Town Clerk's Office

About the Clerk's Office


The Town Clerk's Office is often thought to be the center of town government as it provides a wide variety of services that are essential to our residents.

Our Town Clerk, Kathy Harrington-McDonell and her First Deputy Nicole Cheff and Second Deputy Nancy Rosie are available to help you Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. We are  open Tuesday evenings until 7 p.m. 


Questions


If you have any questions you can reach the office by calling 716-694-6441, by fax at 716-694-5419, or by email.

Services


Records Management Officer


All Freedom of Information (FOIL) requests are administered through the Town Clerk's Office. Accessible records are available for inspection during regular business hours.

The Town Clerk is also responsible for maintaining the public signboard, records the proceedings of the Town meetings and keeps the formal record of all Town actions. 

Filing Officer


The filing officer maintains records of:
  • Adopted Town Codes and Local Laws
  • Annual budget
  • Fiscal reports
  • Oath of Office
  • Proof of publications

Licensing Officer


The licensing officer issues state licenses / permits including:
  • Bingo/Games of Chance
  • Dog
  • Parking Permits for Disabilities (town residents only)
  • Hunting/fishing
  • Marriage
  • Peddlers permits

Tax Collection - County Tax Only


The County Tax Bills are mailed at the end of December are are due without penalty if paid by January 31. Tax payments may be made in person at Town Hall, 2800 Church Road, during normal business hours or at the M&T Bank located at 880 Military Road. M&T Bank will accept checks only.  

The New York State Tax Law (Real Property law 922) makes it the responsibility of the property owner to know that taxes are due, even if you do not receive a bill.  

Registrar of Vital Records


We are custodian of all birth, death, burial permits, and marriage certificates occurring within the town. We also have access to genealogical records.