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Covid-19 Information

Livingston has a long tradition of neighbors helping neighbors. At this challenging and uncertain time, we encourage each other to call to check in on our seniors, on friends with compromised immune systems, and neighbors struggling with other needs. The good news is...

Friends of North Twin Lakes Mission Statement & Vision

The Friends of North Twin Lake Park (FONTLP) is a non-profit, all volunteer group dedicated to protecting and preserving the North Twin Lake Park property's natural beauty and habitats, while supporting continued community passive recreational use and enjoyment of...

Livingston receives perfect state financial rating

Livingston is proud to share that we are one of only a few communities statewide to receive a perfect “zero percent” stress monitor score from the NY office of the comptroller, a metric that shows the Town is in top financial shape. The Town has held that rating in...

Special Announcements

Please check the Town Clerk page for upcoming office closures

The Summer Rec Program will be held this year from June 27th-August 5th at the Livingston Rec Park. Camp hours are 9:00 am-1:00 pm Monday-Friday
Livingston Summer Camp Program

Applications submitted to the ZBA and Planning boards are to be in 15 days prior to the meeting with  10 copies of all documents per application


Town Board Notice-Public Hearing July 14th


Town of Livingston

 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Livingston will hold a public hearing on Thursday, July 14 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the Livingston Town Hall, 119 County Route 19, Livingston, New York, to hear all interested persons on proposed Local Law “A” or alternatively Local Law “B” of the year 2022.

Local Law “A” is entitled, a local law amending the Zoning Law of the Town of Livingston in relation to solar energy uses

If Local Law “A” is not passed by a quorum of the town board, the board will entertain passage of Local Law “B” entitled “A local law to extend and impose a temporary three (3) month moratorium on large scale solar installations within the Town of Livingston.”

The local law the Town Board adopts will be filed on record as Local Law #3 for the Town of Livingston.

 All persons interested are invited to attend.


A complete copy of the text of the proposed local laws are available at the office of the Livingston Town Clerk during normal business hours or on the Town’s website

TOL LLA of 2022 Solar Modifed for lot area – 06092022

TOL LLB of 2022 – Moratorium on Large Solar Installations – 06092022

K.I.S.S. Program Update

The K.I.S.S. shredding program sponsored by the Columbia County Clerk’s office has announced the dates for the shredding program for 2022. Bins are available in the lobby of the Town Hall available during the Town Clerk’s normal business hours.




 Livingston flyer 2022




Twin Lakes Area Petition from Friends of North and South Twin Lakes

Here are two separate petitions regarding issues at the Twin Lakes area in Elizaville. If interested in signing, they ask that you sign with your address, date, and return to Friends of North and South Twin Lakes (FONASTL) PO Box 159, Elizaville, NY 12523 or 18 Shore Drive, Elizaville, NY 12523

PETITION TO LOWER SPEED LIMITS in North and South Twin Lakes communities require residential signatures only.
PETITION TO CREATE “NO SALT” AREAS may be signed by anyone residing in or near
North and South Twin Lakes, it’s watershed, aquifer, or anyone using Livingston Town Beach, North Twin Lake, South Twin Lake, Columbia Roe Jan or any connected water body. 
Twin Lakes Pass Information- Summer 2022

All 10-7 Day passes have been sold but there are still passes available for the early morning-evening Fishing/Swim for before 10am and after 7 pm time period. $165 cash or check. please call or email the Town Clerk if interested

Covid Test kits and masks

Free Covid-19 test kits and kn-95 masks are available to residents at the Town Clerk’s office during normal business hours

Livingston Free Library Announcement

The Livingston Free Library is open for limited browsing and check out. You can either call the library (518-851-2270) during business hours, or email the library ( to ask to have your items checked out and put on a table outside the back door, off the handicap ramp. We our doing our share to help keep our patrons and staff safe.

Art in the Park
Wednesday, June 15th at 10 am at the 
Livingston Rec Park, 4 Lockwood Rd
Hudson NY 12534
Reducing the Waste Stream: The Role of Composting Presented by Zero Waste Columbia
Thursday June 23rd at 7:00 pm
Co-Sponsored by the Columbia County Libraries Association

To register for programs, email















Information on Trash tags, Recycle permits from CC Solid Waste

Recycle Permits are available at Town Hall for 2022. $35 for age 65+ and $50 for under 65
Information on the new tag system is available here
CC Trash Tag system info

We still have 7 gal bags and 15 gal bags available for purchase at the Town Clerk’s office. Cash or check

Rabies Clinics

The Columbia County Dept. of Health has announced their 2022 Rabies Clinic Schedule

Rabies Clinics 2022

Free Columbia County Weatherization Programs

Do you live in Columbia County? Are you wondering how to save money on your energy bills and make your home feel warmer?

Columbia Opportunities, Inc. provides weatherization services through a contract with the NYS division of Housing and Community Renewal

These programs are free to eligible homeowners andd renters

COI Weatherization 2021 Flyer (1)COI Weatherization information (1) (1)COI Weatherization application

Internet-Affordable Connectivity Program

 Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced a multi-agency initiative led by the New York State Department of Public Service to encourage eligible New Yorkers to sign up for the federal government’s Affordable Connectivity Program, a newly-launched program that provides discounts of up to $30 a month toward internet service for low-income families.





Public WiFi for Students

The Town of Livingston is now offering a public Wi-Fi “hot spot” for access to the internet via laptops as well as web-enabled devices such as cellphones and tablets.There are a few important rules that users must follow in order to access the public hot spots, which include:

  • Requiring users who drive to the town hall, to remain in their vehicles for the duration of internet usage.
  • Requiring users who walk or take public transportation to the town hall, to practices social distancing and to remain at least six feet away from others and urging them to wear a mask or a mouth/nose covering.
  • To access to the public hot spots, click the Wi-Fi icon on the web-enabled device or press its corresponding button to open the Wi-Fi application. On a Windows laptop, this function is typically located on the taskbar or “system tray” along the bottom right of the screen.  On a Mac laptop, this function is typically located on the menu bar along the top right of the screen.Select “Livingston-Public” or “Livingston-Public-5G” to connect.

The Town Clerk’s Office is CLOSED on Friday, Feb. 4th due to weather

Court Information

The court is open Thursdays beginning at 5 pm

Should you have any questions, please contact the Court Clerk at (518) 851-9441 ext 312 .

Staff will be in touch about when to come to court.

Safe at Home Program

The mission of Safe@Home (Neighbor helping Neighbor Program) is to assist the Elderly to remain at home for as long as possible. The members of this group will help by recommending assistance from the Office of Aging (518) 828-4258 or thru neighbors willing to help. To access this group, call the Town Clerk (518) 851-9441 ext. 310

If you or anyone you know needs help to successfully age at home

Columbia County Health Care Consortium

The mission of the Healthcare Consortium is improving access to healthcare and supporting the health and well-being of the people in our rural community. We can help residents access non-emergency medical transportation, health insurance, prescription assistance, health-related financial assistance and long-term services and supports. For more information, please visit our website at

Our outreach efforts have been dramatically impacted by the pandemic, which has caused a slow return to a more normal life. Yet, we realize that members of our rural communities are still in need of our support and services. I am available to station myself at your location on a monthly basis to be available to community members to provide information and answer questions. If you are interested in arranging this or have any questions, please contact me at 518.828.2273.

DEC Hunting Licences

Hunting Licenses for the 2021-2022 season will be on sale at the Town Clerk’s Office starting on August 2nd during normal business hours. DMPs are available till Oct 1st.

Empire State Trail

The State of NY has a draft proposal of an Empire State Trail that will run thru the Town of Livingston.

Empire State Trail proposal

Street Light Outage?

To Report a Street Light Outage thru National Grid

Local Laws Adopted

Town has adopted Local Law # 1 of 2022- A local law to establish and impose a temporary three (3) month moratorium on large scale solar installations within the Town of Livingston
Local Law 1 of 2022

Town has adopted Local Law # 2 of 2021 amending the Zoning Law in regards to Solar Energy Uses

Local Law # 2 of 2021

Town has adopted Local Law # 4 of 2017 amending the Zoning Law to provide for boundary line/lot line adjustments

Local Law #4 of 2017

Town has adopted Local Law # 3 of 2017 amending the Zoning Law related to Mines and Mining

Local Law #3 of 2017

Town has adopted  Local Law # 1 of 2017 amending the Zoning Law related to Solar Energy Uses

TOL LL1 of 2017 Solar 12292016 after CCPB comment

Notice from Code Enforcement Office

Beginning April 6, 2016, regulated parties may use either the current or newly adopted provisions of the Uniform Code to represent compliance as part of a building permit application. The new Uniform Code and Energy Code will take effect on October 3, 2016.

Food and Friendship Program

The Columbia County Office of Aging continues to serve 60+ Seniors with the Food & Friendship program located in the Elizaville Firehouse at:

1575 CR 19 Elizaville
Tuesdays and Fridays 10:30-1:30.

Programs include speakers addressing legal issues, nutrition, safety and health concerns, exercise programs, games with prizes and social interaction.

Seniors should call 828-7538 by 1pm the day before (Mon and Thurs) to make reservations.

Town Hall Information

Town Clerk

518-851-9441 x310
518-851-2466 (Fax)
Office Hours
Sun-Mon closed
Tues, Weds, Fri 9-3
Thurs 3-6
Sat 9-12

Town Court

518-851-9441 x312
518-851-3750  (Fax)
Court is in session on Thursdays- **See “more info” for exact times
Court office open Fridays 9am-2:30pm.
more info


Michael Kaufman-917-744-2216

Livingston Town Hall

County Route 19
Livingston, NY 12541


Mailing Address:

PO Box 65
Livingston, NY 12541

Overnight Mail/Deliveries/GPS:

119 CR 19, Hudson, NY 12534