Emergency Disaster Preparedness

The Town of Highlands is committed to providing a safe environment for people to live, work and recreate.  Town Residents can take great pride in the professionalism and skill of our Responders and the entire emergency management team.  The Emergency Management Committee was established to best position the Town to prevent, respond to, and recover from natural and man-made disasters.  The Committee meets monthly and is chaired by the Emergency Management Director, who is a member of the Town Board, with the assistance of the Town Emergency Management Coordinator.  The following organizations/agencies are represented

  • The Highland Falls Village Board
  • Town of Highlands Police Department
  • Fort Montgomery Fire Department
  • Town of Highlands Volunteer Ambulance Corps
  • Town of Highlands Highway Department
  • Highland Falls Police Department
  • Highland Falls Fire Department
  • Highland Falls Department of Public Works
  • Fort Montgomery Highland Falls Central School District
  • U.S. Military Academy 

The Committee is in the final stages of revising the Town’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP).  Please check back this summer to view the CEMP.

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