Town Clerk


Sharon Zempko, Town Clerk and Tax Collector: 828-4656 X1, then X2

Beth MacGiffert, Deputy Town Clerk: 828-4656 X1, then X3

Address:   600 Town Hall Drive, Hudson, NY 12534

New Office hours:

  • Monday  8:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Tuesday through Friday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Town Hall will be closed on the following Holidays:


  • Monday, February 17, 2014
  • Monday, April 18, 2014
  • Monday, May 26, 2014
  • Friday, July 4, 2014
  • Monday, September 1, 2014
  • Monday, October 13, 2014
  • Tuesday, November 4, 2014
  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014
  • Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28, 2014
  • Wednesday, December 24, 2014   closing at NOON
  • Thursday, December 25, 2014
  • Thursday, January 1, 2015


Garbage Bags in varied sizes are available for purchase for both Town of Greenport (green) bags and County Transfer Station (gray) bags.  We are no longer selling $1.00 (13 gallon) green (Town) bags or $2.00 (30 gallon) green (Town) bags.  Instead, we are selling stickers for the following

Yellow stickers ($1.00 each) to be placed on store-bought 13 gallon bags.  Weight limit is 15 pounds for the 13 gallon bags

Green stickers ($2.00 each)  to be placed on your own 30 gallon bags, with a 30 pound weight limit.

 Garbage pick up is each Monday (unless a Holiday falls on Monday, then pick up will be the next day).

Recyclables are picked up each Thursday.  Recyclables can be co-mingled and should be in a bin, or clear bag.  Bins are available for purchase at the Town Clerk's Office for $10.00.

Please note: Town Clerk's Office cannot accept credit cards. Payments must be cash, check, or money order.


Dog Licenses
In the Town of Greenport you are required to license  all dogs over the age of 4 months.  Dog licenses may be obtained at the Town Clerk's Office: 

spayed/neutered $11.00

unaltered   $18.00. 

Proof of Rabies vaccination ( including the manufacturer name for the serum and serum Lot Number)  for your dog is required at the time of making an application for a dog license.

Hunting & Fishing Licenses
Hunting & fishing licenses can be purchased at the Greenport Town Office (or from any town clerk in New York State).

For more information, visit: 

Marriage Licenses
Marriage licences may be purchased from any town clerk in New York State for $40.00.  Licenses must be obtained 24 hours before the marriage ceremony and are valid for 60 days. Couples must visit the town clerk in person and present photo ID and divorce papers (indicating FILED DATE)  from any/all prior marriages.)   Couples are requested to appear prior to 2:30 PM.  Later appointments are considered upon request (828-4656 X1, then X3)

Use this link for more information:


ALSO SEE Marriage Worksheet below:



Helpful Numbers:

Town Court: 518-828-0318

Town Assessor Peter Ostrander  828-0368

Transfer Station: 518-828-2737

Greenport Highway 518-828-1644

Greenport Water Dept. 518-3400

Greenport Rescue Squad:  Non Emergency ONLY  518-828-5175 / or 518-822-8511   For Emergencies, call 911

Greenport Pumper #1 Firehouse 518-828-1719 (Columbia Turnpike)

Greenport Pumper #2 Firehouse 518-828-7464 (Becraft)

Greenport Pumper #3 Firehouse 518-828-6565 (Washington Blvd.)

Animal Control Officer Jennifer Pinkowski - 518-567-7668

           (for Domestic Animals Only) (for wild animals, call CCSO 828-3344)