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 : October 14, 2015
Download Minutes : Download File

On a motion by Deputy Mayor Bruno, seconded by Trustee Schneider, Mayor Griffith opened the public hearing at 7:08 pm at the Historic Watts DePeyster Hall, Tivoli, NY.

Present: Mayor Griffith, Deputy Mayor Bruno, Trustees Ezrati, Majer and Schneider.

Public: Brandee Nelson of Crawford Assoc. and Toby Tieger.

This public hearing is to hear all interested persons on the proposed 2016 CDBG grant application. Mayor Griffith explained that the proposed application will center on improvements for Pine Street.

Brandee Nelson of Crawford Associates presented a proposal for the project:

  • CDBG grants target improvements for infrastructure, parks and recreation areas
  • The Pine Street concerns are:
    • Road shoulder is worn and has pot holes near the bus stop and the community garden
    • Bus stop needs improvements and upgrade
  • Phase I of the proposed project:
    • Curbed, bumped out area for bus use
    • Improvements at the intersection of Katherine and Pine
    • Compacted gravel added to road shoulder
    • Fire hydrant to be moved behind the curb
    • Drainage to be improved – possible drywell if needed
    • Cost is $140,000 with the inclusion of the design
    • Minor landscaping and three benches are also a consideration
    • This is not a matching grant
    • Application has been prepared and due on Friday
    • Additional lighting is being investigated – no additional lighting is in the proposal
    • The existing light will be relocated
  • Pine Street at North Road
    • Drainage repairs for next year a possibility
    • The road may be lowered and the sidewalks brought up
    • Rain gardens may be helpful with drainage
    • An apron on the schoolhouse side of the road may be considered also

Public Comment: “Wonderful”.

On a motion by Trustee Ezrati, seconded by Trustee Majer, the public hearing was closed at 7:32 pm.

Respectfully submitted,


Linda Gonnella
Village Clerk &Treasurer