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Welcome to Pawling

Nestled in the foothills of the Berkshires, Pawling is a community of abundance. Country vistas, unique homes and a quaint Village welcome all. Town residents enjoy the oldest municipality owned golf course in America, a dozen tennis courts, two lakes, over 300 acres of parkland. The Great Swamp, Appalachian Trail and Nature Conservancy offer outdoor enthusiasts opportunities aplenty. In a community steeped in benevolence, dozens of volunteer organizations provide everything from tours of Washington's headquarters to a staffed Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center.

The Town of Pawling Town Board is in search of interested candidates to join the new Inter-Municipal Ethics Board (IMEB). The Town has joined the neighboring municipalities of Beekman, Dover, East Fishkill, and the Village of Pawling to establish this Board. The IMEB would oversee and make determinations on any possible ethics violations that could occur within these 5 municipalities. Any potential members would have to be a Town of Pawling resident of 18 years of age, in order to be appointed as the Town’s representative. 

Interested candidates are asked to submit their resume, cover letter, and references to Town Legislative Aide Joseph D. Cavaccini at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and or to 160 Charles Colman Boulevard, Pawling, NY 12564.

As we enter the New Year, I would like to take the time to reflect on what we have accomplished, together, as a community. First, I’d like to thank our amazing team of department heads, employees, and elected officials for all that they do in offering valued services to our residents; they truly keep this government functioning to the highest standards of efficiency. I continue to have the upmost appreciation for our residents, either Town or Village, you support our programs, parks, and services. Whether you are an annual permit holder at the Transfer Station, or at the beach at Lakeside Park, thank you for making use of all our great Town has to offer...

CLICK HERE TO READ THE REST OF THE  pdf 2022 Year End Summary. (146 KB)

On November 29, 2022 the last weir boards at the Whaley Lake Dam were removed for the season. The lake level was at the bottom of the lowest weir board. Water release valve has been closed and the water will go over spillway naturally.