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

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 *
Office: (518) 325-5073 ext. 13.

* The Deputy Clerk will be out of the office September 6-21.

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

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
Veronique Fabio, Secretary
Patti Rohrlich
Charles Gardner, III
Richard Freiman
Ellen Levy
Mark Barbato
Deborah Bowen
The Planning Board meets the second Monday of the month at 7:30pm
Office: (518) 325-5073 ext. 13
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Zoning Board of Appeals:
Craig Norton, Chairman
Cathy Ann Lyden, Secretary
Barbara Barrantes
Jeffery Sills
William Sullivan
Steve Smith

The ZBA meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm.
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Office: (518) 325-9852

Board of Assessment Review:
Craig Norton, Chairman
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