Recreational Facilities

Cheviot Park is a small, 1/3 acre park located at the end of Cheviot Road near the southern Town boundary. The park includes a concrete boat launch, two floating docks, picnic tables, charcoal grills, and fishing access. The gravel parking area has space for approximately 10 cars or trailers. At low tide, look for the Read more…


Economic Development Advisory Committee The Germantown Economic Development Advisory 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. Art & Read more…

Community Links

Germantown Library www.germantownlibrary.org Germantown Central School www.germantowncsd.org Germantown Fire Department www.germantownfiredepartment.com Historic Parsonage (History Department) www.germantownnyhistory.org Columbia Greene Community College www.sunycgcc.edu/ Columbia County Sheriff’s Office www.columbiacountysheriff.us/ New York State Police www.troopers.ny.gov/Contact_Us/Troop_Information/Troop_K/ The Reformed Church www.facebook.com/pages/The-Reformed-Church-of-Germantown/116473953605 Church of the Resurrection www.holytrinityhudson.org Columbia County Office for the Aging https://sites.google.com/a/columbiacountyny.com/columbia-county-office-for-the-aging/ Senior Care and Assisted Living Guide https://www.caring.com/senior-living/assisted-living/new-york  

Emergency Services

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Call 911 for emergencies 518-828-3344 Dog Warden-Anthony Cidras 518-821-9197 Fire Control 518-828-4114 Germantown Fire Chief Mike Lawson 518-537-6685 NY State Police 518-851-2001 Poison Control 914-331-3131 518-445-3131 Sewer District George Sharpe – 518-537-6687 Emergency -518-821-8165 Maintenance Emergency Anthony Cidras-518-821-9197    

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

Final Comprehensive Plan Final Comp Plan     Germantown SWOT Final Results 1-14-17 Comprehensive Plan Survey Results Comprehensive Plan Survey Results March 2017 Downloadable PDF of Comprehensive Plan Survey Results Comprehensive Plan Final Comments Results June 2017

Local Waterfront Revitalization Committee and WAC

LWRP Member: Jennifer Crawford, Chair Tony Albino Christina Bohnsack John Borchert Amy Davison Ellen Epstein Jo Hills Barbara Hughey Martin Overington Billy Shannon Karen Targove Meeting Minutes & Videos May 4, 2020 Minutes Zoom Link Password: 2B^7^%#3 June 1, 2020 Minutes Zoom Link Password: 6I++6ks! July 13, 2020 Minutes Zoom Link Password: 1o+!?Ush August 10, 2020 Read more…


Pippa Biddle – CHAIR Ben Davidson Amy Davison Sarah Suarez Tracy Martin Genette Picicci Oehlke Tony Albino   Meeting Minutes & Videos June 26, 2020 Approved Minutes

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