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Election Notices
Sample Ballots for the November 7th Municipal Election

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Mission Statement

To preserve and protect official city records and provide a wide range of public services professionally and efficiently.

Core Functions

The Office of the Town Clerk is comprised of three departments.

The Town Clerk’s Office manages the City’s land records, issues absentee ballots and performs election related duties pursuant to the Connecticut General Statutes, records military discharge records, notary public certificates, liquor permits, justices of the peace, landlord and property registrations, trade name certificates, other notary services, and records various miscellaneous documents.

The Vital Statistics Office records and certifies birth, death, and marriage certificates, amends vital records, issues marriage licenses, and issues burial and cremation permits.

The Printing and Mail division provides a variety of printing services to all municipal offices including citywide mailings, specialty printing, professional binding, mail sorting and postage management.