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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, 2016.

Michelle Radley
Tax Collector
Town of Ghent
April 5, 2016

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.

New York State Electric & Gas Corporation submits this interim status report.

We are pleased to announce that settlement negotiations for the Columbia County Transmission Project have made excellent progress. The parties participating in the negotiations have consented to waive the confidentiality provision of 16 NYCRR ยง3.9(d) in order to inform you that the negotiations are now focused on a "reduced scope" 34.5 kV low voltage line ("Reduced Scope Line"). While we expect the settlement negotiations, NYSEG's design phase, and the more

town information

Click here for the Agenda for 5/19/16 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 Application Night: Jun 1, 6:00pm
Planning Board Meeting: Jun 1, 7:00pm
Town Board Workshop: Jun 2, 7:00pm
Zoning Board Application Night: Jun 8, 6:00pm
Zoning Board Meeting: Jun 8, 7:00pm
Town Board Meeting: Jun 16, 7:00pm
Planning Board Application Night: Jul 6, 6:00pm
Planning Board Meeting: Jul 6, 7:00pm
Town Board Workshop: Jul 7, 7:00pm
Zoning Board Application Night: Jul 13, 6:00pm
Zoning Board Meeting: Jul 13, 7:00pm
Town Board Meeting: Jul 21, 7:00pm


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

Dates: 6/6/16-6/17/16
Time: Mon-Thurs | 8:30am-3pm | Fridays 9am-12pm

click here for flyer with information

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

*** 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!