The Town Clerk, as secretary to the Town Board and Board of Trustees, attends all Town Board Meetings and is…More responsible for Town Board and Board of Trustees minutes, legal notices, certifications ot Town records and filing of change of zone applications. The Town Clerk is the Commissioner of Licenses for New York State for the issuing of Dog, Sporting and Marriages Licenses, Disability Parking Permits and authority for issuing of Bingo and Games of Chance Licenses, among others. This office also issues Local Licenses and Permits: Shellfish, Taxicab, Tow Truck, Peddler, Refuse, Automobile Junk Yard, Commuter Parking Permits, among others.
The Town Clerk serves as the Registrar of Vital Statistics for the issuance and filing of Birth and Death Certificates, serves as Commissioner of Elections for Special Elections held within the Town and is Records Management Officer. As Records Management Officer, the Town Clerk maintains jurisdiction of the Records Center and Archives, and oversees the Town's Records Management Program. As Marriage Officer for the Town of Huntington, the Town Clerk has authority to perform Civil Marriage Ceremonies.
The staff of the Town Clerk's Office is equipped to provide the general public, residents and non-residents, attorneys, accountants and other professionals with information on varied subjects including, but not limited to, local government types of services available, town ordinances, licenses, and permit requirements. Not only is the function of the office to help residents that walk into Town Hall, but a vast amount of work is also generated through the mail and by telephone.