PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Town of Ghent requests sealed bids for the sale of the following property and equipment that is no longer needed by the Town of Ghent. Such sealed bids must be received by the Town Clerk at the Ghent Town Hall, Route 66, (P.O. Box 98), Ghent, New York 12075, on or before March 14, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at which time the bids will be more
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Town of Ghent Planning Board will hold a joint meeting with the Town of Claverack Planning Board to begin review of the Ginsberg's application for Site Plan Review on Wednesday, 3/12/2014, beginning at 7pm at the Town Hall, located at 2306 State Route 66, Ghent.
All interested parties will be heard at that time.
The scheduled Zoning Board of Appeals meeting for March 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Ghent VFW regarding Kinderhook Sportsman Club has been adjourned until April 2014 on a date yet to be determined.
Register for NYS STAR (School Property Tax Relief):
All New York homeowners receiving a BASIC STAR exemption MUST re-register (prior to 12/31/13) with the New York State Tax & Finance Department in order to receive the BASIC STAR exemption on their 2014-2015 School Tax Bill and subsequent school tax bills thereafter. Columbia County BASIC STAR recipients will receive a mailing from NYS within the first two weeks of September which will instruct them on how to re-register. CLICK HERE TO RE-REGISTER FOR BASIC STAR
ENHANCED (SENIOR CITIZEN) STAR homeowners will continue to apply each year with their Town Assessor and are not required to re-register with NYS.
New Homeowners and/or homeowners that have never applied for the BASIC STAR exemption will need to apply this year (prior to 3/1/14) with their Town Assessor in order to receive this exemption on their 2014-2015 School Tax Bill.
Click here to view 2014 GHENT FINAL BUDGET.
Click here to view Price Chopper Plan documents.
Click here to view the Town of Ghent Dog Licensing Fees.
There is an immediate need for volunteer(s) to deliver Meals on Wheels to residents in the Town of Ghent. Substitutes are always needed. Please contact the Town Hall at 392-4644. Volunteer less than an hour of your time and make a difference in your local community.
The Town's cable TV provider is 'Charter Communications.' Contact them directly with service problems or other concerns.
Charter Communications Corporate Headquarters
314.965.0555, Mon-Fri, 9am - 5 pm
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