Supervisor Report through 11-6-2014


From the desk of:

Keith A. Langley, Supervisor

Town of East Greenbush

As we head into the holiday season and reflect this month on things we are grateful for; I would like to take the time to list things I am grateful for here in East Greenbush.

  •   Our Veterans- Thank you to all who have or are currently serving.  I look forward to honoring you all on Nov. 11th.

  •   The opportunity to introduce a 0% tax increase budget for the second consecutive year.

  •   The tremendous progress being made on the Waste Water Treatment Plant.

  •  The new businesses in our Town and the loyal Businesses who remain here and make improvements. The Stewarts Shop on Columbia Turnpike has opened their new building.  If you haven’t been in yet, stop by. Peebles and Starbucks have opened their doors here in East Greenbush, as well as, many other small businesses.

  •   The Columbia High School Students.  CHS just finished up their fall athletic season with many teams going to state championships and are gearing up for their winter season.  Be sure to go out and support these students.   The amount of talented students living here in East Greenbush is astonishing.  Their academic, art, music, and sport achievements do not go unnoticed. Many CHS students volunteer their time here in Town on a daily basis and I am proud to have them here.

  •   The Elementary and Middle School Students who brighten our day throughout Town and the Toddlers and Preschoolers, many of whom came by Town Hall to Trick or Treat.

  •   The Seniors in our Community who offer us knowledge about our Town History

  •   The Town of East Greenbush Staff.  The Department of Public Works has been working hard to improve the look and safety of Town Hall and downstairs at the Police Department.  The Banners hanging out front look great and it has become a much cleaner and welcoming building all together.   I thank every department and every employee who worked diligently this year to cut spending.

  •  Last, but not least, the Residents of East Greenbush.  You have shown throughout the last year your care and commitment to our town.  While everyone may have different opinions, everyone cares about East Greenbush.

I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends.



Town Hall Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving/Black Friday, November 27-28th

All Town Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th for the Thanksgiving weekend.  The Transfer Station will be open on Saturday, November 29th.  All other Town Offices will resume normal hours on Monday, December 1st.  Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.

2015 Town Budget

2015 Final Budget

Planning Board Meeting Cancelled
The Planning Board meeting scheduled for 11-26-14 has been rescheduled for 12/10/14.
click link for official notice.
Planning Board Meeting Cancellation
Annual Election of Fire District NO 1 Town of East Greenbush
December 9, 2014
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Annual Election of Fire District No 1, Town of East Greenbush will take place on December 9, 2014 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the W. F. Bruen Hose Fire Station at 207 Columbia Turnpike Rensselaer, New York 12144 for the purpose of electing one(1) Commissioner for a 5 year term commencing on January 1, 2015 and ending on December 31, 2019.
Candidates for the District Office of Commissioner 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 Dept. P.O. Box 332 Rensselaer, NY 12144, by certified mail no later than November 19, 2014 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 addressed designed above.
All residents of the Fire District duly registered with their County Board of Elections as of November 17, 2014  shall be eligible to vote.

By Order of the Board of Fire Commissioners of Fire District No. 1 Town of East Greenbush.
Submitted by:
John Olender
Fire District Secretary

Upcoming Events

Dates & Times are subject to change
  • 11/17/2014 7:00 PM - CFAC Meeting 7:00 p.m. East Greenbush Community Library
  • 11/18/2014 5:00 PM- Special Meeting
  • 11/19/2014 7:00 PM - Town Board Meeting
  • 11/25/2014 7:30 PM - Zoning Board Meeting 
  • 11/27/2014 - 11/28/2014 - Town Hall Closed - Thanksgiving
  • 12/3/2014 6:00-8:00 p.m.- Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Celebration


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Town Land Use Update

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Land Use Plan Update 2006.

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Town of EG Comprehensive Zoning Law

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