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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Ghent, Columbia County, New York, is currently seeking applications more

ZBA - April 12, 2017

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Ghent Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing at the Town Hall, located at 2306 State Route 66, Ghent, NY on the April 12, 2017 (Wednesday) beginning at 7pm, to consider the following:

An Area Variance for Wendy & David DellGrottaglia (Tax Map # 93.-1-35) 15 Archbridge Road, Ghent, NY to install an inground swimming pool within the required front yard setback.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that all persons interested will be heard at the above time and place.

Public Notice for Approved Resolution

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on February 16, 2017 the Ghent Town Board approved a resolution to expend up to $35,000.00 from capital reserve fund "A878001 Capital Reserve" for the purpose of replacing the Town Hall roof. Such Resolution is subject to a permissive referendum in accordance with the provisions of General Municipal Law ยง 6-c and Article 7 of the Town Law, and shall take effect thirty (30) days after its adoption, unless a petition is presented to the Town Clerk, conforming to the requirements of the Town Law, seeking permissive referendum.

Zoning Review Committee - Monthly Meetings

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Ghent Zoning Review Committee will be meeting monthly on the 4th Monday of the month at 6:30pm, starting on March 28, 2016 at the Ghent Town Hall, located at 2306 State Route 66, Ghent. The meeting is open to the public.

town information

Click here for the Final Town of Ghent 2017 Budget.

Click here for the Agenda for 03/16/17 Town Board Meeting

Click here to view Town Supervisor's Reports.

Click here to view 2016 Final Town of Ghent Budget.

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 Meeting: Apr 5, 7:00pm
Zoning Board Meeting: Apr 12, 7:00pm
Town Board Workshop: Apr 13, 7:00pm
Town Board Meeting: Apr 20, 7:00pm
Planning Board Meeting: May 3, 7:00pm
Zoning Board Meeting: May 10, 7:00pm
Town Board Workshop: May 11, 7:00pm
Town Board Meeting: May 18, 7:00pm


Columbia County DOH FREE Rabies Clinics

Donations will be accepted.
DOGS - CATS - FERRETS (That are at least 3 months of age)
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K.I.S.S. - Keeping Identities of Seniors

Dates: 3/20/17-3/31/17
Time: Mon-Thurs | 8:30am-3pm | Fridays 9am-12pm

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Sponsored in Collaboration with the
Columbia County Clerk's Office, Holly Tanner, County Clerk

Columbia County Broadband Survey

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NOTICE - Columbia County Transmission Project

Modified 34.5 kV Proposal
Summer 2016 Field Work Scheduled

As you may know, NYSEG is currently planning for the construction of the Columbia County Transmission Project (CCTP) Modified 34.5 kV Proposal. The project will enhance safe, reliable electricity service for approximately 10,000 NYSEG customers by bringing a new source ... read full notice here

*** 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!