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Notice of Clermont Town Budget Workshop for 2023


The Clermont Town Board will hold a budget workshop on Tuesday September 20th at 6PM at the Town Hall, 1795 Route 9.  A second workshop will be held on Tuesday September 27 at 6PM if necessary.  The board will discuss any other business which may come before the board. All interested parties are invited to attend.  By Tracey J Gallant, Town Clerk

Planning Board Agenda for September 14, 2022


1795 Route 9
Clermont, NY 12526

September 14, 2022
7:30 PM


    • Southwood Property LLC, 726 Woods Road, Tax Map ID# 179-1-33, Modified Site Plan.
    • Josephine Barraco, 1429 Route 9. Tax ID #191.4-2-28, 1 acre Subdivision.
    • Bruce Potts and Belinda Casivant, 57 Banks Lane, Tax ID #180.-1-5.5, accessory apartment.
    • Jeanette and Dennis Nesel, Germantown Beer Farm, 333 County Route 6, Tax Map ID# 190-1-8.200/595 Site Plan Application for the addition of a tasting room to be located within the barn.
    • Micah Geraghty, Cedar Hill Road, Tax ID #191.1-1-87, is seeking a Minor Subdivision of 28.22 acres from 1 parcel to 4 parcels.
    • Chad Dickason, 160 Nevis Road, Tax ID #191.4-1-7, applying for ground mount solar.

09-12-2022 Comprehensive Plan Committee Agenda

09-12-2022 Comprehensive Plan Committee Agenda

Clermont comprehensive plan and land use law update

Meeting agenda

Location:Town Hall
Date:September 12, 2022
Time:7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Agenda items

Meeting with Geoff Benton and Susan Boudreau of Clermont State Historic Site:Park attendance/opportunities to increase attendanceOpportunities for cross marketing Town/SHS amenities Current and future improvements Additional topicsResults from Firehouse Dinner Pop-Up Event/ Other Pop-Up EventsDiscuss and Confirm Future Pop-Up EventsReview Summarized Committee SWOT Results/Town Priorities [To be provided]Review Past Plan Summaries/Recommendations [To be provided]Overview of Draft Community Profile [To be provided]Begin Preparing the Community SurveyIdentify Potential Workshop Dates – Tentative at FirehouseStatus of stakeholder/focus group list 
Next Steps: Prepare Draft Community SurveyConfirm/Schedule Workshop #1 for October/NovemberFinalize Community ProfileContinue Pop-Up EventsBegin scheduling stakeholder/focus group meetings 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (for Town of Red Hook): REVISED DATE Notice of PH regarding LL C (Proposed) of 2022 – Establishing Truck Route System



PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Red Hook on Monday, August 29 2022 at 7:40 P.M. local time, to hear all interested persons on a proposed Local Law No. C (Proposed) of 2022 entitled “A LOCAL LAW AMENDING CHAPTER 131, VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC, TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TRUCK ROUTE SYSTEM ON CERTAIN HIGHWAYS IN THE TOWN OF RED HOOK”, to limit the operation of heavier trucks and similar vehicles to certain highways in the Town which will benefit the health, safety, and welfare of the public while still providing suitable connection with all state routes entering or leaving the Town.

The Town Board has determined that the proposed local law is best described as an unlisted action under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”).

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that copies of said proposed Local Law are available for review at the Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571.

Pursuant to NY Laws of 2022 Chapter 1, the meeting will be held via teleconference or video conference. Please refer to the meeting agenda to be posted on the Town website at listing the specific link which will allow the public to view and listen to the proceedings live, which is expected to be available at (click on “WATCH live”). Project documents will be posted with the meeting agenda on the Town’s website.

All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard as follows: 1) The public is encouraged to submit written comments by email or telephone in advance of the hearing to and 845-758-4606 by 4:00 p.m. the day of the hearing. Please note “Local Law No. C (Proposed) of 2022” in the subject. 2) Written comments may be dropped in the Town’s drop box in advance of the hearing at the Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571 by 4:00 p.m. the day of the hearing. Please observe the recommendations of the CDC regarding distancing and use of masks. All comments so received in advance of the hearing will be noted in the hearing record. 3) Interested persons may register in advance to participate remotely via Zoom. To register, please send your email, name and telephone number to by 4:00 p.m. on the date of the hearing.

All reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. In such a case, please notify the Town Clerk in advance at the above address or by phone 845-758-4606 so that arrangements can be made.

By order of the Town Board of the Town of Red Hook, dated July 27, 2022.

Deanna Cochran
Town Clerk
Town of Red Hook

Special Elections August 23, 2022

UPCOMING ELECTIONS: Tuesday, August 23, 2022

TWO Elections will take place simultaneously on August 23:

SPECIAL ELECTION for Representative in U.S. Congress, 19th C.D.

ALL VOTERS registered in Columbia County are eligible to vote in the SPECIAL ELECTION. This is to fill the vacant Congressional seat in the 19th District for the remainder of calendar year 2022.

DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY for Representative in U.S. Congress, 19th C.D. Only voters enrolled in the DEMOCRATIC Party may vote in this PRIMARY ELECTION. This is to nominate the Democratic candidate who will be on the ballot for the November 8, 2022 General Election. The winner at the General Election will then serve in Congress for the 2023 – 2024 term.

There will be two ballots: enrolled Democrats will receive two ballots–one for the Special Election and one for the Primary Election. All other voters will receive a single ballot for the Special Election only.

There will also be Early Voting between August 13 and August 21, at 401 State Street in Hudson and Martin H. Glynn Municipal Building in Valatie.

For more information contact Columbia County Board of Elections

ABSENTEE VOTING: Important changes to the law. 1) Deadlines for absentee applications are earlier, and 2) voters who receive an absentee ballot are no longer allowed to vote on the voting machines on Election Day or at Early Voting

2022-07-11: Comprehensive Plan and Land Use Update: Kick-off meeting Agenda

Location: Town Hall
Date: July 11, 2022
Time: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Agenda items

  • Committee & Team Introductions
  • Project Scope and Timeline
  • Town Priorities – Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats
  • Draft Community Engagement Plan
    • Confirm Committee members providing public outreach, discuss preferred training topics and guidance
    • Discuss and identify local events and locations for community engagement
    • Identify potential Stakeholders/Focus Groups
    • Schedule Workshop (Mid- to late August?)/ Location

Next Steps:

  • Next Meeting: August 8 at 7:30
  • Committee SWOT results & Initial List of Priorities
  • Schedule Workshop
  • Training Materials
  • Website
  • Draft Plans, Studies, Regulations

Town Board Meeting Agenda

Town of Clermont
Monthly Meeting
Agenda Date: July 5, 2022

  1. Call meeting to order.
  2. Approval of prior Town Board meeting minutes.
  3. Written communication
    • Town Clerk Report.
    • Mail Review.
    • Correspondence for Web Committee.
  4. Committee Reports and Updates.
    • Bob.
    • Lindsey.
    • Kris.
    • Dawn.
  5. Old Business.
  6. New Business.
  7. Supervisor Report.
  8. Motion to pay Abstracts.
  9. Public Communication/Comments to Board.
  10. Motion to Adjourn.