Volunteer Opportunities


Planning Board – This seven-member Board meets every two weeks to review residential and commercial projects as presented to the Town of Wappinger for consideration. The Board is served by a Planning Board Secretary, the Town Attorney, the Town Engineer, and a professional Planning Consultant. Occasional site visits are scheduled for Board members to view the proposal site.

Zoning Board of Appeals – This five-member “quasi-judicial” Board considers variance applications to the Town for projects that may not practically be possible within the confines of the Town Code. Occasional site visits are scheduled for Board members to view the proposal site. The Board is served by a ZBA Secretary and the Town Attorney.

Conservation Advisory Commission – The CAC provides a vital role to the Town in ensuring the integrity of our natural environment. Activities include a monthly meeting, Town Roadside Cleanup, and various other events designed to provide proper stewardship of our natural resources.

Board of Assessment Review – This Board meets annually for a training seminar, a day dedicated to property assessment hearings (Grievance Day) and follow-up administrative functions to provide a legal appeal process for Town properties values.

Recreation Committee – This committee provides oversight to the various Town recreational activities and events, such as Community Day. Committee formally meets monthly and regularly takes part in various adjunct activities, such as sport sign-ups, senior trips, and Holiday celebrations.

If you are interested in one of these volunteer positions, please send us an e-mail with your contact information. Thank you.


Town Hall Hours: 8:30AM-4PM, M-F
Town Clerk Hours: 8:30AM-4PM, M-F