Assessor Contact Info

  • Pam Cook

  • Assessor
  • phone icon (518) 392-3260 ext 305
  • fax icon (518) 392-9350
  • email icon Email
  • home icon PO Box 238
  •       Spencertown, NY 12165
  • Office Hours

  • Thursday
  • 8:00am - 12:00pm

GRIEVANCE DAY will be held virtual again this year

The Town of Austerlitz Board of Assessment Review (BAR) will hold Grievance Day on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 from 4:00-8:00pm.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current COVID-19 facility closings, there will be NO in person meetings. The Grievance Day Meeting will be held as a virtual meeting only using Zoom. Arrangements will be made with applicants to conduct the meeting via phone or video conference ONLY!
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If you would like to make an appointment with the BAR to be heard on Grievance Day, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the assessor at 518-392-3260 (x305) to schedule a time.
Please submit your completed and signed grievance application along with supporting documentation and a cover letter to the Assessor. Forms can be submitted via email, snail mail or left in the drop box in the front door of the town hall. If leaving forms in the drop box, please inform the assessor via phone or email.

Grievance applications (RP 524-complaint on real property assessment), which are required for all formal grievance complaints, can be found at: https://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp524_fill_in.pdf.
You can submit a Grievance application without the need for an appointment or any conversation. The BAR will review your application and all supporting documentation you provide.

All forms received will be presented to the Board of Assessment review on Grievance Day.

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Assessment Review for the Town of Austerlitz will meet to hear and examine all properly filed complaints in relation to assessments of Real Property on May 26, 2021 from 4-8pm BY PHONE APPOINTMENT. Contact the Assessor’s Office 518-392-3260 (x305) or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. prior to May 26th to schedule an appointment.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, property owners needing to grieve their 2021 tentative assessment are strongly encouraged to submit their grievance application and supporting documentation to the Town Assessor before May 26th either by mailing to Town of Austerlitz, POB 238, Spencertown, NY 12165 or emailing assessor@austerlitzny .com.

A publication containing procedures for contesting an assessment is available online at: htttp://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/publications/orpts/grievancebooklet.pdf.
Pamela Cook
Assessor
May 1, 2021

 

 

Notice is hereby given that the 2021 Tentative Assessment Roll for the Town of Austerlitz is complete, and a copy thereof is available at the Town Clerk’s Office. The Roll may also be viewed online at www.columbiacountyny.com and www.austerlitzny.com.


Notice is hereby given that the Assessor will be in attendance with the Tentative Assessment Roll by telephone appointment only on: May 13, 15, & 21 9am-1pm and May 20, 4-8pm. Please call the office at 518-392-3260 (x305) or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule an appointment if needed.


A publication containing procedures for contesting an assessment is available online at: htttp://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/publications/orpts/grievancebooklet.pdf.
Pamela Cook
Assessor
May 1, 2021