Supervisor's Report August 16, 2016

We just completed another successful season of the Town’s summer camp!!  The counselors and staff did a great job with the kids.  Special thanks to our Town Services Coordinator Jessica Lansing and her assistant Amy Walsh for all of their hard work.  The logistics of planning and operating a summer camp are extremely complex but Jessica and Amy handled them with patience and skill.

This Saturday, August 20th, is the Town Festival at Hampton Manor and Onderdonk Parks and all around the Lake.  Festivities begin at noon and end at 8:00 p.m. with fireworks over the lake.  This traditional end-of-summer event features food, vendors, live music, bounce houses, pony rides, kids activities and games and much more.

Hydor Drive is still under a local State of Emergency.  We’ve contracted with a firm who will repair the stormwater pipes using a technology called slip lining.  They have measured the pipe and ordered the lining so we hope they’ll start the work in the next week or so.  We’re sorry for the problems but we thank the residents on Hydor Drive for their patience.

There is a public hearing this Wednesday night (August 17th) at 6:30 p.m. to consider a new Local Law that would expand the residency requirement for the Commissioner of Public Works so that anyone who lives in Albany, Rensselaer, Columbia or Washington Counties can fill the position.  Please come and share your thoughts on this important matter.

We’re currently exploring our options to upgrade or replace our current website.  If you have any thoughts on this matter, please email them to me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

On Saturday, August 27, 2016, Discovery Drive will be closed ALL DAY due to construction of the Pedestrian Bridge.  No thru traffic will be allowed.  Please find alternative routes.
Tax Notice - EGCSD
Every year we receive a number of calls regarding school taxes.  The Town does not collect taxes, but wanted to make sure that residents knew where to look for information.

To find out more information please visit East Greenbush Central School District's website

Tax payments should be mailed to:

School Tax Office
East Greenbush CSD
29 Englewood Avenue
East Greenbush, NY  12061

If you choose to pay your taxes in person, you may do so at First Niagara Bank located at 615 Columbia Turnpike in East Greenbush. This is the ONLY First Niagara Bank location collecting school taxes this year. Town of Schodack residents wishing to pay their taxes in person may do so at the Schodack Town Hall.

Taxpayer questions regarding town equalization rates and individual property assessments should be addressed directly to your town assessor. The town assessor’s offices, within the East Greenbush Central School District, may be reached at:


  • Chatham  392-2550
  • East Greenbush  477-9710
  • Nassau  766-2343
  • North Greenbush  283-6175
  • Sand Lake  674-2026
  • Schodack  477-7932
Notice: Hydor Drive Emergency Work

Residents of Hydor Drive -  The Town Board has taken an aggressive approach to rehabilitate the deteriorating storm sewers on Hydor Drive that have caused sink holes to develop.  Starting this Wednesday a work crew will be installing a reinforced plastic resin liner in the storm sewers.  They will start with the 12 inch storm sewers that cross Hydor Drive.  The larger 30 inch diameter pipe that runs the length of Hydor will be addressed next week.  The process uses steam to cure a fiber glass liner that is impregnated with resin.  Once the liner is inserted it is filled with pressure by steam to cause it to harden.  There may be some odor during the release of the steam but it is harmless.  Homes do not have a direst connection to the storm sewers so odors should not enter any homes.   If you have questions, please drop us an email.  Please drive carefully during the construction work.

2016 Paving Schedule
The Department of Public Works will begin paving the below roads (per Resolution 101-2016) on Monday, August 29th.

Budd Lane  
Eastern Avenue (Hudson Avenue to Madison Avenue)
Iroquois Place
Madison Avenue E (Summit to Eastern)
Maple Street (Poplar to Pine)
Moore Road
Oak Street
Orchard Street (Grandview Terrace to Prospect Way)
Pine Street
Ponderosa Boulevard
Poplar Street
Springhurst Drive
Washington Avenue E (Summit to Eastern)

Every effort will be made to complete this essential work quickly and with as little inconvenience to your residence and community as possible. Your assistance and cooperation during this project will be greatly appreciated.  Crews will be working Monday - Friday from 7 am to 3 pm. On street parking may be restricted, as well as access to residential driveways during paving operations, but normal traffic will be allowed upon completion. Please drive carefully.


Upcoming Events

Dates & Times are subject to change
ZBA Schedule    Planning Board Schedule     Town Board Schedule

  • August 20th- 12-8 PM TOWN FESTIVAL
  • August 23rd - 7:30 p.m. Zoning Board Meeting-CANCELLED
  • August 24th - 7:00 p.m. Planning Board Meeting
  • September 13th - 7:30 p.m.  Zoning Board Meeting
  • September 14th - 7:00 p.m. Planning Board Meeting
  • September 27th - 7:00 p.m. Zoning Board Meeting
  • Septemeber 28th - 7:00 p.m.  Planning Board Meeting

Assessment Information

The Town of East Greenbush partnered with Digital Towpath to develop an online assessment tool, providing more information and data to residents.
Learn more here.

Summer Camp

2016 Info is Here!!
Weekly themes, NYS DEC Fishery Dept weekly instruction, weekly library trips, Camp Council for older campers, CIT Program, and so much more!  

Check out our page for more info or call 477-4194

Camp Themes and Information 2016 

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Camp Registration 2016
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225 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer, NY 12144
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Park Rental

We are now accepting reservations for park pavilion rentals for  the 2016 season.
Please call The Community and Recreation Department for reservations and information.
Park Information

Town Land Use Update

The town updated its land use plan in August, 2006. The full report is available here »
Land Use Plan Update 2006.

Town of EG Comprehensive Zoning Law

was Adopted on June 11, 2008  by the East Greenbush Town Board per Local Law #:1 of 2008, and is available for public review by clicking on the following link:

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