The Town of Austerlitz invites sealed bids for the furnishing of labor, materials and equipment necessary for the construction of the alterations and addition (the “Work”) to a building located at 816 County Route 203, Spencertown, New York 12165 for use as a New Town Hall. The Work is to commence in the spring of 2017, as weather permits, to be completed by December 15, 2017. Bids are due Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by 9:00 am at the Austerlitz Town Hall. Bids will be opened and read by a designated Town official on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 9:00 am.  Bid Documents are available for examination at the Town of Austerlitz Town Hall located at 812 Route 203, Spencertown, NY  12165, during the Town Clerk’s regular office hours, and at the office of the Architectural Bureau located at 29 Main Street – Suite 3A, Chatham, NY 12037, weekdays, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Bid Documents are available for purchase in different formats. For further information please contact the Architect at (518) 392-3650.

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Construction bid form*

HVAC bid form*

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Plumbing bid form*

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2017 Town Budget

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On February 18, 2016 the Town Board passed Local Law 1-2016 expanding town property tax exemptions for qualifying veterans who have served in the United States Armed Services. The new exemptions match the county levels and those of most of the municipalities in Columbia County. The new exemption amounts on the assessed value of your property are:

  • For wartime service, the exemption amount is $24,000
  • For combat service, the exemption amount is an additional $16,000
  • For service connected disability, the exemption is up to $80,000
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E-ZPass sold here!

E-ZPass now available at the Town Hall.
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