Clerk-Treasurer

Clerk-Treasurer

The Clerk-Treasurer is an elected official who serves as the fiscal officer and clerk for the Town.  Responsibilities include: 
  • Receives and cares for town money and pays out only on order of the legislative body;
  • Keeps accounting showing when and from where the clerk-treasurer has received town money and when and to whom the clerk-treasurer has paid town money;
  • Prescribes payroll and account forms for all town offices;
  • Manages the finances and accounts of the town and makes investments of town money;
  • Prepares for the legislative body the budget estimates of miscellaneous revenue, financial statements, and the proposed tax rate;
  • Issues all licenses authorized by statute and collects the fees fixed by ordinance;
  • Serve as clerk of the legislative body by attending its meetings and recording its proceedings;
  • Serves as ex-officio member of the town council solely for the purpose of casting the deciding vote to break a tie; and
  • Receives public records requests.


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Erica Salmon, Clerk - Treasurer