Officials


Carol R. Hutton
Town Clerk

Carol R Hutton

(716) 662-6410
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Description:

 

Public Relations Officer:  Must be dedicated to the community.  Her office is the center of local government and conveys a lasting impression of the community to all who enter.

 

Responsibilities:

Receiver of Taxes: The Town Clerk is responsible for the billing and collection of School andTown/County taxes.

 

Recording Secretary: Authors of the only official minute books. The only official record of the activities of Town government. The resulting volumes are retained permanently for legal and historic purposes. Few individuals are entrusted with a responsibility of this magnitude.

 

Records Management Officer: Custodian of all Town records, responsible for active files, storage and disposition of inactive records and the careful maintenance of archival material. Administrator of the Freedom of Information Law which guarantees your right to know the working of government.

 

Filing Officer:   Maintains records of adopted Town Ordinances and local laws, Town Oaths of Office, resignations, petitions, proof of publications, annual budgets, fiscal reports, notices of lien, subpoena and court actions, zoning ordinances and maps. Maintains public sign board, advertises and receives bids for purchase of Town material, files burial permits from cemeteries located within the Town.

 

Licensing Officer: Issues State licenses/permits, including marriage, dog, conservation (hunting and fishing), games of chance, bingo and handicapped parking. Issues Town licenses/permits mandated by Local Law (e.g. transient merchants/peddlers, parks, etc.).

 

Registrar of Vital Statistics: The Town Clerk is appointed keeper of all birth and death records within a community, issuing birth and death certificates, burial permits, as well as conducting genealogical searches.

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