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)
Mayor Joseph Keegan: 518-732-2211 (anytime)
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
The Village-Wide garage sale will be held on Saturday, September 19, from 9:00 a.m. through-out the day. To have information about your garage sale provided on the map that will be distributed on the day of the garage sale, download and complete the Garage Sale Form, and return the form to the Village Hall by September 11.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Village Board of the Village of Castleton, Rensselaer County, New York, will meet at the Village Hall on the 12th day of October, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of considering the advisability of amending the Code of the Village of Castleton to include a proposed local law entitled "A Local Law Amending Section 171-6 if the Village Code To Preclude and Regulate the Placement of Certain Items on Roads in the Village." The law seeks to place limitations on the placement of certain items at roadside, be it for garbage pickup or otherwise. A copy of the Proposed Law can be obtained from the Village Clerk or viewed on the Village website.
At said public hearing all parties will be heard and all communication received will be read and made a part of the record.
By Order of the Village Board of the Village of Castleton, N.Y.
DATED: September 14, 2015
Village of Castleton