Welcome to the on-line portal to the Town Clerk's office, open 24/7!
Essler, Town Clerk
The Town Clerk's Office is the center of town government. The Town Clerk maintains Town Board records and publishes notices of public hearings. As the Registrar, the Town Clerk keeps birth and death records, issues birth and death certificates and burial permits and conducts genealogical searches. The Town Clerk is an elected office with a four-year term.
The Town Clerk provides the following services:
| Dog Licenses | Death Certificates
| Election Information
All dogs over the age of four (4) months must be licensed. Dog licenses must be renewed every year and the fees are as follows:
Spayed / Neutered
dogs $ 10.00
Unspayed / Unneutered dogs $15.00
Replacement ID tags $ 3
Hunting / Fishing Licenses
New York State Conservation Licenses may be obtained at the Town Clerk's Office. Hunters should bring their driver's license and either an old hunting license or a hunter education certificate when applying. Old backtags are not valid proof of eligibility. Fishing licenses are required for persons 16 years of age and older. A driver's license or driver's permit are eligible forms of identification. Fees vary according to license type:
|Senior Sportsman / Fishing (65 years of age of older)|
|Small Game / Big Game Combination|
|Sportsman (small & big game & fishing)|
|SuperSportsman (small & big game, fishing, archery, muzzleloading & turkey)|
|Conservation Legacy (SuperSportsman plus the Conservationist Magazine)|
|Fishing (7 consecutive days)|
|Archery (bow hunting)|
|Turkey Permit (includes Fall & Spring)|
|Junior Small Game|
|Junior Archery (bow hunting)|
|Non - Resident Licenses:|
|7-day fishing (consecutive days)|
|Archery (bow hunting)|
More information can
be obtained at the New York State Department of Environmental
Conservation website. www.dec.state.ny.us
The Town Clerk is responsible for issuing a New York State Marriage License to qualified applicants as well as recording the marriage with the New York State Department of Health. The marriage record is on file in this office and in Albany.
Licenses to marry in New York State may be obtained from the Town Clerk's office regardless of the residence of either of the parties. Once the license is issued and the 24-hour waiting period has passed, the ceremony must be performed within 60 days and can be performed anywhere in New York State.
In order to obtain a marriage license, the applicants must present photo ID (drivers license or passport) and their birth certificate. Both applicants must appear in person. Marriage license applicants whose previous marriage(s) ended in divorce, annulment or death of a spouse, must provide proof of dissolution of all previous marriage(s) by presenting a certified copy of Divorce or Annulment decrees and/or a certified copy of a Death Certificate for each previous marriage. Blood tests are no longer required.
The fee for obtaining a New York State Marriage License is $40 payable by cash, check or money order to the Nunda Town Clerk . Additional Certified Transcripts of Marriage are available for $10 per copy. (click here for the application)
Licenses are issued
by the Nunda Town Clerk's office from 8:30 a.m. through 4:00
p.m. Monday through Friday. After-hours appointments are
available upon request.
Certified Copy: $10
All births that occurred in the Town of Nunda are filed with the Town Clerk and a birth certificate is issued. Our birth records go back to 1886. A certified copy of a birth certificate is available for $10 (cash, check or money order payable to: Nunda Town Clerk) to an applicant eligible to receive it. Application forms are available from the Town Clerk's office.
A certified copy or a certified transcript of a birth certificate may be issued only: (click here for the application)
All deaths that occur in the Town of Nunda are filed with the Town Clerk. Our death records go back to 1893. Certified copies are provided for $10 per copy (cash or check/money order payable to: Nunda Town Clerk) to an eligible person or family member. Application forms are available from the Town Clerk's office.
A certified copy or
a certified transcript of a death certificate may be issued
only: (click here for the application)
Information from records of birth, death and marriage are available for genealogical research purposes. The information may be released for genealogy research subject to the following requirements:
The Town Clerk is a Notary Public. We are available during regular business hours. Proper identification (driver's license or non-driver's ID) must be submitted and the person signing must be present. This service is free.
Freedom of Information
The Freedom of Information Law provides that all records be accessible to the public except for those records that fall within specific exemptions. Records can be obtained from the Town by submitting the request in writing either by mail or by stopping by the Town Clerk's Office. A fee of $.25 per page is charged.
U.S. citizens 18 years of age and older are eligible to vote, provided they are properly registered. All voter registration is done by mail. Forms are available at the Town Clerk's Office, and may be picked up in person or will be mailed upon request. The registration form must be completed and mailed to the Livingston County Board of Elections, 6 Court Street, Geneseo, NY 14424.
Applying for an absentee ballot is a two-step process. Application forms are available from the Board of Elections or from the Town Clerk's Office and must be completed and returned to the Livingston County Board of Elections, 6 Court Street, Geneseo, NY 14454. The Board of Elections will then mail the ballot to the applicant. The ballot must be filled out and returned before the deadline specified by the Board of Elections.
Each year the Livingston County Board of Elections appoints and trains elections workers to work at the Town polling locations during the fall elections. If you would like to serve your fellow residents as an Election Inspector, please contact the Town Clerk's Office at 585.468.5177. The pay is $140 per day and inspectors are expected to work a 16-hour day (5:30 am – 9:30 pm). Assignment is contingent upon positions being available.
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