Austerlitz is a small, rural town along the Taconic Mountain Range. Residents enjoy rural character, scenic vista, abundant wildlife, low housing density, slow growth, historic structures and spirit of basic freedom and independence that has been present for generations.
The New York State Department of Transportation has re-evaluated the speed limit in the Hamlet of Spencertown and concluded that a lower speed limit of 35 mph is appropriate. Click here to read more
The Department of Transportation has started the design phase on a safety enhancement project to install center line rumble strips within the Town of Austerlitz. Click here to read more.
New enacted legislation requires all homeowners receiving a Basic STAR exemption to register with the New York State Tax Department in order to receive the exemption in 2014 and subsequent years.
E-ZPass now available at the Town Hall.
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