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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.

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Columbia County DOH Free Rabies Clinic October 3rd

Posted by on Sep 21, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Town of Claverack will host the Columbia County DOH Free Rabies Clinic on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at the Claverack Town Park. Cats and Ferrets from 4:00 – 5:00 pm Dogs from 5:00 – 6:00 pm The Claverack Town Park is located behind the Town Office Building (91 Church Street, Mellenville). This service is brought to you by the Columbia County Department of Health in association with The Mountain View Animal Hospital.

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September Zoning Board Meeting Cancelled

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Due to lack of business, the September 26th meeting of the Claverack Zoning Board of Appeals meeting has been cancelled.

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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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Seeking Part Time Court Clerk

Posted by on Sep 6, 2018 in Announcements, Public Notices, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Town of Claverack Court is seeking a well-organized, detail oriented person to work 15 to 20 hours per week under the senior clerk to help maintain the accuracy and confidentiality of the court records.  Person must have good office skills including data entry, dealing with the pubic and collection of monies.  The 15 to 20 hours per week includes daytime office hours and Tuesday evenings for court.  We must stress that confidentiality and professionalism is a must for this position.  Please click here for a detailed description of the...

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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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