Town of DeRuyter, New York

DeRuyter Lake

Welcome to DeRuyter, NY!!

The Town of DeRuyter is located in the heart of Central New York on State Route 13 in the southwest corner of Madison County.  The Village of DeRuyter is about 20 miles northeast of Cortland and about 30 miles south of Syracuse. The east branch of the Tioughnioga River flows through the Town. DeRuyter Lake which is about 2 miles long and 3/4's of a mile wide at its widest point, is located 3 miles north of the Village. The Town has an official 2010 population of 1,589 (Village population of 558) which swells with seasonal lake residents to approximately 2,100 during summer months.

DeRuyter Town Offices are located on the first floor of the Genevieve D. Staley Civic Center.

Physical Address: 735 Utica Street, DeRuyter, NY 13052
Mailing Address: PO Box 394, DeRuyter, NY 13052

Becky Wightman

Town News:
Rebecca (Becky) Wightman was appointed to the position of Town Clerk/Collector by Town Board Resolution #42 of 1981 effective August 1, 1981. In the years following, Becky was duly elected to her office by the people of DeRuyter a total of 18 times. On October 1, 2016, the Town of DeRuyter will have its first new Town Clerk in over 35 years as Becky begins her well-deserved retirement. Thank you, Becky, for your years of dedicated public service to the people of DeRuyter, we wish you a happy and healthy retirement! 
Beginning on October 1, 2016, Rebecca (Becky) Marshall will hold the office of the Town Clerk/Collector having been appointed by the Town Board to fulfill the remainder of Becky Wightman's term.  

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   Town Phone Numbers

                                    Town Offices 

  • 315-367-1350 - Becky Marshall, Town Clerk/Collector
  • 315-367-1351 - Deputy Town Clerk/Collector
  • 315-367-1352 - Steve Harris, Assessor
  • 315-367-1353 - Roger Cook, Codes Enforcement Officer 
  • 315-367-1355 - Dan Degear, Town Supervisor
  • 315-367-1359 - Town Fax Line

                                 Town Court

  • 315-367-1356 - Judge VanNordstrand
  • 315-367-1357 - Judge Fox
  • 315-852-9701 - Town Court Fax Line

                           Town Highway

  •  315-852-6272 - Highway Department Office

                          Sheriff Field Office

  • 315-367-1358 - Field Office (non-emergency) 

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Town of DeRuyter Internet Survey

Baseline Health Study - Sheds Compressor Station

Standard Work Day Reporting for Town Officials

Bid Documents - Salt / Sand Storage Bldg.

- Bid Results 6/8/2016

Salt Building Electrical RFP

Results Tabulation

2016 Town Operating Budget

2015 Annual Financial Report

2015 DeRuyter Lake Septic Survey Results

Town of DeRuyter Hazardous Mitigation Plan

Tax Freeze Efficiency Plan

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