Town of Stanford

Today's Weather

°F ( °F)
Weather data provided by®


Welcome to the Town of Stanford. Stanford is a beautiful rural town of about 3,825 residents. We have two lakes, public parks, a great recreational facility and beautiful places to walk, ride your bike or just take a car ride and visit our wonderful restaurants!

If you have any questions on our website, please contact the website administrator Mark D’Agostino 845-868-7769 or


Dutchess County Department of Public Works held a public informational meeting on the Bulls Head Road Bridge Replacement project.  Information from this Sept. 23rd meeting will be available soon on the website.


Several volunteer positions are available for the Town:
the Recreation Commission, the Conservation Advisory Commission, the Farm & Ag. Committee and the Board of Assessment Review

Contact the Town Clerk at 868-1310, option #5 – 9 AM – 1 PM Monday – Friday
or by email  or
for additional information

The Stanford Historical Society is proud to announce that the Bangall Post Office was added to the State Historical Places as of March 13th and to the National Register of Historic Places as of May 19!


A video of each monthly Town Board meeting is available on the link “Town Board videos” on the lower right 



We have provided a link to our Town of Stanford Codes, Rules, Regulations and Town Laws. Please see the link to the right side of the home page entitled “Town Code, Rules and Regulations”. You can find all our local laws from A-Z. If you have any questions,  contact Supervisor Joseph Norton or Town Clerk Ritamary Bell



Stanford’s Business Association has their own website:


Stanford Town Hall
26 Town Hall Road, P. O. Box 436
Stanfordville, NY 12581

Supervisor-Joseph M. Norton
845-868-1310, option #2 or

Councilwoman Mary Weinberger

Councilman Mark D’Agostino, CPA

Councilman Ryan Orton

Councilwoman Johanna Shafer



Town Clerk – Ritamary Bell     Office Open Mon.-Fri.  9am-1pm

845-868-1310, option #5 or or

Town Court: Court Clerk  ~ 845-868-1310, option #3
Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 1 PM
Monday & Wednesday,  6 PM – 8 PM
Town Justice  Dennis Smith
Town Justice Frank Weber, Jr. 

Highway Superintendent – Jim Myers      845-868-7804
Highway Garage: Creamery Road, Stanfordville
open 7 AM to 3:30 PM

Town Assessor – Steve Gotovich     845-868-1310, option #7
Open Tues-Wed-Thur 9am-3pm

Building and Zoning Officer – Don Smith      845-868-1310, option #6

Dog Control Officer – Diana Mackey      845-797-8109
or Pine Plains Vets   518-398-9494

Town of Stanford Comptroller - Meghan O’Connor
845-868-1310, option #4

If you have any questions abour our website, please contact the Website Administrator Mark D’Agostino 845-868-7769 or