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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


(Pursuant to Real Property Tax Law section 501)

Notice is hereby given that assessment inventory and valuation data is available. For examination and review. This data is the information that will be used to establish the assessment of each parcel, which will appear on the Tentative Assessment Roll for the Town of Clermont which will be filed on or before May 1,2022.

The information may be reviewed by appointment only in the Assessor’s office located at 1795 Route 9 Germantown, NY 12526.

An appointment may be made to review the assessment information by telephoning the Assessor’s office at 518-537-6928 or email me at

Dated March 1, 2022

Town of Clermont
Cheryl Kaszluga

Additional Information regarding NYS Office of Real Property Tax Services can be found here:


Clermont residents vote at Town Hall.

1795 Route 9
Clermont, NY 12526

For General Elections polls are open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM; early voting Oct 23 – Oct 31.

For Primary Elections polls are open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM; early voting Jun 12 – Jun 20

Remember, you can’t vote unless you’re registered. Register here.

For more information about voting in the State of New York click here or for voting in Columbia County click here.

Please note that Election Day Dinners are held at the Community House on the grounds of the Clermont Town Hall.

Department Contact Info

Clermont Town Hall
1795 Route 9
Clermont, NY 12526

Town Hall Phone:

Town Hall Fax:

Raymond Staats, 518-537-6868

Town Clerk:
Tracy Gallant, 518-537-6868,

Cheryl Kaszluga, 518-537-6928,

Building Inspector/CEO:
Eli Fieser, Appointed Interim CEO, 518-537-6868

Planning Board:
Larry Saulpaugh, 518-821-7964

Zoning Board of Appeals:
Hank Himelright, 518-537-6880

Dog Control Officer:
Desiree Webber, 321-863-3875 (cell);

Highway Superintendent:
Tyler Case, 518-537-6869

Dawn Brownson,

Town Court/Town Justices:
Richard Christensen, 518-537-5302
Ronald Banks, 518-537-4218

Tax Collector:
Joan Buser, 518-537-6102 – By Appointment

Planning & Zoning

Building Inspector/CEO:
Eli Fieser, 518-537-6868, 

Hours: Thursdays · 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM

Services: Building Permits; Certificates Of Occupancy; Zoning Information

Planning Board:
Larry Saulpaugh, 518-821-7964
Planning Board applications must be submitted 11 days prior to the Planning Board’s next meeting to be on the agenda.  Applications, plans and supporting documents submitted must include 3 sets of physical documents and one electronic copy.

Zoning Board of Appeals:
Hank Himelright, 518-537-6880

Zoning and Building Documents are available in the Resources & Documents section.

Available Zoning and Building Documents include info packets, zoning books, maps, permit applications, fee schedules, as well as other forms and procedural information.