welcome to the village of millerton, ny

Incorporated in 1875, Millerton is located in the northeastern corner of Dutchess County, in the heart of the Hudson Valley

Welcome to the village of Millerton! We are excited to offer the chance to stay up to date with our latest news and events through our E-newsletters. By signing up for our E-newsletters, you will receive regular emails that highlight the happenings in our village. You will get updates about upcoming meetings, events, and activities, as well as information about local businesses, organizations, and services. Whether you are a resident, a business owner, or a visitor, our E-newsletters are a great way to stay informed and connected to the community.

  • The event at Amenia Town Hall will feature presentations on ecology and technology, as well as food, music and art.

    The towns of Amenia and Millerton have joined forces to present a fun and informative community event to celebrate Earth Day. On Saturday, April 20 from noon-4 PM, over 20 organizations will come together in the Amenia Town Hall gym, offering the public the opportunity to learn about electric vehicles, native vs. invasive plants, the latest home efficiency innovations, environmental conservation and more. The effort is being hosted jointly by volunteers from Millerton’s Climate Smart Community Task Force and Amenia’s Climate Smart Task Force/CAC.

    Northeast Ford, Bash Bish Bicycles and Covered Bridge Electric Bicycles will have the newest high efficiency vehicles on view. Empire Solar will demonstrate their home solar panels and provide information about the savings that can be gained by going solar, and RYCOR will be on site with information about energy efficient heat pumps. NYSERDA will also be represented to share info about state incentives to help residents decrease their carbon footprints. McEnroe Farms will have info about composting, and the Amenia CAC will have a raffle for a free home composter donated by HG Page.

    Amenia Garden Club, Homegrown National Park and NoMoreInvaisivePlants will share information about invasive species eradication and the benefits of growing native plants at home–with seed giveaways! Amenia Library will be onsite and will also host a seed swap at the library. The Garden Club will host a talk with Wethersfield in the auditorium at 2 PM.

    Trout Unlimited will demonstrate the importance of caring for our waterways, Dutchess Land Conservancy will share information about their work protecting the environment, and the Housatonic Valley Association will share knowledge about forest ecology in the watershed. The Cary Institute, Duchess Land Conservancy, American Farmland Trust, and Cornell Cooperative Extension will also be represented.

    This family-friendly event will feature fun games and art displays by Webutuck students, as well as a Creation Station with arts and crafts presented by the Webutuck Student Council and zine making with Millerton artist Deborah Maier. There will be live music on site, and food will be available from Four Brothers Pizza and Blackbird Cafe.

    The Earth Day event is just the start! Millerton and Amenia are also hosting a mostly-Saturday series of town events, including town clean-ups, a free film screening, artmaking and a Repair Café.

    UPCOMING EVENTS

    • Saturday April 20 from 10-2 PM: Millerton Farmer’s Market with NECC Sponsored Earth Day Fun Event and Townscape Sponsored Street Clean-Up
    • Saturday April 20 from 12-4 PM: Millerton & Amenia Earth Day, Amenia Town Hall (4988 Route 22)
    • Thursday April 25th at 4 PM at the Millerton Library Annex: The Art of Observing Nature water workshop with Ashley from the Cary Institute, ages 8 and up (registration required)
    • Saturday April 27 from 9 AM-noon: Amenia Town Clean-Up, meet at Fountain Square in Amenia & Borden Park in Wassaic, co-sponsored by Amenia CAC & Enhancement Committee
    • Saturday April 27 at 1:30 PM: Free screening of “Common Ground” film about regenerative agriculture with a panel discussion and Q & A at the Moviehouse in Millerton
    • Saturday May 4 from 10 AM-2 PM: Repair Café, Amenia Town Hall Gym

     

    This year’s theme is Planet Vs. Plastic, and both Amenia and Millerton are organizing clean-ups to combat plastic pollution.

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    PRESS CONTACTS

    Name Contact Information
    Kathy Chow

    NE/Millerton CSC Coordinator

    845-233-1355

    katchow@mac.com

    Nancy Schaefer

    Amenia Conservation Advisory Council

    917-881-0486

    nschaefer@ameniany.gov

     

  • VILLAGE OF MILLERTON

    ALTERNATE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEMBER

     

    The Village of Millerton seeks a volunteer to serve as an alternate member of the Zoning Board of Appeals. The Zoning Board of Appeals meets as needed.

    Please contact the Village Clerk at 518-789-4489 for more information or to submit a letter of interest.

  • Please take notice that the Board of Trustees of the Village of Millerton will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, April 15, 2024, at 6:00 p.m., at Village Hall, 5933 N. Elm Avenue, to invite the public for their input on the Village of Millerton Budget for 2024-2025 fiscal year. Please refer to the Village website, www.villageofmillerton-NY.gov for a copy of the Preliminary 2024-2025 Budget. The mayor’s salary will be $9,000.00, Deputy Mayor’s salary will be $5,000.00 and Trustees salary will be $3,500.00 each.

     

    By order of the
    Village Board of Trustees
    Lisa Cope -Village Clerk

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Address & Contact

5933 N Elm Avenue
Millerton, NY 12546, USA
Phone: 518 789 1234
clerk@villageofmillerton-ny.gov

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday 9-4 pm
Friday – Sunday CLOSED

Building Dept Hours

Tues & Thurs 9 AM – 2 PM
Wednesday 5 -7 PM

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