Welcome to the Town of Claverack

Whether you are a resident, a visitor or considering becoming either, we are glad you are here. We hope that you find this website welcoming, easy to use, and that it gives you the information you are searching for.

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 (www.philmont.org) 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.

Announcements and Public Notices

Philmont Memorial Day Parade

The Minkler-Seery American Legion Post # 252 is planning this year’s Memorial Day Parade and service. On Memorial Day, May 31st, 2021 the Village of Philmont will become an official Purple Heart Village. Planning to attend is NY State Senator Daphne Jordan as well as other possible State and National representatives and Local Officials. Scheduled…

Summer Employment Opportunity

The Town of Claverack is gearing up for its Summer Youth Program and is looking for persons interested in being counselors. This is a five week program beginning in July. Interested persons must be at least 16 years of age. For an application click here. Please attach a resume with the application. Completed applications may…

Notice from the Town Assessor

On or before May 1 st.    (Publish once & Post on Town Clerk signboard)                ASSESSMENT ROLL AND GRIEVANCE INFORMATION Pursuant to Sections 506 and 526 of the Real Property Tax Law: l.   Notice is hereby given that the Tentative Assessment Roll for the Town of Claverack is completed, and a copy thereof may be…

Lawn Maintenance Bids

The Town of Claverack is now accepting bids for lawn maintenance at the Martindale Cemetery located at the corner of County Route 11 and State Route 23. Maintenance would consist of mowing of the lawn and weed trimming. This would be approximately (3) times for the year. Must have liability insurance. Interested parties should send…

The Town is looking for part-time summer help

The Town of Claverack is accepting applications for part time summer help in its Town Park. Duties include, but not limited to, mowing of lawns, weed trimming, maintaining the baseball fields, light maintenance, painting, etc. Must be 18 years of age or older. Persons interested should either send a letter of interest to the Town…

Assistance for Homebound Seniors

If you are a Claverack resident who is over the age of 60 and homebound and need help in scheduling a COVID vaccination, shopping, or other assistance, please contact the Town Office at 518-672-7911 extension 100 or 104, and we will forward your name to the Columbia County Office for the Aging. The Office for…

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