Local GOvernment

Supervisor, Noel H. Merrihew, III


Chief Financial Officer




Philip Hutchins, Deputy Supervisor

Clerk to the Supervisor, Website Administrator, Water District Administrator:

             Mary Sue Wolson


Town Clerk, Tax Collector, Registrar, Water District Clerk:

             Janet E. Cross




Town Council:

             Jeff Allott

             Ben Morris

             Cathy Reusser

             Bill Wright      

Dog Control Officer: Todd Christian

             Telephone:  (518) 873-9100


All dogs in the Town of Elizabethtown must be registered. If you are 65 or older it is free to register!
Contact the Town Clerk for an application.

Fees are $5.00 for a spayed/neutered pet or $12.00 for unspayed/unneutered pet. Rabies certificate is required.

Rabies clinics are available throughout Essex County.

Assessor: Timothy Gay, Jr.


             Telephone: (518) 873-3702

             Fax: (518) 873-9584

Email: timothy.gay@essexcountyny.gov


Assessor Hours:  Wednesdays 8:00 - 12:00

             Essex County Real Property Website Page

Judges: William Garrison

               Richard Olcott


             Telephone: (518) 873-2047

             Fax: (518) 873-6571

Court Hours: Thursdays at 1:30 PM

Judges hold court alternate Thursdays

Building & Code Officer: Gordon Costin

Water District Deputy


             Telephone: (518) 873-6555

             Cell: (518) 637-5620

             Fax: (518) 873-9584

             Email: code@etownny.com


Office Hours: Wednesday 9:00 AM until Noon


Building Permit Application                    


Department of Public Works

Superintendent: Michael Drew


Deputy Superintendent: Keith Denton, Sr.


             Telephone: (518) 873-2020

             Cell: (518) 396-9130

             Fax: (518) 873-2539

Water District Superintendent:

David Dickinson


             Telephone: (518) 873-2020

             Cell: (518) 275-8183


Copies of these reports will be mailed upon request.


New Russia Water Report 2020

New Russia Water Report 2019

New Russia Water Report 2018

New Russia Water Report 2017


Elizabethtown Water Report 2020

Elizabethtown Water Report 2019

Elizabethtown Water Report 2018

Elizabethtown Water Report 2017

Year Round Destination

Town Hall (518) 873-6555

Court (518) 873-2047

Fax (518) 873-9584



Town of Elizabethtown

New York