Town Clerk Opening

Manlius Town Clerk Opening

Due to Town Clerk Weber’s resignation there will be a vacancy for the Manlius Town Clerk position in May. The term for this position would end in 2025, which means the candidate would need to run for Town Clerk in 2024 this November to fill the vacancy and next year for a full 4 year term. 

If you are interested in running for this full time position, please send a letter of intent and your resume to Chair Prerna Deer at before Monday, April 22nd by 5pm.

The Town Clerk’s position is a full time job with many important responsibilities. This position’s salary is $70,000 + benefits. The Town Clerk serves as a major source of information concerning town government. The office also provides direct services to residents in multiple and diverse areas. The Clerk acts as a licensing agent for several New York State agencies, a passport agent for the United States Department of State, the Town’s Records Management Officer and Freedom of Information Law Officer, and as Clerk of the Town Board and additional boards or committees. 


  • Manage Staff
  • Accepting fees for building permits, copies of records, Highway Agreements, and other permits
  • Administering oaths of office to all officers and employees of the town
  • Assisting with general and primary elections
  • Attending Town Board meetings and keeping a complete and accurate record of the proceedings
  • Having custody of all records, books, and papers of the town
  • Issuing licenses, such as:
    • Dog Licenses
    • Games of Chance and Bell Jar Licenses
    • Handicap Parking Permits
    • Marriage Licenses
    • Peddlers and Solicitors Licenses
    • Sporting and Fishing Licenses
  • Legal notices regarding bids, public hearings, etc.
  • Preparing abstract for payment
  • Preparing minutes of the Town Board meetings and keeping them in minute books
  • Processing fees collected by other offices
  • Procuring and maintaining signboard and post legal notices
  • Providing notary services to the public
  • Recording all local laws
  • Serving as the town’s Freedom of Information officer

Skills, Knowledges and Proficiencies

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good research skills.
  • Good writing skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Familiarity with the town’s ordinances.
  • Familiarity with the town’s charter.
  • Familiarity with the town’s history.
  • Commitment to public service.

To learn more about this office please review Town Law Section 30.