Local Government

Local Government 05.26.22

Nassau Town Clerk

The Nassau Town Clerk’s Office will close at 11am on Thursday June 2, 2022. We will reopen with normal business hours on Friday June 3, 2022 at 9am. 

Rensselaer County Legislature Announces Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event

Chairwoman of the Rensselaer County Legislature Kelly Hoffman is pleased to announce that the County will be providing funding to host Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Events in those municipalities that chose to participate.

“The disposal of hazardous waste has been an issue for many residents and communities throughout Rensselaer County. The cost of environmentally compliant disposal has been a barrier for many localities. We believe that this partnership will help with those costs, and we encourage Rensselaer County residents in these municipalities to participate in the program”, said Chairwoman Hoffman

Rensselaer County, the City of Troy, and the Town of Bethlehem, will be partnering on an inter-county Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) disposal program for 2022. The program will consist of six events. 

These events, scheduled throughout the second half of the year, will provide residents of the participating municipalities the opportunity to safely dispose of hazardous materials not accepted through normal garbage collection service.

The first event will be Saturday, June 11th, at the Troy Resource Management Facility (Alamo) in Troy (3000 Main St).

Participating Municipalities for the June 11th event:

• City of Troy 

• Town of Bethlehem

• Town of North Greenbush 

• City of Rensselaer

“These events are great example of local governments coming together to offer a safe and convenient way for residents to safely dispose of household hazardous waste. Scheduling several events means it is easier for residents to access and dispose of these items in an environmentally-friendly manner’, said County Executive Steve McLaughlin.

The disposal event is a free service to residents of the participating municipalities only. Advanced registration is required; residents who have not pre-registered will be unable to participate. Residents must visit their participating municipality’s website to register. 

Please be sure to register early as space is very limited.

Schodack Town Hall Closes for Memorial Day Holiday

Debra L. Curtis, Schodack Town Clerk, wishes to remind residents that the Schodack Town Hall Offices and Highway Department will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022 for the Memorial Day Holiday. The Schodack Town Hall Offices and Highway Department will resume its regular business hours on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. 

The Transfer Station will be closed Tuesday, May 31, 2022 and will resume its regular business hours on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the Town Clerk at 518-477-7590, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm.

Planning and Zoning Board Attorney

The Town of Poestenkill is searching for a Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals Attorney. Knowledge on land use rules and regulations along with experience in this area is required. Meetings are held the first and third Tuesday of the month beginning at 7:00 PM. For more information contact, Supervisor Hammond at 518-283-5100 ext 104. Resume can be sent to tbuker@nullpoestenkillny.com

Memorial Day Message from the Town of East Greenbush 

On Memorial Day we wish to remember and honor the sacrifices of all the men and women who served our country.  Their service will not be forgotten.

Saturday, May 28th, 10:00 AM, come out and join us for our Memorial Day Parade, beginning at East Greenbush Bowling Center, heading up 9&20 to Hayes Rd, down to VFW Post.

Ellen Pangburn, Town Clerk, and Michelle Eckler, Deputy Clerk, would like to remind Town residents that East Greenbush Town Hall, Highway Garage, and Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022 for the Memorial Day holiday.  If you need to reach someone during town closures, please call Dispatch at 518.479.2525.

NOTES:  On Mondays the Town of East Greenbush Transfer Station is closed.  On Monday, May 30, 2022, the Rensselaer County/Troy DMV Satellite Office will be closed.

The Town of East Greenbush will resume its regular business hours on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office if you have any questions at 518.477.7145, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  We would be happy to help you.

 Sending you warm wishes on Memorial Day.

From The Desk of Janice Hannigan Kerwin, North Greenbush Town Clerk

I am pleased to announce that the Town of North Greenbush will be having our Memorial Day Parade this year. 

The parade will be Monday, May 30, 2022 @ 1:30 P.M. After 2 long years of the COVID Pandemic the town is excited to invite all to participate in the parade. If you or your group are interested in participating in this year’s parade you may email the Deputy Supervisor, Kelly Hoffman or Councilwoman Merola, who are coordinating the 2022 parade participants and line up. Feel free to email them at supervisorsoffice@nullnorthgreenbush.org with any interest you may have.

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