The Town of Queensbury…..”Home of Natural Beauty, a Good Place to Live”
John Strough, Town Supervisor
742 Bay Road
Queensbury, NY 12804
Current Term Expires: December 31, 2023
Victoria Eberlein, BA, MST
Phone: (518) 761-8229
The position of Supervisor is a two-year term and a full-time position. The Supervisor is Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for the administration of Town government as well as Chief Fiscal Officer working together with the Town Budget Officer to maintain fiscal stability of the Town. The Town Supervisor also serves as County Supervisor for the County Board and various committees at the County level.
Town Supervisor John Strough has been in his current elected position for 5 terms, which started January 1, 2014. Previously, he was elected to five Town Councilman terms for Queensbury Ward 3 from 2004-2013. He also served as Deputy Town Supervisor in 2013, the year preceding his current position. John has spearheaded many legislative initiatives as well as serving on or directing several local boards and committees in the community, including the SUNY Adirondack Board, the Warren County EDC Board, and many lake preservation committees and boards. He developed, designed, and built the Rush Pond Way and Half Way Brook hike/bike trail systems and oversees the direction and implementation of many major infrastructure projects for Queensbury. He continues to spearhead and develop many initiatives including solar, fiber optics, lake and land preservation, and various economic development projects. Additionally, he has recently written several published articles and essays on various land and water preservation projects and historical summations on Blind Rock, Queensbury, Warren County and others.
Supervisor John Strough has lived and worked in the Town of Queensbury his entire life. He is retired from a lifelong career as a history teacher at Queensbury schools, while he and his wife raised a son and daughter, and are now proud grandparents.