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 : September 23, 2013
Download Minutes : Download File

Call to Order / Determination of Quorum
The meeting, held at the American Legion, was opened at 7:02 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
Also Present:
Trustee Susan Ezrati
Naomi LaChance
Jeff Scales
Phyllis Pellet
Howard Pellet
Leigh Palmer
John Hallstein
Old Business
Demolition Permit – 11 Friendship Street: The Board discussed the project. Ginger Grab
moved to set a public hearing for the next Board meeting which is October 28, 2013 at 7:00 pm
at the American Legion. Donna Matthews seconded. All in favor. Motion carried.
New Business
LWRP Consistency Determination for Parcel 134803-6175-17-114074-0000: Trustee Susan
Ezrati stated the following: the Village was advised that a property on the west side of
Friendship Street would be coming up for auction on October 2nd if the taxes on it were not paid
by October 1st. The Village, as the municipality, has the option of acquiring the property before
the auction. The Board of Trustees voted to proceed to get things in place so that the Village
might purchase the land prior to the October 1st deadline. The land is owned by Tim Voell. The
rationale is that it is contiguous to the parcel that the Village owns on the waterfront. It is also
critical to the viewshed there. The concern is that if a private person gains the parcel it’s not big
enough for a residence but they could put boats there or do other things that are not in sympathy
with the plans for the park.
The parcel is .18 acres and is located west of Broadway, across from 8 Friendship Street but may
also include a sliver east of Broadway.
The Board then went through the LWRP Consistency Determination form question by question
to determine if the Village owning that parcel is consistent with the LWRP.
Ginger Grab moved to make a recommendation to the Village Board that the proposed action
would be consistent with the LWRP. Donna Matthews seconded. All in favor. Motion carried.
The Board reviewed the draft minutes from the August 26, 2013 Planning Board Meeting.
Donna Matthews moved to approve the minutes as presented. Ginger Grab seconded. All in
favor. Motion carried.
Donna Matthews moved to close the meeting at 7:47 PM. Ginger Grab seconded. All in favor.
Motion carried.
Respectfully submitted,
Claire Roff, Planning Board Clerk