Town Clerk

 Town of Washington Town Clerk

Mary E. Alex – Town Clerk, Tax Collector, Vital Registrar
Irene C. Wing – Deputy Town Clerk, Deputy Tax Collector and Sub Registrar
Tel (845)677-3419
Fax (845)677-2085

Hours:  Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM and 1:30 – 3:00 PM


Town Clerk Mary Alex has been proudly serving the community since 1993.  The office of the Town Clerk is the hub around which Town business revolves. Town Clerk Alex and Deputy Clerk Wing strive to provide every visitor with prompt, courteous and reliable service.  The Town Clerk, elected every four years, serves as the Tax Collector, Licensing Agent and the Records Management Officer of the Town.   Custodian of all the records, the Clerk is responsible for active files, disposition of inactive records and protection of the archives.

As Secretary to the Town Board, the Clerk is responsible for providing meeting notices, preparing and maintaining the minutes of Town Board meetings and the preparation of claims for review by the Town Board.  While the Town Clerk attends all Town Board meetings, she is not a member of the Town Board and has no vote on matters coming before such board.

The Town Clerk serves as the Registrar of Vital Statistics issuing Birth certificates, Marriage Licenses, Death certificates and Burial Transit permits, as well as filing the records with the New York State Department of Health.

In the Town of Washington, the Town Clerk is responsible for the day to day activities of all town departments, except the Highway Department, maintains the Town website and is responsible for a variety of personnel and human resource matters.   Town Clerk Alex is a Notary Public, providing complimentary services to Town residents.

The Town Clerk:

Town Board Minutes

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