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

    • VFW Breakfast - Sunday 2/7/16

      VFW AUXILIARY BREAKFAST

      Sunday, February 7, 2016

      7:00 AM – 11:00 AM

      VFW Post #5444
      3422 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY

      Eggs to order, pancakes, hash, home fries, bacon,
      sausage, toast, coffee and orange juice

      Adults: $7.00

      Seniors: $6.00

      Children: $5.00 (12 years and under)

    • 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

    • Swimming for Town of Amenia Residents

      2016 Town Swimming Schedule at Maplebrook School

       Sundays beginning in January 2016 the pool will be open:

          5:00 pm - 6:00 pm   -- 12 years and younger with adult supervison

          6:00 pm - 7:00 pm   -- General Swim

          7:00 pm – 8:00 pm -- Adult Swim

       

      The Program will be scheduled as follows:    

        

          January   17                                  February 14

          January   24                                   February 21

          January   31                                   February 28

          February 7

    • Winter Basketball Signups

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

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 Town Updates

    • 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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