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Town Clerk

Mailing Address:PO Box A, West Oneonta, NY 13861  

Physical Address: 3966 St Hwy 23, West Oneonta, NY 13861 

Town Clerk / Tax Collector / Records Management Officer

 Cheryl L. Shackelton

Town Hall
P.O. Box A
West Oneonta, NY 13861
(607) 432 - 2900
oneontaclerk@stny.rr.com
Hours: 8:30am - 3pm

Term Expires: 12/31/19

Deputy Clerk / Tax Collector

Denise Erbe
P.O. Box A
West Oneonta, NY 13861
(607) 432 - 2900

Records Advisory Board

Superviser

Town Attorney

Town Clerk

County Representative

Andrew Stammel

17 Spencer Dr.
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-222-1591 (cell)

Town Board Meeting Minutes

Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm

Important Forms

Pavilion Reservation Form
Fortin Park Alcohol Permit

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your hours?

Town Hall is open from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. Contact us at (607) 432-2900.

Where do I get a copy of my birth certificate?

If you were born at Fox Hospital - see the clerk at City Hall. 
If you were born at home in the town of Oneonta - see the clerk at the Town of Oneonta Hall.

What do I need to get a marriage license?

Visit www.health.ny.gov. See Forms to print then send/bring to your municipal clerk along with picture identification, certified birth certificate and divorce papers if applicable. Both parties must be present.

How do I obtain copies of birth/death/marriage records?

Visit www.health.ny.gov. See Forms to print then send/bring to your municipal clerk.

When does the Town Board meet?

Second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm.

When are my taxes due?

Property taxes are due January 31st. School taxes are due September 30th. 

What do I need to get my dog licensed?

Proof of rabies vaccination certificate, spay / neutering certificate if applicable. License must be renewed each year. For more information about dog ownership in the Town of Oneonta, please click here.

How do I contact Dog Control?

Dog Control is not available 24 hrs. Please call the following numbers and leave a message: 293-7560, 544-4151 or the Town Clerk at 432-2900. 

Who provides shelter for dogs in the Town?

Susquehanna Animal Shelter (SAS). They can be reached at 607-547-5811 or 607-547-8224

What happens to loose dogs that are picked up by the Dog Control Officer?

They are taken to Susquehanna Animal Shelter and kept for 5, 7, OR 9 days or until it is claimed. To claim the dog, contact Susquehanna Animal Shelter at 607-547-8111 or 607-547-8224, show your license and rabies certificates, and pay a fine. For more information about dog ownership in the Town of Oneonta, please click here.

What time is court?

Tuesday and Thursday, 9 am first and second weeks of the month; 4 pm third and fourth weeks of the month.

Where do I pay for a ticket?

Tickets can be paid at Oneonta Town Court, 3966 State Highway 23, West Oneonta, NY 13861.

What is a supporting deposition?

A more complete account of what the officer saw at the time of the arrest.