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.

John Romano, 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:
66 Front Street
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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Where:
66 Front Street
When:
2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 7:30 p.m.
Tel:
518-885-5711
Fax:
518-885-0512
Email:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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: John P. Romano

Board of Trustees:

  • Stuart Hodsoll
  • Robert Cavanaugh
  • Shawn Raymond
  • Noah Shaw


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
  • Deputy Clerk: Cari Scribner
  • Village Treasurer: Christopher Hickey
  • Village Justice: Michael Morrissey
  • Village Attorney: James Fauci
  • Police Chief: David Bush
  • DPW Working Supervisor: Jeffrey Gawrys
  • Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer: Randy Lloyd
  • Fire Code Enforcement Officer: Glenn Bowers Sr.
  • Planning Board: Chairman Ed Lake, Christine McDonough, Michael Barabasz, David Beals, Rory O'Connor
  • Board of Assessment Review: Eleanor Dillon, Frank Griffin, Beth Farnan
  • Deputy Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer: Gerry Morris
  • Zoning Board of Appeals: Chairman Kevin McDonough, Bruce Couture, Anna Stanko, Paul Laskey
  • Village Assessor: Peter Corrigan
  • Health Officer: William Kelley, MD
  • Board of Ethics: Laurie Hersh, Michael Barabasz, David Beals, Lorri Riggs, Lloyd Helman
  • Historic Commission: Leo Quinn, Donna Duffy, Dolores Taisey, Andrew Cook
  • Librarian: Andrea Simmons
  • Library Board: Paul Laskey, Ellie Fernau, David Beals, Christine McDonough
  • Animal Control Officers: Mark Hersh, David Brown

 

Daily Calendar

November 2017
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26 27 28 29 30 1 2

Upcoming Events

23 Nov 2017;
01:00PM - 05:00PM
Community Thanksgiving Dinner
27 Nov 2017;
07:30PM -
Village Board Meeting
01 Dec 2017;
06:00PM - 09:00PM
Victorian Christmas Parade

Calendar at a Glance 2017

2017 Main & Ongoing

  • Movies in the Park: TBA
    Wiswall Park
  • 2017 Village Pool Lessons Registration Weekend:
  • Saturday June 17, 9 a.m. - 12 noon
  • Sunday   June 18, 9 a.m. - 12 noon
  • Swim Lessons Session:
  • 6 weeks, every other weekday rotation June 26th - August 4th.
  • Farmers Market: June 14 - Sept. 30, 2017
    Wiswall Park, Thursdays 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. – noon.
  • Concerts in the Park:
    Wiswall Park, Thursday evenings 6-8 p.m.

April

        * Easter Egg Hunt, April 2, 2017, Milton Community Center, 1 - 4 p.m.

May

        * GottaGetGon Folk Festival, May 26-29, 2017 Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

June

  • Village Wide Garage Sale & Antiques Festival, June 10 - 11, 2017.
  • 3rd Annual Balloon & Craft Festival: June 16 - 18, 2017, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 12 noon - 9 p.m.
  • Family Fun Day at Saratoga County Fairgrounds, June 25, 2017, 3:00 - 9:30 p.m.
  • National Bottle Museum Show & Sale, June 4, 2017, Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

 July

  • Saratoga County Fair, July 18 - 23, 2017.

 August

  • Ballston Spa Int'l Short Film Festival, Iron Spring Park, August 4 - 5, 2017.
  • Adirondack Circuit AKC Dog Show, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, August 9-13, 2017.
  • World's Largest Yard Sale, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, August 5, 2017.
  • Swimming Under the Stars, Village Municipal Pool, August 5, 2017, 8 p.m. - midnight.

 September

  • Irish 2000 Festival, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, September 15 & 17, 2017.
  • Antique Truck & Tractor Show, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, September 23 - 24, 2017.

 October

  • Goat Brothers Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet, Saratoga County Fairgrounds, October 7, 2017.
  • The Way We Were Car Show, Front St., October 15, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Falling Leaves Festival, Kelley Park, October 21, 2017, 3:00 - 7:30 p.m.

 November

  • Community Thanksgiving Dinner, Union Fire Company, Thanksgiving Day November 23, 2017.

 December

  • Victorian Christmas Parade & Family Festivities, December 2017.
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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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