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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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Town Board Workshop Location Change

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

The Monday, March 26, 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 February’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 is Back!!!

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

Beginning Monday, March 19 – Friday, March 30, 2018 at the Town Office, 91 Church Street, Mellenville, NY 12544, from 9a-3p. For more information please click KISS FLYER 2018.       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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Town Court Clerk Opening

Posted by on Jan 31, 2018 in Announcements, Public Notices | 0 comments

The Town of Claverack Court is seeking a well-organized, detailed oriented person to work 15 to 20 hours per week to help maintain court records.  Person must have good office skills, including data entry, dealing with the public and collection of monies.  The 15 to 20 hours per week includes set day-time office hours and Tuesday evenings for Court.  Please send letter of interest and resume’ to:  Court Clerk, Town of Claverack, P. O. Box #823, Philmont, New York 12565....

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