Village of Ballston Spa
Village of Ballston Spa

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to the
Village of Ballston Spa
"A Village of Friends"

Village Office
(518) 885~5711

Events Calendar

Village Board Meeting
Monday, August 10, 2020, 07:00pm

The Village of Ballston Spa Board of Trustees meeting will be held at 7:00 pm via Zoom on Monday August 10, 2020. In order to attend, you must contact the Village Clerk during normal business hours M-F 8:30-4 by calling 518-885-5711. All requests to attend must be made no later than Monday at 3:00 pm. Attendees must register for the meeting by 6:00 pm the day of. Once you have registered on the Zoom app, you will receive a confirmation email. You will then be allowed access to the meeting at 7:00 pm.

Resident Quick FAQs

  • Village Sidewalks +

    Please take notice that pursuant to Village Law, Chapter 174, all property owners in the Village are responsible for the maintenance of all sidewalks that border their properties. This includes snow removal and repairs.

  • How do I get copies of Birth/Death Certificates? +

    Please download the form here. You may bring it directly to the office or mail it in with a copy of your ID and a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Please check the NYS Health Department (link here) list to be sure you are eligible to receive this information.

  • How can I get in touch with the Home Improvement Grant Office? +

    The Grant Office is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Grant Office can be reached at (518) 885-3167

  • Where can I pay my parking ticket? +

    You can pay at the Village Court (click here for more info).

  • What are the regulations about leaf and brush pickup? +

    If brush is being picked by County Waste, it must be bundled with string and 3 inches in diameter by no longer than 4 feet.

    If it is picked up by the Village, it must be bundled and no longer than 4' (for branches, etc.)

    Brush pickup ends in the last week of November.

    Note: County Waste provides this service for free. In the fall the Village requests that leaves and brush be separated.

  • How can I get information about my property taxes? +

    Assessment records are maintained for free at the Village Clerk's Office.

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Village News

  • Tue
    Aug
    04
    13:14

    Job Opportunity

    3 day(s) 21 hour(s) 11 minute(s) ago
    Parking Enforcement Officer P/T: The Village of Ballston Spa is hiring a part time (20 hours per week) parking enforcement officer. Please send a letter of interest and resume to: Village of Ballsto...
  • Tue
    Aug
    04
    09:14

    Truck Traffic on Village Stree...

    4 day(s) 1 hour(s) 11 minute(s) ago
    Truck_Traffic.pdf
  • Thu
    Jul
    23
    08:53

    Park & Tree Board Meeting Minu...

    16 day(s) 1 hour(s) 32 minute(s) ago
    Park_and_Tree_Board_Meeting_Minutes_06.16.20.pdf Attached are the minutes from the Park & Tree Board meeting on 06.16.20
  • Mon
    Jul
    20
    11:01

    Park & Tree Board Meeting Agen...

    18 day(s) 23 hour(s) 24 minute(s) ago
    Park_and_Tree_Board_Agenda_7-21-2020.pdf Attached is the agenda for the Park & Tree Board meeting on 7/21/20.  Please note, this meeting is in person at Kelley Park, masks and social distan...
  • Thu
    Jul
    16
    09:14

    Drive-Thru Food Pantry

    23 day(s) 1 hour(s) 11 minute(s) ago
    There will be a drive-thru food pantry taking place on Thursday, July 30th.  9 a.m. - while supplies last Hosted by BSNB, located at the Ballston Spa High School; 220 Ballston Ave.  First...
  • Thu
    Jul
    16
    09:11

    Milk & Food Drive-Thru

    23 day(s) 1 hour(s) 14 minute(s) ago
    Milk__Food_Drive-Thru.pdf Click on the link above for information on a milk & food drive-thru happening on July 22nd. 
  • Mon
    Jul
    13
    15:43

    2020 Stormwater Report

    25 day(s) 18 hour(s) 42 minute(s) ago
    2020-Stormwater-Report.pdf  
  • Thu
    Jul
    09
    15:59

    Board Meeting Agenda 07.13.20

    29 day(s) 18 hour(s) 26 minute(s) ago
    Agenda_07.13.20.pdf Agenda_Attachments_07.13.20.pdf Attached is the agenda and attachments for the upcoming 07.13.20 board meeting. 
  • Thu
    Jul
    09
    12:22

    New Visions Public Engagement ...

    29 day(s) 22 hour(s) 3 minute(s) ago
    The CDTC has launched its New Visions public engagement series. Please help us reach more people in the region by telling a friend, family member, or other person in your community about upcoming work...

Daily Calendar

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Upcoming Events

10 Aug 2020;
07:00PM -
Village Board Meeting
12 Aug 2020;
07:00PM -
Planning Board Meeting - CANCELED
18 Aug 2020;
07:00PM -
Park & Tree Board Meeting

Calendar at a Glance 2019

2019 Main & Ongoing

First Fridays of each month: Evening activities throughout downtown

  • Movies in the Park 2019:
    First Fridays of June, July, Aug in Wiswall Park
  • 2019 Village Pool Lessons Registration Weekend: 
  • June 15 & 16, 9 a.m. to noon
  • See Village News for complete schedule
Farmers Market: June 15 - Sept. 28, 2019:
  • Wiswall Park, Thursdays 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. – noon
  • Concerts in the Park
  • Wiswall Park, Thursdays 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

 June

  • Annual Sar County Bottle Show & Sale, June 2, County Fairgrounds
  • Village Wide Garage Sale, June 8 - 9 throughout Village
  • Saratoga Balloon & BBQ Festival, June 21 - 23, County Fairgrounds

 July

  • Saratoga County Fair, July 23 - 28, 2019

 August 

  • Ice Cream Social, Wiswall Park, August 1, featuring Union Fire Co. Band
  • Swim Under Stars, Village Pool, August 10, 8 p.m. to midnight

 September

  • Irish 2000 Music and Arts Festival, Saratoga County Fairgrounds Sept. 13 & 14.

 October

       * The Way We Were Car Show, Oct. 13 downtown. Raindate Oct. 20

 November

  • Community Thanksgiving Dinner, Union Fire Company, Thanksgiving Day November 28

 December

  • Victorian Christmas Parade & Family Festivities, December 6
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Who to reach

Village Clerk

...to pay taxes, water and sewer bills, for tax searches, birth and death certificates, bingo licenses, handicapped and other permits...

(518) 885-5711

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Planning Board

...to have plans reviewed and approved prior to issuance of building permits for multi-tenant buildings and land subdivisions.

518-885-5711

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Zoning Board of Appeals

...to resolve questions about the interpretation of Village zoning laws and issuing special use permits.

518-885-5711

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Building Department

...to obtain permits for new construction, repairs, fences, signs, pools, and to obtain a firesafety inspection...

518-885-5711

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Village Assessor

...to obtain an estimate of the value of a property and have it listed with all the taxable and nontaxable Village properties.

518-885-5711

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Board of Assessment Review

...to hear and review any challenges to property assessment.

518-885-5711

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Public Works

...to inquire about street, water and sewer maintenance, snow removal, leaf and brush pickup and park maintenance...

518-885-6211

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Historian's Office

...to review and research Village history as well as genealogies or the histories of specific properties and/or buildings.

518-885-5711

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Historic District Commission

...to maintain the historic character and integrity of Village properties prior to issuing building permits.

518-885-5711

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Emergency

Immediate Assistance: 911

Fire
911
Police
(518) 885-5033
Ambulance
(518) 885-1478
Animal Control
(518) 885-5033

Key Contacts

Village Office
(518) 885~5711
Central School
(518) 884~7195
Public Library
(518) 885~5022
Community Center
(518) 885~3261
Village Court
(518) 885~6393

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