To pay taxes online please click the above Tax Glance link.
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m Monday through Thursday (except holidays)
For your convenience, the Town Clerk’s office does not close during the lunch hour.
Liz Dishaw, Town Clerk
Debra Hunsberger, Deputy Town Clerk
The Town Clerk’s Office can assist with the following:
The Town Clerk provides notary services to the public.
The Town Clerk collects for town and county taxes.
The Town Clerk collects payments for town water bills only.
Registrar of Vital Statistics:
Birth and death certificates are filed with the Registrar of Vital Statistics only if the birth or death occurred within the town limits. Certified copies of marriage certificates may be obtained only if the original marriage license was issued from the Mexico Town Clerk’s Office. An application form must be submitted along with photo identification and $10, payable by cash or check.
A New York State marriage license can be obtained from the Town Clerk’s office. Both parties must apply in person and provide appropriate proof of age in the form of a birth certificate (with a raised seal), and proof of identity in the form of a Driver’s License or Passport. If it is not the first marriage, applicants must present certified documents of the dissolution of any previous marriages (i.e.-divorce decree, death certificate). There is a 24-hour waiting period. The license is good for 60 days. The license fee is $40, payable by cash or check.
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets requires that all dogs over the age of 4 months must be licensed. To obtain a license, the owner must provide the Town Clerk with veterinary documentation of a current rabies vaccination and, if the dog has been spayed or neutered, the fee is $6.00 and is $18.00 for unsprayed/unneutered.
The Town Clerk issues hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses under the authority of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Fishing licenses are valid for 1 calendar year. All other licenses are valid September 1 through August 30, with new licenses for the following year typically becoming available for purchase in mid-August. Fees vary and are payable by cash or check only.
Disabled Parking Permits:
To obtain a disabled parking permit, your physician must complete form MV-664.1. Return the form to the Town Clerk along with your driver’s license. There is no charge for disabled parking permits. Town residents only. Village residents must go to the village office.
Racing & Wagering Licenses:
To obtain a license for Games of Chance or Bingo, an organization must obtain a New York State registration number from New York State Racing & Wagering and file the appropriate application forms in triplicate with the Town Clerk.
Records Management Officer:
The Town Clerk is the Records Management Officer and serves as the custodian of all public records for the Town including minutes for all meetings, filing created resolutions, Town Ordinances and Local Laws, Town Oaths of Office, proofs of publication and posting of legal notices, vital statistics, resignations and the official bulletin board. Copies of minutes of Town Board meetings are available in the Town Clerk’s Office for a fee of $.25 per page. There is no fee for copies of the current Town Budget. Local Laws are also available. Some meeting minutes are available on this website.
Freedom of Information Law:
Freedoms of Information requests are made to the Town Clerk. All applicants will receive a response within five business days. If additional time is required to fulfill the request, the applicant will be supplied with an estimated date of availability. If the request is denied, the applicant will be supplied with a written explanation of the reason(s), and information regarding the appeals process. There is a fee of $.25 per page