Meet Town Supervisor Paula Mahan

Paula Mahan is currently serving her seventh term in the office. She is a longtime Colonie resident, a leader and a mother. Over the past twelve years, she has dedicated her life to standing up for Colonie residents while restoring high ethical standards, fiscal responsibility and efficient government practices.
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The Town of Colonie is releasing Program Year 2021 funding applications for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). It is anticipated that total 2021 funding will be approximately $425,000 in federal monies including $325,000 in block grant funds and $100,000 in HOME funds for use on projects that are eligible under the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Programs and were prioritized in the Five Year Consolidated Plan adopted June 4, 2020. These funds may be used for any eligible project located in the Town of Colonie, Village of Colonie, and Village of Menands.

Organizations wishing to apply for this funding may obtain funding applications and technical assistance by clicking on the link(s) provided below, by emailing, or by calling (518) 783-2718. Completed funding applications must be submitted to the Community Development Department no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 19, 2021. Funding applications can be emailed to Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Colonie Town Hall is currently closed to the public and town departments are open by appointment only. Those wishing to drop off the funding application must call the Community Development Department to make arrangements (518) 783-2718.

Click here to view the Colonie CDBG Funding Application.

Click here to view the Colonie CDBG Entitlement Guide.

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Supervisor Paula Mahan has announced that as of Monday, December 7, 2020, the Town of Colonie Municipal Buildings will be open by appointment only.

Anyone needing to conduct business with the town should contact the specific department and make an appointment. A list of departments and contact information can be found by visiting our website at

The Public Safety Building will remain open. Follow the regulations posted on the entrance doors to ensure everyone’s safety.

The William K. Sanford Town Library will allow a maximum of 15 people in the building for 15 minutes to browse and check out material and/or use an express computer. Curbside pickup is also available.

The town parks remain open to the public to use the outdoor trails. Anyone using the parks should adhere to social distancing and wear a mask while in the park.

Click here to read the full press release.