RJ ParkThe annual 30-day application period for landowners to request to be included in an existing state certified agricultural district, pursuant to NYS Agriculture & Markets Law  Article 25AA §303-b, is the month of October 2015 as designated by the Columbia County Board of Supervisors by Resolution No. 59-2004.

As in the past, the administration of this provision of the Agricultural Districts Program will be handled by Columbia County Planning and Economic Development (CCPED) with the cooperation of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia County, Stephen Hadcock, 518.828.3346 x106email hidden; JavaScript is required.

Any landowners interested in having their land added to an agricultural district may complete and submit this form, which may also be found on the Columbia County Planning Department.

​While ​CCPED will be the lead for coordinating this process​, the law requires that applications be filed with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors on or before 4 pm on October 31, 2015.

See Press release. See Application form and ag district maps.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I find a link to the Tax Assessment Roll?
A: The Assessment Roll can be found here

Q: When is the Hillsdale Transfer Station open?
A: Wednesday 7:30 am-12:00 noon and Saturday 7:30 am-4:00 pm.

Q: How do I apply for a building- or zoning-related permit?
A. Contact the Building Department or download.

Q: How do I obtain a NYS Hunting/Fishing License?
A:  For more information click here.

Q: Who are Hillsdale’s state and congressional representatives?
A: Click here.

Q: How do I enroll to receive code red calls from Columbia County 911?
A: Sign up for alerts at this county website page.

Q: How do I get tax credits if I restore Historic District property?
A: Historic Hillsdale page is here.

Q: Where can I learn more about the sidewalk project?
A:  It’s all here.

Q: Where can I find up-to-date info about emergencies?
A: Visit the Columbia County 911 Facebook page.

Q: Where’s the Hamlet Development Plan?
A:  Here’s the PPS plan.

Q: Can I get married in the Roeliff Jansen Park?
A: You bet. Click here.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 10 - 2:30 pm

Jedi Training Academy

Sunday, October 11 - 10:00 am

Hawthorne Valley Fall Festival

Sunday, October 11 - 11:00 am

19th Annual Autumn in Austerlitz Festival

Tuesday, October 13 - 7:00 pm

2016 Budget Workshop

Thursday, October 15 - 7:00 pm

The Columbia Turnpike and the East and West Gates

Friday, October 16 - 6:00 pm

Collage Artist Lynne Perrella to Show at Library

Saturday, October 17 - 9:00 am

Forest Landowner Workshop

Saturday, October 17 - 11:00 am

Children Invited to “Pick a Book, Paint a Pumpkin” at Library

Saturday, October 17 - 12:00 pm

The 4th Annual Hillsdale Pumpkin Festival

Saturday, October 17 - 2:00 pm

Forest Mushroom Walk

Saturday, October 17 - 4:00 pm

Sol Flower Farm Party

Saturday, October 17 - 4:00 pm

Sunday Morning, Shamwana – A Midwife’s Letters from the Field at the Library

Saturday, October 17 - 7:00 pm

Concert to Benefit the Roe Jan Food Pantry and Honor the Memory of Bette Gallup

Sunday, October 18 - 3:00 pm

Macrocosm/Microcosm: Exploring Our Universe at the Largest and Smallest Scales at the Library

Tuesday, October 20 - 7:00 pm

Town Board Meeting

Saturday, October 24 - 10:00 am

Beaver Pond Habitat Exploration

Saturday, October 24 - 3:00 pm

Managing Hip and Knee Pain and Replacement: Panel of Sharon Hospital Doctors at Roe Jan Library

Saturday, October 24 - 5:00 pm

North Methodist Chicken BBQ

Sunday, October 25 - 5:00 pm

The Eccentric Beauties Play Piano for Four Hands at the Roe Jan Library

Saturday, October 31 - 3:00 pm

Hillsdale’s 1799 Toll House – Do We Want to Save It?

Sunday, November 1 - 3:00 pm

Winds Concert

Saturday, November 7 - 12:00 pm

Furnace Fest and Geology Talk