Steve Yurgartis, Potsdam Village Trustee

Welcome to the website of

Steve Yurgartis

 Mayor, Village of Potsdam

My pledge: to be thoughtful,

committed, and forward-looking.


Please feel free to contact me

to discuss any aspect of village business.






Village of Potsdam website


Reference documents

Contact information

Benchmarking studies



Current issues

Downtown clean up:  I think it is time to make a new push to clean up downtown.  If you have suggestions about what we should do, please contact me.



Annexation math:  Recently several letters to the editor have referenced how annexation has been shown mathematically to benefit both the town and the village.  Here are several examples of that math, using the proposed apartment complex as a specific case.  I have also added some additional background information.


Effect on net revenue to the community

Loss in property tax revenue to the town, and effect on a taxpayer

Personal note on fairness to existing businesses

Additional considerations





More current issues...


Last update: Sept. 2, 2012