Town Clerk

The Town Clerk is an elected position. The term is three years.

Many of the duties of the Town Clerk are governed by Federal, State and Local By-Laws. The following is a list of some of the duties carried out by the Town Clerk: Chief Registrar of Voters, Chief Election Official, Recording Officer, Registrar of Vital Records, Public Records Official, Supervisor of Voter Registration, and Licensing Officer.

The Town Clerk:

  • prepares local election ballots, oversees the polling place and all elections and election related activities.
  • records and certifies all actions of the Town Meeting, submits any By-Law or Zoning By-Law amendments to the Attorney General's Office.
  • posts all hearing and meeting notices.
  • records and administers Oath of Office, and records all Appointments and Resignations of all Town officials.
  • issues Fuel Storage Licenses, Raffle/Bazaar Permits, Dog Licenses, Certified requests for Public Records, Business Certificates " D/B/A" , Marriage Licenses.
  • conducts the Annual Municipal Census, commonly known as the "Street List" every January
  • assists the public with genealogical research.

Staff Contacts


Town Clerk

413-498-2901 x112