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 : May 27, 2014
Download Minutes : Download File

Call to Order / Determination of Quorum

The meeting, held at the Historic Watts dePeyster Hall, was opened at 7:00 P.M. and a quorum was determined to be present for the conduct of business.

Planning Board Attendees:

  • Chair Mike Billeci
  • Ginger Grab
  • Donna Matthews
  • John Hallstein

Also Present:

  • Tim Voell
  • Michiel VanDijk
  • Robert Lachman

Old Business

8 Friendship Street – Tim Voell came before the Board in response to a letter from Code Enforcement Officer Steve Cole dated April 28, 2014 regarding the parking for 8 Friendship Street. The letter stated Mr. Voell had failed to provide the Board with a legal description of the “piece of property across the street that would be used for parking”. After reviewing the photo and description of the property Mr. Voell provided to the Board, Chair Billeci stated that he felt there is plenty of parking for a Bed and Breakfast but not for events. A motion was made by John Hallstein and seconded by Ginger Grab that the parking meets the requirements for a Bed and Breakfast. All in favor. Motion carried.

Donna Matthews made a motion that since the parking requirement has been provided, Mr. Voell has met the conditions set forth by the Planning Board on June 20, 2011 for a special permit. Ginger Grab seconded. All in favor. Motion carried.

Skate Ramp in Tivoli Memorial Park: The map of Memorial Park with the location marked for the skate ramp was reviewed by the Board. Trustee Robin Bruno has filled out an EAF form which will be reviewed at the next workshop. Ginger Grab moved to schedule a public hearing for June 23, 2014 at 7:00 pm. John Hallstein seconded. All in favor. Motion carried.

New Business

65 Broadway – Sign Permit: Applicant Michiel VanDijk appeared before the Board requesting a new sign for his business at 65 Broadway. The name of the business is Restyle and it will provide real estate services. The application was reviewed by the Board. A discussion followed. Ginger Grab moved to grant the sign permit, John Hallstein seconded. All in favor. Motion carried.

The Board reviewed the minutes from the April 28, 2014 Planning Board Meeting. Donna Matthews moved to approve the minutes as presented. John Hallstein seconded. All in favor. Motion carried.


Donna Matthews moved to close the meeting at 7:24 PM. John Hallstein seconded. All in favor. Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Claire Roff, Planning Board Clerk