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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Town of Ghent Planning Board will hold public hearing on the following application on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, beginning at 7 o'clock at the Ghent Town Hall located at 2306 State Route 66, Ghent, NY: more


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Ghent, Columbia County, New York, hereby advertises for bids for the purchase from the Town of Ghent of one used 2004 Caterpillar Wheel Loader, Model 938G, Series 2, with 4780 hours, which is no longer needed by the Department of Highways. A complete list of specifications may be obtained from the Ghent Town Clerk during normal business hours and the equipment may be viewed at the Town of Ghent Highway Garage, 1 Garage Place Road, Ghent, New York, by appointment with the Department of Highways Superintendent. ... more


Upon application made to the Columbia County Treasurer, pursuant to Section 938 of the Real Property Tax Law, for an extension of time for the Collection of taxes, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the time for collection of taxes remaining unpaid is hereby extended until May 31, 2017.

Michelle Radley
Tax Collector
Town of Ghent
March 30, 2017

Zoning Review Committee - Monthly Meetings

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Ghent Zoning Review Committee will be meeting monthly on the 4th Monday of the month at 6:30pm, starting on March 28, 2016 at the Ghent Town Hall, located at 2306 State Route 66, Ghent. The meeting is open to the public.

town information

Click here for the Final Town of Ghent 2017 Budget.

Click here for the Agenda for 04/20/2017 Town Board Meeting

Click here to view Town Supervisor's Reports.

Click here to view 2016 Final Town of Ghent Budget.

Click here to view the Ginsberg's Foods Revised Plan.

Click here to view the Ginsberg's Site Plan.

Click here to view the Town of Ghent Dog Licensing Fees.

upcoming board meetings

Planning Board Meeting: May 3, 7:00pm
Zoning Board Meeting: May 10, 7:00pm
Town Board Workshop: May 11, 7:00pm
Town Board Meeting: May 18, 7:00pm
Planning Board Meeting: Jun 7, 7:00pm
Town Board Workshop: Jun 8, 7:00pm
Zoning Board Meeting: Jun 14, 7:00pm
Town Board Meeting: Jun 15, 7:00pm


Columbia County DOH FREE Rabies Clinics

Donations will be accepted.
DOGS - CATS - FERRETS (That are at least 3 months of age)
click here for flyer

K.I.S.S. - Keeping Identities of Seniors

Dates: 3/20/17-3/31/17
Time: Mon-Thurs | 8:30am-3pm | Fridays 9am-12pm

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Sponsored in Collaboration with the
Columbia County Clerk's Office, Holly Tanner, County Clerk

Columbia County Broadband Survey

Broadband Survey Link:

NOTICE - Columbia County Transmission Project

Modified 34.5 kV Proposal
Summer 2016 Field Work Scheduled

As you may know, NYSEG is currently planning for the construction of the Columbia County Transmission Project (CCTP) Modified 34.5 kV Proposal. The project will enhance safe, reliable electricity service for approximately 10,000 NYSEG customers by bringing a new source ... read full notice here

*** NOTICE ***

Any town resident who is receiving the unsolicited free circular called "Shop and Find", and wishes to have that home delivery stopped, please contact the following individual at the Register Star and ask that your address be taken off the list.

Courtney Wrigley


NEEDED - Volunteers for Meals on Wheels

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.

Cable TV Problems?

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
Your call will be answered!