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Town of Hillsdale
2609 State Route 23
Hillsdale, NY 12529
Phone: (518) 325-5073
Fax: (518) 325-6917
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Mailing Address
PO Box 305
Hillsdale, NY 12529

Supervisor: Peter Cipkowski
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Office: (518) 325-5073 ext. 6
Cell: (646) 373-5002

Councilpersons:
Tom Carty (Planning and Zoning Board Liaison)
Jill Sims-Elster (Parks)
Steve Tiger (Human Resources)
Robina Ward (Infrastructure)

Members of the Town Board may be contacted at the mailing address shown above or via email at email hidden; JavaScript is required.

The Town Board meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7 pm. The public is welcome to attend. If you have a matter that you would like discussed, please do not hesitate to contact the Town Supervisor or Town Clerk and it will be added to the agenda.

Town Clerk: Kathi Doolan
Office Hours:
Monday and Wednesday, 1o am to 1 pm and 2 to 5 pm
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Office: (518) 325-5073 ext. 5

Deputy Clerk: Veronique Fabio
Office Hours:
Thursday and Friday, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
Email: deputyhillsdaletc@fairpoint.net
Office: (518) 325-5073 ext. 13.

Town Justices:
Justice – Mark Cawley
Justice – Russ Immarigeon

Court Clerk: Kati Bell
Office Hours:
Tuesdays 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Wednesdays 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Thursdays 8 am – 2:15
On DA court days, the third Wednesday of the month, Noon – 4 pm

Office: (518) 325-5073 ext. 4

While we do our best to post changes to normal office hours, we do recommend you contact the court via phone to confirm the hours for the day you intend to come in as emergencies do arise. 

Highway Superintendent: Richard Briggs
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Office: (518) 325-4744

Tax Collector: Joe Hanselman
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Office: (518) 325-5537

Assessor: Pamela Cook
Office Hours: Friday, 8:30-Noon
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Office: (518) 325-5073 ext. 8

Building Inspector/Zoning Enforcement: Lee Heim
Office Hours:
Tuesday, 8 – 11 am
Thursday, 11 am ‐ 2:30 pm
Field Inspections by appointment
Office: (518) 325-3636 ext. 7
Fax: (518) 325-6917
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For Building Permit Application click here
To access County resources click here

Planning Board:
Hank Henward, Chairman
Patti Rohrlich
Charles Gardner, III
Richard Freiman
Ellen Levy
Mark Barbato
Deborah Bowen
Veronique Fabio, Secretary

The Planning Board meets the second Monday of the month at 7:30 pm

With questions or special requests, contact Veronique Fabio, Planning Secretary at:
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(518) 325-5073 ext. 13

Zoning Board of Appeals:
Craig Norton, Chairman
Barbara Barrantes
Jeffery Sills
William Sullivan
Steve Smith
Ramona Bellamy, ZBA Secretary

The ZBA meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm.

With questions or special requests, contact Ramona Bellamy, ZBA Secretary at:
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(518) 325 5073 ext 33

Board of Assessment Review:
Craig Norton, Chairman
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Augie Senna
William Sullivan
Howard Van Lenten
Office: (518) 325-3636 ext. 8

Town Historians: Chris Atkins and Lauren Letellier
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Sewer District Emergencies: Patrick Nolan
Office: (518) 567-7012

Sewer District Billing: Kathi Doolan
Office: (518) 325-5073 ext. 5

Animal Control Officer: Wes Powell
(518) 339-4008
If an emergency, call 911

Summer Youth Program: Jill Sims-Elster
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Special Events in Roe Jan Park: Meghan McCann
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Farmer’s Market:
Link:  Farmer’s Market
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Infrastructure: Oversee the maintenance, planning and development of all municipal owned property. Areas of focus:

  • Buildings
  • Hamlet Park, Cullen Park, Veterans Memorial, Town Hall Park
  • Sidewalks
  • Lighting
  • Signage
  • Sewer district
  • Snow removal

Robina Ward, Town Board lead
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Human Resources: Support employee relations, review policies and practices, and make changes as needed. Areas of focus:

  • Ensure that all employees have been informed of and have an understanding of the Town’s Workplace Violence Policy.
  • Review all Hiring Practices and update as needed
  • Serve as the primary contact for all Union relations
  • Review the Town’s Ethics Policy and if necessary recommend changes and enforcement to the Town Board
  • Whenever possible will be part of potential employee interviews

Steve Tiger, Town Board lead