Village Clerk/Treasurer: Lynette Morrison
Phone Number: (315)-331-4770, ext.103
Deputy Village Clerk/Treasurer: Trish Poole
Phone Number: (315)-331-4770, ext.113
Address: 100 East Miller Street, 3rd Floor
Newark, New York 14513
Fax Number: (315)-331-9767
Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Village Clerk/Treasurer performs duties that support both employees and Village residents. As a supportive role for employees, the Village Clerk/Treasurer administers workers' compensation claims, benefits, and payroll. Preparation of the Village Board agendas and minutes are completed by the Village Clerk/Treasurer, plus any other functions necessary to support the Mayor and Village Trustees.
Legal notice posting, Village election coordination, banking, grant writing, peddling permits, Village insurance, building numbering issues, Department of Motor Vehicles contacts, records management, bingo licensing and reporting, and fulfillment of FOIL requirements also fall under the Village Clerk/Treasurer's jurisdiction.
The Village Clerk/Treasurer is the Chief Fiscal Officer to the Village and is responsible for all Village matters with a fiscal implication. In addition to specified responsibilities, the Clerk/Treasurer is often called on to lend his voice to matters such as giving opinion on the soundness of a loan requested by a newly formed business or an expanding entity seeking to expand their horizon in Newark. Because of the wide range of involvement in Village matters, the Clerk/Treasurer may also be asked to represent the Village as a presenter at functions such as the New York Conference of Mayors.
The Clerk/Treasurer is further responsible for the following functions: