Cambridge Town Hall
846 County Route 59
Cambridge, NY 12816
Phone: 518-677-5532

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Welcome to the Town of Cambridge

Town of Cambridge, NYWelcome to the Town of Cambridge website. The Website Committee developed www.townofcambridgeny.org as a resource for the local community.

Most importantly the website is updated by members in the community, including you. We want to hear from you, particularly if you are interested in updating information on this website. Please contact us with feedback, and we look forward to hearing from you!

Cambridge is a small town with a unique character and strong sense of community. It’s a town where people care about others, where community events are a big part of community life. We’re located in south central Washington County. The area is made up of beautiful rolling hills, farms, a portion of the village of Cambridge and several small hamlets. 


Upcoming Town Board Meeting - The Town of Cambridge Town Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 14, 2020; 7:30 PM at the Cambridge Town Hall.


Planning Board Position Open - Town of Cambridge is seeking interested parties for available Planning Board position. This position requires attendance at monthly Planning Board meetings, which are held on the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM. Training must be attended yearly in the amount of 4 credits. The position is effective January 1, 2021 and ends December 31, 2025, 5-year term. Letters of interest should be submitted to the Town Clerk’s Office by Thursday, December 3, 2020. Interviews will be held at the Regular Town Board Meeting December 14, 2020 at 7:30 PM. Letters should be addressed to Town of Cambridge, Attention: Planning Board Position, 846 County Rt. 59, Cambridge, NY 12816.

Town of Cambridge Seeks Applicant for Board Assessment Review -
The Town of Cambridge is seeking applicant for appointment to the Board of Assessment Review. The Real Property Tax Law requires that members of the BAR have knowledge of property values in the assessing unit (Town). BAR members are local public officers, and therefore, are required to be at least 18 years old, citizens of the United States, and residents of the Municipality which the board serves (Public Officers Law, section 3). This is a five-year term which requires one training session prior to making decisions. The BAR meets once a year for Grievance Day (Complaint of Real Property Assessment) which is the third Wednesday in May. Interested parties should submit a letter of interest to the Town Clerk’s Office by Thursday, December 3, 2020 @ 6:00 PM. Interviews will take place during December 14, 2020 Town Board meeting, followed by appointment the same day. Letters should be addressed to Town of Cambridge, Attention BAR Position, 846 County Rt. 59, Cambridge, NY 12816. Any questions call the Town Supervisor Cassie Fedler 518-796-1877 or Town Clerk, Heather Greenawalt 518-677-5532.

Final Assessment Roll 2020 (pdf) Updated August 01, 2020

Tentative Assessment Roll 2020 (pdf) Updated May 01, 2020


COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) Information
STOP - DUE TO COVID-19 AND EFFORTS TO MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING
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Reopening information for Capital Region
*Town Clerk's Office is now open, a mask is required to enter the building.
*The Assessor's will be back in the office starting again Tuesday June 30th.

The single greatest resource for businesses at this time is the website forward.ny.gov. There is a NY State HOTLINE business may contact for specific questions. email capnyf@esd.ny.gov or phone 518-270-1130.

As part of the response to the COVID-19 outbreak and in an effort to reduce exposure and the spread of the virus to our essential employees and members of our community, Washington County Board of Supervisors Chairman Samuel J. Hall issued an Executive Order under Article 24 of the Executive Law of the State of New York ordering all county facilities be closed to the public as of the close of business on March 18, 2020.

Washington County Board of Supervisors Chairman Samuel J. Hall has declared a State of Emergency for Washington County, effective as of 2:00 PM today (March 16, 2020) and will remain in effect until May 15, 2020, or until rescinded. The State of Emergency allows the county to continue facilitating the ongoing response to COVID-19 and to provide the County of Washington and local organizations with the flexibility needed to respond to this imminent threat to public health, safety and quality of life. For more information see:



Town Clerk
In compliance with social distancing the Town Clerk can be reached
(518)-677-5532 Town Clerk's Webpage
hgreenawalt@gmail.com

Assessor
Attention Town of Cambridge Residents: We are now contracting a Assessor through Washington County. The Assessor’s office hours are Tuesdays 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Any questions please call (518) 760-3139 / Washington county Real Property 518-746-2130 or email at 
lkbarber@washingtoncountyny.gov
In compliance with social distancing all Assessor related questions and appointments should be directed to Washington County, Real Property (518)-746-2130 until further notice.

Code Enforcement
Attention Town of Cambridge Residents: The town is now contracting Code Enforcement through Washington County.
Any questions please Phone: (518) 746-2150 or Fax: (518) 746-2175

Washington County Code Enforcement
In compliance with social distancing all Code Enforcement related questions and appointments should be directed to Washington County, Code Enforcement  (518)-746-2150 until further notice.

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