Public Notices

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Preliminary Budget of the Town of Austerlitz for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2019 has been completed and filed in the office of the Town Clerk located at 812 Route 203, Spencertown, New York, where it is available for inspection by all interested persons during the regular hours of the Town Clerk.

FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Austerlitz will hold a public hearing thereon, at the Town Hall, located at 812 Route 203, Spencertown, New York, at 6:30 p.m. on the 15 day of November, 2018 and at such hearing any person may be heard in favor of or against the Preliminary Budget as complied for or against any item or items therein contained.

Pursuant to §113 of Town Law, the proposed salaries of the elected Town Offices are hereby specified as follows:

Town Supervisor $ 7,217.00
Town Councilmen (4) 2,317.50 (each)
Town Clerk/Tax Collector 30,499.00
Highway Superintendent 55,724.00
Town Justices (2) 11, 155.00 (each)

By order of the Town Board,
Susan A. Haag
Town Clerk
Dated: October 19, 2018

2019 Preliminary Budget*

*PDF files require Acrobat Reader


The Columbia County Office for the Aging will hold two public hearings on its proposed 2018-2019 Annual Implementation Plan. A plan abstract will be available at the OFA office at 325 Columbia Street, Hudson, NY after October 1st and at the time of the hearing.

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM
Where: Valatie Senior Center
3302 William St.
Valatie, NY


When: Thursday, October 25, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM
Where: Copake Town Hall
230 Mountain View Rd.
Copake NY

Lunch will be served at the conclusion of the hearing. If you plan to stay for the meal, please call the phone number for the applicable location at least 24 hours in advance so that we may prepare the appropriate number of meals. Also, if you are in need of special assistance during the hearing (such as interpretation), please contact the OFA at 518-828-4258 at least 7 days prior to the hearing so that accommodations may be made.

If you cannot attend the Public Hearing and wish to obtain a copy of the abstract, please call the Office for the aging at 518-828-4258 and a copy will be provided to you. The abstract can also be accessed on the home page of our website at:
If you have any questions regarding the plan you may contact the Administrator by phone, email or mail (at the address above):

Kevin McDonald, Administrator