Welcome to Nelsonville
Incorporated in 1855, Nelsonville is a Hudson Highlands village located in the Town of Philipstown in Putnam County, New York. Its Government consists of a mayor and four trustees as its legislative body, and a Village clerk who doubles as treasurer.
We're happy you're here! Please take a look around and explore the history of our small village, along with what's going on in Nelsonville today.
Royal Holiday Schedule
New Year's Day
Garbage and recycling pick-ups will be one day later (Saturday) than regular pick-ups during holiday weeks.
Notice of Annual Election
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ANNUAL ELECTION OF AND FOR THE VILLAGE OF NELSONVILLE, PUTNAM COUNTY, NEW YORK, WILL BE HELD IN SAID VILLAGE AT THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING MEETING ROOM, 260 MAIN STREET, ON TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2024, WITH THE POLLS OPEN BETWEEN THE HOURS OF NOON AND 9PM, AND THAT AT SUCH ELECTION THE FOLLOWING OFFICER IS TO BE ELECTED FOR THE TERM SET OPPOSITE HERETO RESPECTIVELY:
MAYOR TWO YEAR TERM
TRUSTEE TWO YEAR TERM
TRUSTEE TWO YEAR TERM
VILLAGE JUDGE FOUR YEAR TERM
Village of Nelsonville
Independent Nominating Petitions can be found here. Tuesday, January 2, 2024 is the first day that individuals my sign independent nominating petitions. The first day to file independent nominating petitions is Tuesday, February 6, 2024 and the last day to file is Tuesday, February 13, 2024.
Winter Parking Ordinance
Winter parking and snow removal regulations in the Village of Nelsonville:
The ban on overnight parking on any public street in the Village, between the hours of midnight and 6am, will be enacted when snow or ice is predicted, or when additional time is needed to clear the streets. Residents must call (845) 265-2500 after 5pm each evening to learn the decision for that night. In the event of a power outage, assume that the overnight parking ban is in effect.
A limited amount of overnight parking is permitted in the areas so designated, on North Pearl Street and Adams Avenue. All vehicles parked in this area must be removed by 9am, in order that the lot can be cleared.
The regulation is in effect from December 1 through March 31.
The Nelsonville Village Board reminds residents that it is a violation of section 1219 of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic law to throw snow into the roadway. Residents must comply with this law if the streets are to be properly cleared.
Finally, property owners and/or occupants are required to keep their sidewalks clear of snow and ice.
258 Main Street
Nelsonville, NY 10516
Village Clerk Hours M-F 9-3pm
For emergencies, please dial 911
At other times:
Putnam County Sheriff's Office
845-225-4300 or 845-265-9111
New York State Police