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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.