The Clerk's Office, located in Village Hall, is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Village Clerk is appointed to a two-year term. The Clerk has custody of all Village records, papers, books and communications, as well as the reports and communications of the Board of Trustees.
At meetings of the Board of Trustees, the Village Clerk serves as Clerk of the Board and keeps records of the meetings. The Clerk is responsible for preparing and preserving the minutes of their meetings. In addition, the Clerk compiles a record of all Village resolutions and local laws.
The Clerk's Office issues various licenses and permits including: annual parking permits for the business district, handicapped permits, peddler's permits, sidewalk café permits, film permits and taxi licenses/permits.
The Vital Statistics office is also part of the Clerk's office. The Registrar of Vital Records maintains and issues certified copies of birth and death records of the Village.
The Village Clerk is the Public Access Information Officer and processes all requests for records under the Freedom of Information Law.
The Village Clerk also provides tax records, collection of taxes and is a Notary Public.
Village Elections are held every year on the first Tuesday in November, (Election Day). Elected positions include Mayor (1), (2-year term), Trustee (6), (2-year terms), and Village Justice (1), 4-year term.
Voter Registration forms and absentee ballots are available from the Village Clerk, but must be sent to the Westchester County Board of Elections for processing. Completed forms may not be sent to Village Hall. Forms are also available online at the Board of Elections website. Polling Places are open 6:00am - 9:00pm on Election Day. To confirm your polling place, call the Board of Elections at: 914-995-5700.
- Category: Village Clerk
- Published on 26 September 2012
For the General Election on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, the Westchester County Board of Elections in White Plains handles all VOTER REGISTRATION and ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
Important dates to note:
October 12, 2012 – LAST DAY to POSTMARK voter registration form or PRESENT IN PERSON to Westchester County Board of Elections.
October 30, 2012 – LAST DAY to POSTMARK absentee ballot.
November 5, 2012 – LAST DAY to PRESENT IN PERSON absentee ballot to Westchester County Board of Elections.
Voter registration and absentee ballot application forms can be downloaded and printed at www.westchestergov.com/boe.
For complete information regarding all voter and election information, including online forms, in New York State go to http://www.elections.ny.gov/
Westchester County Board of Elections
25 Quarropas Street
White Plains, NY 10601
Hours Monday - Friday between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Absentee Ballots (914) 995-5285
Registrations (914) 995-5713
Financial Disclosures (914) 995-5292
Maps/Enrollment Lists (914) 995-5712
Other Information (914) 995-5700