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Town Board Meeting

18 May, 2023 PM 7:00 — 18 May, 2023 PM 10:00   
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    18 May, 2023 PM 7:00 — 18 May, 2023 PM 10:00
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Town Clerk's Office

 

Contact Information
Jessica Kempter

Town Clerk
Jessica Kempter | Email

P: (845) 744-2020
F: (845) 744-3126


Tammy Goudreau, Deputy

 

We now accept credit cards.
Accepted Credit CardsAccepted Contactless Payments
 
Official town documents are kept in this office and are available to the public. These include minutes to all Town Board meetings, various commission meetings, agreements, resolutions, Town Code and Local Laws. The vital statistics or records of births, deaths, marriages occurring in Crawford are also filed through this office.

This office issues marriage licenses, hunting and fishing licenses, burning permits and dog licenses as well as handicap parking permits, and takes reservations for the senior/community center, park pavilions and pickleball courts.
 
Marriage Licenses
  • Both parties must be over 18. 
  • Fee: $40.00 
  • Each party must bring in two forms of ID (one a picture ID & one raised, sealed birth certificate) 
  • Both applicants must come in person.
  • Any previously married persons must provide for each subsequent marriage, a death certificate, or certified copy of divorce papers, whichever is applicable. 
  • The license is valid for 60 days after the intial 24 hour waiting period. 
  • Email all applicable documentation to [email protected]   We will then set up an appointment for you to come in during our hours of Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:00pm. 
Death Certificates & Birth Certificates
  • If the person died or was born in Crawford, the certificate will be on file in this office.
  • Copies are available to the next of kin at $10.00 per certified copy. 
Dog Licenses
  • Dogs over four months old must be licensed.
  • Proof of current rabies vaccination and proof of spaying/neutering (if applicable) must be provided. 
  • Fee is $8.00 for spayed/neutered dog, $14.00 for a dog that has not been spayed/neutered. 
  • License must be renewed every year.
CATS – Spay/Neuter Certificates
  • The Town partners with Will Spay Pets and The Animal Rights Alliance to offer a low cost cat spay/neuter program for Crawford residents. 
  • Certificates are available in this office at a cost of $25.00 each and can be used at any of the TARA locations. 
Conservation Licenses
  • Must be 16 (special requirements for younger ages) 
  • Must have required hunter education courses (not required for Fishing License) 
  • Must produce a NYS Driver's License or a NYS Non-Driver's ID 
  • Fees vary depending on type of license 
Handicap Parking Permits
  • For a permanent condition, you must submit a NYS Department of Motor Vehicles application (available at our office) which has been completed by a physician. 
  • For a temporary condition, you must submit a NYS Department of Motor Vehicles application (available at our office) which has been completed by a physician stating expected date of recovery. Temporary permits can be issued for up to 6 months. 

Handicapped Parking Permit Application: Download Link

Park Reservations - Pavilions

  • Pine Bush and Bullville 
  • Call Town Clerk's Office for Information - (845) 744-2020 

You must call and reserve your date before filling out the park reservations form, do not mail in without calling, or your date will not be guaranteed.

Park Reservation Form: Download Link

Pickleball Court Reservations 

  • Pine Bush  
  • Call Town Clerk's Office for Reservation - (845) 744-2020 

Records Access Officer

The Town Clerk is responsible for all Freedom of Information requests (FOIL). Fees are $.25 per copy.  (We encourage you to speak to the department you are querying first to be sure a FOIL request is necessary.)

FOIL Request Form: Download Link

Senior/Community Center Reservations

  • Call Town Clerk's Office for Information - (845) 744-2020 

You must submit your rental contract with a deposit to hold your rental date.  Many of the rental details are available in the contract link below.

Crawford Community Center Contract: Download Link