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Welcome to Stuyvesant

Located in Columbia County, Stuyvesant has a population of 2,027. Explorer Henry Hudson visited the region in 1609. The area, being next to the Hudson River, was settled before 1650. The town of Stuyvesant was established in 1823 from the town of Kinderhook. Read More

Upcoming Events

Thu Jan 13 @ 7:00PM -
Town Board Meeting - Hybrid
Thu Jan 13 @ 7:00PM -
Organizational Meeting 2022
Thu Feb 03 @ 7:00PM -
Board Workshop
Thu Feb 10 @ 7:00PM -
Town Board Meeting - Hybrid

Join the Climate Smart Community Task Force

            Climate Smart Communities (CSC) is a voluntary New York State program that helps local governments take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to a changing climate. The program offers technical assistance and grants for town projects. On December 9, 2021 Stuyvesant took the first step toward becoming a Climate Smart Community by passing the CSC pledge as a resolution to join the program and become a registered CSC.  Bill Schneider has been designated the town’s primary contact person for this program. Our resolution and application for registration are currently under review by the DEC.

            After becoming a Registered CSC, our town can pursue certification actions at its own pace. There is no time limit between adoption of the pledge and commencement of the work, but we are anxious to get started. In this program towns like ours earn points toward various levels of certification (bronze, silver, and gold) by taking actions to address climate change. The CSC website describes the requirements for each level of certification and the documentation required to earn points.  Visit this website to learn more about these actions: https://climatesmart.ny.gov/actions-certification/actions/ .

If you are interested in serving on the CSC task force and working with us to complete and document actions that mitigate and increase our ability to adapt to climate change, please contact Bill Schneider at 518-337-6669 and/or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.