Due to requests on various occasions to fly the flag at half-staff.  Attached is a link to a United States Senate report on the Flag Code can be found at: https://www.senate.gov/reference/resources/pdf/RL30243.pdf. Pages 13-14 are most relevant.


The Board of Trustees adopted the Comprehensive Plan & Downtown Revitalization Strategy on November 28, 2016.  Please click on “Live” at the top of the homepage to view the Comprehensive Plan, which can also be downloaded.


The Village of Cooperstown has received numerous requests for help from residents who find their driveways partially blocked by parked cars.  According to New York Vehicle and Traffic Law blocking a public or private driveway is prohibited.  In the past, the village has painted white “driveway boxes” on the…


Permit applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Annual Registration of Construction Vehicles.  The applications can be found on the Village Clerk’s page of this website, together with the Construction Vehicle permit regulations or can be obtained at the Village Clerk’s Office during regular business hours, Monday through Friday,…


New York State Historic Homeowner Tax Credits Free Workshop, March 29, 2016 6-8 pm Hartwick Community Center, 3146 County Highway 11 Hartwick, NY 13348 If your home is  more than 50 years old and located in one of Otsego County’s historic districts in Cherry Valley, Cooperstown, Fly  Creek, Gilbertsville,…


On November 23, 2015, the Board of Trustees adopted a background check policy for prospective employees of the Village of Cooperstown over the age of 18 years old.  The policy was adopted for the safety and well-being of residents, business owners and staff members of the Village of Cooperstown….




The Village of Cooperstown Police Department is warning of a PHONE SCAM in the area.  The callers are contacting residents advising them that they owe money to the IRS for back taxes and making threats that they will be arrested if they do not pay.  The police department is…


The New York State Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting from 5 – 7 PM on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at the Village of Cooperstown’s Fire Hall.  The meeting is to discuss an upcoming project to address two culverts on NYS Route 28 in the Village of…


June 9, 2015—Cooperstown, NY—The Village has already begun an ambitious street repair program for 2015. Work on Main Street sidewalks was in full swing this spring. Road and utility work has started on Cooper Lane. The third week in June, weather permitting, we anticipate pug milling Main Street east…


Vending – 2015


The Village has updated the law that regulates sales on public property during special events like Induction Weekend as well as during activities like the library book sale. The updates were necessary to bring the vending law in compliance with state law and the Americans with Disabilities Act, and…