The City of Johnstown operates under a Strong Mayor form of the Mayor-Council government system. The strong mayor form of government is headed by the mayor who serves as the city’s chief executive and the council who serve as the city’s legislative body.
Located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains and only 40 minutes away from some of upstate NY's most happening cities, the City of Johnstown has much to offer in terms of WORKING, LIVING and PLAYING.
The City of Johnstown provides its residents and businesses with a wide variety of high quality services. Enjoy clean parks, fresh drinking water, efficient trash and snow removal, educational opportunities and professional emergency response services that are offered from one of the many City Departments and Offices.