Welcome

Village Hall

The Village Hall Hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 pm. with the exception of federal holidays.

Annual Events

Please come and enjoy the festivities of two annual Red Hook events:

  • Apple Blossom Festival: Saturday of Mothers' Day weekend
  • Hardscrabble Day: Third Saturday in September. Enjoy parades, vendors, live music and many more activities that are fun for the whole family!

Garbage, Recycling & Other Waste

You can purchase garbage stickers at the Village Hall for your garbage pick-up. Large tags (30 gallons) are $6.00 each, and small tags (10 gallons) are $3.00 each.

Garbage and recycling pick-up is every Monday morning, with the exception of national holidays. Recycling is free with the purchase of Village garbage tags. All recyclables (paper, comingled and newspaper) can now be placed together in a proper plastic container for pick up. Please do not over fill containers, and only use containers that have vents or holes to allow for drainage. Do not place recyclables in paper bags. Garbage tags may also be purchased at Red Hook Natural Foods & Mac's Agway.

Brush

The Village of Red Hook brush and leaf pick-up each spring and fall. Pickups are the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month, permitting. See the Vibrant Village Post for details.

Composting

Please consider composting in your own yard. Household waste contains a lot of vegetable matter that can easily compost and be used around your plants and gardens. Shop locally and buy an easy to use bin and help the planet. Red Hook would like to move further toward Zero Waste, meaning most everything gets recycled.

Trees

There is no tree pruning permitted in the Village right-of-ways.

Water Bills

Water bills are mailed quarterly (December, March, June, and September).

Burning

No burning of garbage or brush is permitted in the Village of Red Hook. BBQs are permitted.

Pets

There is a leash law in the Village. No dog is allowed off your property unless contained by a leash and pet waste must be discarded of respectfully by the owner.

Snow Ordinance

A Village snow ordinance is in effect from November 1st through March 31st. During this time there is no street parking permitted between the hours of 11:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.. All residents must keep sidewalks clear of all snow, ice and debris. Please shovel all fire hydrants of snow and ice.

Zoning

Zoning is in effect. Pools, decks, additions, and any change of construction requires a building permit and some Planning Board approval. The Zoning Office is located at the Village Hall. Zoning Office Hours are Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Police & Public Safety

The Village of Red Hook Police Department is now dispatching through the New York State Police and the non-emergency contact number is 758-0060. Please remember in an emergency to DIAL 911. The Red Hook Police Department offers security checks to residents who are away from their home. A security check form is available at the Village Hall.

Court

The Village Court is located at the Village Hall. Court is held every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Court Office Hours are Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. The Village Justice is the Honorable Jonah Triebwasser; Court Clerk is Kathy Fell. The Village Court office telephone number is 845-758-4113.

Weddings

Our Village Judge and the Village Mayor, Ed Blundell, can perform wedding ceremonies. If you would like Judge Triebwasser or Mayor Blundell to perform your wedding, please call the Village Hall at 845-758-1081.

Highway Department

The Village of Red Hook Highway Department is now located at 28 Glen Pond Drive. The Village Highway Department telephone number is 845-758-8600.

Scrap Metal

Residents interested in donating scrap metal can contact Highway Superintendent, Dan Streib, at 845-758-8600 or Village Clerk, Cindi Chiarella at 845-758-1081 to arrange for pick-up. All proceeds from the sale of scrap metal will be used to purchase equipment for the Village of Red Hook Highway and Waste Recovery Departments.

Leaving Red Hook Village

We require that any resident selling or moving from the Village please have your attorney notify the Village Hall for a final water reading. A request must be received in writing, 5-6 business days before the closing. Our office must also be advised with the new owners' name and address for future water billing mailings.