The Town of Claverack Highway Department is now accepting applications for a full time position for a motor equipment operator and laborer. Requirements for this position are a CDL license and at least one year experience in operation of some type of automotive equipment. Job Duties and requirements are set by the Highway Superintendent and … Read more

K.I.S.S. Program is Back for 2023!

On behalf of the founder of this invaluable program. Columbia County Clerk, Holly Tanner, and due to your continued participation 2022 ended on a high note with more shredding than ever before! Below are the dates for the 2023 program: March 13-March 24June 5-June 23August 28-September 8November 27-December 8 Bins will be available on these … Read more

Climate Smart Dec/Jan 2023 Newsletter

The Dec/Jan 2023  issue of the Climate Smart Claverack Newsletter is available now! Read it here. If you would like to have the newsletter emailed to you, sign-up by following the link at the bottom of the newsletter -OR- by scrolling down to the bottom of any page on the CSCC website.

Important Information for Property Owners Age 65 and Over

From the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance: To receive the Enhanced STAR exemption, you must enroll in the Income Verification Program (IVP).  If you’re already enrolled, no action is needed. If you qualify for the senior citizens exemption, you will no longer automatically receive the Enhanced STAR exemption.  You must apply for … Read more

All Town Meetings In Person

Beginning January 2023,  meetings will not be accessible via Zoom, unless there is a significant increase in COVID cases.  The public is encouraged to attend meetings in person.

Solarize Claverack

SOLARIZE CLAVERACK  –  You can save up to 10% on your electric bill and receive a signup bonus by enrolling in Solarize Claverack, also known as Columbia County Community  Solar. The Claverack Town Board and the Claverack Climate Smart (CSC) Committee present this opportunity to residents and businesses to save money while supporting in-state solar … Read more

Why Does Claverack Have a Historian?

In 1919 New York became the only state to legislate the position of Public Historian. On April 11, 1919, Governor Al Smith signed, ” Historian’s Law”, 57.07, mandating the position. Public, or town historians as they are most frequently referred to, are appointed by the town governments of each municipality in the state. (read more)

New Website Feature-Email Notification

The Town has added a new feature to this website. You now can receive email notifications of announcements and public notices when a new post is made. Sign up for this new feature on the right side of the homepage.