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Officials

Here is a complete list of current Forestport Officials. Contact information is provided here, as well as on their respective departmental pages. 


Supervisor

TJ Entwistle

OFFICE HOURS: Monday 8AM-12PM

email: supervisor@townofforestport.org
Phone: (315) 392-2801 ext. 2

Type: Elected
Term: Two Years: Current term expires 12/31/2025

Description:

The Town Supervisor is in charge of the day-to-day operations of town government. The Supervisor, who is a member of the Town Council, implements the decisions of the Town Board.

The Supervisor oversees all financial and budget operations; the upkeep and maintenance of all town facilities; is the personnel officer; coordinates the implementation of all town programs and special events; supervises employees who work to protect the safety and welfare of residents; and works with other elected officials to provide a local government that is responsible to the needs of its citizens.

Town Clerk

Tracy Terry

email: townclerk@townofforestport.org
Phone: (315) 392-2801 ext. 1

Type: Elected

Term: Two Years: Current term expires 12/31/2025

Description:

As the keeper of town records, the Town Clerk attends all meetings of the Town Board and records all activities and decisions made, serves as Records Management Officer, has custody of all town records and responds to Freedom of Information requests.

The Clerk issues dog licenses, conservation licenses, marriage licenses, disabled parking permits, E-Z Pass on the go, and provides general information to the public.

The Town Clerk is also the Registrar of Vital Statistics for the town and provides copies of birth, death and marriage certificates and conducts genealogy searches.

The Clerk oversees all general and primary elections.

Councilperson

Glenyce Verschneider

Term Expires 12/31/2025

Type: Elected

Term: Four year terms, staggered, with two of the four positions expiring 12/31 every other year.

Councilperson

Ron Scouten

Term Expires 12/31/2025

Type: Elected

Term: Four year terms, staggered, with two of the four positions expiring 12/31 every other year.

Councilperson

Danielle Abrial

Term Expires 12/31/2027

Type: Elected

Term: Four year terms, staggered, with two of the four positions expiring 12/31 every other year.

Councilperson

Steve Addison

Term Expires 12/31/2027

Type: Elected

Term: Four year terms, staggered, with two of the four positions expiring 12/31 every other year.

Highway Superintendent

William G. Gardner

Phone: 315-392-2623 (highway garage); 315-335-7601 (cell)

Type: Elected

Term: Two Years: Current term expires 12/31/2025

Dog Control Officer

Craig Jenks

Phone: 315-223-1356

Type: Appointed

Term: Annual

Town Attorney

Jessica Young

Phone: 315-942-4361

Type: Appointed

Term: Annual

Tax Collector

Shirleen Paschke

Phone: 315-392-2801 ext#4
Email: tax@townofforestport.org

Type: Elected      

Term: Two years: Current term expires 12/31/2025

Fire Inspector

Joe Rowlands

Type: Appointed   Term: Annual

Description:

Inspects commercial buildings and apartment structures for conformance with NYS Building Codes.

County Legislator

Steve Boucher

Phone: 315-271-348

Type: Elected   Term: Two Years

Description:

Also represents the Towns of Boonville, Remsen, and Steuben.

Town Justice

Anthony Sege

Phone: 315-392-2801 Ext 5

Mail Address:

Forestport Justice Court

12012 Woodhull Road

Forestport, NY 13338

Type: Elected Term: Four Years / Current term expires 12/31/2027

Codes Official (Building Inspector)

Tony Donatelli

Email: codes@townofforestport.org

Phone: 315-392-2801 ext. 8

Type: Appointed Term: One Year

Water and Sewer Dept. – Operator

Lucas Kafka

Phone: 315-392-2807 ext7

Type: Appointed Term: Annual

Description:

Operates the town’s Special Water District #1 and Special Sewer District #1.

Water and Sewer Dept. – Billing Clerk

Dawn Campbell

Phone: 315-392-2801 Ext 7

Type: Appointed Term: Annual

Description:

Operates the town’s Special Water District #1 and Special Sewer District #1.

Water and Sewer Dept.

Jim Pelno

Phone: 315-392-2801 Ext 7

Type: Appointed Term: Annual

Description:

Operates the town’s Special Water District #1 and Special Sewer District #1.

Water and Sewer Dept. – Billing Collector

Tracy Terry

Phone: 315-392-2801 ext 1

Type: Appointed Term: Annual

Description:

Operates the town’s Special Water District #1 and Special Sewer District #1.

State Senator

Joseph Griffo

Phone: 315-793-9072

Type: Elected

State Assemblyman

Ken Blankenbush

Phone: 315-493-3909

Type: Elected

Assessor

Tonya Brown

Phone: 315-392-5547 (Direct Line)

or 315-392-2801 ext. 3

Type: Appointed  Term: Six Years/ Current term expires 9/30/2025