The Town Clerk issues birth and death certificates, birth and death transcripts and burial transit permits and is responsible for keeping a permanent record of all births, deaths and marriages that occur within the town since 1884. The Clerk acts as custodian of all permanent town records and maintains a record of adopted ordinances and local laws, oaths of office, resignations, proofs of publication and posting, annual budgets, assessment rolls and fiscal reports.
As Recording Secretary, the Town Clerk keeps a permanent record of all Town Board meetings and public hearings. The Deputy Town Clerk keeps a record of Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals meetings. The Town Clerk also issues many New York State licenses and permits including marriage, dog, and handicap parking.