Town Offices Back in Town Hall

The Town Offices (Town Clerk, Supervisor, Assessor, and Justice Court) have officially moved back into the newly renovated Town Hall at 238 Main Street in Cold Spring.

Please note that the offices are still functioning by appointment only. If you are in need of assistance or would like to set up an appointment, please contact one of the following:

  • TOWN CLERK: 845-265-3329
  • SUPERVISOR: 845-265-5202
  • ASSESSOR: 845-265-5203
  • JUSTICE COURT: 845-265-2951

We would like to thank the public for their patience during this renovation and look forward to welcoming you all back in the near future.  Till then, here’s a preview of the renovations:

COVID-19 Vaccination Info

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

All New Yorkers age 16 and older are now eligible for the vaccine.

While the vaccination process is underway, New Yorkers should continue to wear a mask, social distance, avoid large gatherings and follow all other health guidelines.

COVID vaccines are widely available at pharmacies, local health departments, clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers and other locations across the state. Visit to find appointments near you or contact your local pharmacy or provider.

To schedule an appointment directly at a New York State-run site, go to New York State’s vaccine scheduler and follow the instructions. Walk-in appointments are also accepted at New York State mass vaccination sites for all eligible adults.

FDA fact sheets for recipients and caregivers on each vaccine are available: PfizerModernaJohnson & Johnson.

Putnam County Weekly COVID-19 Dashboard (11 Jun 2021)

Click HERE to view the dashboard

Advertisement for Bids – Highway Garage Building Demolition

Town of Philipstown
Town Hall
PO Box 155
238 Main Street
Cold Spring, NY 10516

Separate sealed bids for the Highway Garage – Highway Garage Building Demolition  will be received by the Town of Philipstown at the office of the  Town Clerk, Philipstown Town Hall, PO Box 155, 238 Main Street, Cold Spring NY 10516   until  11:00    o’clock AM local prevailing time on    Wednesday, June  30, 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, June 22, 2021  at the Philipstown Highway Garage at 50 Fishkill Road, Cold Spring, NY.

The Information for Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Plans, Specifications, and Forms of Bid Bond, Performance and Payment Bond, and other contract documents may be examined at the following location:

Office of the Town Clerk, Town Hall, PO Box 155, 238 Main Street, Cold Spring NY 10516

Copies may be obtained at the office of the Town Clerk located at Town Hall, 238 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY  upon payment of $25.00 for each set.  Any unsuccessful bidder or non-bidder shall be entitled to a refund of this payment in accordance with Section 102 of the General Municipal Law upon the return of such sets in good condition as determined by the Town.

Each bid shall be accompanied by acceptable form of Bid Guarantee in an amount equal to at least five (5) percent of the amount of the Bid payable to the Owner as a guarantee that if the Bid is accepted, the Bidder will execute the Contract and file acceptable Performance and Payment Bonds within ten (10) days after the award of the Contract.


The Town of Philipstown hereinafter called the OWNER, reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and to waive any informality or technicality in any Bid in the interest of the Owner.


Bidders on the Contracts are required to execute a non-collusion bidding certificate pursuant to Section 103d of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.

The Town of Philipstown hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in regard to any Contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.

Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to equal employment opportunity and all other Federal, New York State and local requirements.

Attention of bidders is called to the requirement that all employees engaging in work on the project under the subject contracts must be paid prevailing wages as recited in the proposed contract documents.  Bidders are required to comply with minimum wage rates and legally required workplace conditions, and must comply with the provisions of Section 291-299 of the Executive Law of the State of New York.

As required by New York State Finance Law § 139-l, Bidders are required to submit the following statement subscribed by the Bidder and affirmed by the Bidder as true under the penalty of perjury:  “By submission of this Bid, the Bidder and each person signing on behalf of the Bidder certifies, and in the case of a joint bid each party thereto certifies as to its own organization, under penalty of perjury, that the Bidder has and has implemented a written policy addressing sexual harassment prevention in the workplace and provides annual sexual harassment prevention training to all of its employees. Such policy meets the minimum requirements of section two hundred one-g of the Labor Law.”  If a Bidder cannot make the foregoing certification, such Bidder shall so state and shall furnish with the Bid a signed affidavit setting forth in detail the reasons therefor.

No Bidder may withdraw his bid within 45 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

      6/09/2021                                                                BY       Tara Percacciolo, Town Clerk   


Upcoming Garrison Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting (14 Jun 2021)

The next meeting of the Garrison Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners will be held on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 7:00pm at the fire house, 1616 Route 9, Garrison, NY 10524.  Members of the public will need to observe social distancing and wear a mask if attending the meeting.

Read the agenda.

PCDOH Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic

Please review the requirements and full details here.

Info regarding NYS Legislation establishing Program to Provide Affordable Internet to Low-Income Families

For information regarding this new legislation, please visit the following link:

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Establishing First-in-the-Nation Program to Provide Affordable Internet to Low-Income Families (

Hudson Valley Community Power – Community Choice Aggregation – Opt Out Letters

Philipstown residents will be receiving letters in the mail informing them about Hudson Valley Community Power. The letters are sent on behalf of the Town of Philipstown from a company out of Brooklyn, New York. The Town of Philipstown has renewed its Community Choice Aggregation Program (CCA) through Hudson Valley Community Power.  The CCA allows our Town to pool together with other communities in the Hudson Valley to get a low cost, fixed-rate renewable electricity supply.  You do not have to do anything unless you want to opt-out. To opt-out of getting 100% renewable energy, you can call Hudson Valley Community Power program hotline at (845) 859-9099 x2 or visit and submit your information.  We encourage residents to attend one of the two virtual information sessions to learn more and ask questions. Thursday May 27 at 7pm and Tuesday June 1 at 7pm.

Upcoming Garrison Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting (10 May 2021)

The next meeting of the Garrison Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners will be held on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 7:00pm.  Members of the public will need to observe social distancing and wear a mask if attending the meeting.

Read the agenda.

Putnam County Weekly COVID Dashboard (30 Apr 021)

Philipstown Community Conservation Survey

What do you think about natural areas and open spaces in Philipstown?

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust wants to hear from the Philipstown community as part of a project to connect lands for people and wildlife across the Hudson Highlands region called the “East Highlands Green Corridors Plan.”
Your responses to the Philipstown Community Conservation Survey will be used to help identify community priorities for open space conservation in Philipstown, with a focus on connecting natural areas so wildlife and people can move easily across the town. The survey should take about 10 minutes, and your responses will be confidential. You can take the survey at We encourage you to share the link with your friends and neighbors.

To learn more about the project, please visit If you have any questions about the project or survey, please email Ashley Rauch at


Thanks in advance for sharing your input!

Notice of Public Hearing (06 May 2021)


NOTICE IS HEREBY given that the Town Board of the Town of Philipstown will conduct a Public Hearing on May 6, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 238 Main Street, Cold Spring, New York.  The purpose of the Public Hearing is to hear comments for/against the Stormwater Management Annual Report.

A copy of the report is on file in the Town Clerk’s Office and available on our website.


DATED:  April 28, 2021

Tara K. Percacciolo, Town Clerk