Red Hook Responds/ COVID-19 Links/Village Hall Closed

Red Hook Responds

The Town and Villages are helping to support a community based effort called Red Hook Responds to assist our neighbors in need and to solicit individuals who may want to help.

A website called   and a volunteer/help hotline number (845-640-4788) have been established to further those objectives. By sharing this information we hope to be able to reach as many folks as possible, to do what we do best: help each other.

COVID-19 Alert Links


Village Hall is closed until further notice

In the interest of public health in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic Village Hall will be closed to the public starting Wednesday, March 25th and continuing until further notice.

Village Services will continue but to minimize person-to-person contact we believe no one except Village personnel should be using the building. Even our employees will only be performing essential work and  be working at different hours and maintaining social distance as they do. Any of their work which can be conducted from home will be. All municipalities are compelled by the Governor’s Executive Order to do so.

Garbage and recycling pick-up will continue on Tuesdays as normal.

To purchase garbage tags please send a check and a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

The Village of Tivoli
PO Box 397
Tivoli, NY 12583

Garbage tags are $4 each.

To conduct business with the Village please use telephone, email, or the front door drop-box.

Mayor’s office 845-757-3371 or

Clerk’s office 845-757-2021 or

If you have business of an unusual nature which cannot be accommodated by the above means, please email the Mayor or, contact a member of the Village Board of Trustees, and everything possible will be done to make suitable arrangements.

Meeting Date : August 15, 2012
Download Minutes : Download File

A meeting of the Village Board of Trustees was held on August 15, 2012 at the Historic Watts dePeyster Hall. Mayor Cranna called the meeting to order at 7:25 p.m.

Present: Mayor Cranna, Deputy Mayor Leedy, Trustees Ezrati, Bruno and Griffith, Attorney Christine Chale and PANDA film representative Fred Cartier.

Public: Jeanette Canaday, David Cleaveland, Karen Cleaveland, Vincent Jones, Tyson Kreig and Radley Glasser.

The Mayor asked all present to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

Clerk’s Report: No report.

At the Board of Trustees Workshop held prior to the beginning of this Board Meeting, a motion was made by Deputy Mayor Leedy, and seconded by Trustee Bruno to approve Resolution 17-2012, Proposed Budget Modifications totaling $20,464.51 for the Fiscal Year Ending May 31, 2012, all in favor.

Mayor Cranna presented the minutes of the July 18, 2012 Regular Board Meeting and the July 24, 2012 Special Board Meeting. A motion was made by Trustee Griffith, and seconded by Deputy Mayor Leedy to approve the minutes. After a brief discussion, the minutes were approved, all in favor. Mayor Cranna then presented the minutes of the July 18, 2012 Public Hearing. A motion was made by Trustee Bruno, and seconded by Deputy Mayor Leedy to approve the minutes. After a brief discussion, the minutes were approved, all in favor.

Trustee Ezrati stated that the Street Painting Festival will be held on September 29. The rain Date will be October 6.

Mayor Cranna presented the Treasurer’s Report for Abstract 3, dated August 15, 2012 in the amount of $52,045.38. On a motion by Trustee Ezrati, seconded by Trustee Griffith, the Treasurer’s Report was approved, all in favor. Mayor Cranna asked for a motion to pay the current Village bills. Deputy Mayor Leedy moved that the bills be paid as presented and Trustee Bruno seconded the motion, all in favor.

Trustee Ezrati reviewed the Planning/Zoning Report stating there was $80.00 collected in fees.

On a motion by Trustee Griffith, seconded by Deputy Mayor Leedy, the meeting was opened to public comments for agenda items only. There were no public comments. On a motion by Deputy Mayor Leedy, seconded by Trustee Bruno, the regular meeting resumed.

The next Regular Meeting will take place September 19, 2012 at 7:00pm at the Historic Watts dePeyster Hall. The workshop will be held at 6:00pm before the meeting. There will be a workshop held September 12, 2012 at Village Hall at 6:00pm.

Trustee Reports:

Deputy Mayor Leedy:

  • Water Report

o Water main break on Woods Road which has been repaired, and another one at the corner of Woods Road and Broadway – also repaired and again in front of Village Hall which the DPW is hoping to repair without cutting the street

Trustee Ezrati:


o Compilation of points are complete

  • Zoning and Planning Boards have full membership – alternates are still being sought for both boards

Trustee Bruno:

  • Summer Rec Program concluded
  • Sub Night on July 20 was successful
  • Village Wide Yard Sale Day was July 28

o 500 maps given out

  • Memorial Park

o Contracts are being completed

o Hudson Valley Softball League, an Eagle Scout are among the expected volunteers to help with park renovations

  • Masons and American Legion have ongoing breakfasts and dinners

Trustee Griffith:

  • Court Report $1367
  • Private donation was received for the tunnel feasibility study

Trustee Griffith presented RESOLUTION 18-2012, DATED AUGUST 15, 2012, AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES REGARDING FEASIBILITY STUDY AT TIVOLI WATERFRONT. On a motion by Trustee Griffith, seconded by Trustee Ezrati, the resolution was approved, all in favor. Roll call vote: Leedy-aye, Ezrati-Aye, Bruno-aye, Griffith-aye and Cranna-aye.

Public Comments centered on the waterfront including signage and an illegal dock and the property transfer between the Village of Tivoli and the American Legion.

On a motion by Deputy Mayor Leedy and seconded by Trustee Bruno, the meeting was adjourned at 7:48 pm.

Respectfully submitted,


Linda Gonnella

Village Clerk &Treasurer