Welcome to Amenia! Our many unique and individual hamlets make up our one town and our unique and individual residents enrich your time here.  From baseball to cricket - farming to horticulture - fly fishing to enjoying our local aquaponically raised trout while dining out.  You'll find something that speaks to you here in the Town of Amenia.
amenia pic 1 We're located in north east Dutchess County, New York and between Amenia, Wassaic, South Amenia, Leedsville, Smithfield Valley, Amenia Union and South Amenia, we have a population of 4,436 as of the 2010 census. The name is derived from the Latin word, amoena, which means amenia pic 2
"pleasant to the eye" and you'll find that's true especially in our many vistas, views and parklands. Whether you're coming up on the Metro North Railroad Harlem line to Ten Mile River or Wassaic for the weekend (we're less than 2 hours from NY City), or driving down from upstate and New England for our special events, we welcome you to our home.








                        NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Proposed Budget of the Amenia Fire District #1 of the Town of Amenia, State of New York will be presented to the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Amenia Fire District, for its consideration.


                        A PUBLIC HEARING will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Amenia Firehouse, 36B Mechanic Street, New York 12501, in the Town of Amenia, State of New York on the 17th day of October, 2017. 




                        Pursuant to Town Law 181.3(a), the Board of Fire Commissioners must hold a public hearing on the budget; make the proposed budget available to the public prior to the public hearing, allowing the public to comment on the budget at the public hearing.  This public hearing must be held to allow maximum public participation in the hearing.






                        The purpose of the public hearing is to allow any person to be heard in favor of or against the proposed budget as it is submitted, or for or against any item or items contained in the proposed budget, and hearing all persons interested in the subject concerning the same.


                       That a copy of the proposed budget is available at the Office of the Town Clerk, Town of Amenia 4988 Route 22 where it may be inspected by any interested person during office hours.




Board of Fire Commissioners


Amenia Fire District #1


Dawn Marie Klingner


District Secretary





                                   SPECIAL TOWN BOARD MEETING
                                       THURSDAY JULY 27, 2017
                                       TOWN HALL – 1ST FLOOR
                                                    5:30 P.M.

Salute Flag

Emergency Exits

Roll Call

Town Attorney

Other Matters


2017 Easter Egg Hunt at the Amenia Town Hall.  To view the flyer click here

Public Hearing notice for the project being presented before the Planning Board may be read by selecting here

The Town of Amenia is accepting applications for the paid positions of Part-Time Constable, Part- Time Typist; and is seeking applications for volunteer positions of Zoning Board of Appeals, Recreation Commission, Enhancement and Water Committee.

Town residency required for the volunteer positions. Letter of Interest or Volunteer Application may be submitted via email 

to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or via mail to Town Clerk, Dawn Marie Klingner, 4988 Route 22 Amenia NY 12501.

Application Deadline: Noon, March 2, 2017

The Harlem Valley Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #5444 is sponsoring a winter dance with Vinnie Bo and The Final Touch! It will be held on Saturday, February 18th from 7 to 11 pm at the Post Home, 3422 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY.  The cost is $20 per person with a cash bar.  Please contact the VFW at (845) 877-6300 for tickets or more information.  We look forward to seeing you there!

The Amenia Fire District #1 will hold a special meeting on Monday, January 23, 2017 beginning at 6:30pm for the purpose of conducting interviews for the open commissioner seat.

Dawn Marie Klingner

Amenia Fire District Secretary

Silver Tea and Christmas Sale


10AM to 2PM

Saturday, December 3, 2016

South Amenia Presbyterian Church

229 So. Amenia Road

Wassaic, NY 12592

Homemade Soup, Sandwiches to Order

Wreaths, Baked Goods, Handmade Gift Items

Sponsored by the Women of the Church

The Town of Amenia Town Board is accepting nominations for citizen of year award for Amenia and Wassaic.  Please send your nominations to any Town Board Member or the Town Clerk on or before December 1st at 3pm. 



The meeting for ZBA, Monday November 21st has been cancelled by the applicant.


Amenia Fire District #1

Board of Fire Commissioners

Amenia Fire House, 36 Mechanic St., Amenia

Special Meeting

November 3, 2016


Adopt 2017 Budget

Other Matters


Recent Documents

Upcoming Events

Mon Dec 18 @ 7:00PM -
Zoning Board Meeting
Tue Dec 19 @ 6:30PM -
Pickleball (Click for details)
Tue Dec 19 @ 6:30PM - 07:30PM
Bean Bag Toss (Click for details)