It is the mission of the Town Clerk's Office to be a primary provider of information and quality services to the community, and to work cooperatively and in coordination with Town Officials and Departments, while performing a wide-range of functions to achieve established goals and to comply with state and local statutes.
The Clerk's Office is responsible for recording and making certified copies of a wide variety of Town records. These include:
Historic District Commission Decisions
Town Meeting Records
Zoning Board of Appeals Decisions
The Office issues a number of licenses and permits - marriage, dog, business certificates (DBA) and raffle permits.
The Clerk's Office conducts the Annual Town Census, and serves as the Town's liaison to federal officials for the decennial federal census. In conjunction with the Board of Registrars, the Clerk's Office registers voters and conducts all local, state and federal elections.