Town Clerk, Tax Collector, Registrar & Records Management Office
Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm
FOIL & COPIES
The Freedom of Information Law (Public Officers Law, Article 6) is New York State’s principal statute on providing for public access to the records of government. The records access officer is responsible for ensuring appropriate agency response to public requests for access to records.
Certain records or portions thereof are excepted from disclosure under authority of Public Officers Law Section 87.2 (a-1). These records include those which:
A denial of access must be in writing, stating the reason for denial and advising your right to an appeal.
How to Appeal When You’ve Been Denied Access
If you’ve been denied access by the Records Access Office, you will be notified by them in writing. You have a right to appeal, but you must do so within 30 days. An appeal must be filed in writing and mailed to:
This office collects taxes with installments January 1st through May 31st.
Tax Payments are now accepted via credit, debit or ACH electronic check by clicking on the Pay My Taxes icon below. Please note that there is a convenience fee per transaction. This fee is forwarded to the payment processor that provides this service, the convenience fee does not go to the Town of Clayton. Convenience fees are as follows: Visa, Mastercard and Discover credit: 2.45%, Visa debit: $3.95 flat fee; ACH/E-check: $1.75 flat fee. Please call the Town Clerk/Tax Collector’s Office at 315-686-3512 with any questions.