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On Friday, April 27 the Village of Cold Spring will hold it’s annual Arbor Day Ceremony with festive decorations and tree planting. The Tree Advisory Board will mark the occasion with the launch of a brand new self-guided Walking Tour of Cold Spring Street Trees. Special identification tags have been installed on select trees throughout the village and printed copies of the guide brochure, prepared by Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day and designed by Black Dash Studio, will be available at Village Hall, 85 Main St beginning on the morning of Arbor Day. The public is invited to meet on Friday April 27th at 4:00 PM at Village Hall, 85 Main St, to participate in a brief walk over part of the new Walking Tour route led by Tree Advisory Board members.  The walk will end at the site of a ceremonial tree planting on the NW corner of Northern Avenue and Garden Street, with local cub scouts and girl scouts, residents and village officials gathering to mark the occasion.

The annual marking of Arbor Day is part of the village’s commitment to improving the health and longevity of our public treescape. Cold Spring is proud to have been named a Tree City USA Community for the second straight year in a row by the Arbor Day Foundation. The program recognizes and encourages communities to initiate and carry out projects to improve on the often-challenging maintenance and planning of community trees. The status gives the village extra points on grant applications and connects municipal officials with expertise and resources to increase their commitment to urban forestry. This year, the village also received the Tree City Growth Award, an award which recognizes positive momentum and innovation among Tree City communities.  

For more information on the Arbor Day ceremony, or on the work of the Tree Advisory Board, please visit

Putnam County Department of Health announced that there will be a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday May 5th from 9 AM - 12 Noon. ~Waste will be collected at Fahnestock Park, Canopus Beach Parking Lot, Route 301 in Kent.

Items Accepted: Drain/oven cleaners, rug & upholstery cleaners, polishes & waxes, spot removers, oil-based paints, solvents, thinners, wood preservatives, strippers, mothballs, rodent poisons, insecticides, herbicides, flea powder, antifreeze, gasoline, kerosene, photo chemicals, chemistry kits, nail polish remover, hair dyes, hair sprays, propane tanks up to 20-pound size.

Items Not Accepted: Electronic waste (e-waste), used oil, latex paint, lead-acid batteries, plastic bags, tires, unlabeled/unidentified containers, batteries. Items in garbage and/or lawn bags will not be accepted.

Pre-Registration Required. Call (845) 808-1390 x 43150. If you would like to register by email, please send your 3 preferred times (every 15 minutes beginning at 9 a.m.} along with your town of residence to You will be sent a confirmation with a time. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 2 business days, please call the above number.


For additional information about waste disposal options, recycling and more, please visit: call (845) 808-1390 ext. 43125

The VIllage Sewer Department announced today that Kings Capital Construction, contractor for the Project, has supplied a construction schedule which puts them onsite in the Village beginning Monday, April 2nd. The Project scope replaces the pump station near the Metro North Rail Road – Cold Spring Station, in its entirety.

During demolition and reconstruction of the station, traffic flow past the site will be one of the biggest challenges, as it is in the path of commuters of the Metro North Rail Road. While all steps are to be taken to not restrict access to the parking lot, there will be periodic interruptions in flow – and commuters are advised to allow extra time getting to their spot and not be late for the train. Substantial completion of the Project is Friday, April 27th, but could stretch into May, depending on the ability to restore pavement.


April 24, 2018
The Village of Cold Spring Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Village Hall, 85 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY to receive comment on a proposed sewer flat rate increase of $10.00 per unit per quarter. All interested parties are encouraged to attend and be heard.

Dated: April 4, 2018
Jeff Vidakovich, Village Clerk

April 25, 2018
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Historic District Review Board of the Village of Cold Spring will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 8:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, at the Village Hall, 85 Main Street, Cold Spring, New York 10516 to consider the application by Jennifer and Kathy Gordineer, property owners of 5 Fair Street, Cold Spring, for an addition to the rear (west) façade of the residential structure and the incorporation of a cellar entrance on the south façade. The subject property is designated as Tax Map Section 48.8, Block 1, Lot 1, and is located within the R-1 Zoning District as well as within the Village’s national Historic District. The application has been determined to be a Type II action under the State Environmental Quality Review Act.

Application materials and plans may be inspected at the Village of Cold Spring Clerk’s office located at 85 Main Street, Cold Spring, New York 10516 during normal business hours or online at ww.coldspringny.go

May 1, 2018
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Cold Spring will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Village Hall, 85 Main Street, Cold Spring, New York beginning at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, to consider a proposed local law to amend the Village Code of the Village of Cold Spring Chapter 64 regulating the Historic District.

A copy of the proposed local law may be reviewed at the Village Hall at 85 Main Street, Cold Spring, New York, during normal business hours.  Written comments may be submitted prior to or at the public hearing.  Oral comments may be made at the public hearing.  Persons may appear in person or by agent.  The Village Board of Trustees is the Lead Agency pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act for this Unlisted Action.

Dated: April 11, 2018


Here is a list of Important Telephone Numbers to keep handy in case of emergency:

Cold Spring Police: 845-265-3407
Putnam County Sheriff (non-emergency): 845-225-4300
Fire, Ambulance, Police Emergencies: 9-1-1
Central Hudson (to report down wires and service outages):  1-800-527-2714.  Or click here for Storm Preparedness tips
Verizon:  (to report down wires and service outages): 1-800-837-4966
Winter Parking Hotline @ 845-747-7669 (November 15- April 15)

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