Village Clerk

The Village Clerk is a public official, appointed by the Mayor and Board of Trustees to a two-year term. The position reports directly to the Mayor and Village Manager.

The Village Clerk is the custodian of all records kept, held, filed, produced or reproduced by, with or for the Village, in any physical form and is responsible for the administrative work of the Village. 

The Clerk's Office issues various permits including:  Alarm, Block Party, Film, Dog Park, Parking, Handicapped Parking, Solicitation/Peddler's, Film and Vendors in the park permits.

The Village Clerk is responsible for the issuance of dog licenses in the Village. All dogs that have reached the age of four months must be licensed per New York State law.

The Village Clerk serves as the Registrar of Vital Statistics and maintains and issues certified copies of birth and death records of the Village. These records are limited and pertain only to persons who are actually born or pass away within the Village of Croton-on-Hudson.

The Village Clerk serves as the Public Access Information Officer and processes requests for records under the Freedom of Information Law.

In Croton, the Village Clerk serves as the Personnel Officer, responsible for posting job openings, receiving employment applications, maintaining all personnel files, canvassing of all Civil Service lists, and acting as liaison between Westchester County Department of Human Resources and employees.

This Village Clerk serves as Health Benefits Administrator responsible for enrollment of medical, dental and life insurance policies and updates as required.

The Village Clerk is an authorized retailer for E-ZPass.

The Village Clerk is a Notary Public. Notarization is provided to residents for free for village documents; all other documents can be notarized at a cost of $2.00 per signature.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Pauline DiSanto Village Clerk / Deputy Manager