public information

ZBA - August 26, 2014

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Ghent will hold a Public Hearing on 8/26/2014 at 7pm at the Town Hall, 2306 Route 66, Ghent, NY to consider an application from Ginsberg's Foods, Route 66, Ghent, NY:

AREA VARIANCE for exceedance of maximum building height of 35 feet; an AREA VARIANCE for a rear yard setback; and an AREA/USE VARIANCE from the physical requirements of the Zoning Code limiting the amount of material that can be excavated from a construction site outside of the mining overzone.

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

town information

Click here to view Town Supervisor's Reports.

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

Click here to view the Ginsberg's Site Plan.

Click here to view 2014 GHENT FINAL BUDGET.

Click here to view Price Chopper Plan documents.

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


upcoming board meetings

Town Board Meeting: Aug 21, 7:30pm
Planning Board Application Night: Sep 3, 6:00pm
Planning Board Meeting: Sep 3, 7:00pm
Zoning Board Application Night: Sep 3, 7:00pm
Town Board Workshop: Sep 4, 7:00pm
Zoning Board Meeting: Sep 10, 7:00pm
Town Board Meeting: Sep 18, 7:30pm
Planning Board Application Night: Oct 1, 6:00pm
Planning Board Meeting: Oct 1, 7:00pm
Zoning Board Application Night: Oct 1, 7:00pm
Town Board Workshop: Oct 2, 7:00pm
Zoning Board Meeting: Oct 8, 7:00pm
Town Board Meeting: Oct 16, 7:30pm


Effective September, 2014 - Change in Planning Board Application Schedule

The Planning Board will now take applications on the same night as board meetings; applications will start at 6pm - meeting at 7pm.

2014 Community Day

Ghent Community Day is cancelled for 2014; however, we will have a Community Day TBA in 2015.

Litigation Between Town of Ghent and TCI RESOLVED

The Town of Ghent is pleases to announce that all litigation matters between the Town of Ghent and TCI of New York, LLC ("TCI") have been resolved and the lawsuits discontinued. The Stipulation of Settlement provides that the claims read full announcement here

Broadband Accessibility in Columbia County Survey

HUDSON, New York (April 30, 2014) - A survey is being conducted by the Columbia County Board of Supervisors in partnership with Congressman Chris Gibson to gather needed information and data that will allow us to address the lack of access to high quality broadband more

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
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