction with Greene County Rt 51; thence west along Greene County Rt 51 to its intersection with an unnamed stream (approx. 2,000' west of School House Road); thence north along unnamed stream to the Albany-Greene county Boundary.

South Line: New Baltimore-Coxsackie town line.

West Line: New Baltimore-Greenville town line.

District 4:

New Baltimore Town Hall
County Route 51, Hannacroix

North Line: From the intersection of the Conrail Railroad tracks and NYS Rt 144; westerly along NYS Rt 144 to US Rt 9W; thence south along US Rt 9W to its intersection with Greene County Rt 51; thence west along Greene County Rt 51 to its junction with Greene County Rt 54; thence southwest along Greene County Rt 54 to a point where Greene County Rt 54 intersects with Reservoir Road.

East Line: From the intersection of the Conrail railroad tracks with NYS Rt 144; south along the Conrail railroad tracks to the New Baltimore-Coxsackie town line.

South Line: New Baltimore-Coxsackie town line.

West Line: From the intersection of the New Baltimore-Coxsackie Town Line and Limekiln Road; north along Limekiln Road (including all homes fronting Limekiln Road) to its intersection with Reservoir Road; northwest on Reservoir Road (including all homes on Reservoir Road) to Greene County Rt 54.

James Huff
Peter Melewski

New Baltimore Justice Court
3809 County Route 51
Hannacroix, New York  12087
(518) 756-2079

Town Officials

Supervisor

Jeff Ruso

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(518) 756-9636
(518) 337-9238

Deputy Supervisor

Nick Dellisanti

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Town Board

The Town Board meets the 2nd Monday and 4th Monday of each month at the Town Hall at 7:00 PM

Council

Bill Boehlke

Chuck Irving
(518) 944-4782

Kelly Downs
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(518) 396-9255

Shelly VanEtten
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(518) 756-3517

Town Board Meeting Minutes Archive

Justice Town Court

Justice

James Huff

Peter Melewski

Justice Clerk

Kimberly Ruby

Deputy Justice Clerk

Lynne Layman-Wallace

Town Clerk

Town Clerk

Barbara Finke

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(518) 756-6671, ext. 5
(518) 756-8880 - Fax

Deputy Town Clerk

Marjorie Loux

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Diane Jordan

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Highway Department

Highway Superintendent

Alan VanWormer

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(518)567-4961 - Cell

Deputy Highway Superintendent

Scott VanWormer

(518) 694-2219 - Cell

(518) 756-2078
(518) 756-3078 Fax

County Highway Dept. 518-943-4600

Tax Collector

Diane Jordan

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(518) 756-6671, ext. 2

Assessor

Sole Assessor

Justin Maxwell

Office Hours Friday from 9AM-4PM

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(518) 756-6671, ext. 8
(518) 756-8880 Fax

Building Department

Code Enforcement Officer

Allan Jourdin

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Marjorie B. Loux, Clerk

(518) 756-6671, ext. 6, 1
(518) 801-6693

Planning Board

Rob VanEtten, Chair (12-31-23)

Robert Court (12-31-23)

Ken Finke (12-31-23)

Frank Orlando (12-31-21)

Lee Salisbury (12-31-22)

Michelle Stefanik (12-31-22)

Ann Marie Vadney (12-31-22)

Marjorie B. Loux, Clerk

Zoning Board of Appeals

Pat Linger,Chair (12-31-23)

Craig Albano (12-31-24)

Jeff Carlson (12-31-21)

Brad Jourdin (12-31-25)

Denise Taber (12-31-22)

Marjorie B. Loux, Clerk

Animal Control

Animal Control Officer

Joseph Tanner

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Town Historian

Ted Hilscher

Registrar of Vital Statistics

Barbara Finke

Records Management Officer

Barbara Finke

Greene County Planning Board Member

Jean Horn

Health Officer

Dr. Stephen Hassett

Elected Officials

County Legislator

Pat Linger

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(518) 496-8399

New York State Assembly Representative

Chris Tague

(518) 455-5363

Room 927 LOB
Albany, NY 12248 

New York State Senator

Michelle Hinchey

(518)455-2350

46th District
Albany Office
809 Legislative Office Building, Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12247

http://www.senate.state.ny.us/senatehomepage.nsf/senators?OpenForm

United States Congress Representative

Antonio Delgado

(202) 225-5614

United States Senators

Senator

Charles E. Schumer

322 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

(202) 224-6542
(202)228-3027 Fax

Website
Web Form

Senator

Kirsten Gillibrand

478 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

(202) 224-4451
(202) 228-0282 Fax

How to Contact your lawmakers

Governor

Andrew Cuomo

E-mail

State Capitol
Albany, NY 12224

Website

Office of the State Comptroller

110 State Street
Albany, NY 12236
Phone: 518-474-4044
Website
Contact

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Letitia James

Office of the Attorney General
The Capital
Albany, NY 12224-0341

Website
Web Form

Town Hall

Town Hall hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm.

Town Hall is currently closed to the public.  Please call (518)756-6671 (extension numbers are listed) to make an appointment.

The Town Hall is located on County Route 51, approximately 1 mile west of Route 9W. The Town Clerk's Office is located at the Town Hall. Certified copies of birth/death certificates, copies of zoning laws and ordinances, hunting and fishing licenses, and dog licenses are available at the Clerk's Office.

Town Hall Use Agreement

Town Board

The Town Board holds regular monthly meetings on the 2nd Monday of the month, and a work session on the 4th Monday of the month. Meetings begin at 7:00 pm, and are held at the Town Hall, and are open to the public.

Find meeting minutes in the Town Documents archive.

Appointed Committees

Planning Board

Established in 1972, the Planning Board consists of seven members with 3 year terms.

The Planning Board holds regular monthly meetings on the second Thursday of the month. Meetings begin at 7:00pm, and are held at the Town Hall.

  pdf Map of New Baltimore (253 KB)

Members:

  • Rob VanEtten, Chair (12-31-23)
  • Robert Court (12-31-23)
  • Ken Finke (12-31-23)
  • Frank Orlando (12-31-21)
  • Lee Salisbury (12-31-22)
  • Michelle Stefanik (12-31-22)
  • Ann Marie Vadney (12-31-22)
  • Marjorie B. Loux, Clerk

Complaints

  • Complaint Policy for Planning & Zoning
  • Complaint Form

Find meeting minutes in the Town Documents archive.

The Zoning Board of Appeals

Established in 1977, the Zoning Board of Appeals consists of five members with 5 year terms.

The Zoning Board of Appeals holds monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of the month, if applications come before the board.

Members:

  • Pat Linger,Chair (12-31-23)
  • Craig Albano (12-31-24)
  • Jeff Carlson (12-31-21)
  • Brad Jourdin  (12-31-25)
  • Denise Taber (12-31-22)
  • Marjorie B. Loux, Clerk

Complaints

  • Complaint Policy for Planning & Zoning
  • Complaint Form - ADD LINK

Find meeting minutes in the Town Documents archive.

Board of Assessment Review

All property owners who are required to pay property taxes are eligible for a review of their property assessment fro the Board of Assessment Review (BAR). After the filing of the tentative tax roll on May 1, it is recommended that you first discuss any questions regarding your assessment with the Assessor. If you are still dissatisfied, you have the right to file a formal complaint with your Board of Assessment Review by the filing deadline. All grievances before the Board of Assessment Review are by appointment only. Grievance Day is usually set for the 4th Tuesday in May.

Members:

  • Donna Degnen 9/30/24
  • Beth Finke 9/30/23
  • Bernie Jones 9/30/22
  • Lynn Taylor 9/30/21
  • Faye VanDyke 9/30/25

For further information on how your assessments visit: New York State Board of Real Property Services www.orps.state.ny.us

Town Offices
3809 County Route 51
Hannacroix, NY 12087

Phone: (518) 756-6671

Ext. 2: Tax Collector, Diane Jordan
Ext. 5: Town Clerk, Barb Finke
Ext. 6: Zoning/Planning/Building, Allan Jourdin & Marjorie Loux
Ext. 7: Town Supervisor, Jeff Ruso
Ext. 8: Assessor, Justin Maxwell

Fax: (518) 756-8880

Highway Superintendent
Phone: (518) 756-2078
Fax: (518) 756-3078

Town Court
Phone: 518.756.2079
Justices Huff and Melewski, Kimberly Ruby/Lynne Layman-Wallace

Greene County Sheriff
Phone: (518) 756-3300