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December Village Newsletter

The Village Communications Committee has published the December ’22 edition of the Village newsletter!  Sending a reminder, in case you missed it. Click here to view online. You can also subscribe to get the latest updates from the Village of Athens directly to your inbox. Either click here or on the link in the newsletter itself.

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November Village Newsletter

The Village Communications Committee has published the November ’22 edition of the Village newsletter!  Sending a reminder, in case you missed it. Click here to view online. You can also subscribe to get the latest updates from the Village of Athens directly to your inbox. Either click here or on the link in the newsletter itself.  Stay cool!

Village of Athens Climate Summary Report

Hello Neighbors, The Athens Conservation Advisory Council just finished a cooperative project with the Hudson River Estuary Program and the Cornell Water Resources Institute, offices within the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. This is part of our continued efforts to prepare for, and respond to, climate change as it impacts our community. Working …

10/19 Joint Town/Village Meeting Postponed

Hello Neighbors, Due to unforeseen circumstances, this week’s joint meeting between the Village Board and Town Council has been canceled and will be rescheduled for a date in November. We will announce the date as soon as it is confirmed. Apologies for the inconvenience.

October 12th Meeting Agenda

Hello Neighbors, This week’s Village Board meeting is the monthly department heads meeting. We will be holding this meeting in person, there will be no remote option this week. The full agenda is available here. We’ll begin at 6:30pm at the Athens Volunteer Fire Department (39 Third St.). Thank you!

Sept 21st Meeting Agenda

Hello Neighbors, This week’s Village Board meeting is the monthly public agenda meeting. This meeting has been rescheduled from its usual 4th Wednesday of the month. We will be holding this meeting in person. Unfortunately, due to a staffing conflict, there will be no remote option for this meeting. The full agenda is available here. …

Water Update: 9/16/22

Happy Friday Everyone, Some of you had asked if the Village had lifted our mandatory water restrictions, which went into effect approximately two weeks ago. At our department heads meeting on Wednesday, I learned that our reservoir levels are still below the level that would allow us to lift these restrictions. Because the water is …

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September Village Newsletter

Last month, the Village Communications Committee published the Summer ’22 edition of the Village newsletter!  Sending a reminder, in case you missed it. Click here to view online. You can also subscribe to get the latest updates from the Village of Athens directly to your inbox. Either click here or on the link in the newsletter itself.  Stay cool!

Water Update: 9/1/22

There are two issues that residents connected to village water should be aware of. First, a flow test was conducted by a private property owner within the village. This included flushing of specific hydrants near the property. Village water operations were not aware that this was happening until early this morning. Generally, when a test …

Yard Sale Day List: 2022

Hello Neighbors, The Communications Committee created a sign up form so that we could distribute list of homes participating in Athens Yard Sale Day (tomorrow: Saturday, 8/27*). Thank you to all who contributed! This list is likely not inclusive of everyone who’s planning on selling this year, but it’ll get you started for sure. 17 …

Special Notice: 8/8/22

This weekend, a few users experienced low pressure and/or brown water, due to an issue at the treatment plant. The original issue has been corrected, but water discoloration has persisted in some areas. Crews will be out today doing targeted flushing in various points throughout the Village. Some flushing was already performed and we have …

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Summer Village Newsletter

Last month, the Village Communications Committee published the Summer ’22 edition of the Village newsletter!  Sending a reminder, in case you missed it. Click here to view online. You can also subscribe to get the latest updates from the Village of Athens directly to your inbox. Either click here or on the link in the newsletter itself.  Stay cool!

New Ferry Service

Hello Neighbors, Catskill Mountain Ferry Company began service between Athens and Hudson last Saturday and we couldn’t be more delighted to have them in our community. So, we’re spreading the word! The new ferry service will operate Friday-Sunday and you can find more info or book your trip at their website: catskillmountainferry.com. They also offer …

Emergency Preparedness Survey

Hello Neighbors, Greene County is currently conducting an emergency preparedness survey to gauge our communities’ level of disaster readiness. If you own a home or business in Greene County, please participate in the survey at the link below. This will help our communities better prepare for potential hazards. Thank You!

Joint Town/Village Board Meeting Postponed

Hello Neighbors, The joint Town and Village of Athens Board meeting which had been scheduled for Wednesday, July 20th will be postponed until August. The new date is August 17th. The Boards will meet at 6:30pm at the AVFD (39 Third St., Athens). We apologize for any inconvenience.

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June Village Newsletter

The Village Communications Committee has published the June edition of the Village newsletter!  Click here to view online. You can also subscribe to get the latest updates from the Village of Athens directly to your inbox. Either click here or on the link in the newsletter itself.  

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April Village Newsletter

The Village Communications Committee has published the April edition of the Village newsletter!  Click here to view online. You can also subscribe to get the latest updates from the Village of Athens directly to your inbox. Either click here or on the link in the newsletter itself.  

Covid-19 Tests Available

Hello Neighbors, We have at-home Covid-19 testing kits available at the Village Clerk’s office. Contact the office at (518)945-1551 or stop in during business hours to get yours. It’s good to have some on hand. Thank you.

Feb. 9th Village Board Meeting Agenda and Zoom Link

Hello Neighbors, This week’s Village Board meeting is the monthly department heads meeting. Because of the surge in Covid-19 cases due to the Omicron variant, this meeting will be fully remote. The agenda is available here. We’ll begin at 6:30pm and you can join via Zoom with this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6278758374 In addition, you can dial …

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February Village Newsletter

The Village Communications Committee has published the February edition of the Village newsletter!  Click here to view online. You can also subscribe to get the latest updates from the Village of Athens directly to your inbox. Either click here or on the link in the newsletter itself.  

Senior Citizen Award Nominations

The advisory council to the Greene County Department for the Aging is accepting nominations for the annual Greene County Senior Citizen Awards. The two awards presented are Senior Citizen of the Year and Outstanding Contribution by a Senior Citizen. Click here for more information on eligibility and how to nominate someone.

Smoke Testing Next Week

NOTICEVILLAGE OF ATHENSSANITARY SEWER SMOKE TESTING SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF:December 13th thru 17th Village of Athens is undertaking a study to identify and mitigate inflow and infiltration (I&I) in its sanitary sewer collection system. This study is being undertaken to help improve the efficiency of the Villages sewer collection infrastructure and wastewater treatment facility which …

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Winter Village Newsletter

On Friday, the Village Communications Committee published the Winter edition of the Village newsletter!  Click here to view online. You can also subscribe to get the latest updates from the Village of Athens directly to your inbox. Either click here or on the link in the newsletter itself.  

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November Village Newsletter

The Village Communications Committee has published the November edition of the Village newsletter!  Click here to view online. You can also subscribe to get the latest updates from the Village of Athens directly to your inbox. Either click here or on the link in the newsletter itself.  

Schedule Change: Planning Board

Hello Neighbors, Due to a scheduling issue, the October Planning Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 20th. Moving forward, meetings will return to the regular schedule. That is, the third Tuesday of each month. As usual, the meeting will take place at the Community Building, 2 First St. Thank you!

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October Village Newsletter

The Village Communications Committee has published the October edition of the Village newsletter!  Click here to view online. You can also subscribe to get the latest updates from the Village of Athens directly to your inbox. Either click here or on the link in the newsletter itself.  

CACSD Public Comment Session: Oct. 5th

The Coxsackie-Athens Central School District is proposing reconfiguration of our schools and a change to the way grades are grouped within the two elementary campuses. The scenario being discussed would have E.J. Arthur Elementary house Pre-K through 2nd grade and create an “Intermediate Academy” for grades 3-5 at Coxsackie Elementary. A public comment session will take place …

Town Board Meeting: Sept. 20th

Hello Neighbors, Monday’s Athens Town Board meeting will include discussion of issues that affect the Village including a possible vote on the plan for our historic community building. The meeting will take place at the Athens Volunteer Fire Department, 39 Third St. at 7pm. Come out to stay informed on this important issue. Thank you!

Yard Sale Day List!

Hello Neighbors, A few months back some folks asked for a list of homes that would be participating in our annual Athens Village-wide yard sale day this Saturday, 8/28*. So, the Communications Committee created a Google-form sign up sheet. It was in the summer newsletter and posted on Facebook. We got a pretty good number …

Emergency Hydrant Flushing: 8/23-8/25/21

Due to a water main break, the Village of Athens Department of Public Works will be performing emergency hydrant flushing from Monday, August 23rd through Wednesday, August 25th, 2021. Some residents may experience turbidity and/or discoloration in their water. You should refrain from doing laundry on these days. Thank you! We apologize for any inconvenience.

Grade Grouping Forum at EJA: August 3rd

Come to tomorrow night’s forum on future grade groupings in our schools. The Coxsackie-Athens Central School district has proposed reconfiguration of our schools and a change to the way grades are grouped within the two elementary campuses. The scenario being discussed would have E.J. Arthur Elementary house Pre-K through 2nd grade and create an “Intermediate Academy” for grades …

APAC Concert Info

Hello Neighbors, We’ve seen a recent spike in Covid-19 cases in Greene County driven by the highly contagious Delta variant. So, the Village of Athens, together with the Athens Performing Arts Corp. , encourages all APAC concert attendees to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. Even though the concerts are outdoors, they draw large crowds. …

New Building Code Enforcement Hours

New building code enforcement office hours begin on Monday, July 12th. Please make an appointment for the days/times listed below via phone (518-945-0601) or email. Monday: 10am-4pmTuesday: 8am-4pmWednesday: 8am-4pmSaturday: 8am-2pm For more info please visit the Building Code Enforcement page on this site. Thank you!

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Summer Village Newsletter

The Village Communications Committee has published the Summer edition of the Village newsletter!  Click here to view online. You can also subscribe to get the latest updates from the Village of Athens directly to your inbox. Either click here or on the link in the newsletter itself.  

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