2016 Village of Saugerties Tax Collection Notice
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Please click here or on the image on the left for a Public Notice from Village Tax Collector Helene King.


Village Planning Board - Public Hearing - Tuesday, May 31

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Notice is hereby given that the Village of Saugerties Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 43 Partition Street, Hooks Room of the Fire Department. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive comment on 3 special use permits and site plan applications -- for Riozzi Enterprises LLC, Stephanie Hatzakos and Struzzieri Properties, Inc. Copies of the applications and plans are available for viewing at the Village Clerk’s office.  All interested parties will be heard.  For more information on the 3 applications, please click here or on the image on the left.



Lisas Signature 

Water Turbidity Possible - June 6th through 17th
Hydrant Flushing II

From June 6th through 17th, the Village water department in conjunction with the Town water department will begin to flush hydrants and blow-offs.  You may experience discolored water.

For more info, including contacts, please click here or on the image on the left.

Village in Search of Lifeguards
Seeking Lifeguards

The Village is looking for lifeguards for the Village Beach and the Lions Club Wading Pool.  The job begins July 1st and runs thru September 2.  10am – 6pm.


Applicants must have certification.


For more information, please contact Village Clerk Lisa Mayone. 845-246-2321, extension 1 or lmayone@villageofsaugerties.org

Village of Saugerties and Riverkeepers team up for a cleaner Hudson River
Team on Kayaks 

On Saturday, May 7th, there was a Riverkeeper Sweep along the shores of Saugerties. 


The Village Board agreed to support their efforts and the Saugerties DPW picked up the 500 lbs. of gathered garbage for proper disposal.


Click here or on the image on the left for the nice letter Riverkeepers sent Mayor Murphy and to see the 3 photos they sent along. 

May 20th Update on Central Hudson Replacing 14,000 Feet of Gas Lines in Saugerties in 2016 ...

Replacing Gas LinesLatest message from Gary Dachenhausen, the gas foreman for CHG&E in charge of the Gas Distribution Improvement Project that is going on in the Village of Saugerties.  


May 20 - Saugerties, all the main is installed and energized in the 1st and 2nd phases.  All of the services are done in the 1st phase.  All the main in the 1st phase has been retired 4,300'.  On Elm St. from just off of Ulster Ave. down Elm to Dawes, across Dawes to Market, down Market to Elm, then up Elm to the tie in point to #112 Elm.  Also the piece on Beers lane from Elm to the bull end on Beers lane.  Prospect St C.I. has been capped off at Market that means it is a one way feed from Washington Ave.  . . . "


-- Read more, including detailed near future plans and contact info --

Lots of Spring Village DPW Activity
Spring Cleanup - Steve Nadal and Jake Dodd  The DPW has been busy with Spring Cleanup and storm water and sewer work.

With those projects and the Central Hudson gas line work, there are temporary diversions and detours we all need to take from time to time.


But it's good to see Saugerties sprucing up for Spring and we all know how important infrastructure improvements are ....


-- For more photos of your DPW team at work, click here or on the image on the left ... --

2016 Great Saugerties Bed Race and Old Timers Day - Vendors and Bed Racers Wanted!


2016 Bed Race image for home page

Applications are now being accepted for participants interested in being a vendor and/or a bed race participating team at the Great Saugerties Bed Race and Old Timers Day (was July 3rd ... now moved to July 4th).


Find out how much fun you can have on a bed!


For more information and an application, click here or on the picture on the left.

Village's Revolving Loan Committee - Low-Interest Loans Available!
Revolving Loan 


Renovation and rehabilitation loans are available through the Community Development Revolving Loan Fund.


The Revolving Loan Committee of the Village of Saugerties is anxious to assist Village business owners and lease holders. Funds are available for renovation and rehabilitation of their business properties. The minimum loan amount is $1,500 and the maximum amount is $75,000 with rates as low as 1%.


For more information and an application, contact the Village Clerk, Lisa Mayone at 246-2321 or stop in the Village Municipal Office at 43 Partition Street.

Trailways pickup/discharge on Route 32 near Thruway exit - Beginning Feb. 1

Adirondack Trailways BusBeginning Feb 1, 2016, Adirondack Trailways will pick up and discharge passengers at the new NYS DOT Park & Ride lot on Route 32 across from the NYS Thruway ramp. Passengers can purchase tickets at the Sunoco station on Route 32 just north of the Thruway ramp or online at https://tds.trailwaysny.com/

Saugerties Lighthouse included in CNN's Top 5 lighthouse hotels

Fun fact: The Saugerties Lighthouse was included in CNN's "World's top 5 lighthouse hotels" list in this 2013 article.


For more "Saugerties in the News" (from as recently as May 2015 and dating back to a NY Times 1902 article) click here. 

Hudson Valley Magazine - Saugerties Lighthouse is a great place to have a picnic


The latest "Saugerties in the News" item - from hvmag.com   


For more "Saugerties in the News" (dating back to a NY Times 1902 article) click here.


TribLive Online Article Features Saugerties/Kayaking
Kayakers TribLive


"There's an irrefutable charisma that begs you to pull the car over as the road brings you to the Norman Rockwell-ish town of Saugerties, N.Y."


So begins this TribLive article that features kayaking, Opus 40, the Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Ophira Sailing, the Lighthouse B&B and Krauses Chocolates.

Lifeline Telephone Service
Lifeline Telephone Service
The NY State Department of Public Service has announced a Lifeline Program, to make basic telephone services more affordable for income-eligible consumers.


For full details, click here or on the picture on the left.

What are the Hudson Valley's best towns to live in?

Best Town to Live in

Well ... Saugerties for one!


Thanks to Vernon Benjamin for pointing us to this Upstater article that acknowledges Saugerties as one of the Hudson Valley's best towns to live in. 

Huffington Post - Things to Do in Saugerties!
Huffington Post - Things to Do in Saugerties!

Read all about it!  


Nice Huffington Post article on things to do in Jimmy Fallon's hometown ... good ol' Saugerties!



Testing of Backflow Devices in the Village
 Backflow Device

The Village of Saugerties Water Department in compliance with 5.1.31 (a) of the NYS Sanitary Code, will be sending out notices regarding the testing of backflow devices.


Testing on all devices must be completed annually.


If you have any questions regarding the annual test, please contact the Water Dept. at 246-8958.

Saugerties Drinking Water Quality Report
Drinking Water

The Village of Saugerties "Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for the Year 2014" is now available online.


Click on the image on the left or click here.  

Calendar-Whats Happening

Click here for a calendar of Saugerties events.


The calendar contains links that you can click for more information about each event.


And if you have a not-for-profit event that you want added to the calendar, just click on this link for instructions.

Emerald Ash Borer
Emerald Ash Borer

On the left is a photo of an Emerald Ash Borer feeding on a leaf.  This insect is a threat to area trees.  If you see an Emerald Ash Borer, please report the sighting to the USDA Forest Service (866-322-4512).  See www.emeraldashborer.info or visit www.na.fs.fed.us/fhp/eab/ for more information.  

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