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Town HallTown Officials

Supervisor: Rick Keaveney
Hours: Scheduled hours are M,W,Th,F 10:00AM - 1:00PM. Please call for an appointment at other times.
Location: upstairs, Town Hall
Address: PO Box 459, Canaan, NY 12029
E-mail: supervisor@canaannewyork.org
Phone: (518) 781-3144 ext3
Fax: (518) 781-3003

Councilpersons: David Patzwahl, Carrie Bither, Alan Miller and Brenda Adams
Hours: Town Board meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM
Location: upstairs, Town Hall
Address: PO Box 459 Canaan, NY 12029
Phone: (518) 781-3144
Fax: (518) 781-3003

Town Clerk: Charlotte Cowan, RMC (Registered Municipal Clerk)
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 9:30 AM -2:30 PM, Thursday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: downstairs, on left, Town Hall
Address: PO Box 459, Canaan, NY 12029
E-mail: townclerk@canaannewyork.org
Phone: (518) 781-3144 ext 1
Fax: (518) 781-3003
Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates; Fishing, Hunting, and Dog Licenses;
Transfer Station Stickers; Notary Public; copies of zoning maps and
regulations,Freedom of Information requests.

Deputy Clerks: Sandy Haakonsen, Julie Alexander

Court Justices: Lewis A. Hatch, Jr. and Delena M. Schaefer
Hours: Court sessions: First and Third Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
Second & Fourth Thursdays 6:00 p.m.
Location: upstairs, Town Hall
Address: PO Box 59, Canaan, NY 12029
Phone: (518) 781-3749
Fax: (518) 781-3749
Court jurisdiction includes: vehicle and traffic violations, criminal
misdemeanors, Small Claims Court.

Court Clerk: Darsi Frederick
Hours: Contact the Court Clerk for current weekly hours (518 781-3144 ext 2)
Location: downstairs on left, Town Hall
Address: PO Box 59, Canaan, NY 12029
E-mail: court@canaannewyork.org
Phone: (518) 781-3749
Fax: (518) 781-3749

Building Inspector and Zoning Enforcement Officer: Lee Heim
Hours: Office hours: Wednesday 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM and Friday 12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Location: downstairs on right, Town Hall
Address: PO Box 459, Canaan, New York 12029
Phone: (518) 781-3144 ext 4
Fax: (518) 781-3003
Board Liaison: Rick Keaveney

Assessor: Kim Cammer
Hours: Office hours: Monday Noon - 4:00PM, Wednesday 8:00AM - Noon, Fridays by appointment only.
Location: downstairs on right, Town Hall
Address: PO Box 459, Canaan, NY 12029
E-mail: assessor@canaannewyork.org
Phone: (518) 781-3433
Board Liaison: Brenda Adams

Superintendent of Highways: Bernhard Meyer
Hours: Standard hours: M,T,W,Th,F 7:00AM - 3:30PM.
Summer hours: M,T,W,Th 6:00AM - 4:30PM.
Location: The Highway Garage is located on Route 295 across from Bristol Road
Address: PO Box 34, Canaan, NY 12029
E-mail: canaanhighway@fairpoint.net
Phone: (518) 781-4455
Fax: (518) 781-4455
Deputy Highway Superintendent: William Durlack
Clerk: Daryl Schiffer
Board Liaison: Alan Miller

Tax Collector: Charlotte Cowan
Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9:30- 2:30pm
Location: in the Town Clerk Office, Town Hall
Address: PO Box 459
Canaan, New York 12029
Phone: (518) 781-3144, ext. 6
Fax: (518) 781-3003

Town Historian: Ann Pearce
E-mail: anndavidpearce@fairpoint.net
Phone: (518) 392-4360

Dog Control Officer: Robert (Bob) Alexander
Address: PO Box 459, Attn: Dog Control Officer
Phone: cell (518) 929-7794