Property Tax Payment Scam Alert

Please be advised that the Town Clerk/Tax Collector has received information from other tax collectors about an ongoing scam giving the public the opportunity to pay their taxes online through a website called There has been numerous complaints given to the Better Business Bureau and also notices from various companies telling their clients that … Read more

No Covid-19 Test Kits Available

The Town of Claverack regrets to inform everyone at this time we are out of Covid-19 Test Kits. This is subject to change and the public should regularly check the town website and phone message to see if anymore have been received. There still is a limited amount of N95 masks still available. Mask may … Read more

N95 Masks Available at Town Office and Other Locations

Please be advised that free N95 masks are now available for anyone who needs them at the Claverack Town Office, 91 Church St. in Mellenville. The office is open Monday-Friday from 9 am to 3 pm, and no appointment is necessary to pick up masks.  N95 masks are also available at the Philmont Village Hall, … Read more

Zoning Board of Appeals Opening

The Town of Claverack is looking to fill an open position on its Zoning Board of Appeals starting January 2022. For inquiries or to express your interest, please contact the Town of Claverack at either [email protected], or by calling the office at 518-672-7911. Closing date for the position is January 20, 2022.

Town Board Meeting Schedule Changes

Please be advised of the schedule changes for Town Board Meetings Due to the Holidays, there will be NO December 2021Town Board Workshop Meeting The Town Board 2022 Organizational Meeting will be held on January 6, 2022 at 6pm prior to the start of the January 2022 Town Board Meeting.

Claverack Winter 2022 Snowsports Program

The Town of Claverack organizes a Winter Snowsports Program (snowboarding or skiing) for six Saturdays beginning in early January each year at Catamount Ski Resort. Claverack youth age 6 and older may participate and have the physical ability to ride any on-mountain lift with instruction. The 2022 program begins Saturday, January 8, 2022 and runs on … Read more

New COVID Restrictions for upcoming Town meetings

Due to COVID restrictions, until further notice, town meetings will only be accessible to the pubic through Zoom. A message will be put on the events calendar for meetings with directions as to how and when to submit a request to attend the meeting through zoom. Thank you for your cooperation.

Notice from the Town of Claverack Office

Please be advised that an appointment is no longer needed to enter the Town Office. However, a mask is required upon entering the building, even if vaccinated. This is subject to change as conditions dictate.

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 … Read more

Attention Town Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

An Executive Order has been signed by Governor Cuomo concerning property tax exemptions for low-income senior citizens and people with disabilities. The renewal requirement which would put vulnerable New Yorkers at risk of infection from COVID-19, has been lifted through 2021.