Town of
Hartwick
Otsego County, NY
 Officials 

Town Clerk/ Tax Collector

Elected
April 23rd, 2018 - December 31st, 2018
Description:
 

 



 

 

Services and Licenses available at the Town Clerk's Office include:

  • Registrar of Vital Statistics
  • Document Certification
  • Sporting Licenses
  • Handicapped Parking Permits
  • Voter Registration Forms/Absentee Ballot applications
  • Dog Licenses
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Records Management
  • Water Rent Collection
  • Real Property Tax Collection (1/1 - 4/30 yearly)
  • Faxes and Photocopies
  • General Information

 

The Town Tax Collector is responsible for the collection of Real Property Taxes only during the months of January through April each year.  Payment of taxes after April 30th must be made directly to the County Treasurer's Office (607-547-4235). 

 

School taxes are to be paid directly to the School Tax Collector at 38 Linden Avenue, Coopersotwn, NY  13326.

 

The Town Tax Collector also works with the Assessor's Office to aid in the update of Real Property information.

Responsibilities:

The Town Clerk's duties are mandated by Federal, State, and Local Law and, in addition to licensing authority, include the following:

  • attends all Town Board meetings and authors the minute books of the Board
  • as Records Management Officer, is the legal custodian of the Town Records
  • is the Administrator of the Freedom of Information Law
  • as Filing Officer of the Town, is responsible for administration and filing of numerous documents, including local laws, oaths of office, resignations, petitions, fiscal reports, burial permits
  • responsible for publication of legal notices
  • processes all claims for payment of purchases
  • maintains legal signboard
  • collects water rent quarterly
  • collects real property taxes during January through April of each year.
Officials:
Andrea Claudy Vazquez ()
Phone: 607-293-8123