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.

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Village Offices

Hours:
8:30am-3:30pm M-F

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

A Waypoint Community in Lakes to Locks Passage Hoosick Falls, and the Town of Hoosick is a waypoint community of Lakes to Locks Passage. If you'd like to post your business, an event, or any points-of-interest on the interactive geotourism MapGuide, you can enter them after registering here. Populating the MapGuide will help travelers discover Hoosick. Register and add some info today! Learn more about Lakes to Locks Passage and adding sites to the Geotourism MapGuide.


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Next Board Meeting:
May 14, 2019

The Village Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm at the Municipal Building at 24 Main Street, unless otherwise noted. Download the Regular Meeting Agenda.


Friday deadline for CPWG interest

Tuesday, May 14th: Community members interested in the PFOA cleanup progress and options for the municipal water supply are invited to submit a letter of interest to participate in the Hoosick Area Community Participation Work Group (CPWG). The CPWG will provide local residents with a voice in the process, and an opportunity to provide information, opinions, and perspectives on remediation efforts and options for the municipal water supply. Submit a one-page letter of interest to Hoosick Community Participation Work Group, Attn: The Paige Group, 258 Genesee St., Suite 204, Utica, NY, 13502 or via email at info@paigegroup.com. Letters will be accepted through May 17th, 2019.

For complete information on the CPWG, please click here for the formal announcement from April 2019.

Special Meeting for Monday, April 29, 2019 at 6PM

April 28, 2019: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special meeting will be held by the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Hoosick Falls on Monday, April 29 2019, commencing at 6 p.m. at the Hoosick Falls Village Hall, Municipal Building, 24 Main Street, Hoosick Falls, New York, for the purpose of consideration and action on the tentative 2019-20 municipal budget, together with any other business that may come before the Board of Trustees.

Click here for the agenda. To review the tentative 2019-20 Budget, please click here.

Press Release: Justin Faatz

April 3, 2019: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: On Wednesday March 26th 2019, Justin Faatz escaped custody from the Hoosick Falls Police Department. Hoosick Falls Police, along with the New York State Police and other agencies followed up on numerous leads.

It was determined early in the investigation that Faatz was in the Athol Massachusetts area. The Athol Police Department and other surrounding law enforcement agencies were notified immediately and actively followed up several leads.

On Tuesday, April 2nd at about 9 a.m., Athol Police acted on a call to check on the welfare of a person and discovered the body of Justin Faatz at an apartment in Athol. It appears that Faatz died of a drug overdose. An autopsy is scheduled for a later date.

View the complete press release.

Special Meeting for Thursday, March 28th, 2019 at 6PM

March 27, 2019: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special meeting will be held by the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Hoosick Falls on Thursday March 28, 2019, commencing at 6 p.m. at the Hoosick Falls Village Hall, Municipal Building, 24 Main Street, Hoosick Falls, New York, for the purpose of rescinding action taken by the Board of Trustees at the March 26, 2019 special meeting regarding the acceptance of bids and award of certain contracts for the Village of Hoosick Falls highway garage project; and directing MRB Group to fully and timely complete the review of all bidder qualifications and references as contained in the bids received by the Village of Hoosick Falls pertaining to the Village Highway Department garage project, and to have the same completed as soon as practicable.

No other business will be conducted by the Board of Trustees at this meeting.

WANTED: Justin Faatz

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March 27, 2019Justin Faatz DoB: 07/18/1984.

Justin Faatz escaped from custody around 5:30PM. He was last seen on Main Street in the Village of Hoosick Falls.

He is wanted for escape and burglary. He was last seen wearing a grey long sleeved zip-up fleece jacket with a red T-shirt underneath, and dark colored pants, with a handcuff on his right wrist.

If you spot him, please call 911 immediately.

We will update you as things change.

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

yard waste

Spring/Summer Yard Debris

Leaves and yard waste will NOT be picked up curbside. Village leaf pick-up only happens in the fall. Leaves and yard waste must be brought to the transfer station. Placing yard waste in the gutter causes road hazards, and may clog the storm drain system.

Did You Know?

swimming pool

Swimming Pool Filling

Did you know? The Village Water Department does pool filling. If you would like to use a hydrant to fill your pool, contact them at 518-686-0200. The rate is $100 for hooking up to the hydrant and monitoring the fill plus the water rate per thousand gallons, $4.50. This will save you time and money over alternative pool-filling services.

Notice

2014 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.