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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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July Zoning Board of Appeals Cancelled

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

Due to a lack of business the July 25, 2018 meeting of the Town of Claverack Zoning Board of Appeals is canceled.

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Meeting Notice

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in Announcements, Public Notices, Uncategorized | 0 comments

This is a notice the Town Board will meet at 6pm, Thursday, July 12, 2018, prior to the regular Town Board meeting, to discuss upcoming employee health insurance changes.

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Summer Park Registration

Posted by on May 25, 2018 in Announcements, Public Notices, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Registration for the Claverack Summer Youth Program is now available! Click here for the registration form. The program is 5 weeks this year running from July 9 to August 10, 2018, 9am to 2pm.   Bussing is available for an additional $25 per child.  Click here for Bus routes.  If you have specific questions about bussing, please contact Mike S. Johnston, LLC directly at 518-672-4901.  For more information click...

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Notice of Completion of Final Assessment Roll

Posted by on May 1, 2018 in Announcements, Public Notices, Uncategorized | 0 comments

(Pursuant to Section 516 of the Real Property Tax Law) Notice is hereby given that the Final Assessment Roll for the Town of Claverack, in County of Columbia, for the year 2018 has been completed by the undersigned Assessor, and a certified copy thereof has been filed in the office of the Town Clerk on the 1st day of July, 2018, where the same will remain for public inspection. Dated this 1st day of July, 2018. Charles Brewer Sole Assessor 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 & Zoning Law Workshop

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

The Town Board will resume their discussion of the PDD Zoning Law on Monday, July 30th at 7pm following the 6pm Town Board Workshop.  Both meetings will take place at the Town Hall, 836 Route 217, Mellenville, NY 12544.  Both meetings are open to the public.  There will be no comments or questions taken at the 7pm PDD portion of the meeting.

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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: 3rd Quarter Shredding: September Dated To Be Determined 4th Quarter Shredding: December 3-December 14      

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