Seniors Helping Seniors

ATTENTION PHILIPSTOWN RESIDENTS age 65 years or older:

If you are not able to navigate the internet and websites to find a COVID-19 vaccine, there are High School Seniors who are volunteering to assist you over the phone.

Please email your telephone number & consent to be contacted by a student to:

           COUNCILWOMAN JUDY FARRELL at jfarrell@philipstown.com

A Haldane High School Senior student will call you and help find an available vaccine appointment.

Town Hall Phone and Office Hours Update

The Town Hall is experiencing phone issues.Please call 845-265-5200 to reach any of the offices in the Town Hall.

We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to have the problem solved this week.

Until further notice, the Town Offices will be operating BY APPOINTMENT ONLY for in-person assistance.

Any task that can be completed by mail, email or fax will be completed in that manner. Please call M-F, 8:30am – 4:00pm to schedule an appointment to visit or to speak with someone in the appropriate office.

COVID-19 Vaccination Info

The Town of Philipstown CAN NOT schedule appointments for vaccination.  Please refrain from calling Town offices regarding such.

Vaccines are available at pharmacies, hospitals and through local health departments, and you can contact the provider of your choice, either New York State, your local healthcare provider or pharmacy to schedule a vaccine appointment. 

The New York State Department of Health has directed each COVID vaccine provider to vaccinate a specific group of eligible people. Individuals who fit in the criteria outlined for phases 1A and 1B are eligible to be vaccinated as availability allows at specific sites. 

To find out if you are eligible or to make an appointment at a NYS site

Not sure where to get vaccinated?  Here is a helpful guide.

Other useful sources of information:

Putnam County Weekly COVID Dashboard (22 Feb 2021)

Workshop with Trails Committee – 2/24/2021 @ 7:00 pm

The Town Board & the Philipstown Trails Committee will hold a workshop this Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm via ZOOM to discuss a potential project to create safe pedestrian access between Cold Spring & Boscobel. Please find the login information below.

Topic: Workshop – Philipstown Trails Committee to present on a potential project to create safe pedestrian access between Cold Spring and Boscobel

Time: Feb 24, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting:
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Meeting ID: 835 1715 2467
Passcode: 964472

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Town Hall Closing Early – 2/18/2021

The Town offices will close at 12:00 pm today, Thursday, February 18, 2021 due to inclement weather.

Planning Board Site Visit to GGC/HVSF Cancelled (14 Feb 2021)

The Philipstown Planning Board is canceling the Sunday, February 14th site visit to the Garrison Golf Course for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival application. The depth of snow on the ground and the impending storm to come makes it impossible for anyone to walk the terrain reasonably. This site visit will be rescheduled and the public will be notified in the local newspaper.

Comprehensive Plan Update Committee Schedules Informational Meetings

A new Comprehensive Plan, Philipstown 2030, has been submitted to the Town Board by the Comprehensive Plan Update Committee as the first step towards the Plan’s adoption later this year. The plan is based on information gathered from the residents of Philipstown over the last three years. It replaces the previous plan adopted in 2006 and known as Philipstown 2020.

A draft of the new Comprehensive plan is available at: philipstown2020.org.

The Committee will host the following virtual information meetings:

Each meeting will include a short presentation on the Plan, followed by opportunities for residents to ask questions and provide feedback about their aspirations and dreams for Philipstown’s future. For further information, contact Nat Prentice at natprentice@mac.com.

February 10 – Workshop Cancelled

The Workshop scheduled for this evening, February 10, has been cancelled.

Town Hall Closed Tuesday, February 9, 2021

The Philipstown Town Offices will be closed today, Tuesday February 9, 2021 due to the weather. Stay safe.

Advertisment for Bids for Highway Garage-Installation of PBS Facilities

Separate sealed bids for the Highway Garage – Installation of PBS Facilities will be received by the Town of Philipstown at the office of the Town Clerk, PO Box 155, Old VFW Hall, 34 Kemble Avenue, Cold Spring, NY 10516 until 11:00 o’clock AM local prevailing time on Thursday, March 4, 2021 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

A prebid meeting will be held at 10:00 o’clock AM local prevailing time on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at the Philipstown Highway Garage at 50 Fishkill Road, Cold Spring, NY 10516.

Read the full advertisment at: https://philipstown.com/tb/2021 HD-Ad-for-Bids-Hwy Garage-PBS-Facilities.pdf

Planning Board Site Visit Cancelled (07 Feb 2021)

The Planning Board Site Visit to the Conn property on Route 403 for Sunday, February 7th, 2021 has been cancelled due to anticipated early morning snow.  This site visit will be rescheduled.