Mike Benvenuto, Town Supervisor
Regular Town Board meetings are held the third Thursday of each month, starting at 7:00pm, at the Ghent Town Hall. In addition, the Board holds informational planning and working sessions the first Thursday of the months which start at 7:00pm.
Members of the Public are encouraged to attend Town Board meetings. Please feel free to contact Board members with any questions, concerns or suggestions. Your input is valued.
What to Do if You Disagree with Your Assessment
Grievance Applications & Grievance Instructions can be printed from the NYS Office of Real Property Tax Services website:
Chair: Jonathan Walters
Aaron Groom, Co-Chair
To make an Application to the Planning Board, the proposed usage must first be reviewed by Zoning Enforcement Officer (ZEO) Walt Simonsmeier . He will issue a determination as to whether it is in compliance with zoning ordinances.
Planning Board applications are taken on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm. Board members must review the proposed project, before an Application can be scheduled for a Board meeting. Planning Board Meetings, including both Application presentations and Public Hearings, are regularly held the first Wednesday of each month, beginning at 7:00 pm.
Town of Ghent Code is available on line.
Chair: Mark Huston
Lew Streeter, Deputy Chair
The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meets the second Wednesday of each month. Meetings are held at the Town Hall and begin at 7 pm. Members of the public are always welcome.
Town of Ghent Code is available on-line.