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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.



Early 2018 Tax Collection
December 22, 2017

The 2018 Town and County property tax warrant has been received in the Town of Danby and tax bills were mailed to property owners on Friday, December 22.

The same day, Gov. Cuomo signed an Executive Order allowing and encouraging municipalities to collect 2018 taxes in 2017. Tax payments may be brought to the Danby Town Hall during normal business hours (12/27 and 12/29 10am-5pm) or may be mailed with the tax bill for processing. (checks made out to "Danby Tax Collector") The post-mark date will be honored for tax payments mailed in the last week of December 2017.


We are pleased to be able to offer this one-time tax benefit for property owners in Danby. Check with your financial advisor regarding whether this is appropriate for you.


Regular tax collection will continue through January, 2018. Tax collection hours in January are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 10am-5pm and Saturdays 10am-1pm. The Town Clerk's office will be closed for the New Year Holiday Saturday 12/30 and Monday Jan. 1. 

November 28, 2017

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual Election of the Danby Fire District will take place on December 12, 2017 between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Danby Fire Station located at 1780 Danby Road, Town of Danby, Tompkins County, New York, for the purpose of electing one Commissioner for a five (5) year term commencing January 1, 2018 and ending December 31, 2022. All residents of the Fire District duly registered with the Tompkins County Board of Elections as of November 20, 2017 shall be eligible to vote.

Candidates for District Office shall have filed their names with the Secretary of the Danby Fire District, 1780 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 no later than November 22, 2017. Request shall include office sought, candidate’s printed name, address, signature, and date.

This notice is given pursuant to Town Law, Section 175-c(2).

Sharon Gaden, Secretary
1780 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 

West Miller Road - Open
November 22, 2017

Construction on the bridge on West Miller Road is now complete. As of mid-day November 22, West Miller Road is open for thru traffic.

Happy Thanksgiving!