Village of Ballston Spa
Village of Ballston Spa
Village Office
(518) 885~5711

Message from the Mayor

I invite everyone to discover the Village of Ballston Spa, known as “A Village of Friends." Rich in history, the Village has undergone a renaissance in recent years with a rebirth of its business districts and an inviting array of family activities offering fun for all ages. It is our hope that you find this web guide to government services in Ballston Spa useful. Whether you’re a native to the Village, a new resident or a visitor, we invite you to enjoy the spirit of family and community that enriches the quality of life in Ballston Spa.

Larry Woolbright, Mayor

Message from the Mayor

I invite everyone to discover the Village of Ballston Spa, known as “A Village of Friends." Rich in history, the Village has undergone a renaissance in recent years with a rebirth of its business districts and an inviting array of family activities offering fun for all ages. It is our hope that you find this web guide to government services in Ballston Spa useful. Whether you’re a native to the Village, a new resident or a visitor, we invite you to enjoy the spirit of family and community that enriches the quality of life in Ballston Spa.

John Romano, Mayor

 

Village Board

Where:
Village of Ballston Spa Public Library
When:
2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Tel:
518-885-5711
Fax:
518-885-0512
Email:
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Where:
21 Milton Ave.
When:
2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 7:30 p.m.
Tel:
518-885-5711
Fax:
518-885-0512
Email:
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About: Village government is headed by the Mayor and four Trustees. Together they form our local legislative body, the Board of Trustees. The Mayor and the Trustees are elected at the March Village election. Both the Mayor and the Village Trustees serve four-year terms.

Mayor: Larry Woolbright; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Board of Trustees:

  • Christine Fitzpatrick; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Liz Kormos; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Shawn Raymond; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Noah Shaw; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Village Finances

The village is operated with money from real property taxes, a share of Saratoga County's sales tax, a variable amount of state aid, and other sources. When the board meets early each year to establish the budget, it also sets the property tax rate.

Other Appointed Officials

  • Village Clerk: Teri L. O'Connor
  • Village Treasurer: Mary Laskey
  • Deputy Treasurer: Julia Smith
  • Village Justice: Michael Morrissey; Associate Justice Brandi Burns
  • Village Attorney: Stephanie Ferradino
  • Police Chief: David Bush
  • DPW Working Supervisor: Jeffrey Gawrys
  • Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer: Dave LaFountain
  • Fire Code Enforcement Officers: Bill Lewis, Bob Cavanaugh
  • Planning Board: Rory O'Connor (Chairman), Michael Barabasz, Mike McNamara, Scott Burlingame, Pete Martin, John Battenfield (Alt.), Ed Lake (Alt.)
  • Board of Assessment Review: Peter Champagne, Eleanor Dillon, Frank Griffin, Rory O'Connor
  • Deputy Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer: Gerry Morris
  • Zoning Board of Appeals: Kevin McDonough (Chairman), Anna Stanko, James Jurcsak, Paul Laskey, John Luciani, Ed Fernau (Alt.) Bernadette VanDeinse (Alt.)
  • Board of Ethics: Michael Barabasz, Donna Duffy, Lloyd Helman, Peter Martin, Mandy Rider, Julie Gazetos (Alt.)
  • Historic Commission: Leo Quinn, Don Traver, John Cromie
  • Librarian: Andrea Simmons
  • Library Board: Linda Gawrys, Paul Laskey, Lori Acee, Jim Carter, Andy Manion
  • Sexual Harassment Committee: Anna Stanko, Stephanie Ferradino, Paul Laskey Jr.
  • Park & Tree Board: (Chairperson) Liz Kormos, Judy Esposito, Stacy Simmons, Ed Hersh, Kristopher Williams, Ray Otten
  • Committee on the Arts: Mark Blech, Corina Oberai, Heather Longacker

 

Daily Calendar

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Upcoming Events

06 Dec 2019;
06:30PM -
Holiday Parade
09 Dec 2019;
07:00PM -
Village Board Meeting
18 Dec 2019;
07:00PM -
ZBA 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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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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