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...

Local Tax Information

You can check the status of your local taxes, view payment schedules, assessed values and a wealth of other local tax information by visiting  A live link is available by clicking on “Town Tax Bill Information” under “Links” on the...

Special Announcements

Information on the Pleasantvale Rd bridge replacement can be found below under the Town Board notice section
American Legion Hometown Heroes Banner Program

The American Legion Post 346 is taking applications for the Hometown Heroes Banner Program. Applications and information on the program and where they will be displayed in our Southern Columbia towns are available in the link:
Hometown Heroes Banner Program

The Recreation Park Summer Camp program will run from June 26th through August 4th -see below for sign up forms and employment applications for counselors.










Livingston Recreation Park Summer Camp Program

Sign ups for the children’s summer program will be held on Wednesday, June 7th from 5-7 pm at the Rec Park
Livingston Recreation Park
2023 Summer Program application
employment application

Habitat for Humanity

Columbia County Habitat for Humanity is having an informational session on home ownership:Monday May 8th 5:30pm – 7:00pm at the Philmont Public Library
Habitat for Humanity

K.I.S.S. Program Update

The K.I.S.S. shredding program sponsored by the Columbia County Clerk’s office will be coming again in Jume, see below. Bins are available in the lobby of the Town Hall available during the Town Clerk’s normal business hours.



Livingston flyer 2023




Public Hearing/Meeting Notices-Planning Board/ZBA

Code Enforcement, Planning Board and Zoning Board Update:

The Town of Livingston has taken on a project to enhance the user experience with Town Code Enforcement, Planning Board and Zoning Board applications. For the past few months, we have taken all application forms and turned them into online fillable forms, providing the applicant the ability to submit their applications online. As the applicant you can upload attachments, such as property maps, letter of intent, schematics, pictures etc. If the application requires, paper maps will still need to be dropped off at the Code Enforcement Office, along with any application fees.

This project is being rolled out to the public as of June 6, 2023.


Town Board Notices-
DEC Hunting Licences

Hunting Licenses for the 2023-2024 season will be on sale at the Town Clerk’s Office starting on August 1nd during normal business hours. DMPs are available through Oct 1st.

See the 2023-2024 Hunting& Trapping Regulations Guide at the link below:

Twin Lakes information


 Please EMAIL the Town Clerk if you would like one of the Fishing/Swimming passes that are still available. They can be used before 10 am and after 7 pm daily. The fee is $165 and the season runs from June 15th through Labor Day

End of Summer Report from the Friends of North and South Twin Lakes (FONASTL)

FONASTL end of Summer report


Livingston Free Library Announcement

The Livingston Free Library is open the following hours:
Monday: 2-6 pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 2 pm
Friday: 3-7 pm
Saturday: 10 am -2 pm

Phone (518-851-2270)(

Museum pass-Free with your library card!
Museum Passes

To register for programs, email















Information on Trash bags, Recycle permits from CC Solid Waste

Recycle Permits are available at Town Hall for 2023. $35 for age 65+ and $50 for under 65
The Solid Waste program has converted back to the bag system and the tags have stopped being sold, although the tags will continued to be honored at the transfer stations, for the ones already purchased.

The new bags consist of three sizes, SMALL $1.00 each, MEDIUM $3.00 each & LARGE $5.00


Rabies Clinics

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

Rabies clinic 2023


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

Covid Test kits and masks

Free Covid-19 test kits (limited supply left, one box given) and kn-95 masks are available to residents at the Town Clerk’s office during normal business hours

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.
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.





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


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

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


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.

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

Copies of recent Local Laws can be found on the Town Board Page

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