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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.

County Household Hazardous Day Saturday, 4-28-18

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Columbia County Solid Waste Department is hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on April 28 from 8am to noon. At the County Highway Garage, 178 Route 23, Greenport, NY. Please click here for further information about what you can and cannot bring. There is no charge for County Residents, Proof of Residency will be required.

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Extension of Time for Collection of Taxes

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Announcements, Public Notices, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Upon application made to the Columbia County Treasurer, pursuant to Section #938 of the Real Property Tax Law, for an extension of time for collection of taxes, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the time for collection of taxes remaining is hereby extended until the 1st day of June 2018. Mary J. Hoose Tax Collector Town of Claverack

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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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Town Board Workshop Location Change

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Announcements, Public Notices, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Monday, April 30 2017 Town Board workshop has been moved to the Town Hall.  This meeting will take place at 6pm.  The continued Draft PDD discussion will continue at 7pm.  This meeting is a continuation of March’s meeting and is open to the pubic but no public comments or questions will be entertained.

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2018 KISS Senior Shredding Schedule

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in Announcements, Public Notices, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Save the Date: 2nd Quarter Shredding: June 11-June 29 3rd Quarter Shredding: October 8-October 26 4th Quarter Shredding: December 3-December 14      

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