The Town Clerk’s Office is a multifaceted office that is charged with acting as the chief records keeper for the town. The Town Clerk’s Office maintains the minutes for all Town Board meetings, the Zoning Board, the Accessory Apartment Review Board, the Planning Board, and all other boards governing the town. This office has records dating back to 1827, of town laws, resolutions, ordinances, and other town business, in original form and on micro-film. There are four basic functions that this office performs, which are described below.
The Town Clerk performs four basic functions that include records management, registrar of vital statistics, marriage officer, and licensing officer. Find answers to the frequently asked questions by selecting one of the following topics:
The Town Clerk’s Office maintains all active files and stores inactive files in the town’s archives. Records can be retrieved by use of a computerized filing system.
Registrar of Vital Statistics
The Clerk’s Office is the keeper and issuer of all birth and death records and files burial permits for cemeteries located within the town.
A person of legal age or with parental permission can obtain a marriage license from the clerk and Town Residents can have wedding services performed. Proper identification is required when applying for a license.
The Town Clerk’s Office has the authority to issue state and town licenses and permits for various things, such as: