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Recreational Facilities

Palatine Park, including Lake George South swimming and picnic beach, Kellner Community  Activities Building  and outdoor BBQ and Pavilion, Palatine “Dog Bark Park”, Children’s playground, Sports fields for softball and soccer, Cheviot hamlet Boat Dock and Park on the Hudson River, Dales Bridge Recreation Area on the Roeliff Jansen Creek, Lasher Park and boat dock Read more…

Germantown Schools

“The Germantown School District focus is on cultivating a learning community.  We strive for significant academic achievement; emphasize and reward admirable behaviors; recognize individual student success; make student collaborations a part the growth experience; and, build a work ethic that becomes a lifelong characteristic of our graduates.” Sue Brown Superintendent of Schools Germantown Central School Read more…

Businesses

Economic Development Committee The Germantown Economic Development Committee endeavors to advance and enhance existing and new Germantown businesses. In order to “Shop Germantown First” a business directory has been compiled indicating all the products and services available in our community. BUSINESS DIRECTORY The following businesses serve our area and are located in Germantown. Automobiles County Route Repairs, Read more…

Community Links

Germantown Library germantownlibrary.org Germantown Journal (blog) germantownjournal.com Germantown Central School www.germantowncsd.org Germantown Fire Department www.germantownfiredepartment.com Historic Parsonage (History Department) www.germantownnyhistory.org (Facebook: Germantown History Department) Germantownhistory@gmail.com The Reformed Church www.facebook.com/pages/The-Reformed-Church-of-Germantown/116473953605 Christ Lutheran Church www.angelfire.com/ny4/lutheranparish/history/Viewmonte/history.html Church of the Resurrection www.holytrinityhudson.org News Media The Columbia Paper, The Columbia Paper The Register Star, The Register Star Online Newsday Hudson Valley,  http://newyork.newsday.com/hudson/ Area Read more…

Fire Department

Founded in 1908, the Germantown Hose Company #1 is located on Main Street in the heart of Germantown. Our active volunteers are trained in fire suppression and rescue operations, and also provide mutual aid assistance to several neighboring communities.  The Department operates 2 engines, 1 engine/tanker, 1 heavy rescue truck, 1 light rescue/brush vehicle, 1 EMS van, Read more…

Emergency Services

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Call 911 for emergencies 518-828-3344 Columbia County Office of the Aging 325 Columbia St., Suite 231 Hudson NY 12534 518-828-4258 Columbia-Greene Humane Society 111 Humane Society Rd 518-828-6044 Dog Warden-Anthony Cidras  518-537-7224 Fire Control 518-828-4114 Germantown Fire Chief Mike Lawson 518-537-6685 Germantown Police Department 518-828-3344 NY State Police 518-851-2001 Poison Control Read more…

Library

Germantown Library sits next to Palatine Park in a garden setting with ample parking.  In addition to its own collection of books, DVDs and CDs it offers access to over 1.3 million items in the Mid-Hudson Library System.  Just request on-line at http://germantownlibrary.org.  In only a few days you will be notified by telephone that Read more…

Annual Community Events

Town-Wide Yard Sale In mid-May each year, the town of Germantown holds a town-wide yard sale. For a small fee, participants can get their name and location on a map that is made available to all shoppers. Memorial Day Parade Each Memorial Day the Town of Germantown hosts a parade down Main Street to Palatine Read more…

Comp Plan Review

UPDATED 6/19/2017: Town of Germantown Comprehensive Plan Final Draft The Town of Germantown Comprehensive Plan Committee will hold a public hearing on its draft 2017 Comprehensive Plan Update on June 1, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Germantown Town Hall.   Germantown SWOT Final Results 1-14-17 Comprehensive Plan Survey Results Comprehensive Plan Survey Results March 2017 Read more…

Local Waterfront Revitalization Committee

Documents Transcribed Comments From the Public Workshop DOS Work Plan Summary Germantown LWRP Info Sheet Task 07. Boundary Narrative Task 07. Boundary Map Task 08. Community Outreach Plan Task 09. Outreach Findings Report Task 11. Visioning Workshop