Community Development

“Summit Lake and its Watercourse” (Philmont BOA)

Committee Members

  • Brian Johnson, Co-Chair, Mayor
  • Bob Macfarlane, Planning Board, Co-Chair
  • Sally Baker (PBI), Project Manager
  • Barbara Sagal, LWRP Committee member
  • Dave Bolevice, Resident
  • Mark Rowntree, Resident
  • Karen Schoemer, Resident

Read about the BOA Grant Process, and the History of Philmont’s BOA Grant

Upcoming Events

Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP)

The LWRP is an inter-municipal project with Philmont as lead agency in project partnership with the towns of Claverack, Ghent, Hillsdale, and Austerlitz.

LaBella Associates was hired on 12/12/22 by the Village as the consultant for the watershed management plan.

Watershed Advisory Committee Members

  • Brian Johnson, Mayor of Philmont
  • Sally Baker, PBInc., Project Manager
  • Barbara Sagal, Chair of WAC
  • Bob Macfarlane, Chair of Philmont Planning Board
  • Clifford “Kippy” Weigelt, Supervisor Town of Claverack
  • Craig Simmons, Supervisor Town of Ghent
  • Greg Vogler, Deputy Supervisor Town of Austerlitz
  • David Lewis Esq., Conservation Council Chair, Hillsdale
  • Gretchen Stevens, Conservation Council Member, Hillsdale
  • Cathy Zises, farm owner (Philmont, Claverack and Ghent)
  • Emily Vail, Hudson River Watershed Alliance
  • Patrick Knapp, Columbia Land Conservancy, Public Lands & Stewardship Coordinator
  • Julia Sedlock, community lead of BOA Subarea 4 Working Group, Philmont
  • Rob Fitzsimmons, Esq., attorney, Village of Philmont

Upcoming Events

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Village of Philmont Selects Rice+Lipka Architects and Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects Design Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — November 16, 2023 The two-firm design team of Rice+Lipka and Starr Whitehouse was selected as 1st ...
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS—Architectural Design Services

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS—Architectural Design Services

RFQ UPDATE 09/29/23 The Village received a total of 12 responses from Architectural and Landscape Architectural firms. The selection of ...
Preserve NY Grant Award

Preserve NY Grant Award

Philmont Beautification, Inc. has been awarded a Preserve New York grant in the amount of $14,000. This grant of $14,000 ...
Community Center & Playground Redesign Kick-off Presentation Poster for Neighbors Sunday December 4 at 2-3:30pm

Community Center & Playground Redesign Presentations (Dec 4, 5 and 12)

Kick-off Presentations Next Steps in designing a new Community Center & Playground Overview of the BOA-funded design project.How you can ...
Village of Philmont Cultural Resources Survey Cover

Cultural Resources Survey

The Village of Philmont, in a project partnership with Philmont Beautification, Inc., has released a three-volume Reconnaissance-Level Cultural Resources Survey ...
Biological Report for Summit Lake and Adjacent Areas

Biological Report for Summit Lake and Adjacent Areas

Objective This biological report was created to provide an accessible educational outreach document to serve the people of the Village ...

Winter Village Laws: No on-street parking from midnight to 6am, Dec. 1 - Apr. 1. Sidewalks that are not cleared of snow and ice 24 hours after a storm will be cleared by the village at a cost of $2 a linear foot to the property owner of the adjoining premise. Read the local laws.

Register Your Rental Property or Vacant Building with the Philmont Buildings Department.

To Speak at Village Board Meetings: Remember to sign up before noon the Friday before by
emailing [email protected], calling (518) 672-7032, or stopping by the Village office.

Standard Work Day and Reporting Resolution | 2023

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