DUTIES OF TOWN CLERK
STETSON TOWN OFFICE
The Stetson Town Office maintains the records of all town business. This position is appointed by the Board of Selectmen and the appointees serve until they resign or are replaced. The position covers many types of office work. Typical duties as; answering inquiries in person, by telephone, by letter, or by facsimile; searching for and compiling information; indexing; maintaining financial records, personnel time and payroll records; and other similar work. Any or all of these functions may be performed singly or in combination.
Major duties are as follows:
Selling and processing of fishing and hunting licenses, selling and issuing dog
Vital statistics birth, death, and marriage certificates issuing and filing.
Preparation of all municipal and state election materials and overseer of elections.
Receipt of public money for taxes, state revenue sharing, and state agency funds from
licenses sales, and all other revenue.
Disbursement of public money on lawful warrant.
Carry out tax lien mortgage process.
Prepare and distribute tax bills.
Collect real estate, personal and excise tax.
Figure and post current year excise to current motor vehicle printouts.
Register of Voters
Accept voter registrations.
Prepare and revise voter lists.
Accept and verify general assistance applications.
Issue written decision.
Prepare for Selectmen’s meetings, annual town meeting, and record minutes.
Prepare recordings and statements for annual audit.