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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

 Sara Robinson

Town Clerk
P.O. Box A
West Oneonta, NY 13861
(607) 432 - 2900 | fax - 607-386-4816
Hours: 8:30am - 3pm

Term Expires: 12/31/21

Deputy Clerk / Tax Collector

Cheryl Shackelton

P.O. Box A
West Oneonta, NY 13861 | fax - 607-386-4816
(607) 432 - 2900

Records Advisory Board


Town Attorney

Town Clerk

County Representative

Andrew Stammel

17 Spencer Dr.
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-222-1591 (cell) | fax - 607-386-4816


Town Board Meeting Minutes

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

Important Forms


Pavilion Reservation Form
Fortin Park Alcohol Permit
Peddler/Solicitor License Application (See Peddling and Soliciting Local Law under Town Code)
Grievance Procedure Under The Americans With Disabilities Act
Notice Under The Americans With Disablities Act

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your hours?

Town Clerk 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.