The official website of the Village of Hoosick Falls, NY—the Grandma Moses Discovery Village. Located on the Hoosic River, among the bucolic foothills of the Green Mountains in the town of Hoosick, in northeast corner of New York's Rensselaer County. Home of the historic Walter A. Wood Mowing and Reaping Machinery Company—once the largest company of its kind in the world. The former factory town is now a picturesque quaint village with scenery that still inspires artists like it did with Grandma Moses in years past.

Hoosick Falls Water Website

Pay Water Bill Online


To pay online, click here!

Please note: There is a $2.50 fee for paying online using e-check, and a 2.75% fee for paying online via credit card.

Check payments, bank check, and money order payments can be placed in the drop box in the Municipal Building Main Lobby. Sorry, no cash payments at this time.

GAC Filtration

Once our water is processed through the normal Water Treatment operations, it passes through a GAC filter. Click here to review the latest lab test results.

Hoosick Area CPWG

The Hoosick Area Community Participation Work Group was formed by the NYS Department of Evnrionmental Conservation to help ensure the timely sharing of relevant information related to remediation activities and municipal water supply options.

Visit the CPWG website to stay up to date on the latest information and meetings.

Village Offices

Hours:
7:30am-3:30pm M-Th

Phone number:
518-686-7072

Address:
24 Main Street
Hoosick Falls, NY 12090

POLICE:
911 or 518-686-7900

NOTICES
will be posted here.

Economic Development

Hoosick Rising Hoosick Rising is the economic development initiative of the Village of Hoosick Falls and Town of Hoosick.

Events

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Next Board Meeting:
June 8th, 2021

The Village Board holds their meetings via Zoom. Each day, the information on how to connect is placed on our website.
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June 8th Regular Meeting

Directions on how to join Tuesday's Regular Meeting are listed below. The agenda is available here. The meeting begins at 6PM.

Also in the meeting are public hearings on two introductory local laws:
Local Law #1 of 2021, a local law establishing rules and regulations for the keeping of chickens, and
Local Law #2 of 2021, a local law amending the Village of Hoosick Falls Zoning Map.

Topic: June Regular Meeting - Village of Hoosick Falls Board of Trustees
Time: June 8, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Notice of Public Hearing: Local Law #1 of 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there has been introduced before the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Hoosick Falls, New York, a proposed local law establishing rules and regulations for the keeping of chickens in the Village of Hoosick Falls.

A complete copy of the introductory local law is available for inspection at the Village of Hoosick Falls Clerk's Office, and available here.

NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to Section 20 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, the Board of Trustees of the Village of Hoosick Falls, New York, will hold a public hearing on the aforesaid introductory local law on Tuesday, June 8 2021 to commence at 6:00 p.m., during the Board of Trustees' regular meeting. Pursuant to the Governor's Executive Order 202.1 as extended, the Village of Hoosick Falls will be holding the June 8 2021 Board of Trustees meeting over the internet, accessible to the general public through the Zoom video conferencing platform. Direction on participating in the June 8 2021 remote Board of Trustees meeting will be available on the Village website. All persons interested in Introductory Local Law #1 of 2021 will be heard at such date and time during the remote Board of Trustees meeting.

Notice of Public Hearing: Local Law #2 of 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there has been introduced before the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Hoosick Falls, New York, a proposed local law amending the Village of Hoosick Falls Zoning Map.

A complete copy of the introductory local law is available for inspection at the Village of Hoosick Falls Clerk's Office, and available here.

NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to Section 20 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, the Board of Trustees of the Village of Hoosick Falls, New York, will hold a public hearing on the aforesaid introductory local law on Tuesday, June 8 2021 to commence at 6:30 p.m., during the Board of Trustees' regular meeting. Pursuant to the Governor's Executive Order 202.1 as extended, the Village of Hoosick Falls will be holding the June 8 2021 Board of Trustees meeting over the internet, accessible to the general public through the Zoom video conferencing platform. Direction on participating in the June 8 2021 remote Board of Trustees meeting will be available on the Village website. All persons interested in Introductory Local Law #2 of 2021 will be heard at such date and time during the remote Board of Trustees meeting.

May 11th Regular Meeting

Directions on how to join Tuesday's Regular Meeting and Public Hearing on the Tentative 2021-2021 Budget is listed below. The agenda is available here. The meeting begins at 6PM.

Topic: May Regular Meeting - Village of Hoosick Falls Board of Trustees
Time: May 11, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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May 6th Special Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special meeting will be held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Hoosick Falls on Thursday, May 6, 2021, commencing at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of conducting an executive session to seek advice of counsel. There will be no other business discussed or acted upon by the Board of Trustees.

Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order 202.1 as extended, the Board of Trustees will be holding the May 6, 2021 special meeting over the internet, accessible to the general public through the Zoom video conferencing platform. Direction on participating in the May 6, 2021 remote meeting (excluding the executive session) will be available on the Village of Hoosick Falls website.

Time: May 6, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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April 29th 6PM Special Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special meeting will be held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Hoosick Falls on Thursday April 29, 2021, commencing at 6:00pm for the purpose of review and adoption of budget and any other business that may need attention. The meeting is accessible to the general public through the Zoom video conferencing platform. Direction on participating in the April 29 remote meeting will be available on the Village of Hoosick Falls website.

Directions on how to join tonight's special meeting are listed below.

Topic: Special Meeting - Village of Hoosick Falls Board of Trustees
Time: Apr 29, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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April 19th 6PM Regular Meeting and Budget Hearing

Directions on how to join Tuesday's Regular Meeting and Public Hearing on the Tentative 2021-2021 Budget is listed below. The meeting begins at 6PM.

Documents related to the meeting: Budget Cover Sheet - General Fund - Water Fund - Sewer Fund - April Regular Meeting Agenda.

Topic: Regular Meeting & Budget Hearing - Village of Hoosick Falls
Time: Apr 20, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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April Regular Meeting, Public Hearing postponed until Tuesday, April 20th

We are moving the April Regular Meeting, including the Public Hearing on the Tentative 2021-2021 Budget, to Tuesday April 20th at 6PM. The meeting will be held on Zoom, and the link will be posted online as in the past. You can download the Tentative Budget's Cover Sheet, General Fund, Water Fund, and Sewer Fund documents here, or request a hard copy by calling the Village Office.

All related Public Notices are listed below.

Notice of Cancellation and rescheduling of April 13 2021 Board of Trustee Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Hoosick Falls scheduled for April 13, 2021 at 6:00PM is hereby cancelled, and such Board of Trustees meeting is hereby rescheduled and will be held on April 20, 2021 at 6:00PM. The Board of Trustees meeting will be holding the April 20, 2021 meeting over the internet, accessible to the general public through the Zoom video conferencing platform. Direction on attending the April 20 remote Board of Trustees meeting will be available on the Village of Hoosick Falls website.

Notice of Public Hearing On Tentative 2021-2022 Village Budget

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing has been scheduled on the tentative budget for the fiscal year June 1, 2021 through May 31, 2022. Such tentative budget has been prepared and filed in the Office of the Village Clerk. The tentative budget is available for inspection by any interested person during regular business hours of the Office of the Village Clerk.

FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Trustees of the Village of Hoosick Falls shall conduct the public hearing upon such tentative budget at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at which time all persons interested may be heard concerning the tentative budget as compiled or any item therein contained. As required by New York State Law, notice is hereby made that the compensation of the Mayor and the Village Board of Trustees is as follows: Mayor, $11,673; Board of Trustee Position, $4,245.

The public hearing will be held during a special meeting of the Board of Trustees, which will be held over the internet, accessible to the general public through the Zoom video conferencing platform. Directions on attending the April 20 remote Board of Trustees meeting will be available on the Village of Hoosick Falls website.

March 23rd 6PM Special Meeting

Directions on how to join tonight's special meeting, including the public hearing regarding the report created by the Comprehensive Police Practices Review Committee, are listed below.

Topic: Special Meeting & Public Hearing - Report by Comprehensive Police Practices Review Committee
Time: Mar 23, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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March 16th 2021 Election Results

Election Results are in for the March 16th 2021 Village of Hoosick Falls Election. There were a total of 140 votes cast (115 in person votes, 25 Absentee Votes).

For the Mayor position, Robert Allen received 112 votes.

For the three Trustee seats (2 year terms), Bobby Ryan received 104 votes, Kevin O'Malley received 100 votes, and Emily Marpe received 72 votes.

For the one Trustee seat (1 year term) decided by write-in votes, the individual receiving the highest amount of write-in votes was Bob Decker with 59, followed by Megan Walraed with 37, Dan Schutting with 11, and Mare O'Niel with 1.

Thank you to all who were involved in making today's election happen, as well as to all who voted and to all who offered to serve on the Board.

Notice of Special Meeting and Public Hearing

To review the report put together by the Comprehensive Police Practices Review Committee, click here. You may also contact the Village office for a hard copy of the report.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special meeting will be held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Hoosick Falls on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, commencing at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of review of a report addressing reform of Village of Hoosick Falls Police Department policies and procedures in accordance with New York Executive Order 203 and to receive public comment thereon, together with any other business that may come before the Board of Trustees.

NOW, THEREFORE, NOTICE IS FURTHER HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Trustees of the Village of Hoosick Falls will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, to commence at 6:00 p.m., for the purpose of receiving public comment on a report addressing reform of Village of Hoosick Falls Police Department policies and procedures in accordance with New York Executive Order 203. The report is available for public review and inspection at the Village Hall during regular business hours. All interested persons will be heard at the public hearing.

Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order 202.1 as extended, the Board of Trustees will be holding the March 23, 2021 special meeting and public hearing over the internet, accessible to the general public through the Zoom video conferencing platform. Direction on participating in the March 23 remote meeting will be available on the Village of Hoosick Falls website.

The newspaper of record for the Village of Hoosick Falls is the Troy Record. Public notices will be posted in the paper.

Community

Volunteer Opportunities in Hoosick

Local Girl Scout Samantha Brewer has created a Volunteer Opportunities booklet as a resource for those looking for information about community organizations in Hoosick. The project was for her Girl Scout Gold Award. This is a great resource for anyone looking for a way to help out the greater Hoosick community. The booklet can be downloaded here. Thank you Samantha!

Things To Do

Hoosick Barn Quilt Trail

The Hoosick Barn Quilt Trail is ready! A community-wide celebration of art and rural culture in Hoosick created by members of the community. 31 barn quilts have been hung throughout the Hoosick area, all built, painted and hung thanks to a coordinated community effort. Maps are available at the HAYC3 Armory to drive the route and view the quilts among our pastoral countryside. If you drive the trail, be sure to take a selfie and share it on your social networks using the hashtag #BQSelfie!

A printable version of the map is available to download.

Waste Water news

Public Notices

Emergency: Dial 911
911 is the quickest way to receive help from the Police, Fire Department or Rescue Squad in an emergency. In non-emergency situations, dial the police at 686-7900. If the desk officer is on patrol, your call will be rolled over to 911 automatically and County Dispatch will forward your request to the Village Police.


The Village Board meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm in the Municipal Building.


Water and Solid Waste information can be found under the Village Departments tab.

Regulations for open burning in the village have been adopted and can be viewed here.

The Village of Hoosick Falls Annual Water Quality Report is available here.

Hoosic River Greenway logo
The Hoosic River Greenway is a joint project between the Village of Hoosick Falls, the Hoosic River Watershed Assn. (HooRWA), and a committee of volunteers. The mission is to develop a greenway along the east bank of the Hoosic River with hiking and biking trails, river access, and other recreational amenities.

The steering committee is always looking for new members. Meetings are held monthly at 6:00 pm in the Village offices. The meeting dates are posted on the Village calendar.

Notice

leaf pick-up

Leaf Pick-up

Fall leaf pick-up will begin October 21 and will end November 15th. The highway crew will begin in the 4th Ward, and then move on to wards 3, 2, and 1. After initial run-through, the Highway Department will return to any areas that have to be picked up through November 15th. After the 15th, leaves may be bagged in proper leaf bags and left curbside, or brought to the transfer station. Residents are strongly urged to obey the Leaf Pickup Rules.

Notice

Sidewalk Improvement Program

The Village of Hoosick Falls sidewalk improvement program works with homeowners and contractors to repair/replace sidewalks that have become difficult to comfortably traverse because of wear, age, or damage. This is a cost-sharing program between the Village and homeowner whose sidewalks are being replaced, and generally saves the homeowner 50% of the total cost to repair/replace the problem sidewalk. Forms and guideline sheets for the program can be picked up at the Village Clerk's office or downloaded here.

Did You Know?

CO Be Aware

Bottle Redemption for the HACA Food Pantry.

If you take your empty bottles and cans to Nickel Back Redemption at 25 Carey Avenue you can donate the money to the Hoosick Area Church Association (H.A.C.A.) Food Pantry? This money would go toward purchasing food for the pantry, preparing Thanksgiving baskets, and outfitting and supplying backpacks to children at the start of the school year. Every nickel counts!

Home Safety

CO Be Aware

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is the “invisible” killer. Carbon monoxide is a colorless and odorless gas. Every year more than 100 people in the United States die from unintentional exposure to carbon monoxide associated with consumer products. To read more about CO poisoning, and what you can do at home to prevent it, read the literature below from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The Invisible Killer
Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Fire Safety in the Home

The New York State Division of Consumer Protection would like to remind consumers of fire dangers and pass along useful tips that will help you stay safe.
Consumer Alert: Fire Safety Tips

Notice

Used Clothing Drop-off now at the Transfer Station

drop-off signAll USABLE clothing and fabric items such as; clothing, shoes, belts, purses, blankets, sheets, drapes, table linens, and stuffed toys will be accepted. (Please, no rags, fabric scraps, pillows, plastic toys, or non-fabric household items.) Your donations will not be cut up or shreaded, but will be used to help people in need.

  • Send clothing to people who can use it all over the US and the world.
  • Help the environment by keeping usable clothing out of landfills
  • Receive a tax deduction for your donation (forms are at the drop-off location)
Please help us keep your donation clean and dry by putting items in sealed plastic bags.