Town Board

Duties & Responsibilities

The Town Board, comprised of the Supervisor and four Council members, is the decision-making authority for the Town of Charlton. It passes resolutions, local laws, manages expenditures, and oversees Town operations. Each Councilman serves as a liaison to various departments, boards, and/or commissions.

NamePhoneTermCommittee Oversights

Supervisor Joe Grasso


Joe Grasso


(C) 518-257-0224;

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Town Supervisor:

1/1/21 - Present


Town Board:

1/1/14 - 12/31/20


Local, County, State, Federal

Agricultural Task Force

Ex-officio member all Boards

and Committies 

Municipal Support

Councilman David Robbins

Councilman David Robbins

(H) 518-669-5028


8/1/17 - Present

Emergency Services

Roads and Drainage

Buildings and Grounds

Parks, Recreation &



Town Hall

Community Center 


Councilman Doug Ranaletto

Councilman Doug Ranaletto

(C) 518-596-2347


8/1/17 - Present

Human Resources 

Town Clerk's Office


Tax Collector


Historic District Comm

Board of Assessment Review

Board of Ethics

Councilman Jim Glavin

Jim Glavin

(c) 518-450-9690


Councilman 11/10/20 - present


Water Dept

Distributed Infrastructure

Councilwoman Jenna Smith


Jenna Smith


(c) 518-813-5863

Councilwoman 2/23/21- present

Building, Zoning, Planning

Zoning Board

Building Department

Planning Board

Land Use


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Joe Grasso Supervisor (518) 257-0224