Duties of the Village Clerk
Secretary to the Municipal CorporationThe Village Clerk serves as secretary to the municipal corporation and is the custodian of the municipal seal, Village meeting minute books, deeds, bonds, contracts, and archives of South Orange Village.
Secretary to the Governing BodyThe Village Clerk also serves as the secretary to the Board of Trustees, handles all correspondence, and prepares the meeting agendas and minutes of all Board of Trustee meetings. The Village Clerk also acts as liaison between the public and the governing body
Administrative Officer for Licenses & PermitsHaving a block party? Want to hold a special event in the Village? The Village Clerk is responsible for issuing various permits and licenses, from garage sales to television/motion picture filming productions in the Village. Browse the various license and permit applications.
Coordinator & Records ManagerThe Village Clerk is responsible for storing and maintaining the local archives and records of the Village, and is the official Custodian of Record. Public records are available to the community in accordance with the Open Public Records Act (commonly known as OPRA).
View instructions and an application to submit an OPRA request to the Village.