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Supervisor's Report November 30, 2016
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The Town is interested in filling positions on the Board of Ethics, Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals.  These are critical roles in Town government and we’re looking for community-minded individuals who want to make a real contribution.  The particulars are detailed below:

The East Greenbush Board of Ethics (BOE) seeks individuals interested in filling one board position and two alternate board positions.  The BOE consists of five members and two alternates.  To serve on the board an individual must be a resident of the Town of East Greenbush, cannot be a relative of a member of the Town Board, and cannot serve as an officer or committee member of a political party.  Board members do not receive any salary or compensation for service.  The duties of the BOE include: Attending meetings, receive and investigate potential violations of the Code of Ethics, make recommendations to the Town Board, and maintain confidentiality.  The appointment is for a five-year term.

The East Greenbush Planning Board seeks letters of interest from residents interested in serving on the board.  The Planning Board is responsible for reviewing site plan applications related to development within the community and providing advisory opinions to the Town Board on matters related to land use and development.  The East Greenbush Town Board invites interested and qualified residents to submit letters of interest.  Letters should include a resume detailing relevant experience, including planning, design, architecture, engineering, law, real estate, and ecology and conservation.  The planning board meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month.  The appointment is for a seven-year term.

The East Greenbush Zoning Board of Appeals seeks letters of interest from residents interested in serving on the board.  The Zoning Board of Appeals provides an important quasi-judicial function in reviewing all variance and special use permits requested by residents. The East Greenbush Town Board invites interested and qualified residents to submit letters of interest.  Letters should include a resume detailing relevant experience, including planning, design, architecture, engineering, law, real estate, and ecology and conservation. The Zoning Board meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. The appointment is for a five-year term.

Interested individuals in a position on any of these boards should indicate which board they’re interested in and send a letter and resume to Lisa O’Brien at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or to her attention at 225 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY 12144.  For further information, call 477-4775, no later than December 20, 2016.

 
Appliance Amnesty Week

Town of East Greenbush - Appliance Amnesty Week

December 5 -9, 2016

The Town of East Greenbush DPW will be picking up Appliances from December 5 thru 9 2016.  Please call the office at 518-477-6103 to schedule an appointment for your appliances to be picked up.  In the event of a snow/ice storm appointments will be rescheduled.

Scott Gallerie

Commissioner of Publics Works

Accepted Appliances:

Refrigerators  -   Freezers   -   Washer/Dryers   -   Stoves/ovens   -   Hot water heaters   -   Dehumidifiers   -   Microwaves/Air conditioners

 

 
HOLIDAY EVENTS 2016!

Our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on
Wed. December 7th from 6-8 PM at Town Hall
Come join us for some holiday cheer, children's activities, hot cocoa, a visit from Santa and a performance by the Columbia High School Chamber Singers at 7:15 PM.

Enter our Gingerbread House Competition!
Gingerbread houses will be on display and voted on at our annual tree lighting ceremony.  
Medals awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.
Gingerbread House Competition Registration 2016

Holiday Homes Competition!
Decorate your home exterior for the holidays and enter our contest.  Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!
Holiday Homes Registration 2016

SENIOR HOLIDAY LUNCHEON
Wednesday December 14th at 12 noon.
Town Hall Community Room
Catered by East Greenbush's own D'Lish Catering
Sponsored by the EGPBA and Community and Recreation Department.
ALL ARE INVITED to JOIN US!


Any questions may be directed to the Community and Recreation Department 477-4194
 
Annual Election of the East Greenbush Fire District #1

Annual Election of Fire District No. 1,

Town of East Greenbush

December 13, 2016

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Annual Election of Fire District No. 1, Town of East Greenbush will take place on December 13th, 2016 between the hours of 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM at the W.F. Bruen House Fire Co., Fire Station at 207 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, New York 12144 for the purpose of electing one (1) Fire Commissioner for a five (5) year term commencing on January 1, 2017 and ending on December 31, 2019.

Candidates for the District Office of Commissioner (5 year term) or Commissioner (3 year term) must file a Nominating Petition signed by at least 25 registered voters of the Fire District, said Petition must be filed with the Secretary of the Fire District, JOHN OLENDER, by mailing the same to him C/O Clinton Heights Fire Department, PO Box 332, Rensselaer, New York 12144, by certified mail no later than November 23, 2016 in order to have their names preprinted upon the official ballot of the Fire District.

The Nominating Petitions can be obtained by writing to the aforesaid Fire District Secretary at the address designed above.

The Candidates must indicate which Commissioners office they intend to get a Nominating Petition for.

All residents of the Fire District duly registered with their County Board of Elections as of November 21, 2016 shall be eligible to vote.

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS OF FIRE DISTRICT NO 1, TOWN OF EAST GREENBUSH.

John Olender

Fire Secretary

 
Annual Election of the East Greenbush Fire District #3

Legal Notice

Annual Election of the East Greenbush Fire District #3

Notice is hereby given that the Annual Elections of the East Greenbush Fire District #3 will take place on Tuesday, December 13th between the hours of 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM at the firehouse located at 68 Phillips Road, East Greenbush, NY for the purpose of electing one Commissioner for a five (5) year term commencing on January 1, 2017 and ending on December 31st, 2021.

To be eligible to run for office you must be a resident of Fire District #3.

Candidates for District Office of Commissioner must submit their letter of intent by the close of business on November 23, 2016 to the District Secretary at 68 Phillips Road, Rensselaer, New York 12144 to be placed on the ballot.

All residents of Fire District #3 duly registered with the Rensselaer County Board of Elections as of November 21, 2016 shall be eligible to vote.

 

Submitted by:

Nancy J. Williams

Secretary/Treasurer

Board of Fire Commissioners

East Greenbush Fire District #3

 

Upcoming Events

Dates & Times are subject to change
ZBA Schedule    Planning Board Schedule   Town Board Schedule   
  • Nov. 30th - 7:00 PM -  Planning Board Special Meeting
  • Dec. 7th - 6-8 PM - Town Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • Dec.13th - 7:30 PM - Zoning Board Meeting -Cancelled
  • Dec.14th - 6:00 PM - Pre-Board Meeting
  • Dec. 14th - 7:00 PM -  Planning Board Meeting
  • Dec. 14th - 7:00 PM - Town Board Meeting 
  • Dec. 27th - 7:30 PM - Zoning Board Meeting Cancelled
  • Dec. 28th - 7:00 PM -  Planning Board Meeting

Town Hall

Town Hall
225 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer, NY 12144
(518) 477-4775 phone
(518) 477-2386 fax

Town Hall Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm except Holidays. Note that some departments operate additional hours as listed on their pages.

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Employment Opportunities

Board Member Board of Assessment Review
 Board Member Board of Assessment Review

Police Officer
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Town of EG Comprehensive Zoning Law

was Adopted on June 11, 2008  by the East Greenbush Town Board per Local Law #:1 of 2008, and is available for public review by clicking on the following link:

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Park Rental

Reservations for the 2017 season will be accepted beginning in January
Please call The Community and Recreation Department for reservations and information.
477-4194
Park Information

Summer Camp

2017 Camp Information will be available in February.
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Town Land Use Update

The town updated its land use plan in August, 2006. The full report is available here »
Land Use Plan Update 2006.