Septic System Presentation

Living near a body of water is a special satisfaction. The Twin Lakes in Elizaville are a beautiful setting for homes and a wonderful resource for enjoyment in a number of ways. Maintaining the quality of the North and South Lake is naturally an incentive. One way to...

Rec Park Project

Check out the new rec park building project here!

Livingston Continues to Receive 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


DID YOU KNOW? It is a Local Law that all dogs residing in the Town of Livingston MUST be licensed! Please see the Town clerk for details.

The Livingston Rec Park will be CLOSED starting November 6th due to the construction project.


Attention Property Owner

The Town of Livingston and Columbia County will be working together to update the property data and photos used by the Livingston Assessor. Data Collectors from Columbia County Real Property will begin field work in a couple of weeks by visiting each property in Livingston to update and photograph inventory.

For complete details, visit the Livingston Recollect Plan page.

Rec Park Building Project

Check out the new rec park building project here!

Twin Lakes information
Twin Lakes Non-Resident Day Swim Passes are sold out. There is a waiting list. Purchase of the Fishing/Swimming early morning and evening passes that allow access before 10 am and after 7 pm are still available. $165. Please email the town clerk




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.










Town Board Notices-


Town of Livingston

 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Livingston will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 11, 2023 at 6:45 p.m. at the Livingston Town Hall, 119 County Route 19, Livingston, New York, to hear all interested persons on proposed Local Laws:

Local Law #3 of 2024, a law to extend a temporary three (3) month moratorium on Temporary Storage Containers within the Town of Livingston; and

Local Law #4 of 2024, a law to extend a temporary three (3) month moratorium on Battery Energy Storage Systems within 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

Dated:  March 20, 2023

s/ Tammy Molinski                                 

Livingston Town Clerk

TOL LL3 of 2024 – Extending a Moratorium on Storage Containers

TOL LL4 of 2024 – Extending Moratorium on Battery Storage Systems


Pleasantvale bridge information
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.


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 the floowing dates in 2024, see below. Bins are available in the lobby of the Town Hall available during the Town Clerk’s normal business hours.

1st Quarter    March 11th – March 22nd
2nd Quarter   June 17th – June 18th
3rd Quarter    August 12th – August 23rd
4th Quarter    November 18th – November 29th




DEC Hunting Licences

Fishing licenses can be purchased at the Town Clerk’s office

See the DEC Hunting& Trapping Regulations Guide at the link below:

Livingston Recreation Park Closure
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

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. $50 for age 65+ and $75 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, bag of 5 for $5 MEDIUM $3.00 each, bag of 5 for $15 & LARGE $5.00, bag of 5 for $25

See the attached information sheet for Transfer Station policies



Rabies Clinics

The Columbia County Dept. of Health has announced their 2024 Rabies Clinic Schedule



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.





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


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