Quiet, safe, and far removed from the hustle and bustle of modern urban society, Poestenkill is a quaint community located in Rensselaer County, New York, with a population just over 4,500 in 2010. As a "gateway" to the Rensselaer Plateau, we offer residents and visitors a unique opportunity to experience a wealth of outdoor recreation activities and easy access to some of the Plateau's most celebrated state parks, forests, and natural landmarks. Our town is home to a number of unique shops, diverse dining, and community events.
Letter from the Supervisor,
Whether you have lived in Poestenkill your whole life, are a recent resident or seeking to become a resident, we hope that you will find our website helpful. I know that our folks at Town Hall are always willing and happy to serve and assist you. Our community is proud of our small town atmosphere and our special heritage anchored in agriculture and forest products. We are proud to be a "Right to Farm" community that has enjoyed modest growth without sacrificing our small town feel and ample open spaces.
Do you have a question? Can't find something on the website? Or have a suggestion on how this site can better serve the public? Stop by our historic Town Hall, give me a call or send me an email, I would love to hear from you.
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Register for Star
November 19, 2013
Register for STAR with the NYS Tax Department at the Berlin Central School District Board of Education meeting.
Date/Tiime: November 19, 2013 7:15pm Location: Berlin Middle/High School
Town Board Adopts 2014 Town Budget
November 10, 2013
At the November 7, 2013 special Town Board meeting the 2014 Town Budget was unanimously adopted. The adopted budget will result in no Town Real Property Tax increase. Increases in the Fire District levy as requested by the Fire Companhy will be offset by decreased levies for Town purposes.
Supervisor Meets with State Senator Kathy Marchione
October 27, 2013
Supervisor Dom Jacangelo took the opportunity to discuss with Senator Kathy Marchione issues of importance to the residents of Poestenkill at the Senator's most recent listening tour. Dom thank the Senator for her offer of assistance to help bring Natural Gas into the Poestenkill Hamlet. Natural gas service can substantially reduce heating costs for residents and businesses alike. Many see natural gas service as a key to keeping the hamlet a vibrant community with sustained property values into the future. Several Poestenkill residents attended the Listening Session held in North Greenbush and brought up issues ranging from school funding to their opposition to the Safe Act.
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