Call for Volunteers for a Climate Smart Task Force for the Town of Claverack

Claverack has joined the NYS Climate Smart Communities (CSC) Program and is looking for volunteers to serve on a Climate Smart Task Force for Claverack. The NYS Climate Smart Communities (CSC) program is a state-wide effort, directed by the NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation to support communities to increase energy efficiency and the use of … Read more

Masks Available

The Town of Claverack has received a limited amount of face masks (not medical grade) from the County to distribute for free to Claverack residents who have been unable to obtain them elsewhere. Each individual resident can receive 2 masks. They are made of soft cloth and can be washed and re-used.  There is a supply … 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