Climate Smart Claverack Newsletter – September 2022

The newest 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.

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.

Covid Test Kits are now again available

The Town of Claverack has received a very limited supply Covid-19 home test kits for Town residents. This is in addition to a small supply N95 masks that are already available for residents. Because of the limited supply of test kits, we ask that you meet the following criteria and read the CDC guidelines which … Read more

N95 Masks Available at Town Office and Other Locations

Please be advised that there is a limited amount of 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 … Read more

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

Powerline Project Update

New York Energy Solution (Powerline) Project Update Beginning August 14, the New York Energy Solution team will be conducting door-to-door outreach to abutting properties to talk about the utility-owned right-of-way land for the power line upgrade project that goes through the town of Claverack. Team members will be wearing project shirts, have proper identification and … Read more

Important Notice for Property Owners Age 65 and Over

From the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance: NEW STAR REQUIREMENTS FOR 2019 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 … Read more