Town of Stanford

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   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

While you are at the Town Hall to vote on Election Day, Tuesday,
November 4th, 2014,
please spend a few minutes visiting a display in the Town Board Room to check out the Town Historian’s amazing collection of pictures and documents of the Town’s history, dating from 1793 to the present. 
The exhibit will be open from 9:00AM until 9:00PM.
The Town Historian will be available there to answer any questions.


Several volunteer positions are available for the Town:
the Recreation Commission, the Conservation Advisory Commission and the Board of Assessment Review

Contact the Town Clerk at 868-1366 — 9 AM – 1 PM Monday – Friday
or by email
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!  **************************************************************

Stanford’s “FOREVER YOUNG CLUB” now have their own page on the website.  Please check it out for their upcoming activities…



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 or

Councilman Ryan Orton

Councilwoman Johanna Shafer

Councilwoman Mary Weinberger


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

845-868-1366 or

Town Court: Court Clerk  ~ 845-868-2269
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     845-868-7027
Open Tues-Wed-Thur 9am-3pm

Building and Zoning Officer – Don Smith      845-868-7128

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

Town of Stanford Comptroller – Russell Gray


If you have any questions abour our website, please contact the Website Administrator Mark D’Agostino
or Town Clerk Ritamary Bell