In the Town of Sherburne the Town Clerk is charged with tasks ranging from Registrar of Vital Statistics to Recording Secretary and Records Manager. The Town Clerk position encompasses the Tax Collector for the Town of Sherburne.
This is a detailed job requiring careful monitoring of the NBT Bank software, working daily with the bank during tax collection, sending out of the taxes and escrows, correcting tax statements whether it be apportionments and/or tax errors. Compiling unpaid taxes, monthly fiscal reports to county and end of year tax summaries and return of taxes to county and much more.
The Registrar issues 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. The Town 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 Town Clerk also issues New York State licenses and permits including marriage, dog, and handicap parking.