The Town Clerk's Office
Town Clerk Patricia Frentzel announced that the 2016 Town/County Tax Bills have been mailed. If you have changed banks, have paid off your mortgage or do not have an escrow account and did not receive a tax bill, please contact the Town Clerk's office at 773-9600 ext. 620 or 600. The office will be open extras hours on Friday February 12 - 8:30am - 6:00pm, Saturday February 13 - 9:00am - 12:00pm and Tuesday February 16 - 8:30am - 6:00pm. The office will be closed Monday February 15. Checks should be made payable to Town Clerk. The last day to pay without penalty is February 16. Envelopes must show a legible postmark of February 16 to be accepted on time. Taxpayers should call the office for correct amounts for payments made February 17 and later. Payments can be made until June 30, 2016. After this date, payments must be sent to the County.
ONLINE TAX RECEIPTS AND PAYMENTS - SERVICE FEES APPLY
DEBIT AND CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED AT COUNTER - SERVICE FEES APPLY
The Office of the Town Clerk is a direct link between the residents and their local government. The Town Clerk's Office issues and collects fees for state licenses and permits: marriage, dog, hunting and fishing, games of chance; and permits for handicapped parking, and town licenses and permits mandated by Local Law: building, site plans, public improvement, hawkers/peddlers, special use. Some of the application forms for these licenses and permit are located online in our e-gov section.
The Town Clerk attends all Town Board meetings and keeps a written record of all proceedings. These minutes are the official record of the activities of town government and are retained permanently for legal and historic purposes.
The Town Clerk is custodian of all town records and archival material and administrator of the Freedom of Information Law, which guarantees the public to know the workings of government.
The Town Clerk is coordinator for Primary and General Elections, overseeing polling places, equipment, and election inspectors.
As Registrar of Vital Statistics, the Town Clerk is keeper of birth and death records within the community and issues birth and death certificates and burial permits.
The Town Clerk's Office is also responsible for the collection of property taxes, water bills, water and sewer rentals, water and sewer taps and water meter deposits.
Passport/photo applications can be processed through the Town Clerk’s Office. Information can be obtained by calling the Clerk’s Office at 773-9600 x 600.
The Town Clerk and the Deputy Town Clerks are Notary Publics. We are available during normal business hours. Proper identification must be submitted and the person must sign their document in our presence. This service is free.