The Town’s Clerk and Treasurer positions are combined into a single job. The Clerk-Treasurer’s office manages the operation of the “front desk” at Town Hall, with responsibilities that include: utility billing; business and sales tax licensing; liquor licenses; animal licenses; event permits; and building permit issuance.
The Clerk-Treasurer is keeper of the Town’s official records, including ordinances, resolutions and contracts, and records minutes of official meetings of the Town Council, the Planning Commission and the Board of Adjustments. The position is responsible for coordination of municipal elections and serves as the election official, and is accountable for the timely publishing and posting of all legal notices.
The Clerk-Treasurer is human resources director, working closely with the Town Manager on essential human resource functions, including: recruitment: employee benefit programs: employee relations: employee training and compliance with labor laws. The office also serves as Clerk to the Hudson Municipal Court.
As Treasurer, the Clerk-Treasurer is responsible for bookkeeping, accounts payable and receivable, and preparation of records for the annual audit. The Treasurer utilizes governmental financial software to manage and document all financial matters for day-to-day operations and in preparation of the yearly audit.