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Town Board

Town Board meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7pm at the Town Hall.

Workshops are held the Last Monday of each month at 6pm at the Town Office.

Town Board Minutes are available by clicking HERE

836 Highway 217
Philmont, NY 12565

About the Claverack Town Board

The town of Claverack is governed by an elected Town Board, consisting of four Councilpersons and one Supervisor.

Role of the Board
The board represents the legislative and executive branch of the government management of the town. The role of the Supervisor includes presiding over the meetings and acting as town treasurer. In Columbia County, the Supervisor also sits on the County Board of Supervisors, which governs the entire county with population weighted voting.

Terms & Elections
Elections are held in November during odd-number years, and all positions have a four year term. Two councilpersons are up for election at a time.

Government of the Village of Philmont
Please note, the Village of Philmont is governed separately with a Mayor and Board of Trustees whose monthly meeting is held at a different time and place.

For more information about Philmont’s government, visit

Term Lengths
Supervisor Clifford “Kippy” Weigelt (2021)
Deputy Supervisor Stephen Hook (2021)
Councilwoman Katy Cashen (2023)
Councilman Brian Keeler (2021)
Councilman George Duntz (2023)

Supervisor Clifford “Kippy” Weigelt (518) 821-8430  Email





Deputy Supervisor Stephen Hook (518) 813-2516 Email





Councilwoman Katy Cashen (518) 851-7678 Email





Councilman Brian Keeler (518) 851-3916 Email





Councilman George Duntz (518) 378-9716 Email





Mailing Address:  PO Box V, Mellenville, NY 12544