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

             Email  Home Phone: (518) 873-9951


Town Council: Jeff Allott, Ben Morris, Cathy Reusser, Bill Wright      

Dog Control Officer - Todd Christian

                                         (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 2019

New Russia Water Report 2018

New Russia Water Report 2017


Elizabethtown Water Report 2019

Elizabethtown Water Report 2018

Elizabethtown Water Report 2017

Town of Elizabethtown    New York

Year Round estination

Town Hall (518) 873-6555

Court (518) 873-2047

Fax (518) 873-9584