The Town of Germantown government consists of a five person Town Board, including a Supervisor, elected to four year terms. Additionally there is a Town Court, and an appointed Zoning Board of Appeals, Planning Board and History Department. The town also has a small police force, fire department and Highway Department. The volunteer Economic Development Committee, Parks and Recreation Commission, Public Safety Commission,the Communications Committee and Sidewalk Committee provide additional support. Town Hall general office hours are Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to noon.