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Danby Town Hall 

1830 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850-9419

Town Supervisor - Fredric "Ric" Dietrich
Town Clerk - Pamela Goddard
Town Councilperson - Rebecca Brenner
Town Councilperson - Leslie Connors
Town Councilperson - Frank "Jim" Holahan
Town Councilperson - Jack Miller Jr.


Welcome to the Town of Danby's official website!


We are very proud and excited to announce The Town of Danby has a new official website( as well as official town email addresses. Please note that email addresses for town officials have changed. The most current contact information is listed on this website - if an email address ends in, it is current. 

The new website and email has a much more stable and secure system. With this change we will improve transparency, allowing elected and appointed officials' and town department's direct access to edit their webpage, and also allowing better and quicker communication with the residents.



TCAT riders now have access to real-time information
August 29, 2017

ITHACA, NY - Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT) this week announced the official release of real-time information to its passengers via mobile apps and on its web site as part of a $1.5 million Information Technology/ Intelligent Transportation System (IT/ITS) project.


In the coming weeks, TCAT will install electronic monitors that will display real-time information at its main hubs at Green St. Station and Seneca St. Station, as well as on campus at Sage Hall and Statler Hall stops. TCAT intends to install more of these monitors as funding becomes available.  

Seeking Applicants for Planning Board Vacancy
July 24, 2017

The Danby Town Board is seeking applicants to fill a vacant seat on the Danby Planning Board, recently held by Anne Klingensmith. Klingensmith announced her resignation, following ten years of service on the Planning Board, at the July 20 PB meeting. She intends to continue service with Danby by working on the Danby Natural Resources Inventory. Danby is deeply grateful for her decade of participation and her on-going involvement with Danby projects. The remainder of this term runs through December 31, 2021 (4.5 years). Applications are welcome from Danby residents, aged 18 years and older.


The next meeting of the Danby Planning Board will be October 18, 2017. The Planning Board meets once a month, on the third Thursday at 7pm in the Danby Town Hall. Questions about this position, and activities/projects currently before the Planning Board may be directed to Planner CJ Randall or Town Clerk Pamela Goddard. General information about Danby's municipal boards, including minutes of their meetings, can be found at the webpages on the Danby web site.


Persons interested in serving on the Planning Board should fill out an application (available at the Town Clerk’s office) or write a letter of intent listing professional, educational, or other experience that would assist the applicant in serving and answering the following questions: Why you are interested in this position and what you hope to accomplish in this position? Include mailing address, email, and telephone contact information. The Town Board will consider applications, and schedule interviews, as applications are received. The next meetings of the Town Board will be October 16, November 13, and 20. The Town Board seeks to fill this vacancy as soon as possible, so that the Planning Board may work with a full complement of members.


More information about this appointment, and appointments to all municipal boards and advisory councils is available at the office of the Town Clerk at the Danby Town Hall, 1830 Danby Road, Ithaca NY 14850. Call 607.277.4788 or email []. 

Sign up to Receive Email News/Alerts from Town of Danby
March 27, 2015

Read the Ithaca Journal or Ithaca Times and you will learn that there is a lot going on in Danby. You can receive critical information directly to your "in box" by self-subscribing to email alerts. When something important happens, town officials now have the ability to notify you through email. This is one method of enhancing our emergency notification communication, and simply informing residents of actions and events of interest. Additional information may be posted on the Home Page of the Town of Danby web site. Specific email addresses cannot be viewed, and your contact information will remain private and secure.


To do this: 1.Visit the Town of Danby’s official website  2. Click on link NEWS on the sidebar, directing you to the News page.  3. Scroll to the bottom of the NEWS page. There you will find "Subscribe to Town Of Danby News.  4. Enter your email.  5.  You must "confirm submission" through your email account.