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The Town of Claverack, incorporated in 1788, sits in the middle of beautiful Columbia County, with easy access to Albany, Boston and New York City. There are just over 6000 residents spread out over almost 50 miles of the town, which makes us the second most populated township in the County. Included in the township of Claverack is the Village of Philmont, which has its own municipal structure ( and was incorporated in 1892. We are proud of our rural, academic and industrial history and cherish the small town and rural atmosphere that is fundamental to our community.

We hope that you find this website welcoming, easy to use, and that it gives you the information you are searching for.

May Town Board Workshop

Posted by on May 15, 2019 in Announcements, Public Notices, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Due to the Memorial Day Holiday,  the Monday May 27th Town Board Workshop will be cancelled.

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Attention Mid-Hudson Cable Customers

Posted by on May 15, 2019 in Announcements, Public Notices, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Mid-Hudson Cable is currently upgrading their system.  If you notice that you have lost channels, contact them at 518-943-6600 and they will assist you with the situation.

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Water Tower Cleaning

Posted by on May 14, 2019 in Announcements, Public Notices | 0 comments

There will be a cleaning of the Towns’ water tower starting Monday, May 20th possibly through Friday May 24th.  You may experience water discoloration during this process.

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2019 Philmont Memorial Day Parade Information

Posted by on May 13, 2019 in Announcements, Public Notices | 0 comments

Memorial Day Parade Schedule

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2019 Assessment Roll and Grievance Information

Posted by on Apr 29, 2019 in Announcements, Public Notices | 0 comments

Assessment Roll Information during the Month of May 2019 Assessment Roll and Grievance

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Notice Concerning the Examination of Assessment Inventory and Valuation Data

Posted by on Feb 27, 2019 in Announcements, Public Notices | 0 comments

NOTICE CONCERNING THE EXAMINATION OF ASSESSMENT INVENTORY AND VALUATION DATA (Pursuant to Real Property Tax Law section 501)   Notice is hereby given that assessment inventory and valuation data is available for examination and review.  This data is the information that will be used to establish the assessment of each parcel, which will appear on the Tentative Assessment Roll for the Town of Claverack which will be filed on or before May 1, 2019. The information may be reviewed by appointment in the Assessor’s office at 91 Church...

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New Columbia County DPW Recycling Program

Posted by on Dec 17, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Due to the rising cost of handling the recycling material brought into the County owned Solid Waste Stations, County Residents will now need to purchase an annual recycling permit.  This is only if you utilize the County Facilities – this does not impact anyone who has curbside pick-up. This is an annual recycling permit and will be in effect for the entire calendar year regardless of when it is purchased.  You will receive two stickers per each recycling permit to be placed on your vehicle(s) visible for station attendants to see. The...

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Important Notice for Property Owners Age 65 and Over

Posted by on Sep 11, 2018 in Announcements, Public Notices, Uncategorized | 0 comments

From the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance: NEW STAR REQUIREMENTS FOR 2019 To receive the Enhanced STAR exemption, you must enroll in the Income Verification Program (IVP).  If you’re already enrolled, no action is needed. If you qualify for the senior citizens exemption, you will no longer automatically receive the Enhanced STAR exemption.  You must apply for Enhanced STAR separately. For more information or to obtain forms, contact the Assessor’s office at 518-672-7911 ext. 102 or 103.  Or visit the New York...

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Calling All Claverack and Village of Philmont Businesses

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Announcements, Public Notices, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Claverack Business directory is now live.  Please click here to fill out form for your business to be included in our directory.  This is open to all businesses located within the Town of Claverack and the Village of Philmont.   

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