TOWN BOARD MEETING POSTPONED

Due to persisting power & internet outages throughout Philipstown, the Town Board meeting scheduled for August 6th, 2020 has been postponed. The meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, August 13th, 2020 at 7:30 pm via Zoom. If you would like to attend, please email townclerk@philipstown.com by 7:00 pm on August 13th.

Unwanted/Unused Medication Dropbox

Unused/Unwanted medication can be dropped off at the Philipstown Town Hall, 34 Kemble Avenue, Cold Spring, NY between the hours of 8:30am -4:00pm, Mon-Fri.

No Appointment Necessary. 

*Please make sure all items are in one bag.

Not Accepted: Ointments, lotions, liquids, inhalers, thermometers, sharps, or medications from businesses or clinics.

Town Office Hours Starting July 6, 2020

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.

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Town Clerk’s Office: 845-265-3329
Supervisor’s Office: 845-265-5200
Assessor’s Office: 845-265-5203
Code Enforcement Office: 845-265-5202
Highway Department Office: 845-265-3530
Recreation Department: 845-424-4618

Upcoming Garrison Fire District Meeting (10 Aug 2020)

The next meeting of the Garrison Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners will be held on Monday, Aug 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm. The meeting will be conducted by video conferencing only.

Watch on YouTubeRead the agenda.

Putnam County State of Emergency (5 Aug 2020)

On Wednesday, May 5, the County Executive declared a State of Emergency in Putnam County.

Read the announcement.

State Quarantine List

In response to increased rates of COVID-19 transmission in certain states within the United States, and to protect New York’s successful containment of COVID-19, the State has joined with New Jersey and Connecticut in jointly issuing a travel advisory for anyone returning from travel to states that have a significant degree of community-wide spread of COVID-19. More information about the travel advisory can be found here.

Town Board Meeting – August 6, 2020

The Philipstown Town Board will hold their regular Monthly Meeting on Thursday, August 6th, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. virtually via Zoom.

If you would like to attend, please email townclerk@philipstown.com to request login information before 7 pm on August 6th, 2020.

 

Indian Brook Road Closure

NOTICE

DUE TO EQUIPMENT FAILURE THE INDIAN BROOK

ROAD EAST TREE REMOVAL WILL BE POSTPONED

UNTIL AUGUST 5TH. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY

INCONVENIENCE.

EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2020

RAIN DATE AUGUST 6

INDIAN BROOK ROAD EAST WILL BE CLOSED

TO ALL TRAFFIC DUE TO NECESSARY TREE REMOVAL

AT THE SECOND DRIVEWAY ON LEFT COMING FROM

OLD ALBANY

ALL VEHICLES BEYOND THAT POINT

MUST USE THE FOLLOWING ALTERNATE ROUTE:

INDIAN BROOK ROAD EAST TO DENNYTOWN (MAKE A LEFT) TO 301

THE ROAD WILL BE CLOSED FROM 7AM – 3:30PM

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CALL THE PHILIPSTOWN HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
845-265-3530
CARL FRISENDA, HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT

Electric Vehicle Webinar (04 Aug 2020)

You’re Invited: Ask an Electric Vehicle (EV) Driver Online Forum – Hosted by Climate Smart Philipstown

Is there a car purchase in your future? Some of your neighbors own EV cars that never need gas… do they like them? What’s different about driving an EV? Bring your questions, we’ll answer them from the perspective of a local driver, not a salesperson. The panel will include owners of a Chevy Bolt, Hyundai Kona, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model 3, Plug-in Hybrid Kia Niro and more. We will also be prepared to answer questions about charging, ecological impacts and available incentives.

August 4, 7:30-8:45 pm EST
Online via Zoom
Limited spaces – Please reserve your free spot by registering:

Register Here

This forum is a joint project from the Town of Philipstown’s Climate Smart Program and Sustainable Putnam, both of which are dedicated to shrinking our greenhouse gas emissions and increasing our resiliency in the face of the Climate Emergency.
Climate Smart Philipstown
Sustainable Putnam
Volunteers are welcome!

Upcoming Putnam County Legislature Audit Committee Meeting (27 Jul 2020)

The Audit & Administration Committee of the Putnam County Legislature will meet on July 27th, 2020 at 7:30pm via audio webinar pursuant to Temporary Emergency Orders.

Register for the webinar.

Read the agenda.

Meeting Guidelines for Town Board Workshop on 22 Jul 2020

The Town Board will hold a workshop on Wednesday, July 22 at 7:30 pm at the Philipstown Recreation Center at 107 Glenclyffe Drive, Garrison, NY. All meetings are open to the public but will be conducted in accordance with the following criteria:

All meeting attendees must wear a face covering. Attendees are asked to bring their own masks.

All meeting attendees must adhere to social distancing requirements at all times before, during, and after meetings. Seating at the Recreation Center has been arranged to meet the six (6) feet social distancing requirement.

For individuals who are ill or showing symptoms of illness, the Town respectfully requests that you not attend public meetings.

Individuals who are not able to attend public meetings in person, for any reason, are encouraged to contact staff or elected officials by phone or email at any time with questions, concerns, or ideas about meeting agendas or service.

Individuals showing symptoms of illness who attend public meetings may be asked to leave.

Read the agenda.