Acting Town Clerk / Assistant Town Administrator
Assistant Town Clerk
Records Manager and Compliance Officer
General Powers & Duties:
The Easton Town Clerk is appointed by the Town Administrator. He holds the rank of department head. State law provides that the Town Clerk is the official keeper of the Town Seal and the Town's Oath Book. He, and both members of his staff, also are Notaries Public and have the authority to notarize documents signed in their presence. The Town Clerk serves as the custodian of Town records and official documents. He is responsible for the maintenance, preservation and disposition of all Town records. He is required by state law to ensure that Town records are readily available for public inspection.
The Open Meeting Law - General Information
Notice from Town Clerk regarding Executive SessionsMay 19, 2010
Notice from Town Clerk regarding changes to the Open Meeting Law, effective July 1, 2010.
Registrar of Vital Records and Statistics:
The Town Clerk also acts as the Town Registrar of Vital Records and Statistics. He accepts for filing and maintains records of all births, deaths and marriages that occur in Easton. The Town Clerk is authorized to issue certified copies of birth, death and marriage records, and administers adoption and record-change depositions. There is no fee for filing a vital record, however there is a fee for obtaining a certified copy of a vital record. The fee is $20.00 for the first copy and $10.00 for each additional copy (if requested when obtaining first copy). Anyone may inspect vital records (except out of wedlock birth records may be inspected only by those individuals named on the record) for the cost of retrieval.
Located at: 136 Elm St., N. Easton, MA 02356
|Monday||8:30 A.M. to 7:30 P.M.|
|Tuesday||8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.|
|Wednesday||8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.|
|Thursday||8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.|
|Friday||8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.|
Following a Monday holiday when Town Hall Offices are closed, Town Hall will be open until 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday.