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 area 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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Fane Natural Product Rezoning update
August 22, 2016
The public hearing which was begun on Thursday July 21, 2016 @ 7PM regarding the application by Fane and Perry Sand and Gravel to rezone property off of Snyder's Corners Road for the purpose of natural product extraction. Additional comment was received on 8-18-2016. Click on story for access to document pertaining to this application. A new document has been posted in relation to this rezoning. A motion was made to amend this new document changing "no excavation within 150 feet of occupied structures" to "170 ft". This matter will be taken up on 8-25-16 at 7PM.
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