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Town Offices will be closed on the following upcoming dates:

  1. Election Day, Tues., Nov. 5th *The transfer station will be open 8am-3:45pm*
  2. Veterans Day, Mon., Nov. 11th
  3. Thanksgiving Thurs., Nov. 28th & Fri., Nov. 29th

Notice of Town Board and Town Board Workshop Date Change

Per Town Board decision on 9/3/19, the Town Board and Workshop meetings dates have changed. The Town Board Workshop meetings will be held on the 1st Tuesday of every month and the Regular Town Board meetings will be held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month both at 7 p.m. unless otherwise advertised.

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November 2019 Board Meetings

Public Hearing and Special Town Board Meeting
Westerlo Town Hall
933 County Route 401
Westerlo, NY
Wed., Nov. 6th, at 7:00 p.m.

Museum Board
Westerlo Town Hall
933 County Route 401
Westerlo, NY
Thu., Nov. 14th, at 7:00 p.m.

Public Hearing on LL #3-2019 and Town Board Meeting
Westerlo Town Hall
933 County Route 401
Westerlo, NY
Tue., Nov. 19th, at 7:00 p.m.

Comprehensive Plan Committee
Westerlo Town Hall
933 County Route 401
Westerlo, NY
Wed., Nov. 20th, at 7:00 p.m.

Broadband Research Committee (BRC)
Westerlo Town Hall
933 County Route 401
Westerlo, NY
Thu., Nov. 21st, at 7:00 p.m.

Zoning Board of Appeals
Westerlo Town Hall
933 County Route 401
Westerlo, NY
Mon., Nov. 25th, at 7:00 p.m.

Westerlo Hometown Heroes Committee
Westerlo Town Hall
933 County Route 401
Westerlo, NY
Tue., Nov. 26th, at 6:00 p.m.

Planning Board Meeting
Westerlo Town Hall
933 County Route 401
Westerlo, NY
Tue., Nov. 26th, at 7:00 p.m.

Public Hearing

The Town of Westerlo Town Board will hold a Public Hearing Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the Richard Rapp Municipal Building (Town Hall) 933 County Route 401, Westerlo NY for the continuation of September 17th public hearing in reference to the proposed solid waste law.

Public Hearing Local Law SoIid Waste Management Code
Oct 2, 2019

Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that The Planning Board of the Town of Westerlo will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Town Hall located at 933 County Route 401, Westerlo, NY for one application. Ronald Thompson, Jr., Thompson Diner, 585 State Route 143, Westerlo, NY, Tax id# 139-9-3.16. Mr. Thompson is looking for a special use permit to open a restaurant with additional retail spaces.

Jennifer Bungay
Town of Westerlo
Planning Board Clerk

2019 Westerlo Final Assessment Roll
Historical Society Meeting

Anyone interested in attending the Historical Society meeting should contact Roland Tozer at 518-797- 3050.

Historical Society Meetings are held at the Westerlo Reformed Church Hall on the 3rd Monday of each month at 7 PM.

Veterans Photos

Come visit the beautiful Veterans Photos Wall located at the Richard Rapp Municipal Building. The Town Historian, Dennis Fancher created the photo display for both living and deceased veterans from Westerlo, South Westerlo, Dormansville and Lambs Corners. If you are interested in having your photo on the wall or know someone who would like to be displayed at the Town Hall, please contact Dennis or his wife Sue at 518-797-3095 or at dsfancher@gmail.com. We would love to help honor our towns past and present veterans.

ZRC Committee Findings

The Zoning Recommendation Committee (ZRC) was formed by the Town Board to address potential changes to the town's Zoning Law regarding impacts of high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) for Shale Gas Development (SGD).

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Shale Gas Development Impacts and Local Zoning Options April 4, 2015 Zoning Recommendation Committee ? Summary Report

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Shale Gas Development Impacts and Local Zoning Options April 4, 2015 Zoning Recommendation Committee ? Full Report

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Comprehensive Plan

The Comprehensive Plan for the Town of Westerlo is posted on line.

This document constitutes the Town of Westerlo’s first ever written Comprehensive Plan for Sustainability and Growth.

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February 26, 2015

Code of Ethics
A Resolution to replace the undated Code of Ethics, and establish standards of conduct for officers and employees of the Town of Westerlo.

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Posted September 5, 2013

Volunteer Drivers Needed
Volunteer drivers are needed to drive the Rensselaerville/Westerlo Senior Citizen bus. If interested, please contact the Rensselaerville Town Clerk, Victoria Kraker, at 797-3798 for further information

westerlo town sealNestled in the Helderberg Mountains in Albany County, the Town of Westerlo was organized in April of 1815 and now has a population of approximately 3600 people. Westerlo, New York recently celebrated 20 years of friendship with its sister city in Westerlo, Belgium.

The town has 56 miles of town roads, 63 miles of county roads and 22 miles of state roads.

The Town of Westerlo is 23 miles south/southwest of Albany and just 30 minutes from the Catskill Mountains.

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