The Town Hall is currently open
You MUST wear a face mask or face covering and observe social distancing

Get updated information on COVID-19 at:


​For more information go to the  Tompkins County Health Department website:

Phone: 607-274-6604

A hotline is available for New Yorkers to call for information about COVID-19: 1-888-364-3065.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:




World Health Organization:




The Town of Groton is seeking an individual to fill a vacant position on the Town of Groton Zoning Board of appeals. 

Applications are available at the Town Clerk’s Office

at 101 Conger Boulevard or CLICK HERE.

 Returned to the Town Clerk’s Office, PO Box 36, Groton, NY 13073; or email to; or drop off in person.

CLICK HERE to view 2021 Preliminary Budget

Please Note: The Official Newspaper for the Town of Groton is now the Cortland Standard.  All Legal Notices required by law will be published in the Cortland Standard.  They will also be posted on this website. View by clicking the Notices Tab .

Information About Town Services and Contact Information

  • Town Clerk's Office - Is open with required safety precautions from 8am - 4pm, Monday - Friday.  Please limit the number of people that you bring with you and continue to use these alternate ways to contact us or send in applications if possible:  Town Clerk, April Scheffler: Phone 607‐898‐5035; Fax 607‐898‐3086; email; mailing address: PO Box 36, Groton, NY 13073. 


  • Town Court - Please call 607-898-3711 for updated information on current Court services and when it will open.

  • Building Permits and Inspections ‐ Building permits are again being issued.  Applications are available by CLICKING HERE or contacting the Town Clerk's Office.  For any questions on building permits or the Code, contact Rick Fritz at 607‐591‐9898 or


  • Applications for Subdivision, Site Plan Review, and Variances ‐ Please call the Town Clerk's Office for information.


  • Highway Department ‐ Is currently open.  You can contact the Highway Superintendent, Mike Perkins at 607‐898‐3110. You can also leave a message with the Town Clerk by phone or email.  If there is an emergency situation on a town road and no one is available, call 911.


  • Town Supervisor ‐ The Supervisor, Don Scheffler, will be regularly checking phone messages and emails and will return your messages.  Phone 607‐898‐5102; email

Public Hearing on 2021 Preliminary Town Budget

Public Hearing on 2021 Fire & Ambulance Contracts


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Groton will hold a Public Hearing on the 2021 Preliminary Budget at the Town Hall, 101 Conger Boulevard, Groton, New York, at 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, as part of the Regular Monthly Meeting.  Said Preliminary Budget will be available for inspection at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours and online at  All interested citizens will have the opportunity to give written and oral comment. 


Pursuant to Section 113 of the Town Law, the proposed salaries of the following Town Officers are as follows: Supervisor- $12,880.00;     Town Clerk & Tax Collector - $54,658.00; Highway Superintendent - $73,100.00; Councilperson (4) - $ 3,907.00 ea.


FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Section 184 of the Town Law, that a hearing on the 2021 Fire Protection and Ambulance Service Contracts will be held on October 13, 2020, immediately following the Preliminary Budget Hearing.  The proposed contracts with the Fire Company in the Groton Fire Protection District are hereby specified as follows: Groton Fire Department - $147,500.00; Ambulance Service - $168,500.00


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