Town Board

The Durham Town Board has meetings the first and third Tuesday of each month.  The first Tuesday is a workshop meeting and the third Tuesday is a regular meeting.  Check our calendar here on our website for specific dates.  Any questions, please call the Town Clerk's office at 518-239-6122 ext 1.

The Town of Durham is governed by 5 elected officials - the Town Supervisor and 4 council people.


Town Board Members

Town Supervisor - Shawn Marriott
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Deputy Supervisor - Nick Nahas

Council Members - Jerry Cunningham, Joan Breslin , Nick Nahas, Linda Sutton

 

Shawn Marriott
Town Supervisor - Elected 2 year position 01/01/2018 to 12/31/19 
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Jerry Cunningham
Council MemberElected 4 year position 01/01/2016 to 12/31/19 

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Jerry Cunngingham is now serving his second term as Town Councilman. He was one of the original members of the Durham Volunteer Ambulance Squad and served there for ten years, as well as, on the Durham School Board for ten years. He is currently on the Board of Greene County Soil and Water and has participated in Extension Service, Farm Bureau and numerous other farm and church organizations.

Jerry and his wife Louise (50 years) raised five sons and currently operate the farm with their son Ted. The farm has been in the family since 1837 and was primarily dairy until October 2012, when the dairy was sold because a of labor shortage and an accident. The farm will remain active now in Devon Beef and hay production, as well as, a retail seed business covering several counties.

   
 

Nick Nahas
Deputy SupervisorElected 4 year position 01/01/2018 to 12/31/21 

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Nicholas (Nick) Nahas was appointed to the Town Council in January 2012, and was elected the following November to a 2 year term.  He is retired from ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co. where he worked for 33 years in synthetic fuels research and fuels process engineering.  He was a US Army Chemical Corps officer in 1968-70.

Nick and his wife of 50 years, Mary Lou, came to Oak Hill 16 years ago.  There they operate I.U. Tripp and Co., Antiques and Collectibles on weekends.  They are members of the Durham New York Chamber of Commerce, and the Durham Oak Hill United Methodist Church where Nick chairs the Administrative Council.  Nick is also the Town Historian, secretary of the Greene County Historical Register Committee, a founder of Oak Hill Preservation Association, and a member of the Durham Historic Preservation Commission.  He previously served on the Town of Durham Comprehensive Plan committee.

 

 

  Joan Breslin
Council MemberElected 4 year position 01/01/2016 to 12/31/19

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Linda Sutton
Council MemberElected 4 year position 01/01/2018 to 12/31/21

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7309 Route 81
East Durham, NY 12423
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