Welcome

Welcome to Amenia! Our many unique and individual hamlets make up our one town and our unique and individual residents enrich your time here.  From baseball to cricket - farming to horticulture - fly fishing to enjoying our local aquaponically raised trout while dining out.  You'll find something that speaks to you here in the Town of Amenia.
blogger image 2133312724 We're located in north east Dutchess County, New York and between Amenia, Wassaic, South Amenia, Leedsville, Smithfield Valley, Amenia Union and South Amenia, we have a population of 4,436 as of the 2010 census. The name is derived from the Latin word, amoena, which means "pleasant to the eye" and you'll find that's true especially in our many vistas, views and parklands. 23b76 cricket5
Whether you're coming up on the Metro North Railroad Harlem line to Ten Mile River or Wassaic for the weekend (we're less than 2 hours from NY City), or driving down from upstate and New England for our special events, we welcome you to our home.

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 Community Events

    • Senior Bus Trip - July 12

      Aqua Turf Club

      Tuesday, July 12, 2016
      Celebrate Italia 11 am - 3:30pm

      The Italian Connection Band
      Coffee & Donuts, Door Prizes, Complimentary Beverage
      Family Style Luncheon: soup/salad/pasta w/ sausage and meatballs/chicken cacciatore/vegetable /dessert

      $40.00 per person plus $2.00cash tip

      DEADLINE FRIDAY,JUNE 24, 2016

      Bus Departs: Tally Ho Estates8 am, Amenia Town Hall 8:30 am

      PLEASE COME 15 MINUTES EARLY

      Make checks out to Town of Amenia


      FOR DETAILS AND RESERVATIONSCALL MICHELE 877 9430

    • Webutuck School Baseball

      The following list is Webutuck Baseball with time/date

      Varsity BOYS BASEBALL

      April 14 @ 4:15 -vs- Pine Plains

      April 16 @ 11am -vs- Pawling

      April 20 @ 4:15pm -vs- Rhinebeck

      April 27 @ 4:15pm -vs- Ellenville

      Sat.May 7 @ 6:30pm -vs- Poughkeepsie

      MODIFIED BOYS BASEBALL

      April 28 @ 4:15pm -vs- Millbrook

      May 3 @ 4:15pm -vs- New Paltz

      May 6 @ 4:15pm -vs- Rondout Valley

      May 12 @ 4:15pm -vs- North Canaan

      May 17 @ 4:15pm - vs- Pine Plains

      May 25 @ 4:15pm -vs- Rhinebeck

    • Lifeguard Training Course

      153819827[1]

      American Red Cross

      LIFEGUARD TRAINING COURSE

      and Recertification 2016

      There will be an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course and/or recertification offered at Maplebrook School pool.  This course will teach the responsibilities of being a lifeguard in a professional manner.  Lifeguard skills, CPR/AED and first aid will be included.

      To enroll you must:

         Be at least 15 years of age

         Tread water for 2 minutes

         Timed scenarios

         300 yard continuous swim (front crawl/breast stroke)

         550 yard continuous swim for waterfront certification

         Strokes must be at lifeguard level.  This is not a learn to swim course.

      REQUIRED Swim Evaluation and Registration:  April 19, 6:00pm

      CLASS DATES: 

         Thursday,  April 21,  6:00-9:00pm

         Tuesday,   April 26,   6:00-9:00pm

         Thursday,  April 28  6:00-9:00pm

         Tuesday,   May  3 6:00-9:00pm

         Thursday, May   5 6:00-9:00pm

         Tuesday,  May 10 6:00-9:00pm

         Thursday, May 12    6:00-9:00pm

         Saturday,   May 14     9:00am-1:00

         Tuesday, May 17 6:00-9:00pm

         Thursday, May 19  6:00-9:00pm

         Tuesday, May 24  6:00-9:00pm

      COST: $300.00 (re-certification $150.00)

      PLACE:  Maplebrook School, Route 22, Amenia, NY

      CONTACT: Sue Lopane 518-789-3159  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

         Steve Victory   860-435-0063

    • Amenia Fire Company - Bunker Run

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    • 2016 Pitching Clinics, Baseball & Softball

      The information and forms for the 2016 Baseball, softball and Pitching Clinics is online and available for you here.

    • Wassaic - Ambulance Service Agreement

      The Ambulance Service Agreement between the Wassaic Fire District and NDP has been uploaded to the Document Center here.

    • MONTHLY MEETING NOTICE

      Please take notice that the Amenia Fire District #1 Board of Fire Commissioners in the Town of Amenia, County of Dutchess, New York will hold its meetings for the year 2016 on the Second Monday of each month at 6:30pm - on such day at the Amenia Fire House, 36B Mechanic Street, Amenia, New York, and beginning in January.


      All meetings are open to the public.


      This notice is being posted in accordance with the provisions of Section 94 of the public Officers Law of the State of New York.


      Dawn Marie Klingner
      District Secretary

    • Winter Basketball Signups

      Winter Basketball Sign-ups available now.  Click here for the form and additional information.

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 Town Updates

    • Open Position - Deputy Building Inspector I

      OPEN POSITIONS: TOWN OF AMENIA

      The Town of Amenia is seeking applications for the paid position of Deputy Building Inspector 1.

      Letter of Interest and Resume may be submitted via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via mail to Town Clerk, Dawn Marie Klingner, 4988 Route 22 Amenia NY 12501.

      Application Deadline: Noon, June 2, 2016

    • Sidewalk Repair Route 44 - NOTICE TO BIDDERS

      NOTICE TO BIDDERS

      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the TOWN Board of the TOWN of Amenia invites sealed proposals for the furnishing of all materials and labor necessary for installation of approximately 300 lineal feet of 5 foot wide concrete sidewalk and related work to be constructed along a section of U.S. Route 44 in the Town of Amenia, New York. This Contract has been designated as Contract No. 16-001 as set forth in contract documents, including drawings and specifications, prepared by Morris Associates, Engineering & Surveying Consultants, PLLC, 9 Elks Lane, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

      All such sealed proposals must be received by the Town Clerk at the Town Hall, 4988 Route 22, Amenia, NY 12501 on or before June 9, 2016 at 10:00am, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud, for prompt consideration by the Town Board.

      Copies of the proposed contract documents, including plans and specifications, and the forms of proposals for the contract, are available for pick up and for public inspection at the Town Clerk’s office during business hours, Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and become available May 12, 2016. The refundable deposit for each set of plans and specifications is $50.00. All payments shall be in the form of a check or money order made payable to the Town of Amenia.

      A CD-ROM containing electronic copies of the bid documents is included at the back of the specification book.

      Work shall consist mainly of:
      · Removal of approximately 140 LF of existing concrete/asphalt sidewalk;
      · Installation of approximately 300 LF of 5 foot wide concrete side walk, including excavation, sub-base placement and compaction;
      · Installation of Accessible Ramps and associated curb transitions at existing entrances;
      · Installation of approximately 165 LF of concrete curbing;
      · Installation of approximately 120 LF of split rail fence;
      · Topsoil Seed and Mulch;
      · Erosion and Sediment Controls;
      · Maintenance and Protection of Traffic

      Interested parties are invited to visit the location of the project at their convenience to review the scope of work prior to submission of bids. A formal pre-bid meeting will not be held. The work shall be substantially completed within 60 calendar days of the date of the Notice to Proceed.

      All proposals shall be made and received upon the following conditions, which are more fully set forth in the bid documents:

      1. Only such proposals as are made and filed upon the forms available in the Bid Documents will be accepted.

      2. Proposals are to be enclosed in a sealed envelope.

      3. Each proposal must be accompanied by a certified check in the sum of five percent (5%) of the amount bid, payable to the order of the Town of Amenia, or a bond with sufficient sureties, to be approved by the Supervisor, in such amount, conditioned that if the proposal is accepted, the bidder will enter into a contract for the same and will provide acceptable security, in the form of cash, certified check or performance bonds, or letters of credit, as set forth in the contract documents.

      4. Pursuant to the provisions of GML 105, no bids may be withdrawn unless no contract is awarded for more than 45 days after the opening thereof.

      5. Upon acceptance of the bid, if the successful bidder fails to enter into a contract pursuant to the requirements of said Town Board or fails to give the further security prescribed in this notice within the time noted herein, then the bid security deposited as aforesaid, and the moneys standing to the credit of the same shall be forfeited to the Town as liquidated damages and not as a penalty and the Supervisor shall collect the same or enforce the payment of the bond for the benefit of the Town.

      6. All bids shall contain the non-collusion certificate in a form meeting the requirements of GML 103-d.

      The Town Board reserves the right, in its discretion, to waive technical noncompliance or irregularities that are not material or substantial, and to reject all bids and to rebid the project.

      Dawn Marie Klingner
      Town Clerk
      Town Hall
      4988 Route 22
      Amenia, NY 12501
      (845) 373-8118 ext. 100

    • MONTHLY MEETING NOTICE

      Please take notice that the Amenia Town Board of the Town of Amenia, County of Dutchess, New York will hold its meetings for the year 2016 on the First and Third Thursday of each month at 7:00 o’clock P.M.; the Amenia Planning Board will hold its meetings on the Second and Fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:00P.M. and the Zoning Board of Appeals will hold its meetings on the Third Monday at 7:00P.M of the month- on such day at the Amenia Town Hall, 4988 Route 22, Amenia, New York, and beginning in January.

      All meetings are open to the public.

      This notice is being posted in accordance with the provisions of Section 94 of the public Officers Law of the State of New York.

      Dawn Marie Klingner
      Town Clerk

    • NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF TAX ROLL AND WARRANT

      NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF TAX ROLL AND WARRANT

      TAKE NOTICE, that I, Dawn Marie Klingner, the undersigned Collector of Taxes of the Town of Amenia, County of Dutchess and State of New York, have duly received the tax roll and warrant for the collection of taxes within the Town of Amenia for the year 2016, and that I will attend at 4988 Route 22, Amenia from January 4, 2016 to May 31, 2016, 9:00 o’clock in the forenoon to 2:00 o’clock in the afternoon on each day, excepting Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays for the purpose of receiving the taxes listed on the said roll.

      TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that taxes may be paid on or before February 29, 2016. On all taxes received after such date, there shall be an additional one percent for each additional month or fraction thereof thereafter until such taxes are paid or until the return of unpaid taxes to the county treasurer pursuant to law.
      January to February 28, 0% (percent) penalty;
      March 1 to March 31 - 2% (percent) penalty;
      April 1 to April 30 - 3% (percent) penalty;
      May 1 to May 31 – 4% (percent) penalty;
      June 1 until settlement with County Treasurer, 5% (percent).
      In addition, after May 15, a fee of $2.00 will be added for each parcel.

      TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that pursuant to the provisions of law the tax roll of the Town of Amenia will be returned to the County Treasurer of the County of Dutchess on the 1st day of June.

      Dated January 4, 2016
      Dawn Marie Klingner
      Collector of taxes of the
      Town of Amenia

    • Town Hall Closings in December

      In observance of Christmas and New Year’s  we are closing the Town Hall on Thursday 12/24/15 and Thursday 12/31/15.  This year Christmas and New Year’s  fall on a Friday.

    • NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - Water Law Zoning Code Change

      NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

      TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Amenia will hold a public hearing at the Town Hall, 4988 Route 22, Amenia, New York on November 5 , 2015 at 7:00 o’clock p.m., on Proposed Local Law No.1 of 2015, entitled “Local Law Amending the Code of the Town of Amenia by Adding a New Chapter 119 entitled “Water” and Establishing Rules and Regulations Governing Installation of Water Mains, Service Connections, and Other Equipment and/or Fixtures in the Town Water District, and Any Extensions Thereof, and Concerning Other Matters of the Public Water Supply in the Town of Amenia”;

      TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that copies of the aforesaid proposed local law will be available for examination at the Town of Amenia Town Hall, 4988 Route 22, Amenia, New York, during normal business hours on all business days between the date of this notice and the date of the public hearing. TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that all persons interested and citizens shall have an opportunity to be heard on said proposal at the time and place aforesaid. Dated: Amenia, New York

      October 15, 2015

      DAWN MARIE KLINGNER, TOWN CLERK

    • Silo Ridge Resort Community Information

      The following information regarding Silo Ridge is available on their website:

      http://www.siloridgeseqra.com/

      Preliminary Site Plan and Subdivision Documents 
      Amended Master Development Plan Documents 
      Master Plan and Special Use Permit Documents 
      State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) Documents 
      Monday, May 12, 2014

      Links to Documents:

      • Silo Ridge Preliminary Site Plan - Phase 1 and Subdivision Documents (March 6, 2014)
      • Silo Ridge Amended Master Development Plan and Special Use Permit Documents (March 6, 2014)
      • Silo Ridge Revised Environmental Assessment Form

       

      • Silo Ridge Master Development Plan submitted as complete 12/2/09 (Supersedes previous MDP submittals)
      • Silo Ridge Master Development Plan and Special Use Permit Application 3/30/09 (Supersedes 4/03/08 MDP)
      • Silo Ridge Final Environmental Impact Statement 9/16/08
      • Silo Ridge Master Development Plan 4/03/08 (Outdated and superseded by March 30, 2009 MDP)
      • Silo Ridge Preliminary Master Development Plan 2/7/08
      • Silo Ridge Draft Environmental Impact Statement 10/4/07

      A link to this information can also be found on the Planning Board page.

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