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Notice of Public Hearing Planning Board September 16, 2020 at 7:30 pm via zoom

Pocumtuck Valley Farm public hearing notice

Please take notice that a public hearing will be held by the Town of Pine Plains Planning Board on the 16th day of September, 2020 at 7:30 PM, for the purpose of hearing all persons for or against the special use permit for a single-family detached residence and a separate accessory dwelling, submitted by Pocumtuck Valley Farm Trust, for a property located at Prospect Hill Road, Town of Pine Plains, Dutchess County, State of New York, Tax Map No. 6972-00-711435.

Meeting ID: 890 4961 6022

Passcode: 373714

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Alternatively, the public hearing may be viewed live on the Planning Board’s YouTube channel at:


Internet Access in Pine Plains

Brief Survey of Your Internet Access in Pine Plains

The Pine Plains Broadband Advisory Committee has been authorized by the Pine Plains Town Board to study broadband Internet availability in the town.  The Federal Government believes Pine Plains is already well-served by high-speed Internet providers.  We need to collect our own data to make sure their data is correct, and if it is not correct, use data from this survey to work toward improvements in service.  The data you provide on this survey will be kept confidential within the Broadband Advisory Committee and will not be used for any other purpose.


You should reside in, own or rent a home, apartment, or business in Pine Plains to complete this survey.  Only one response per household please.  If you have any questions, you should email Supervisor Darrah Cloud at or contact one of the committee members listed at the bottom.  Please complete the survey by September 22, 2020, either online or by dropping it off at Town Hall.


Please click here ( to take the survey and please feel free to forward this to other Pine Plains residents.

Thank you!

Town Clean Up Day Saturday, September 12th. Volunteers Needed.

We are looking for volunteers with strong backs and pick up trucks to assist our Senior Citizens with the Town Clean Up Day.  Please contact Alice at the Town Hall: or call: 518-398-8600 X 1.

This event will take place on the 12th of September from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Town Garage.  We will provide dumpsters for the following items:

Furniture, Rugs, Couches, Chairs, Sleeper Sofa $20

Mattress/ Box Spring $10-$25

Tires:  Car $5, Pick up $5, Tractor/Trailer $15.00 each

Metal for recycling bin including appliances with Freon-$10-$20

Car Batteries $5 each

Fluorescent bulbs and ballasts

We will not accept the following:

Chemical, paints, hazardous materials of any kind, medical waste, electronics nor lithium batteries

If in doubt, don’t throw it out.  Thank you for your cooperation.


The Town of Pine Plains, in partnership with the VFW and American Legion Post #426, want to honor and celebrate the men and women who have served our Country through military service with the Hometown Heroes Banner Program.

All service men and women, living or deceased, residing in Pine Plains at the time of their service are eligible for this program.   For more information, please call Alice at the Town Hall: 518-398-8600 X 1 or, email:

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection Event-Saturday, September 19,2020 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Dutchess County Division of Solid Waste Management will host a hazardous Waste Collection Event on  Saturday, September 19,2020.

This event will be held at #626 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY

Registration and $10 Prepayment are Required.

This event is open to Dutchess County Residents Only.  Register online: or call (845) 463-6020.

Registration is limited to the first 360 households.

Town Clean-Up Day is September 12, 2020 8-3PM


Pine Plains Residents Only!


  • Household waste
  • Tires up to pick-up truck size (various prices according to size)
  • Appliances for a fee of $15/per appliance
  • Metal for recycling bin
  • Batteries
  • Mattresses (fee of $20)


  • Chemicals, paints, hazardous materials of any kind
  • Medical waste
  • Electronics
  • Fluorescent bulbs and ballasts
  • Anything with freon gas


If in doubt, don’t throw it out! There will be people on hand to monitor disposals. VOLUNTEERS WITH PICKUPS NEEDED TO HELP SENIORS! Please call Alice at 518-398-8600 ex 1