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Planning Board - June 3, 2015

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Town of Ghent Planning Board will hold a public hearing on the following application on Wednesday, 6/3/2015, beginning at 7pm at the Town Hall, located at 2306 State Route 66:

Cindy, Dan and Joseph Bozik, Tax Parcel ID# 74.00-1-23.11, for Minor Subdivision Application, located at County Route 22, Ghent.

All interested parties will be heard at that time.

Town Clerk Office Closed

The Town Clerk's office will be closed on Friday May 22, 2015 and May 25, 2015 for the Memorial Day Holiday.


Upon application made to the Columbia County Treasurer, pursuant To Section 938 of the Real Property Tax Law, for an extension of time for the Collection of taxes, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the time for collection of taxes
Remaining unpaid is hereby extended until June 1, 2015.

Michelle Radley
Tax Collector

New York State Electric & Gas Corporation submits this interim status report.

We are pleased to announce that settlement negotiations for the Columbia County Transmission Project have made excellent progress. The parties participating in the negotiations have consented to waive the confidentiality provision of 16 NYCRR ยง3.9(d) in order to inform you that the negotiations are now focused on a "reduced scope" 34.5 kV low voltage line ("Reduced Scope Line"). While we expect the settlement negotiations, NYSEG's design phase, and the more

town information

Click here to view Town Supervisor's Reports.

Click here to view Final Adopted Budget for 2015.

Click here to view the Ginsberg's Foods Revised Plan.

Click here to view the Ginsberg's Site Plan.

Click here to view the Town of Ghent Dog Licensing Fees.


upcoming board meetings

Planning Board Application Night: Jun 3, 6:00pm
Planning Board Meeting: Jun 3, 7:00pm
Town Board Workshop: Jun 4, 7:00pm
Zoning Board Application Night: Jun 10, 6:00pm
Zoning Board Meeting: Jun 10, 7:00pm
Town Board Meeting: Jun 18, 7:00pm
Planning Board Application Night: Jul 1, 6:00pm
Planning Board Meeting: Jul 1, 7:00pm
Town Board Workshop: Jul 2, 7:00pm
Zoning Board Application Night: Jul 8, 6:00pm
Zoning Board Meeting: Jul 8, 7:00pm
Town Board Meeting: Jul 16, 7:00pm


Ghent Recreational Program Information 2015

Summer Recreation Registration Form
Ghent Recreation Program Rules

K.I.S.S. (Keeping Identities of Seniors Safe)

Holly Tanner ~ Columbia County Clerk sponsors K.I.S.S.
05/11/2015 - 05/21/2015
Mon-Thurs 8:30am-3pm
Fridays 9am-12pm

Location: Ghent Town Hall

click here for flyer with examples of documents that should be shredded

*** NOTICE ***

Any town resident who is receiving the unsolicited free circular called "Shop and Find", and wishes to have that home delivery stopped, please contact the following individual at the Register Star and ask that your address be taken off the list.

Courtney Wrigley


NEEDED - Volunteers for Meals on Wheels

There is an immediate need for volunteer(s) to deliver Meals on Wheels to residents in the Town of Ghent. Substitutes are always needed. Please contact the Town Hall at 392-4644. Volunteer less than an hour of your time and make a difference in your local community.

Cable TV Problems?

The Town's cable TV provider is 'Charter Communications.' Contact them directly with service problems or other concerns.

Charter Communications Corporate Headquarters
314.965.0555, Mon-Fri, 9am - 5 pm
Your call will be answered!