The Village of Castleton-on-Hudson is seeking applications for the position of Motor Equipment Operator. Position is shared between Department of Public Works, Water Treatment, and Wastewater Treatment facilities.
Applicants must be high school graduates or possess a high school equivalency diploma, and have a valid NYS Driver License. The successful candidate will hold or demonstrate the ability to obtain a NYS CDL-B License, NYS Grade 2A Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators License, and a NYS Grade IIB-GW Water Treatment Operator License. The position requires 24/7 on call availability.
Applications accepted until position is filled.
Click here to register: Castleton-on-Hudson: Hudson River Shoreline Cleanup of Cow and Campbell Islands
To report an accidental spill or to report any illegal dumping into our storm water system, please call:
Public Works Office: 518-732-2983 (7:00 am - 3:00pm)
Village Hall Office: 518-732-2211 (9:00am - 3:00pm, please press #2)
Deputy Mayor Sharon Martin: 518-732-2211
For information about the Village of Castleton Stormwater Program, click on Village Stormwater Program or contact the Village Offices at 518-732-2211.
Recently a team of our local Boy Scouts organized by scout William Noll stenciled all 345 catch basins throughout the Village. Will, who is working on his Eagle Scout merit badge, also completed a Stormwater Educational Board located at the entrance of the Village Hall. We encourage everyone to visit this wonderful addition to our ongoing public outreach on storm water awareness.
As a Hudson River water front community, the Village of Castleton-on-Hudson understands and values the importance of our water resources. The river provides us with scenic and recreational enjoyment, transportation and commercial opportunities. In return, we are all stewards of the Hudson River. We owe it to ourselves and future generations to preserve and protect this great river.
Natural hazards have the potential to cause property damage, loss of life, economic hardship, and threats to public health and safety. The Village of Castleton is now part of the Rensselaer County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.
Hazard mitigation plans are developed before a disaster strikes. The plans identify community policies, actions, and tools for long-term implementation to reduce risk and potential for future losses. For more information, see pdf County Hazard Mitigation Plan (193 KB) .
On April 24, 2015 the first historic marker for the Village of Castleton was installed in front of the Hans Van Buren house, built in 1763, on 99 South Main Street in Castleton. The marker was installed by the Historical Society of Esquatak. For more information see Van Buren House Historic Marker.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Village Board of the Village of Castleton, Rensselaer County, New York, adopted on the 13th day of July, 2015, a local law entitled "A Local Law Regulating Solar Collectors, Satellite Dishes and Installations" The law places limitations on the placement of such property and related approvals and reviews relating thereto, A copy can be obtained from the Village Clerk, or viewed on the Village website at Local Law #2 of the Year 2015.
By Order of the Village Board of the Village of Castleton, NY.
DATED: June 24, 2015
Village of Castleton
Starting on Monday May 2, 2016, the Castleton Water Department will be flushing hydrants throughout the entire Castleton distribution system. Flushing will commence at 9AM and continue to 12 Noon. The flushing will continue on every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday until the entire system has been completed. The projected completion date is Tuesday May 31, 2016.
During the time periods mentioned and for a period afterwards, residents may notice some discolored water and should refrain from doing laundry .
The water department thanks you in advance for your patience.