Welcome to the Town of Monroe’s Town Clerk’s Office my name is Mary Ellen F. Beams I have been proudly serving the Town of Monroe as Town Clerk since 2005, prior to that I served as Deputy Town Clerk since 2002. I have been a resident in the Town of Monroe for over 50 years. It is an honor and privilege to serve the residents of the Town of Monroe.
The Town Clerk's Office is the public's information center for the Town of Monroe's government. The role of the Town Clerk is to perform many important administrative duties on behalf of the town and state government including : Records Access Officer, Registrar of Vital Statistics for the Town of Monroe & Village of Monroe, Records Management Officer, Licensing Clerk, Tax Collector.
NOTARY Services available at no charge (9:00am-3:00pm : Monday-Friday)
You must schedule an appointment (845) 783-1900, appointments are given from 8:30am-3:00pm
-Both need original birth certificates with a raised seal, If not in English it needs to be translated by a certified translator NOT a notary. No copies.
-Photo ID - Drivers License OR Passport
-Social Security numbers
-If you have been married before, we need divorce paperwork AND if previous spouse is deceased we need a certified copy of the death certificate.
-Cost is $40.00 and there is a 24 hour waiting period, The license expires after 60 days.
You can purchase your prepackaged E-ZPass On-The-Go tag for $25.00 from our Town Clerk's Office. There is no additional cost for getting an E-ZPass tag at an On-the-Go location, the full $25.00 payment is moved to your account as soon as you register your tag online. Stop by and purchase your tag, mount the tag in your vehicle and register your tag within 48 hours!
COPIES OF VITAL RECORDS
Copies of vital records for those individuals who were born, died or obtained their marriage license in the Town of Monroe or the Village of Monroe are on file in the Town Clerk's Office. The fee is $10 per copy. You may request a copy by mail or in person.
Death Certificates - you must show proof of relationship.
Marriage Certificates- must show photo ID
Birth Certificates- must show photo ID
Application to Receive Death/Birth/Marriage Certificate
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
A Freedom of Information form (FOIL) is available on the town website as well as in person at our office.
FOIL Request Forms
Cost is $10.00 for spayed/neutered dogs - $20.00 for dogs NOT spayed or neutered
A current rabies certificate must be presented
All dogs must be licensed by 6 months of age
Annual license renewal is required and can be done by mail
Dog License Application
Affidavit- Spayed/Neutered Dogs
T.A.R.A- THE ANIMAL RIGHTS ALLIANCE
(Low cost spay/neutering for CATS ONLY)
The Town Clerk's Office is proud to announce that the Town of Monroe has joined the list of Towns who have partnered with the T.A.R.A. spay/neuter program for cats only.
This is how the program works: A Town of Monroe, Village of Monroe, Village of Harriman, or Village of Kiryas Joel resident may come to the Town Clerk's Office to prove residency (driver's license, tax bill, utility bill).
You then pay a fee of $25.00, which is put toward the total fee charged, and the remainder fee of $25.00 will be subsidized by the Town of Monroe.
*It is the owner/sponsor responsibility to contact the T.A.R.A. clinic at (845) 343-1000 to make an appointment.
(Appointments must be made in advance)
Cats can be spayed or neutered at any T.A.R.A. mobile location
-Certificate expires 60 days from date issued-
You must have a valid drivers license
First time purchases in the Town of Monroe requires the applicant to produce an old hunting license (backtag is not sufficient)
If you are a registered Republican or Democrat and would like to work as an inspector please contact the Town Clerks Office at 845-783-1900.
How to Become an Election Inspector
NYS Voter Registration Form
NYS Absentee Ballot Application
HANDICAPPED PARKING PASS
Temporary - Red Tag- 6 months
Permanent - Blue Tag - 2 years
Below is the form, Doctors official stamp or a voided script is REQUIRED
Application for Parking Permit
ADDITIONAL TOWN CLERK FORMS