It is the Office of the City Clerk's mission to be a primary provider of information and quality services to the community while performing a myriad of tasks to achieve established goals and comply with state and local statutes.
Records found in this office are: Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Marriage Licenses, Zoning Decisions, Meeting Records, Annual Reports and Special Reports to City Meeting, records of elections and lists of those who have served the city in elective or appointive office.
This office issues a number of licenses such as marriage licenses, dog licenses, DBA Certificates, raffles and bazaar permits. The Town Clerk maintains records of amendments to the City Charter and Zoning By-Law and references to accepted State Statutes.
This office accepts the required postings for all public meetings and maintains the public meetings calendar. The department conducts the Annual Census and maintains the voter lists, and also conducts all Federal, State and Local elections.