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Press Release: City To Begin Ash Tree Removal in Thompson Park


To slow the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) throughout Thompson Park and minimize future risks associated with EAB infested ash trees, Department of Public Works staff will begin the first phase of ash tree removal in Thompson Park as early as…

DRI Streetscape Project Survey


PRESS RELEASE: The City of Watertown invites residents and stakeholders to complete an online survey to provide feedback on proposed streetscape improvements in downtown Watertown. The goal of the project is to increase pedestrian comfort and safety…

Central St Construction


Central St work begins Monday September 20 more details here

Call for Artists For Downtown Watertown Public Art Project


The City of Watertown was awarded funds through the NYS Downtown Revitalization Initiative to create a Public Artproject in Public Square. The City seeks to commission an artist, or artistic team, to design and execute an originalwork(s) of art such…

Employment Opportunities


Parks & Recreation employment opportunities:Employment.pdf 

Cares Act Small Business Relief Program


CARES Act Small Business Relief Program - Overview and Application Form.pdf The City Council of the City of Watertown is announcing a financial relief program for small businesses within the City, funded with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)…

Curbside Bulk Pickup 2021


The City of Watertown will again provide residential curbside service to City of Watertown residents.  This on-demand bulk item collection service will run June 7th thru September 30th, 2021.Curbside Pickup 2021 Flyer.pdf 

Winter Restriction Notice


The Watertown Police Department and Department of Public Works would like to remind Watertown residents of the two following weather related municipal codes:§ 265-11.1 Snow or other...§ 293-21c – All night seasonal parkingAdditional Information