Village Clerk

The Village Clerk’s main responsibilities include maintaining and safeguarding the Village’s records. Since a Village Clerk’s office can be a sizeable operation with many types of activities happening at the same time, many villages allow the Village Clerk to have one or more clerks to handle the day-to-day transactions and activities of the Village Clerk’s office. The Village Clerk’s Office duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • The preparation of board meeting agendas, and attendance at meetings as directed, and the reporting of the results of those meetings (minutes).
  • The filing of all village records and that they are safeguarded at all times.
  • The administering and filing of oaths of office for all village government officials.


Village Clerk hours 8:30 am – 4 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, any assistance outside of these hours please call Village Hall and someone will contact the clerk.

Please note that Handicap Applications & Permits will be accepted MondayFriday 1 pm to 3 pm 


Helpful Links

Peddler’s Permit

Access to Records (FOIL Request) *NOTICE: In light of New York State’s reduction in workforce as part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be a delay in responding to FOIL Requests. Thank you for your patience during this extraordinary tine.

Frequently Asked Questions

Parking Permit

Employment Application

Standard Work Day for Elected and Appointed Officials

Village Code and Policies

MS4 Report



John M. Karge, Village Clerk, Deputy Treasurer
2582 South Avenue
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Phone:  (845) 297-8773 Extenion 5

Email:  jmkarge@optonline.net

 


 

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