Food Pantry Updates

As of this week the pantry will be open on Tuesday, However, food will be brought outside for you.  There will be a table outside with extra items for those in need.  At this time, we will be using paper bags.  Please keep your reusable bags to be returned at a later date.  Updates will … Read more

List of Postponements, Cancellations due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Philmont LibraryThe library will be open Monday March 16th for patrons to pick-up and drop items off.  However, out of abundance of caution, the library will be closed beginning March 17th until further notice.  Also all holds from the Mid-Hudson Library System have been suspended at this time. KISS ProgramPer the Columbia County Clerks Office, … 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

New Columbia County DPW Recycling Program

Due to the rising cost of handling the recycling material brought into the County owned Solid Waste Stations, County Residents will now need to purchase an annual recycling permit. This is only if you utilize the County Facilities – this does not impact anyone who has curbside pick-up. This is an annual recycling permit and will … 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