The duties of the Village Clerk include responsibility for the care and custody of all official records and documents of the Village, for protection and preservation of the Village's past history, administration of all municipal and special elections, the accurate record of Board of Trustee proceedings, actions and documentation of Board of Trustee Meetings, administering the Village's records management program, receiving and filing claims against the Village, maintenance of the Village Code and providing research and information services to the public and Village personnel.
The Village Clerk's Office provides a current list of Village Boards and Commissions. Village Board of Trustee Minutes are prepared by the Village Clerk and are the permanent record of proceedings of each Board of Trustee meeting.
Other services that are available in the Village Clerk's Office include:
- Municipal Parking Permits
- Alarm Permits
- Taxicab Licenses
- Freedom of Information
- Handicapped Parking Permits
- Registrar of Vital Statistics, i.e., Birth Certificates, Death Certificates
Marriage licenses and dog licenses may be obtained through the Town of Rye https://www.townofryeny.com/